The warmer weather is finally upon us and after a long cold period of combat boots and puffer jackets, it’s finally time to hit refresh on your everyday kit. While you break out your lightweight essentials and linen goods, it may be time to replace your beloved white kicks.
A staple for almost everyone, white sneakers are the foundation of any good outfit and with the ability to down-play any look, it’s an investment worth buying into. From the minimalist look to the more high fashion statement, no matter your vibe, we can guarantee you’re bound to find something. With that in mind, we’ve found the best white sneakers of the season, so you don’t have to – you’re welcome.
The OG of the white sneaker realm, Vans have the old school look down-pat. More casual than most styles, the white sneaker can get away with a little wear and tear before it needs replacing.
Vans Old Skool True White Sneakers / $110 AUD SHOP NOW
After tapping into the Millennial market, Gucci have been leading the way with high-end sneakers. Recognisable and in demand, slide on a pair of these for ultimate satisfaction.
Gucci Ace Leather Sneakers / $715 AUD SHOP NOW
Whilst Adidas are best known for its famous Stan Smith sneakers, it’s the brands technical advancements in performance gear that have earned them new found attention. For the more sporty personality amongst us, a white sports sneaker is a great way to go from street to sweat in an instant.
Adidas Alphabounce Beyond Shoes / $160 AUD SHOP NOW
The ‘chunky’ sneaker trend has taken off in 2018, and no list would be complete without a pair. Almost always out of stock, the Triple S sneaker – particularly in white – has become a cult favourite, allowing for instant street style cred where ever you go.
Balenciaga White Triple S Sneakers / $1,245 AUD SHOP NOW
If you’re after something more on the smart side, look no further than the likes of Lacoste. A classic silhouette for the French brand, you can get away with sporting these in the office.
Lacoste Men’s L.12.12 116 1 Sneakers / $220 AUD SHOP NOW
Another classic brand known for its sneakers, Spring Court do a high-top rendition. Available in a range of different materials, you can grab these in leather for added luxury.
Spring Court B2N 5001 Classic Leather Sneakers / $255 AUD SHOP NOW
Loved by the likes of Ryan Reynolds, Axel Arigato has earned its place as a leader in the classic court shoe. A cult favourite among many, the label does several renditions of the white sneaker, including different coloured soles and silhouettes.
Axel Arigato Clean 90 Colour Sole Sneaker / $249 AUD SHOP NOW
Another sportier style, Reebok’s vintage-look sneaker is the style for ’90s nostalgic vibes. Chunkier than other styles, this shoe pairs perfectly with sweat pants and a tee shirt for a comfortable weekend look.
Reebok White Workout 85 TXT Leather Sneakers / $148 AUD SHOP NOW
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