Trends come and go, but there are a few staples in our closets that we return to time and time again. We rely on a great pair of jeans, a classic t-shirt, and white sneakers. They look good with every outfit – we like to wear them to the office, on the weekends, or even on a night out. Any look feels that much cooler when paired with white sneakers, and though we love them all year round, we really get to show off our collection in the Summer.
These 12 white sneakers are all we could ever wish to stock our closet with. Some are classic, some are sleek, and some are trend driven, but they’re all super versatile and cute. Whether you’re looking for an all-white pair or one with a slight pop of color, we’ve got you covered. After you shop these, your next purchase should be a Magic Eraser so you can keep your white shoes sparkling clean, no matter where they may take you. Just keep reading to shop our picks!
34 Looks That Prove Nikes Do, in Fact, Look Good With Anything
When it comes to a summer shoe, there’s nothing better than a slip-on style like the mule. It’s sandal-adjacent, with the same ease of wear and skin exposure, but keeps feet a little more covered than its skimpier cousin, which is great news for those of us who don’t have room in our lives (or our budgets) for a bi-monthly pedicure. And while mules are now such a footwear staple that they come in almost every fathomable fabrication, we’re declaring our particular allegiance to the woven slipper look for summer.
Why is this silhouette so summer-appropriate? There’s something about the woven or braided upper that carries connotations of ease, simplicity, and most crucially, vacation. Such a sandal is usually made from natural matter like raffia or leather — materials that have been used in shoe-making for centuries — can feel like they were handmade in a sleepy, far-flung European hamlet by a fourth-generation cobbler who is most certainly not on Instagram.
Luckily, you don’t have to travel that far to find a shoe like this anymore, but you can still channel vacation vibes in one of the 22 mules we dug up. We’ve included both styles that feel timeless, in natural leathers with low profiles, and ones that play with bright colors, perforations, and modern accents. Click through to take a shopping voyage in preparation for your actual summer vacation.
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