Last Updated on May 16, 2023
Are all white trainers created equal? I don’t think so!
There are some sneaker styles that have real sticking power. They’re not just trainers, but symbols of the moment.
Take Converse Chuck Taylors for instance. These iconic sneakers became one of the most celebrated styles of the 1960s, with 90% of college and professional basketball players wearing Chuck Taylor All Stars.
The 1970s saw the arrival of adidas’ Stan Smith sneakers, which remain one of the world’s most loved styles today.
Then in the 90s, trainers were chunkier than ever before thanks to pop icons like Britney Spears and The Spice Girls. Think Buffalos, FILA Disruptors and Sketchers.
Sneakers are like a little piece of fashion history, always evolving and changing with the times, so it can be hard to know which to buy at any given moment.
If I only had to follow one shoe trend this year, it would have to be white trainers. The New Balance 530—which now have over 326.4 million views on TikTok—is number one on my sneaker wish list.
While there has been a clear shift towards bolder and more unique designs, white trainers remain a staple. They offer a classic, clean look that can go with anything, and it’s safe to say they never really date.
So whether white trainers are “in” or not is a matter of personal preference. If you love the clean, classic look they offer, then they will always be a stylish choice.
Celebrities like Emily Ratajowski wearing being pictured in white trainers demonstrates that this style is going absolutely no where, even though sporty and athletic sneakers have become more prominent.
Instead, white trainers have undergone an evolution and now come in a huge variety of silhouettes and vivid colour accents.
So which should you get? Here are our favourites.
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Shop White Trainers For Women
White tc 7900 trainers, £110, Nike – buy now
2740 Platform Trainers in White, £74.99, Superga – buy now
Bb 4000 II Trainers in Vintage Chalk Ecru Rubber Gum, £74.99, Reebok – buy now
Orbit Sneaker in White, £220, Axel Arigato – buy now
Billie Eilish Air Force paneled mesh and suede sneakers, £110, Nike – buy now
Stan Smith Bonega faux leather platform sneakers, £100, Adidas – buy now
Chuck 70 high-top Sneakers, £110, Converse – buy now
Tournament leather sneakers, £330, Common Projects – buy now
Lauren scalloped lace, leather and canvas sneakers, £450, Chloé – buy now
Superga cotton-canvas platform sneakers, £340, Alaïa – buy now
Leather sneakers, £360, Acne Studios – buy now
Bumper-Hike Low Top Sneakers, £550, Jw Anderson – buy now
Low Top Sneakers, £275, JW Anderson – buy now
Lace-up Sneakers, £285, Reebok – buy now
Diamond Light low-top Sneakers, £560, Jimmy Choo – buy now
Oversized low-top Sneakers, £450, Alexander McQueen – buy now
Clean 90 low-top Sneakers, £170, Axel Arigato – buy now
Campo low-top lace-up Sneakers, £130, VEJA – buy now
Portofino low-top Sneakers, £495, Dolce & Gabbana – buy now
M2K Tekno, £241, Nike – buy now
Mac80 low-top Sneakers, £660, Gucci – buy now
Super Star low-top Sneakers, £440, Golden Goose – buy now
550 Panelled low-top Sneakers, £192, New Balance – buy now
Vulcanized low-top Sneakers, £240, Off-White – buy now
Triangular Logo Plaque Sneakers, £670, Prada – buy now
Cupsole low-top Sneakers, £520, Stella McCartney – buy now