WARDROBE STAPLE: HOW TO WEAR MEN’S WHITE SNEAKERS
A great pair of men’s white sneakers are a wardrobe essential in every shoe collection. Chances are you’re pretty familiar with the trend, but if you’re like some of the guys we work with, you may still have some hesitations.
Let’s start by knocking out the biggest misconception. No, when we say white sneakers we aren’t referring to the athletic shoe that you might be thinking of. We’re talking about sleek, simple, clean tennis shoes that go with just about everything.
And right now you’re saying…..”everything?”. And the answer is, yes, just about everything. A really good pair of men’s white sneakers will be one of the most versatile shoes you ever own. Why? Because they’re easily worn as a casual shoe but can be dressed up as well. And once you get more comfortable with relating to this shoe as something more dressy, you may even find yourself trying to discover how to wear a suit with sneakers.
The key is to keeping them very clean and opting for styles that have minimal detailing, a thin sole, and don’t look like they belong in the gym.
Many gentlemen we work with often hesitate to go the trainer route assuming that the style is for someone much younger or much more casual. Unfortunately they’re really missing out on a handy styling trick as both notions are completely false. There are few more simple ways to freshen up an otherwise predictable outfit then by throwing on a pair of clean white sneakers. The shoe is so simple, timeless and versatile that they can be styled with nearly everything.
Three questions our Personal Stylists get asked most often when discussing this footwear staple: “what color matches with white sneakers”, “why are white sneakers so popular”, and “how do I style men’s white sneakers into outfits?”. Answers are: all colors match – the shoe is a neutral so you’re free to incorportae any palette you like, they’re popular because they’re versatile and look good on everyone, and the outfits are unlimitied.
Since we’re big on visuals, and teaching men how to elevate their style in order to feel their best, here are some fantastic white sneaker outfit ideas to get you started.
For more style inspiration ideas, check out our Pinterest page filled with lots of boards and references that will get you started. Don’t forget, learning from someone else who has already mastered a skill is often a great place to start when trying something new.
If you’re not sure how to style men’s white sneakers into outfits, a great way to learn is by recreating outfits you see in photos. Trial and error is one of them best ways to discover what works for your personal style, what feels comfortable and authentic to who you are, and what you’d like to incorporate into your everyday wardrobe.
If you need help developing a strategy for your image, and are looking for a men’s Personal Stylist, our team has you covered! From creating a message for your image, to rewrorking what you currently own in your closet, and finally shopping for some new pieces – our concierge styling process takes all the guesswork out of knowing how to look like an effortlessly stylish man.
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