Possibly one of my favourite combos outside of navy + black is pairing a dress (or skirt) with sneakers. It doesn’t matter what style of dress; whether flowy or tight, but ideally it needs to be in a midi-length. For the choice of sneakers, I think it always looks best with a white pair, but you do you! Veja, Superga and Adidas are the shoe brands I would recommend for this type of effect.
This navy ribbed dress is very elegant on its own, which is why I like to dress it down a notch with sneakers. And this is where the beauty of this style tip comes in; it allows you to create completely different outfits with the same central piece and very few accessory changes. To dress it up, I would simply swap the shoes for a pair of barely-there heeled sandals and voilà!
To sum it up, I think the reason I like these two pieces together so much is because the result is effortlessly cool, and that is the descriptor I want to achieve with my personal style. It is also super flattering for the leg and, most importantly, comfortable!
Dress: Arket / Bag & sunglasses : Céline / Shoes: Superga