17 white trainers on the top of every fashion editor’s wish list

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White trainers are perennially desirable, the winning-touch to almost every outfit, they bring an easy sartorial win to you wardrobe. We’ve rounded up the best white trainers 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 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 trainers that will put a spring in your step…

Best white trainers

  • Primury

    Primury trainers
    Best white trainers: Primury

    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. 

    Shop Primury trainers at Matches Fashion, £160

  • Reebok

    Reebok trainers
    Best white trainers: Reebok

    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. 

    Shop Club C trainers at Reebok, £64.95 

  • Alexander McQueen

    Alexander McQueen trainers
    Best white trainers: Alexander McQueen

    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. 

    Shop Oversized sneakers at Alexander McQueen, £390

  • H&M

    H&M trainers
    Best white trainers: H&M

    White doesn’t have to mean plain and boring. This minimalist style with simple black detail is enough to take through to evening, too. 

    Shop white trainers at H&M, £17.99

  • Burberry

    White trainers: burberry
    Bets white trainers: Burberry

    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, duh), you’ll be inundated with compliments all year when you whip these babies out.

    Shop Burberry Union sneakers at Farfetch, £358 (previously £550)

  • Nike

    White trainers: nike
    Best white trainers: Nike

    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 flourish with a puff sleeve maxi and Matrix-style leather coat.

    Shop Nike Air Force 1 white trainers at End, £79

  • Alexander McQueen

    Alexander McQueen trainers
    Best white trainers: Alexander McQueen

    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. 

    Shop Tread Slick lace up trainers at Alexander McQueen, £450

  • Stella McCartney

    White trainers: Stella McCartney
    Best white trainers: Stella McCartney

    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. 

    Shop Stella McCartney Eclypse sneakers at Farfetch, £365 (previously £455)

  • Adidas

    White trainers: Adidas
    Best white trainers: Adidas

    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?

    Shop Stan Smith trainers at Adidas, £74.95

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