25 White Sneakers You Need to Add to Your Collection

The ultimate footwear essential.

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In all honesty, sneakers are not usually my first choice when it comes to footwear. That being said, I still believe a good pair of white sneakers are definitely a footwear essential. On days when I know I’m going to be on my feet a lot, or when I want to add a bit more ease to an outfit, white sneakers never fail, so it's no wonder they are such a widespread staple.

We've learned a lot recently about prioritizing comfort, and when it comes to white sneakers, it takes almost no effort to integrate that energy into your everyday style, whether you're dressing up or down. The picks below work with anything from a lightweight dress to your favorite sweatpants, and are sure to get you plotting an outfit for them as you shop. Keep scrolling to discover 25 must-have white sneakers to add to your collection. 

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Vans

Vans UA Classic Slip On Sneakers
Vans UA Classic Slip On Sneakers $35
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As an early 2000s emo kid, I will always have a special place in my heart for Vans. I have owned this exact pair of Classic Slip Ons in so many colors, and now I need these white-on-white checkerboard sneakers ASAP.

02 of 25

The Frankie Shop

The Frankie Shop Leather Platform Sneakers
The Frankie Shop Leather Platform Sneakers $215
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The Frankie Shop is a fashion favorite, and these leather platforms are perfect if you aren’t a fan of traditional sneakers but still want to embrace the classic look.

03 of 25

Muji

Muji Comfortable Water Repellent Sneakers
Muji Comfortable Water Repellent Sneakers $30
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For just $30, you can’t go wrong with Muji. This classic silhouette is stylish and water repellent, which makes them ideal for everyday wear and is perfect if you don’t want to have to worry about ruining your crisp white sneakers in the rain. 

04 of 25

Superga

Superga 2750 Cotu Classic
Superga 2750 Cotu Classic $65
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When I think of white sneakers, I immediately think of Superga. These classic canvas sneakers are truly timeless, and I especially love pairing them with dresses and skirts. 

05 of 25

Allbirds

Allbirds Women's Wool Pipers
Allbirds Women's Wool Pipers $95
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Made from renewable materials, Allbirds's eco-conscious sneakers have been my absolute favorite pair that I can’t stop wearing. They have that classic sneaker shape, but the look is elevated with the merino wool exterior, and they are quite possibly the most comfortable shoes I have ever put on my feet. 

06 of 25

Converse

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top Sneakers
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top Sneakers $55
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One of the most versatile pairs of sneakers I’ve ever owned has to be the Converse low-tops. They truly go with everything and instantly make your outfit look effortless in the best way. There's also a specific nostalgia I feel when I see low-top Chucks, but maybe that's just me.  

07 of 25

Veja

Veja Esplar Low Sneakers
Veja Esplar Low Sneakers $120
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Veja was founded in 2004 with an emphasis on style and social responsibility with environmentally friendly fair-trade methods and brand transparency. The Esplar Low sneakers are so easy to style, and despite their popularity, they still manage to feel unique. 

08 of 25

Nike

Nike Classic Cortez Leather
Nike Classic Cortez Leather $69
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If you’re on the hunt for a retro sneaker, look no further than the Nike Classic Cortez sneakers. These are technically running shoes (if you’re into that), but just imagine pairing these with a pair of light wash, high-waisted, wide-leg jeans. The '70s really were a great decade for fashion. 

09 of 25

Acne Studios

Acne Studios Logo-Embossed Leather Sneakers
Acne Studios Logo-Embossed Leather Sneakers $380
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Acne Studios is one of my favorite brands when it comes to elevated minimalist pieces, and these chunky leather sneakers are no exception. Made from soft leather with a thick rubber sole, these are an instant classic. 

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Everlane

Everlane The Court Sneaker
Everlane The Court Sneaker $98
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Everlane is well-known for its ethical practices, and we love a sustainable pair of white sneakers. The Court shoe has that perfect in-between silhouette where it’s not too slim or too chunky, which makes it an instant classic that you will keep for years. 

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Vans

Vans Canvas Old Skool
Vans Canvas Old Skool $60
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Another classic from Vans is the Canvas Old Skool. A staple in my shoe collection and my go-to for concerts, I can honestly wear these sneakers all day and have never once had a blister.

