It’s been a long time since your mum packed a pair of shiny white plimsolls into your school PE bag – but in that time, the humble white trainer has gone through something of an evolution. With the arrival of the sports-luxe trend, celebrities such as Sienna Miller, Victoria Beckham and Ciara are fully embracing the white trainer look. And if it’s good enough for them, then it’s good enough for us. But can you really wear white trainers outside of its natural home – the gym? Absolutely! We’re here to show you how you can pair your white trainers with various different chic and casual outfits. We’ll also give you a rundown of some of our favourite pairs of white trainers on the market!
The All Star Converse Trainer is an icon in the world of sneakers, and these white Oxford trainers from Schuh truly live up to the hype of the label. Pair with a mini dress in bright green and you’ve got yourself a cute girly summer look.
These white lace-up trainers gold coloured silver toe cap are built from long-lasting leather and have a sturdy heel which provides comfort and support to your feet during the summer months. These fashionable flats will look great with a pair of black leggings and a bardot top for a fun casual look.
Adidas Court Vantage Trainers
These classic Adidas trainers play down the logo and branding of this famous sports brand, and simply make a statement with the clean, crisp white lines of this shoe. The rubber toe guard on the front of the trainer delivers an old-school vibe. Wear these dressed-down favourites with a pair of wide leg summer culottes and team with a white top for the perfect smart meets casual combo.
White Nappa Leather Sneaker
Sick of lace-ups? If you don’t want to constantly be down on one knee fiddling with knots and ties this summer, then this leather sneaker by Jill Sanders is just what you’re looking for. In place of the laces, this pair of sneakers features a cool velcro closure to hold the shoe in place. Simply pull them on and you’re done. These trainers would look perfect teamed with your favourite denim and a choker-style slogan tee.
Chunky High-Top Platform Trainers
Remember when the Spice Girls rocked around on stage in five-inch platform trainers? Well, they’re back, but they’re not quite as scary. There’s no worry about fracturing your ankle in this much lower pair of High Top trainers from Geox. Team with this denim tie front dress and you’ve got yourself a contemporary summer look. You’ll look right on trend whether you’re out meeting friends for lunch, going shopping or having refreshing summer drinks in a beer garden.