20 Incredible White Sneakers for Men (Updated for 2021)

Amidst a sea of sneakers with more colours than you can shake your stick at, white sneakers for men remain a reliable classic, you can go back to time and time again. The versatility of the white sneaker, as it pairs with almost any outfit, is why I decided to compile this list. The other reason is that sometimes all-white kicks are hard to find locally and so you have to turn to the world of online retail to find just the right pair you’ll love. And finally, there’s something so sublimely minimalist about a choice set of white sneakers that I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to write this piece.

White sneakers of-course run the gamut of both price and quality. A lot of the white sneakers I’ve featured here are on the higher-end of the spectrum. The reason is that the moment you dip into the budget shoes, you immediately see why they’ve been priced that way. The last thing you want your white sneakers to do is crease too quickly, be difficult to clean or look grungy after only a few dozen wears. That’s not to say that your white sneakers will never get dirty or scuffed up. The best way to protect them, however, is to apply a good sneaker protector once in a while and get an easy-to-use sneaker cleaning kit.

I scoured hundreds of retailers that offer white sneakers online and probably had over a few hundred browser tabs open at some point during my search for what I consider to be the world’s best, and most beautiful white sneakers for men. With that said, go forth and enjoy the bounty of my search and my now somewhat RSI riddled hands. These are the best white sneakers for men.

1. Lacoste – Mens Bayliss Vulc PRM Casual Shoe Fashion Sneaker

Lacoste - Mens Bayliss Vulc PRM Casual Shoe Fashion Sneaker

Lacoste is well known for its mega fashion empire. Part of that time is a shoe business that has produced some of the most exquisite and sublime sneakers available. This white sneaker is one of them. Featuring a subtle and casual style along with a leather upper and subtle Lacoste logo, this shoe has the perfect mix of design elements combined with restraint. The upper back part of the leather upper features a gorgeous perforated hole section and includes a stylish ornamental lace that goes through two eyelets. Featuring a solid rubber sole and a lace-up closure along with a cushioned footbed, this is one of the most beautiful white sneakers I’ve ever seen.

Key Features

  • 85% Leather, 15% Synthetic
  • Rubber sole
  • Low-top white sneaker
  • Decorative lace at the back


  • Brand: Lacoste
  • Model: Mens Bayliss Vulc PRM Casual Fashion Sneaker
  • Sizes: 7-13

2. Oliver Cabell – Low 1 White Sneakers

Oliver Cabell - Low 1 White Sneakers

With a genuinely iconic silhouette, Oliver Cabell’s take on the low-top men’s white sneaker is pretty much what you would expect from a shoemaker whose footwear is handcrafted in the Marche region of Italy. In other words, exquisite is an understatement. Married with an Italian calfskin leather upper, the outsole is made of a durable and lightweight rubber. Even the bottom of this sneaker is minimalist, yet designed with a purpose.

Key Features

  • Manufactured in Italy
  • Margom Italian outsoles
  • Italian cotton laces


  • Brand: Oliver Cabell
  • Model: Low 1 White
  • Sizes: 5-14

3. Cole Haan – Men’s Grand Crosscourt li Sneaker

Cole Haan - Men's Grand Crosscourt li Sneaker

This sublime yet straightforward sneaker from Cole Haan is a stunning combination of design elements for a classic looking white sneaker. This shoe was designed to mimic the look of classic sport oxford sneakers, its a perfect way to add a tailored yet casual style to your outfit. And not for nothing, but these are some of the more affordable fashion sneakers I’ve mentioned on this list.

Key Features

  • 100% Leather
  • Rubber sole
  • Injection molded outsole
  • Textile lined


  • Brand: Cole Haan
  • Model: Mens Grand Crosscourt li
  • Sizes: 7-13

4. KOIO – Men’s Capri Triple White Perforated Sneakers

KOIO - Men's Capri Triple White Perforated Sneakers

There’s something about the design power of texture that can take a product to a whole new level. Designers have to be careful, however. Too much texture, in an otherwise uncluttered item, like a sneaker, can ruin everything. Luckily the designer behind these white sneakers from KOIO wielded power responsibly and decided to perforate just the right amount of surface area of this shoe. As a gorgeous all-white sneaker, this is a perfect shoe to wear for nearly any occasion.

