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5 Staple White Sneakers That Will Never Get Old

We are starting to come into the official white sneaker season, where we can finally step out of the house without wondering if our Repel Spray will work (or not feeling brave enough to wear them at all). The warmer months bring opportunity to wear brighter clothes and feel brighter in general. If you love sneakers, then you know the feeling of putting on a pair of white sneakers and leaving the house feeling confident that they’ll look the same when you get home.

The top 5 white sneakers that will never get old have already been around for decades and are guaranteed to stay in fashion forever (or at least in our lifetimes!). The quality of the sneakers that can stand this test of time is very high so rest assured that we are bringing you the best.These classics are classics for a reason: well loved and well designed. If you don’t own a pair of these white sneaks then we suggest that you welcome them into your collection today!

Nike Classic Cortez | Available at END.

This well known “Forrest Gump” sneaker has been around since 1972. These slim sneakers were originally created for running and have since become a symbol; not just of Forrest Gump but as a real classic from back in the day. Recently re-advertised with Bella Hadid as the face, the photoshoot took a vintage turn that matched the sneaker’s vibe perfectly. The Cortez is still seen around today and is here for the long run.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star 70 High | Available at size?

As the name may suggest, these sneakers have also been around since the early 70’s where they were first created as a basketball sneaker. The Converse Chuck Taylors have a certain classic edge to them that has been resoundingly popular over the years. Their traditional silhouette has been used with hundreds if not thousands of colour ways while still keeping their signature appearance every time.

Around 270,000 pairs of Chuck Taylors are sold every day according to an interview with Geoff Cottrill, from Converse who spoke about sales in an interview with New York Times.

Nike Air Force 1 Lo | Available at Nike

Brought out in 1982 was the Nike Air Force 1. This clean cut, slightly chunky sneaker has withstood the test of time with hardly any alterations to it’s original design. Nike have stayed true to their brand and to their most loved silhouette.

The comfortably cushioned sneaker was originally created for basketball and has also been brought out in a multitude of colourways. By changing the height of the sole, switching up the Swooshes positions and colours, Nike have managed to make hundreds of combinations to keep us all happy and still continue to do so today.

adidas Stan Smith | Available at END.

The adidas Stan Smith was brought out in 1971 after formerly being known as the Haillet in the 60’s. A tennis all-star sneaker that has since become an absolute staple of a sneaker. Perforated holes act as the Three Stripe branding on these understated sneakers with a “Fairway Green” heel and tongue detail.

Stan Smith, the American tennis player who was active in the game between the end of the 60’s and early 80’s is featured in a linear stamped portrait style on the tongue. A great refined heritage sneaker and a must have in any collection.

Reebok Classic Leather With Gum Sole | Available at Offspring

First introduced in 1983, the original runner sneaker has transformed into a wardrobe staple for all genders. Seen on celebs such as Gigi Hadid and Ariana Grande, this sneaker is a great white sneaker with a hint of gum on the sole for that vintage runner look.

The upper leather is soft and the inner is cushioned, making this sneakers one of the comfiest to wear. Seen loads in the 1980’s for kicking around, these Reebok Classics look great when clean and actually good when worn in, what more could you want! Over 35 years later, these Reeboks don’t look like they’re ever going out of fashion.

Published May 31, 2018