Getting back into our daily routine after a few well-spent days away from the office is tough
. Our bed feels even cozier than usual, the weather seems bleaker (well, it kind of is), and our morning commute is just a total pain in the you-know-what. But, since we can't hit the snooze button on life, we'll settle for a few extra minutes of sleep (make that 10!) after our alarm sounds for the
third time. Lucky for you, though, we spent those bonus ZZZs dreaming up the perfect casual-Friday look to show our coworkers that laid-back can be just as work-friendly as those traditional pencil skirts and black pumps.
Which brings us to our ultimate shoe savior after a party-filled (and blister-ridden) New Year's Eve: the sneaker. Slip-on, metallic, athletic, the three rad styles we tracked down are perfect for donning at the office (as long as HR is on board with a relaxed dress code). Shave off a few seconds in the morning with sleek, slip-ons; add a little (or a lot) of shine, no heels required; or pair your running kicks with classic 9-to-5 pieces for a cool-girl effect.
So, click through for some seriously fashionable ensembles, courtesy of Shopbop
. And, check out 21 sweet sneaks that'll keep your arches happy all day long.