A Gentleman’s Guide to Buying White Sneakers
It’s official. In recent years, white sneakers are now accepted as part of a formal ensemble in place of dress shoes. But the tricking to looking cool and not taking yourself so seriously lies in the style and design. If you have never played by the rules when it comes to fashion, here are 5 white sneakers to consider owning that will start you off on the right foot.
Common Projects’ Original Achilles sneakers
Crowned as the champion of white sneakers, it’s no surprise that the Common Projects’ Original Achilles sneakers have topped our list. The sleek and minimalist design has garnered a cult following and the premium Italian leather justifies its hefty price tag. This versatile pair allows you to wear them with anything from jogger sweats to suit trousers.
Nike Air Force 1
An affordable starting piece for the athleisure greenhorn, the Nike Air Force 1 is a star on its own. The clean-cut silhouette is timeless and classic and will score you major street cred too.
Converse Jack Purcell Canvas
The idea of wearing a suit with canvas shoes might be off-putting to the majority but there’s no harm in breaking the boundaries once in a while. The Converse Jack Purcell Canvas touts a low-top cut and plain design to make sure you still look put together. You can even bare your ankles with a pair of perfectly cropped trousers and no-show socks for a preppy look.
adidas Originals supercourt RX trainers in white x home of classics edition
If your office does not follow strict dress codes, these supercourt trainers will play up your outfit with a quirky tease. Featuring a classic dad shoe construction with unique split soles and irregular sidewalks, this pair is for the non-conservatives who wants to make a statement.
Reebok Workout Plus Sneaker
Reebok adds their own twist to these retro-style court trainers that are not only made for a city dweller, but also come with removable orthopedic inner soles to provide comfort and support.
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