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 Maison Margiela.
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.
Maison Margiela Replica Sneakers
If you're on the hunt for a pair of all-white sneakers, you're likely looking for something versatile and timeless. Maison Margiela's Replica can trace its roots back to the mid-20th century as the German army's standard-issue exercise sneaker. This silhouette is unchanged and going nowhere fast.
Tom Sachs x NikeCraft General Purpose Shoe
With all the hype that surrounds sneakers these days, sometimes it pays to just keep things simple. The General Purpose Shoe is ideal for those of us that want all the makings of a great shoe without the hassle.
Saucony 3D Grid Hurricane
Originally released in 1997, the Saucony 3D Grid Hurricane is back and looking better than ever. Now built using Grid technology, the 3D Grid Hurricane gets a massive upgrade in terms of comfort while the retro styling remains as eye-catching as ever.
New Balance 550
Arguably the sneaker of the year (or last two years) is here in its most minimal version. The grey accents add a nice touch of contrast to its eye-catching profile.
On x Highsnobiety Cloudswift
The minimal white colorway on this sneaker might hoodwink you into thinking that it's for casual use, but this is a serious running shoe. Our latest collaboration retains all of the tech which has made On a main player in the sneaker industry, combining it with a summer-ready make-over and co-branded detailing.
Comme des Garçons x Salomon SR90
This new silhouette comes courtesy of two of the best French brands in the game. While not as eye-catching as other Salomon models, the minimalistic approach behind the SR90 proves you don’t need to go too hard to find a practical sneaker made for outdoor sports and leisure.
Mihara Yasuhiro Peterson Trainers
The Peterson is a personal favorite of mine simply because of the process used to create them, the influence it has, and what it borrows from sneaker culture. Mihara Yasuhiro and his team sculpt clay models which are then scanned to create the Original Sole he’s widely known for.
MSCHF Super Normal
The Brooklyn-based collective MSCHF are masters of parody but, as of recent, its trek into the sneaker game proves that there's more to consider when buying some new white kicks. While some may think the Super Normal bears some resemblance to the Air Force 1, this new design is clearly in its own lane, and might even be the turning point the sneaker community has been waiting for.
Noah x adidas Adria
New York-based label NOAH is one of those legacy brands that always seems to get things right while producing tasteful products. Its collaboration with adidas, this sneaker is made using only recycled materials, with at least 50% coming from reimagined ocean plastic waste.
Nike ACG Lowcate
Nike’s ACG line is built for all occasions. If you’re lucky enough to find a white sneaker that can handle all-terrain just as well as any beefed-up hiking sneaker, then you’ve got a winning combo.
adidas Samba Vegan
It goes without saying that the Samba is one of adidas best selling models since it was first introduced in 1949. Although we’re way past the point of its original intended ‘soccer on icy surfaces’ use, the revamped, vegan sneaker lies at the core of the brand's lifestyle products.
adidas YEEZY 450 ‘Cloud White’
YEEZY 450 Cloud White
Like other YEEZY silhouettes, the 450s changed the sneaker game when they first dropped last March. Although a bunch of colorways have been released within the past year, the Cloud White still holds a special place in the YEEZYverse.
Reebok x Maison Margiela Instapump Fury 'Memory Of'
Although Instapumps have undergone many collaborations and iterations throughout the years, the folks at Maison Margiela managed to create something new. The deconstructed silhouette is an ideal example of collabs done tastefully.
New Balance CT302OA
One of the latest models from the lifestyle brand is made with everyone in mind, as it’s a minimal unisex sneaker with a sturdy sole to get you through summer and beyond.
Reebok x Maison Margiela Zig 3D Storm 'Memory Of'
Running shoes don’t always double as sneakers you can wear all the time, but the Zig 3D Storm reworked by Margiela might be worth the exception to the rule.
New Balance UXC72RB
As New Balance continues to expand its range of lifestyle sneakers, the XC-72 is carving out its own lane by merging the past with the future. Primed for Summer or any time of the year, all-white New Balances are always a fashion statement.
Stepney Workers Club Dellow Grand Cord
If you’re not into overdone iconography and need a timeless sneaker that works with dressing up or down, any model from S.W.C. is a good choice.
DRKSHDW x Converse TURBODRK Chuck 70
Rick Owens makes no secret about how inspiring he's found the Converse Chuck Taylor, using the silhouette as a base for some of his own designs. Of course, though, when the Dark Lord got his hands on the real thing, he made it something completely new.
Acne Studios Boltzer Trainers
Acne Studios mixes various influences on this sneaker, most notably the low-top ’80s basketball silhouette. As with all things Acne, this sneaker is very subtle and perfect for combining with different kinds of outfits.
Highsnobiety x adidas Originals ZX 8000 “Qualität”
Using “Quality” as inspiration, we gave the adidas ZX 8000 a premium leather makeover with minimal branding and a boost midsole.
Copson x Salomon Ultra Raid
Although Salomon is known for its incredible colorways and gradient color schemes, the French brand makes solid, all-white sneakers too. This Ultra Raid is no exception, as it combines outdoor design elements with a solid base.
On The Roger Centre Court
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 modern-day performance tech.
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