12 of 25

Veja

Veja Campo Leather and Vegan Suede Sneakers
Veja Campo Leather and Vegan Suede Sneakers $140
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Veja’s updated signature Campo sneakers are made from ChromeFree leather, vegan suede, and rubber soles sourced from the Amazon rainforest. The neutral hues of these white sneakers can easily work for day or night, and are proof that sometimes simplicity is key when it comes to sneakers. 

13 of 25

Hoka One One x Opening Ceremony

Hoka One One x Opening Ceremony Clifton Training Shoe
Hoka One One x Opening Ceremony Clifton Training Shoe $150
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Hoka is the original chunky shoe brand known for remarkable, lightweight comfort, making it ideal for walking. When I heard that Hoka collaborated with Opening Ceremony, I knew it had to be good, and it did definitely not disappoint. 

14 of 25

Converse

Converse Lugged Leather Chuck Taylor All Star
Converse Lugged Leather Chuck Taylor All Star $75
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This offers a more modern take on the classic Converse Chucks. I’m really into the clunky rubber soles on these, and they have an OrthoLite cushioned insole, so you just know they’re comfortable. 

15 of 25

Eytys

Eytys Odessa Sneakers
Eytys Odessa Sneakers $250
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Eytys’ Odessa leather sneakers are the type of shoes that instantly elevate a look. They’re also available in canvas, but the white leather is so sleek. The unique rubber sole also gives you an extra two inches of height, which I am not mad about.

16 of 25

Prada

Prada Contrast-Heel Low-Top Sneakers
Prada Contrast-Heel Low-Top Sneakers $850
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These Prada low-tops are giving me Spice Girls vibes, and I’m really into it. The simple design only adds to how cool these white sneakers are, and this pair can easily make a plain outfit really come together. 

17 of 25

Vans

Vans Old Skool Platform
Vans Old Skool Platform $65
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If you love the iconic Vans Old Skool silhouette but prefer a platform shoe, these are for you. 

18 of 25

Common Projects

Common Projects Original Achilles Lace-Up Sneakers
Common Projects Original Achilles Lace-Up Sneakers $423
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These sneakers from Common Projects are definitely more of a luxury option, but the utilitarian design makes them a wardrobe staple you can wear for years. The sleek silhouette creates a clean, streamlined look that would work with any outfit. 

19 of 25

Loewe

Loewe Ballet Runner in Leather and Nylon
Loewe Ballet Runner in Leather and Nylon $590
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Loewe created the perfect sneaker but made it fashion. These white sneakers are a dream, combining design elements of track shoes and ballet pumps for the ideal footwear to take you on a busy day around the city.

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Veja

Veja 3-Lock Logo Suede-Trimmed Leather Sneakers
Veja 3-Lock Logo Suede-Trimmed Leather Sneakers $140
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My personal favorites from Veja have to be the 3-Lock Logo suede-trimmed leather sneakers. There’s something both fashion-forward and childlike about velcro straps that really does it for me. As always, Veja's white sneakers are made with the environment in mind, which is so important. 

21 of 25

Converse

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Move Sneakers
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Move Sneakers $187
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Another Converse classic with a fun update, the All Star Move sneakers are the high tops you know and love, but with a platform sole. These are perfect if you love the height that heels give you, but need a more comfortable option.

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Acne Studios

Acne Studios Steffey Low-Top Sneakers
Acne Studios Steffey Low-Top Sneakers $390
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The Acne Studios Steffey sneakers have a velcro strap option, which the brand elegantly describes as “touch-straps.” Any variation is effortlessly cool, and it’s just a matter of personal preference. 

23 of 25

Nike

Nike M2K Tekno
Nike M2K Tekno $110
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I like to think of the Nike M2K Tekno sneakers as a subtle dad shoe. They’re chunky, but not too chunky, so they don’t feel tied to one trend and you can wear them for years. It’s also important to note that walking in these is what I imagine walking on a cloud would feel like. 

24 of 25

Bottega Veneta

Bottega Veneta White Mesh Speedster Sneakers
Bottega Veneta White Mesh Speedster Sneakers $638
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When I saw these Bottega Veneta sneakers, I was immediately obsessed. The new Bottega has definitely been having a moment recently, and if you wanted to treat yourself to something that you haven’t seen all over your Instagram feed but will absolutely wear, these would be the move. 

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Acne Studios

Acne Studios Manhattan Sneakers
Acne Studios Manhattan Sneakers $500
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These white sneakers have been on my wishlist since they launched. They’re definitely chunky and have this '90s cool feel to them that I can’t get enough of. 

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