Black leather sneakers are a chic and versatile alternative to the white sneakers you've been wearing on repeat for the past few seasons.

Read on for our team's picks for the 5 black fashion sneakers you need in your wardrobe rotation and learn about the best ways to style them.

#1 - Sleek and Sport Wedge Sneakers

Not only are wedge sneakers a LINEA Paolo brand hallmark but they're the best alternative to pumps when you need to polish off a look while ensuring that your feet are happy and comfortable all day long.

Complete the look with a button down shirt, over-sized blazer or trench, and leather pants. Click to shop our favorite for this category - ANDRES lace-up wedge sneakers.

ANDRES lace-up wedge sneakers

#2 - Perforated Leather Lug Bottom Lace-Ups

This light-weight style has extra cushion and lift from a platform lug bottom topped by a supple perforated nappa leather upper. We love lug bottom lace-ups with our new super wide leg denim or a menswear tailored trouser. 

Click to shop our pick - JETT lug bottom lace-ups.

JETT lug bottom lace-ups

#3 - Dare to Wear Dark Denim Platform Sneakers

You heard it here first: Nordstrom Personal Shoppers love a trend-right and versatile denim lace-up! Whether you prefer dark blue or black denim, this cool, textured material can mix-and-match with your favorite jeans no matter the fit or finish. Express your unique point-of-view with your next workday to weekend look.

Click to shop our favorite - KALULA denim platform sneakers.

KALULA black denim platform sneakers

#4 - Retro Redux with Fresh Details

Level-up your retro-inspired sneakers game with black leather lace-ups featuring fresh pyramid stud detailing. These gunmetal accents will lend a biker chic vibe to your sport-ready style.

KERRY and KIERAN are dropping soon! Click to shop available Sneakers.

KERRY studded lace-ups and KIERAN sneaker mules

#5 - Last But Not Least, You Need a Sneaker Bootie in Your Closet

Sleek, sporty, and easy-to-wear with a dual zipper entry, this mid-height sneaker bootie is the perfect desk-to-dinner option when styled with chunky socks and a skirt or your new go-to cropped wide-leg pants.

Click to shop our favorite - GLEN dual zipper sneaker booties.

GLEN dual zipper sneaker booties

Sneakers game = ON!