15 best white sneakers you don’t own in 2023
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We’re crazy about it over at the Cut Shop sneakers, especially when it comes to white sneakers. They are comfortable And They rarely go out of style. Air Force Maxes or Converses are the ideal option. We’ve all owned a pair. That’s no shame. However, we invite you to look for a few that stay a bit under the radar.
Below are the best white sneakers to add to your summer footwear collection.
Last summer was all about Adidas samba, and this summer will be all about the Onitsuka Tigers. Skip the yellow couple you’ve been seeing all over Instagram and opt for a white couple.
While most people think of tabis in the form of boots or ballet flats, they also come in the form of white sneakers. The split toe look might not be for everyone, but it’s a real conversation piece.
As someone who swears by my Reebok Club Cs, I’d love to take this elevated style for a spin around town. You get the same comfort and add a few centimeters to your height.
Introduced in 2019, thousand fell is a sustainable sneaker that looks like it’s made of leather, but is actually made from recycled bottles, natural rubber and components from food waste. Like most white sneakers, you’ll wear these out over time, but the good thing is that instead of throwing them away, you can return them to the brand for recycling. It’s a win-win situation for all sustainable thinking people out there.
Made from cork, organic cotton and recycled water bottles. It’s impossible to talk about sustainable (and ethically made) sneakers without mentioning Brazilian brand Cariuma. We have a fondness for the white low-top sneakers, which come in a variety of colors and styles because they’re a pair you wear non-stop.
I know what you’re thinking and I know what you’re thinking Are right: Hokas are everywhere. But not this one. The Clifton L is designed as a lifestyle shoe and features some leather details for an elevated feel.
These are sneakers, not boots. The sneakers, inspired by the industrial revolution, are given an edgy touch with golden embellishments and have a perfect, chunky tread sole.
There’s a reason dads all over the world wear them. The New Balance 530 are incredibly comfortable and fit you perfectly sundresses.
If convenience is your priority, Velcro is the way to go. Don’t need to tie your shoelaces or struggle to get your foot back in to avoid tying and untying your laces? A flex. These Isabel Marant sneakers are classic and will last a lifetime.
Yes, Solomons are everywhere, but you usually get the fun colorways and not the classics gorpcore white kicks. If you haven’t gotten your hands on the Sandy Liang x Salomon collab, bite the bullet and just get this pair.
Nike definitely knows what it’s doing when it comes to sneakers. If you’re looking for a pair that’s less mainstream, try the Air Max 97, which were originally designed for running but have since evolved into more of a street style shoe. You can even create your own design if you’d rather add a pop of color to the white base.
A review on the Merrell website describes this shoe as follows: “The sole is as sturdy as a hiking shoe and the upper is as comfortable as slippers.” Plus, Cut Editor-in-Chief Bianca Nieves planned it all Coachella Outfits around these bad boys. They feel and look like clouds!
These old-school platform high-top sneakers from Adidas have garnered over 800 reviews raving about how comfortable and cute they are, even after walking for miles in them. They say they run a little big so it might be worth going down a size.
Keep running out the door? These super gas canvas loafers will surely come in handy.
Cut shopping author Chinea Rodriguez recommends these white Vans sneakers because they go well with her summer wardrobe. Plus, they’re small enough to fit in a tote bag if you like to change shoes before or after events.