Key Features

  • Leather upper
  • Cotton laces
  • Subtle embossed logo on the back


  • Brand: KOIO
  • Model: Capri Triple White Perforated
  • Sizes: 7-14

5. Onitsuka Tiger – Mexico 66 SD

Onitsuka Tiger - Mexico 66 SD

Onitsuka Tiger is an incredibly successful offshoot brand of ASICS. Or is it the other way around? In any case, the two are connected, and the running heritage and pedigree have always been apparent, even in the company’s line of fashion sneakers. This retro-inspired Mexico 66 SD sneaker has gone through various iterations throughout the years, but it first debuted in 1968 in Mexico City and has now been redesigned for modern life. Having owned perhaps half a dozen Onitsuka tiger sneakers, I can tell you unequivocally that you can’t go wrong with this low-top silhouette with classic design touches.

Key Features

  • Classic Onitsuka Tiger design
  • Moisture management by way of a sockliner


  • Brand: Onitsuka Tiger
  • Model: Mexico 66 SD
  • Sizes: 4-14

6. JAK – Nova Off-White Sneakers

JAK - Nova Off-White Sneakers

Ever since first running across this Portuguese brand, I’ve been enthralled with the JAK brand of shoes and sneakers. With a truly superb eye for minimalist sneaker design, the creators of the Nova sneaker, also available in two other colours captured my attention. The iconic silhouette, along with nearly perfect lines across the shoe’s entire surface, means JAK has achieved a timeless design. Hand-made in Portugal, the Nova sports a Nubuck leather upper and a cemented and stitched rubber sole. A wonderful pair of sneakers I urge you to consider.

Key Features

  • Ultra soft calf leather lining
  • Cotton laces
  • Removable shock-proof innersoles
  • Loose fit
  • Comes with extra laces


  • Brand: JAK
  • Model: Nova Off-White
  • Sizes: 38-46 (European sizing)

7. Uniform Standard – Series 3 White Tumbled Leather Men’s Sneakers

Uniform Standard - Series 3 White Tumbled Leather Men's Sneakers

I want to tell you a bit about the company that makes it before I tell you about this shoe. Uniform Standard is a newcomer, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have the experience. The people that started the company have been making sneakers for other brands for over 15 years. Working with tanneries in Italy to source their materials, Uniform Standards is committed to only sourcing from producers that adhere to strict environmental standards. The remainder of the shoes’ materials, such as the outsoles, footbeds, insole boards, and even the packaging, are all made from partially or wholly recycled material.

The Series 3 white leather men’s sneaker is made from tumbled Italian leather. The contrasting suede toecap and heel add a lovely touch to the overall design of this sneaker, inspired by mid-century German army training shoes. Each pair of sneakers is hand-stitched and lasted in Portugal.

Key Features

  • Full Italian leather lining
  • Waxed cotton laces for extra strength
  • Included carry bag
  • Hand-stitched in Portugal


  • Brand: Uniform Standard
  • Model: Series 3 White Tunbled Leather Men’s Sneaker
  • Sizes: 7-13

8. Von-Routte – Lyon Stripe White Sky Blue Sneakers

Von-Routte - Lyon Stripe White Sky Blue Sneakers

You don’t usually think of Australia as a hotbed of fashion innovation, especially when it comes to sneakers. But with increasing frequency, we see companies like Von-Routte come to the sneaker design game with some real gusto. This low-top sneaker is a gorgeous two-toned wonder. With a lace-up front, leather lining and embossed logo, it’s a beautiful combination of materials and design. The Lyon Stripe sneaker is hand-made in Portugal (apparently that’s where all the attractive white sneakers for men are manufactured).

Key Features

  • Free world-wide delivery
  • Cushioned footbed
  • Stitched and glued sole
  • Leather lining


  • Brand: Von-Routte
  • Model: Lyon Stripe White Sky Blue
  • Sizes: 7-12

9. Lacoste – Men’s Esparre Sneaker

Lacoste - Men's Esparre Sneaker

Smooth, sleek and probably the best logo placement I’ve ever seen on any sneaker are the defining characteristics of this men’s white sneaker from Lacoste. A tennis-court inspired Derby-style sneaker features a leather upper with clean lines and a gorgeous metallic crocodile emblem on one side of the heel. This sneaker is also available in three other beautiful combinations, and honestly, I like this shoe so much, I might just get a pair of them in each colour.

