Wearing sneakers for the morning commute

This really only applies if your office is business casual, but what are your thoughts on wearing sneakers with dress pants/chinos.

I've been noticing the younger crowd on the busses and subways opting for backpacks over briefcases, and wearing sneakers (which I assume they change into more professional shoes at the office)?

Anyone else do this? I've always thought sneakers and slacks look odd, but I'm intrigued.

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Aug 7, 2017 - 9:23am

Dont care how it looks, for my commute I have to walk to the train station (which is about a 15-20 min walk), so ill opt for trainers and swap out into my formal shoes after (since I have little walking after this point). Trainers go into my bag.

Aug 7, 2017 - 8:44pm
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I have a 2 mile walk to work. I'm not really trying to wear down my Ferragamo loafers doing that...

Agreed. I am partial to Ferragamo and Gucci loafers and long walks in a concrete jungle are not particularly kind to them..

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