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Top 10 Sneakers For Tween Girls

The Most Popular Sneakers To Buy For Your Tween

The Most Popular Sneakers To Buy For Your Tween

The sneaker trend has been going strong for multiple seasons now, and for good reason. They're practical, stylish, versatile—the list of pros goes on. The only possible con is that with so many options out there, it can be difficult to choose the perfect pair for your tween. A few things to keep in mind when choosing sneaks for your growing girl: support, timelessness, and breathability. We took all of this (plus more!) into consideration when rounding up this list of Top 10 kicks for tween girls. With help from our data-driven algorithm—factoring in best-selling buzz, editorial selections, and real user reviews—finding that just-right sneaker that satisfies both you and your tween’s needs has been made possible. Trust us when we say, your tween will be thanking you in no time for helping her step up her sneaker game. Opening image: nordstrom.com

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July 18, 2019

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Ugg Addie High Top Sneaker
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Ugg Addie High Top Sneaker

USERS SAID: "Such cute shoes! I got these for the coming autumn season for my daughter. They fit true to size and are so versatile. I know she will get plenty of wear out of them."

LOVED FOR: Featuring a plush UGGpure lining and footbed made entirely of wool, these high top sneakers look and feel super cozy.

Nike Classic Cortez Gel Sneaker

BEST FOR: A revamped retro look

STYLE WITH: Pair these with a romper or shorts for the perfect summer outfit.

Adidas 'Stan Smith' Leather Sneaker

BEST FOR: A classic footwear staple

USERS SAID: "Amazing shoe quality. I love the leather it's so easy to clean. It's a casual shoe but I can totally dress it up. It's a nice addition to my other pair of classic black and white superstars. Would purchase again!"

Veja Kids' Esplar Leather Sneakers

ABOUT THE BRAND: Founded with a focus on creating socially responsible footwear, Veja uses materials like organic cotton, wild rubber from the Amazon rainforest, and mesh from recycled plastic bottles to create their sneakers.

LOVED FOR: The metallic leather overlay brings a bit of shine to every step.

Steve Madden Ecentrcq Sneaker

HELPFUL TIP: These run small, so if you're in between sizes make sure to size up.

BEST FOR: A shoe that effortlessly blends sporty and chic

Vans Classic Checker Slip-On

USERS SAID: "These shoes are so cute!! Bought the rainbow checker and have received so many compliments. My daughter has wide feet and slip-ons usually don’t work on her feet, but these do! She loves wearing them and so I’d consider these shoes a huge success."

LOVED FOR: Adding a pop of color to any outfit

Nike Air Force 1 Sneaker

WHY YOU NEED THEM: They're timeless, versatile, and comfortable. What more could you ask for in a pair of shoes?

USERS SAID: "I bought these for my daughter, and they are the best [gift] I've ever given her. She loves them and wears them every day. They look good with all her outfits and are very stylish and comfortable overall. I felt the price was very good for the product, and I am considering buying a pair for myself after seeing how much she loves them!"

Adias Swift Run J Sneaker

WHERE TO WEAR: These breathable shoes are great for hiking, playing, and running around all day.

LOVED FOR: Users love these because they're ultra-comfortable, stylish, and easy to slide on.

Converse Chuck Taylor Sneaker

HELPFUL TIP: This classic shoe is available in a variety of colors 

STYLE WITH: Super versatile, these can be worn with shorts, jeans, skirts, and dresses.

Adidas Superstar Shoes

USERS SAID: "These shoes are absolutely perfect! These shoes fit perfectly with space to let my feet grow a bit (without making the shoes fit too large). These shoes are 100% authentic. I would definitely and have recommended this shoe to family and friends."

BEST FOR: A comfortable everyday shoe that goes with any look

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