In a sneaker landscape full of overdesigned sneaker collaborations and garish colorways, it can be easy to get lost in the multicolor and overlook an essential of all rotations – the white shoe. There's no denying the versatility of clean white sneakers for men, whether it's to add a smarter touch to your ’fits or add some box-fresh shine to your summer look (for our women readers, you can find your white pair here).

If chosen wisely (and cleaned properly, unless you're going for that beater vibe), the right pair of all-white shoes will be the star of any sneaker collection. With smart looking options in canvas or leather – all-white kicks come in every shape and size, from the slick and smart to chunkier, retro silhouettes, designed by everyone from yours truly to Dior.

Below, we've curated a selection of white sneakers for men worth brightening up your rotation with right now, with price-points ranging from affordable to pricey.

Read on to view all of our favorite white sneakers for men.

Highsnobiety x adidas Originals ZX 8000 “Qualität”

ZX 8000 “Qualität”

ZX 8000 “Qualität”

$140

Highsnobiety x adidas

Buy at Highsnobiety

We still have a few sizes of our limited-edition collaboration with adidas from earlier in the year. Using “Quality” as inspiration, we gave the ZX 8000 a premium leather makeover with minimal branding and a Boost midsole.

On The Roger Centre Court

Roger Centre Court Trainers

Roger Centre Court Trainers

$190

On

Buy at Matchesfashion

On’s partnership with Roger Federer goes beyond the traditional athlete x sportswear company relationship, as the Swiss tennis legend is an investor in the company. His first sneaker, the lifestyle-oriented The Roger Centre Court, is a clean take on the classic ’70s tennis shoe with a modern-day performance tech.

Parley for the Oceans x adidas Ultraboost 21

Ultraboost 21

Ultraboost 21

$193

Parley x adidas

Buy at Matchesfashion

The adidas Ultraboost 21 is one of the most comfortable sneakers around thanks to its huge Boost midsole. Thanks to adidas’ long-standing partnership with Parley for the Oceans, the shoe is also available in an environmentally-conscious, predominantly white colorway.

Dior B23 Oblique High

B23 High-Top Sneakers

B23 High-Top Sneakers

$1150

Dior

Buy at 24S.com

If you’re looking for a white sneaker and have money burning a hole in your pocket, the Dior B23 is the shoe for you. Modelled after the Converse Chuck Taylor, the B23 is a high-end take on a classic and features some of the best craftsmanship in the industry.

Raf Simons Cylon 21

Cylon

Cylon

$490

Raf Simons

Buy at Highsnobiety

Raf Simons’ Cylon 21 is part of the designer’s (Runner) collection and represents a pivot towards a new aesthetic, one we might not even be ready for yet. But considering Simons is always at the forefront of trends, and sometimes even too early for his own good (look at the adidas Ozweego), you’d be well off getting a pair of the Cylons now before they are sold out everywhere.

Jil Sander Leather Flatform Sneakers

Leather Flatform Sneakers

Leather Flatform Sneakers

$590

Jil Sander

Buy at Harvey Nichols

Jil Sander exudes quality, craftsmanship, and considered design. While the brand can be a little pricey, it’s almost always worth the investment. These white leather sneakers are no different.

New Balance 2002R

ML2002RI

ML2002RI

$145

New Balance

Buy at Highsnobiety

The New Balance 2002R used to be a luxury running shoe, priced at $250 and aimed at CEO-level runners. Now, it’s undergone a sole swap and has a much more modest price tag. It’s also one of the cleanest sneakers on the market, so you’re crazy if you think we’d leave it off this list.

Stepney Workers Club Dellow & Lister

Dellow Canvas

Dellow Canvas

$120

Stepney Workers Club

Buy at Highsnobiety

East London brand Stepney Workers Club specializes in high-quality vulcanized sneakers. While they may not look like much — and that's the point — once you get a pair in hand, you’ll realize why SWC sneakers are worth elevating above other vlucanized sneaker brands. For this selection, we’ve picked two of our favorites from SWC — the Lister and the Dellow.

Lister Canvas

Lister Canvas

$120

Stepney Workers Club

Buy at Highsnobiety

Diemme Possagno

Possagno

Possagno

$329

Diemme

Buy at Highsnobiety

Diemme’s Possagno sneaker — apart from being made in Italy — features a rugged Vibram sole that makes it outdoor-ready. I know the point of white sneakers is keeping them crispy clean, but don’t be scared to go off trail with the Diemme Possagno.

HOKA ONE ONE Bondi SR

Bondi SR Sneakers

Bondi SR Sneakers

$178

HOKA One One

Buy at Browns

HOKA ONE ONE has been giving fans of the brand more lifestyle versions of its popular performance sneakers. This Bondi SR is a great example, as it features the Bondi’s performance-ready midsole, but pairs it with a lifestyle-oriented leather upper.

Acne Studios Prey Leather Trainers

Perey Leather Trainers

Perey Leather Trainers

$380

Acne Studios

Buy at Matchesfashion

Acne Studios mixes various influences on this sneaker, most notably the lowtop ’80s basketball silhouette. As with all things Acne, this sneaker is very subtle and perfect for combining with different kinds of outfits.

APC x sacai Minimal Sneaker

Minimal Sneaker

Minimal Sneaker

$400

A.P.C. x Sacai

Buy at Highsnobiety

If you want a minimal white sneaker that has hints of ’70s tennis shoes but is a little more elevated than the sportswear options, APC and sacai’s “Minimal Sneaker” is. foryou.

Salomon XA-Pro Fusion ADV

XA-Pro Fusion Advanced

XA-Pro Fusion Advanced

$165

Salomon

Buy at Highsnobiety

Although Salomon is known for its incredible colorways and gradient color schemes, the French brand makes solid, all-white sneakers too. This XA-Pro Fusion ADV is no exception, as it combines outdoor design elements with a solid base.

New Balance X-Racer Leather

X-Racer

X-Racer

$151

New Balance

Buy at Matchesfashion

The utilitarian New Balance X-Racer is also available in a predominantly white color scheme. The leather pocket attached to the shoe is left untanned, while the rest of the sneaker is all-white.

If you want a deeper dive into sneakers, watch the video below.

To stay updated on everything happening in the sneaker world, follow @Highsnobietysneakers on Instagram, check our sneaker release date calendar and subscribe to our sneaker chatbot on Facebook to receive lightning quick updates to your inbox.

Our designated shopping section features products that we love and want to share with you. Highsnobiety has affiliate marketing partnerships, which means we may receive a commission from your purchase.

What To Read Next