Ever wondered “What exactly is it about white sneakers that drives people crazy?” It’s simple, really. Just like the perfect white tee or the classic LBD, the appeal of white sneakers is timeless.
You’ve probably seen faded sepia-toned photographs in your family album of your Mum rocking white kicks way back when – and then you spot stylish contemporary A-listers like Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner and Karlie Kloss strutting down Hollywood Boulevard in the very same pair.
That just proves our point – they’re a perennial classic! Click through the gallery to check out our faves, and we promise you, you’re either already wearing them or you’re planning to get them. (You can thank us later.)
Italian footwear brand, Superga and homegrown label The Editor’s Market have launched and collaborated on a new collection which bears the theme, “Mind Open, Heart Open”. Here, the range includes five different designs, including one featuring the iconic 2750 tennis shoe adorned with hand-drawn illustrations on a white canvas. Of course, the shoes are also really comfortable to walk in and you can wear them on long walks, travel days, or to work.
Vans is known for its durable and reliable pair of sneakers. And if you’re looking for one that will stand the test of time, then this pair is a definite must-have. You can easily dress it down with a pair of jeans and a white tee or you can even dial it up with a dress. One thing’s for sure, it’s comfortable enough and provides the right amount of support for you to wear it all day long.
For a stylish and unique twist on a timeless classic, this pair of wedge sneakers from Aldo is a great go-to option. What we love most about this design: its subtle metal detailing that stands out from the jogger soles that don’t look that basic and will go well with just about any outfit.
Easy to style, endlessly versatile, and somehow always elegant, this year-round staple by Louis Vuitton is a definite must-have. Discreetly debossed with the iconic Monogram pattern, this pair comes with an elevated outsole along with a monogram-canvas trim at the back for a touch of class.
These slender shoes are one of the most comfortable pairs we found straight out of the box. Drawing inspiration from the ’60s, the Mexico 66 features a classic shape and slim styling that’s perfect for work and play.
For a pair that offers a sporty flair, look over to Nike’s Blazer Mid ’77 Vintage. With a bulkier silhouette, these shoes sport the brand’s iconic logo, printed on the sides, that adds a pop of colour to its design. Thanks to its timeless and versatile design, these sneakers are well-loved by many and have also been used by many gym-goers as it has a strong, flat and thick sole that delivers the right amount of support.
For a failproof option, the Adidas Stan Smiths is the way to go. Not only are they stylish and simple, but they also fit well and give your feet the support it needs especially when you’re out running errands for the whole day.
Adidas has a strong presence when it comes to sneakers and one of the cult classics would most definitely be the Superstar. The pair, originally made for basketball courts in the ’70s, have soon became a lifestyle staple for streetwear fashionistas across the globe. Besides providing protection for your feet, the pair also serves as a versatile option that will go with any outfit for any occasion — whether it’s something casual or formal.
This undisputed classic is well-loved for many reasons. They’re one of the most iconic sneakers from the brand, and complement any outfit!
Specifically crafted for on and off-court appeal, this white pair of Jack Purcell sneakers have long been a summer staple for many that’s perfect while you’re running your everyday tasks. Along with its revaped construction and OrthoLite cushioning, you’ll feel like you’re walking on clouds!
Truth be told, there are times when we struggle to find the right pair of sneakers to fit our narrow feet. Thankfully enough, with brands like Keds, there are more options in the market for us to choose from. And one perennial favourite that seems to never go out trend is Keds’ Champion. Made sustainably with organic cotton, this sneaker is breathable, durable, soft, longlasting and feels amazing against the skin.
They don’t call it this pair an “essential” for no reason. Crafted with an extra strong, fully breathable pure cotton upper, the Superga 2750 White is a capsule piece than can be paired with any outfit. Besides it being machine washable, this particular shoe will age well and will last you through the years.
This is no ordinary white sneaker. Common Project’s Achilles is a classic that never gets old and is well-loved for its low-profile silhouette and minimal detailing that makes it exceptionally versatile.
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