This year’s 133rd Wimbledon Grand Slam tennis tournament enforced its decades-long all-white dress code—including sneakers. While Stan Smiths and Common Projects Achilles’ are a definitive minimalist wardrobe staple, there are also several classic white sneakers for men that you should know.
While the 80s and 90s were primarily a bold time for design, these white sneaker options celebrate the longstanding heritage and give its wearer endless versatility for their wardrobes.
While the rule of thumb is generally accepted as “don't wear white after labor day,” we kindly disagree. Wearing white sneakers in winter is the biggest flex. Everyone is donned in dark city colors like navy, black and variations of gray. New Yorkers are trained to look at feet, so why not contrast your look with white shoes? We wear white sneakers year-round.
Here are 12 best white sneakers for men, ranked in descending order.