Where To Shop: Our Top 8 White Sneakers For Urban Ice Queens
Winter is coming.
If you've always thought white is the absence of color, you're wrong, girl. It's actually the inclusion of all color – you know, the same way white light is made up of the spectrum. Say that to the next fool who calls your frosty creps basic, and know that they represent all of the many facets of your personality. Evoking all things heavenly and pure from the outside, white sneakers are also the perfect tool for feigning innocence: the ideal choice for stepping out to break boys' hearts. Oh and, you know, they go with absolutely anything. Fancy yourself as an incognito ice queen? Check out our top-eight pick of the best white sneakers around.
Nike Air Huarache
The iconic Nike sneaker without the swoosh, the forward-thinking Huarache has been around since 1991, and looks just as futuristic 26 years later. The breathable shoe features a suede and synthetic upper and comfortable Air-Sole cushioning.
Shop it here for $94.99.
Nike Air Force 1
Whether you look at the Air Force 1 as a blank canvas for customization or a minimalist basketball shoe, the white colorway is undoubtedly the most legendary. The springy shoe features an allover leather upper with perforations at the toe and a high-traction rubber outsole.
Shop it here for $94.99.
Nike Air Max Plus Ultra
Inspired by early sketches of the Air Max 1, this shoe blends modern style with Nike heritage. The rippled molded overlays add a some structure to the full textile upper, and the colored Air Unit detail ties the look together nicely.
Shop it here for $159.99.
Nike Air Max Plus
With bold injected ribs in a fierce “Wolf Gray” this in-your-face style, originally debuted in 1998, is totally mesmerizing. The modern take features revamped technology, including a Tuned Air midsole for supportive cushioning.
Shop it here for $139.99.
Diemme White Brenta Alto High-Top
This luxe high-top, crafted in Italian Nappa leather, is all about minimalist details, with tonal stitching and a neat velcro strap, extending from the back of the heel.
Shop it here for $365.
Vans White OG Sk8-Hi LX
Part of the eclectic Vault by Vans collection, this pared-down high-top beauty embodies the skate vibes we all love about Vans, with an all-leather upper and trademark Vans branding.
Shop it here for $110.
Reebok Classics White Zoku Runner Ultraknit Lux
The Reebok Zoku Runner is a direct descendant of the original Classic silhouette, referenced by the Japanese name, Zoku, which means “to be continued” or “to be part of a tribe.” The textured ultraknit sneaker features a “skull grey” rubberized trim and a “DMX” foam rubber midsole.
Shop it here for $125.
Vetements White Reebok Edition Genetically Modified Pump High-Top
Part of the Vetements x Reebok collaboration, this “genetically modified” high-top sneaker looks every bit as technical as it sounds, with a deconstructed, futuristic aesthetic. The sneaker is constructed in paneled textile mesh, faux-suede and grained faux-leather with a logo-embroidered round toe and bungee-style fastening.
Shop it here for $990.
Living on the darker side of life? Take a look at our top ten black sneakers.
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