17 Fresh White Kicks You Don't Want, You Need
Sept. 18, 2019
White sneakers are fickle shoes that need to be replaced more often than not. If it's not an unsightly scuff, it's because we've worn them until the soles are paper thin...or because we're itching to buy a new pair after we painfully missed the drop of the Nike x Sacai Waffles . Our enduring love for fresh white kicks— they say a lot about the wearer —makes us constantly hunt for new styles that go with everything. From reliable basics you've worn since middle school to the ugly dad shoe that just won't quit, click through for our edit of the 17 hottest styles ahead.
Air Force 1 Basketball Sneaker
Air Force 1s are the sneakers you buy over and over again (and always in white).
Superga makes some of the comfiest soles. You'll be able to walk for days in these.
Rhyton Leather Sneakers
Cat lady meets hype bae.
This eco-friendly sneaker has a carbon neutral footprint.
Track Low Top Sneaker
Balenciaga's Triple S sneakers were all the rage in 2018. This year, they're upping the stakes with this sporty, Dad-running-errands shoe.
Chuck Taylor All Star High Top
Whether you’re a toddler or an adult, can’t go wrong with a pair of classic Chucks.
If you're looking for a low-key dad sneaker, Ash perfected it.
Add some shine with surprisingly neutral white and gold kicks.
Off-Court High-Top Sneakers
These flashy sneakers deserve all the attention—and they’ll get it too.
Valentino Garavani BACKNET leather sneakers
Me: I’m super casual. Also me: I need feathery sneakers.
Ozweegos are Adidas’ answer to the cool grandpa shoe, so naturally we need it in every color.
Champion Ortholite Sneakers
Is there a better sneaker to pair with floral dresses than Keds?
Tournament Leather Sneakers
Common Projects is a cult favorite for those who prefer a minimal look.
Classic Leather Sneaker
With a roster of fans including Gigi Hadid and Ariana Grande, you can't deny the power of Reebok's iconic sneakers.
Classic Slip-On Sneaker
A slip-on belongs in everyone's wardrobe.
Esplar Leather 3-Lock Sneaker
When you can’t be bothered with laces, try this three-strap, sustainably made style.
Women's Mach 2
Cool girl collaborations with Outdoor Voices and Collina Strada is transitioning Hoka sneakers from hiker-friendly to hyped-up.
Justine Carreon Justine Carreon is the market editor at ELLE.com covering fashion, Dutch ovens, and fashion again.