Thanks to Balenciaga, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton (among many, many others during the Spring 2018 season), the fashion world is coming around to what Stan Smith has been pushing for ages: Sneakers aren’t just for working out or days off. Yes, they look great with your jeans; but they’re just as good with your fanciest dresses, your straightest pencil skirts, and your flashiest statement coats. To all you sneaker-loving, heel-loathingparty-goers out there (i.e. me): This is your time to shine—all while wearing your kicks loud and proud. Here are 31 awesome reasons (outfits) to wear your best party outfit with sneakers this year.