Key Features

  • Leather upper
  • Rubber sole
  • Low-top white sneaker
  • Ortholite insock


  • Brand: Lacoste
  • Model: Men’s Esparre Sneaker
  • Sizes: 7-13

10. Nike – Court Royale Low

Nike - Court Royale Low

The Nike Court Royale 2 is a low-priced, but rather lovely white sneaker once again, inspired by classic tennis shoes from Nike’s yesteryear collection. The shoe sports no hints of colour throughout but also sports a gorgeously understated Nike logo that is stitched to the lower part of the upper body near the back of the shoe. The modern herringbone sole is sure to extend the elegant white sneaker’s life, and puts a bit of a twist on the classic look that you’re accustomed to from the Court Royale line from Nike.

Key Features

  • Classic low-profile
  • Autoclave construction
  • Large retro Swoosh logo


  • Brand: Nike
  • Model: Court Royale 2 Low
  • Sizes: 6-15

11. VANS – Sk8-Hi Casual High-Top Shoes

VANS - Sk8-Hi Casual High-Top Shoes

I’ll readily cop to the fact that I’m not a massive fan of high-top sneakers. But of course, some love them. And they certainly have a distinctive look and also provide more canvas for sneaker designers to play with. That said, this Sk8 high-top skate shoe from VANS is not precisely a sneaker, but I thought it was worthy enough to make it on this list. Made from a combination of durable canvas and suede upper, it also features a padded ankle and vulcanized waffle outsole.

Key Features

  • Canvas and leather construction
  • Lace-up high-top white sneaker for men
  • Available in a huge range of other colours


  • Brand: VANS
  • Model: Sk8-Hi Unisex Casual High-Top Skate Shoes
  • Sizes: 7.5-15

12. Everlane – The Court Sneaker

Everlane - The Court Sneaker

Once upon-a-time Everlane was but a mere startup with a subscription-based model that would send you some beautiful clothing every month. Times have changed, and Everlane is now an online fashion behemoth. As a result, the product line has expanded significantly. And yes, they now sell shoes, including this all-white men’s Court Sneaker. With true-to-size sizing, the upper is made of 100% full-grain leather, sourced from a Gold-certified tannery. And if its looks haven’t convinced you, know that this versatile leather sneaker is in-part made of recycled rubber and polyester, making it a low-impact product on the environment.

And in case none of that convinced you of the awesomeness of this sneaker from Everlane. We actually got our hands on a pair of them and did a review of the Everlane Court Sneaker.

Key Features

  • Made in Vietnam
  • 100% Full-Grain leather
  • 100% Recycled polyester lining


  • Brand: Everlane
  • Model: The Court Sneaker
  • Sizes: 7-13

13. Gola – Classic Men’s Tennis Mark Cox Trainer

Gola - Classic Men's Tennis Mark Cox Trainer

Gola is another long-time favourite of mine when it comes to sneakers. I’ve had a suede pair of them for about twelve years now, and while they certainly don’t look brand new, they’ve worn in exceptionally nicely. My history with Gola sneakers tells me one thing. They exhibit a level of quality rarely seen in today’s cutthroat world of sneaker manufacturing. The Gola Classic Men’s Tennis Mark Cox Trainer is based on a shoe that was initially worn in 1975 by tennis player Mark Cox. The white upper is combined with a gorgeous signature three stripe colour accent. And in case you’re looking for something with even more colour, this white sneaker is available in seven more inverted colour combinations.

Key Features

  • Tennis shoe inspired design
  • Retro style harkens back to the 1970’s
  • Vegan friendly construction


  • Brand: Gola
  • Model: Classics Men’s Tennis mark Cox Trainer
  • Sizes: 8-13

14. Atoms – Model 000

Atoms - Model 000

I have been lusting after this pair of white sneakers from upstart Atoms for a little while now. Hey Atoms people, I wear them in size ten, and I like them in both the Black and Ocean Blue colour. Now that I’ve completed my begging for these incredible sneakers out in the open let’s talk about the snow-white version of these bad boys. Made of a breathable material, one of the great features of the Model OOO is that it comes in quarter sizes, meaning you’ll get the perfect fit. Of course, that’s just the start of what makes this a great sneaker. First, there’s the aesthetics. Look at these things; they’re absolutely perfect in every respect. Clean lines throughout and a subtle texture that gives the shoe a signature look.

