White trainers are perennially desirable, the winning-touch to almost every outfit, whether worn with a dress, jeans or loungewear. We’ve rounded up the best fashion editor approved white sneaker styles to shop now.
The longevity and versatility of a great pair of box-fresh white trainers is unquestionable. A constant classic in every fashion insider’s wardrobe, the popularity of white trainers never falters.
Trainers have seen a welcome comeback on the spring/summer catwalk stage with dad trainers and chunky styles being the shoe du jour for street style favourites. From Balenciaga to Off-White, there’s no escaping this chunky-soled shoe. While the desirability of that particular style doesn’t seem to be wavering for the sneaker heads amongst us, they are sometimes more difficult to style with our every day looks. Which is why the classic white trainer will always take top spot.
Oh so palatable, the design has no doubt helped us solve many a sartorial dilemma. When we’ve been stood in a heap of clothes, running late for work on a Monday morning, the timeless shoe is the easy go-to we can reach for that won’t overcomplicate our outfits (and an already stressful morning).
Scroll through to see the best white sneakers that will put a spring in your step…
Best white trainers for women in 2021
In keeping with Primury’s minimalist aesthetic, their trainers are made from organic cotton and a tonal rubber sole. With zero branding and a clean pared-back look they are the perfect accompaniment to your boldest, brightest dresses.
Reebok’s Club C trainer is a forever classic. It may have started its life in your teenage wardrobe, but now it’s reached a new elevation as editors’ go-to white trainer of choice. Wear yours with loose-fitting tailored trousers and a neat sweatshirt for the ultimate fashion look.
A cult sneaker style for quite some time, this Alexander McQueen chunky trainer is still a timeless white trainer to invest in. We love the black suede heel detail but you can also get them in blue, pink or red.
White doesn’t have to mean plain and boring. This minimalist style with simple black detail is enough to take you through to evening, too.
For minimalists, Common Projects are the brand to rely on. Sleek, timeless and compatible with anything in your wardrobe, the Tournament Super will we your everyday favourite.
The chunky sole sets this style apart from the rest. A classic you’ll wear on repeat, it’s time to embrace the Falcon.
An alternative to all white pairs, these Veja trainers will go with everything in your wardrobe. From wide leg strides to classic midi dresses, they’re the do it all trainer style to rely on.
Christian Louboutin has given trainers the red-sole treatment and made them feel every bit as glamorous as the brand’s iconic silhouettes, but infinitely more wearable. A piece of luxury that you can wear everyday, master high-low dressing by pairing these spike-studded neoprene trainers with all your high-street and vintage wardrobe favourites.
If you want a shoe that delivers in both comfort and style by the bucket load, look no further. A firm fashion week favourite, the Adidas Yung 1 trainer is a seasonless investment and will easily see you through from work to weekend.
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Puma’s Cali Star trainers exude the kind of laidback Santa Monica style that we’ve longed to incorporate into our wardrobes ever since we first watched The OC. Style yours with fashion editor-approved straight leg jeans for an effortless look that feels cool for every occasion.
A flash of pillar box red constructed from foxing tape gives these white canvas trainers all the retro-appeal we’re looking for in a new pair of kicks. Wear with a pair of white wide-legged jeans for a look that plays into the 80s-inspired aesthetic but feels completely modern.
Love the logo trend but prefer something a little more subtle? These logo-embossed Miu Miu trainers strike the perfect balance between understated and statement-making. Wear yours with cropped wide leg trousers to draw the eye to the shoe.
Elevate your look (quite literally) with these one-inch high platform trainers. Don’t be put off by their height, these trainers are made for walking with an ultra-breathable leather upper and resilient rubber sole.
Converse made up the majority of our teen footwear. Ratty, hole-ridden and largely scuffed: but boy did we love them. This time however, we’re pledging to keep them (mostly) clean and opting for a white platform iteration to help elevate our current shoe situation.
If you fancy splurging on some dazzling trainers, these Burberry kicks aren’t a bad place to start. Boasting a stacked sole and smooth leather (with Burberry monogramming), you’ll be inundated with compliments all year when you whip these babies out.
Air Force 1 trainers will forever remain a cool classic. Compact and clean, the OG trainer is the icing on the cake, the boxy blazer to your longline tailored trousers, the Monica to your Chandler… you get the point. These are will particularly flourish with a puff sleeve maxi and Matrix-style leather coat.
Thick tread trainers aren’t going anywhere. Feel like you’re walking on a cloud in these lace up stomper trainers by Alexander McQueen. Imagine them with anything from straight leg jeans to slip dresses.
If you’re still enamoured with the chunky trainer trend, look to a pair of trainers that will easily slot into your rotation. These sustainable Stella McCartney trainers will not only give your outfit an added edge, they’re made entirely out of vegan leather.
Stan Smiths speak for themselves, no? The legendary tennis shoe has a reputation that means they’ll always remain on trend. Fashion week attendees have soft spot for the sneakers and it’s easy to see why. Crisp, simple with a modern silhouette, what’s not to love?
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