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All the White Men’s Sneakers You’ll want for Summer

White trainers are the men’s summer go-to shoes, taking you from day to evening without missing a step. This season, there are even white sneaker mini-trends, from faux-worn to chunky-soled, all-white to retro-inspired. Arguably the biggest trend of them all: ’70s and ’80s styling.  

 

FAUX DIRTY

Saint Laurent SLP Mid-Top:  With the inscription along the side and embossed pull tab in the back, the Saint Laurent keeps the faux worn look fresh.

 

   

Gucci Rython: A sneaker that checks the boxes for several trends: a chunky sole, retro styling and vintage, distressed finish

 

 

 

MINIMALIST

TOD’S Slip-On:  No laces are required with this sneaker in hammered leather, featuring a stamped Tod’s monogram.

 

adidas Originals Superstars: White-striped low tops remain an Adidas classic.

 

 

SIGNED AND MARKED

Dolce&Gabbana Portfolio: Red and white leather contrast under the Dolce&Gabbana name.

 

 

Ermenegildo Zegna Tiziano XXX: A key piece from Alessandro Sartori’s SS18 Couture collection featuring signature concealed lace calf leather panels finished with a triple X print.

 

 

CHUNKY SOLES

Alexander McQueen Oversized Sneaker: Taking cues from traditional sneaker norms of slim uppers and smooth soles, Alexander McQueen plays with dimensions to create an oversized silhouette.

 

 

Stella McCartney Eclypse: This runner is retro-influenced but made modern with a striking orange sole. 

 

 

REFINED

 

Berluti Outline: Elegant details include hand-sewn stitches along back and front of the shoe, hidden metal eyelets and waxed cotton laces. The Berluti logo is embossed on the Venezia hand-stitched and padded collar.

 

 

John Lobb Porth: A single piece of chalk grain leather is used to create the main body of this sneaker, accented by a stone suede heel counter and contrasting leather foxing stripe and collar lining. 

 

Vans Paradoxxx: A retro-inspired 90’s era design, with suede and canvas uppers, a rubber cupsole and knurled sidewall texture

 

 

TEXTURE MIX

The Webster Kim Jones x Nike.  Kim Jones mixes classic Nike silhouettes with esoteric 70’s era influences, while creating a subtle ode to rave subcultures of the ‘90s. 

 

New Balance 574 Tournament. A soccer-inspired deconstructed take on the 574, with accents in flame