Then, of course, there’s the fact that Atoms decided to give the sneaker an antimicrobial copper insole helping to eliminate foot odour and keep your feet safe from germs. But perhaps my favourite part of Atoms sneakers is that they’ve incorporated a lacing technology that seems almost out of this world. The laces are made of some sort of magic elastic material that’s both stretchy but firm enough to keep your shoe nice and snug. What does this mean? You’ll likely only ever have to lace them up once, allowing for easy slipping on and off.

Key Features

  • Anti-microbial copper insoles
  • Elastic laces
  • Lightweight outsole


  • Brand: Atoms
  • Model: Model 000
  • Sizes: 4-15

15. JAK – Atom All White Sneaker

JAK - Atom All White Sneaker

An incredibly svelte shoe, the JAK Atom all-white was designed and crafted in Portugal and has achieved an iconic look. With a one-piece tongueless leather upper, this shoe is bound to turn the heads of nearly everyone that sees it. Made of full-grain calf leather, natural cotton laces and a cemented and stitched rubber sole, the Atom all-white shoe is bound to please.

Key Features

  • Full-grain calf leather upper
  • Ultra-soft calf leather lining
  • Cotton laces
  • Extra slim innersoles for a loose fit
  • Comes with extra laces and cotton transport bag


  • Brand: JAK
  • Model: Atom All White
  • Sizes: 6.5 to 12

16. Allbirds – Men’s Tree Runners

Allbirds Men's Tree Runners

Allbirds are the darlings of Silicon Valley. If you drew a heat-map of the United States to show where the highest concentration of Allbirds shoes is, I’m willing to bet that the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area would be glowing red hot. These breathable and super-lightweight sneakers are made from responsibly sourced eucalyptus tree fibre. That makes them unique amongst the sneakers listed here. And if this all-white look is not your particular cup of tea… wait a minute, if all-white sneakers aren’t what you’re looking for, how did you land on this page? Nevermind. Once you’ve owned a pair of Allbirds, you’ll want them in many other colour combinations, which, as luck would have it, are plentiful.

Key Features

  • Made of renewable materials
  • Machine washable
  • Minimizes odour
  • Ideal for warmer days


  • Brand: Allbirds
  • Model: Men’s Tree Runners
  • Sizes: 8-14

17. Spring Court – LA Classique B2 White

Spring Court - LA Classique B2 White

If there was ever a mid-top sneaker that I could wear with joy, the LA Classique B2 White from Sping Court is probably it. With a unique silhouette and signature four holes punctuating the rubber sole, this is a beautiful sneaker that falls squarely somewhere in between a low-top and high-top shoe. The white cotton canvas upper is a thing to behold, but once you’ve navigated to the product page, make sure to check out the bottom of the sole. The rubber outsole’s pattern and natural colour are a perfect match for the rest of the shoe.

Key Features

  • Flat cotton laces with 14 eyelets
  • Natural colour rubber outsole
  • Removable cotton top insole
  • Patented ventilated outsole


  • Brand: Spring  Court
  • Model: LA Classique B2 White
  • Sizes: 35-46

18. Greats – Royale White Sneaker

Greats - Royale White Sneaker

Another relative newcomer to the shoemaking racket, Greats, is an American company headquartered in Brooklyn. With an eye towards superior quality, Greats has narrowed its manufacturing process to sourcing its materials only from a small valley in Italy where they work with seasoned craftspeople. The result? An absolutely exceptional line of footwear. The Men’s Royale white sneaker (also available in other colours) is Great’s best-selling sneaker. And it’s easy to see why. Every pair is hand-made in Italy and crafted out of full-grain leather both on the inside and out. Meaning this is a shoe you can comfortably wear without socks. Though what kind of a monster would want to ruin fine Italian leather with their foot sweat?

Key Features

  • Premium Italian leather
  • Lined with soft-leather making socks optional
  • OrthoLite insoles provide extra cushioning
  • Waxed cotton laces


  • Brand: Greats 
  • Model: Royale
  • Sizes: 7-15

19. Gola – Classic Men’s Badminton Plimsoll Trainer

Gola - Classic Men's Badminton Plimsoll Trainer

I couldn’t end this list without including another pair of Gola sneakers. This Badminton inspired shoe has been slightly adapted throughout the years to have more of a fashion focus. The off-white men’s sneaker has a canvas and suede upper with the classic wing flash branding in Baltic blue—an affordable and beautiful white sneaker with just enough colour to impress.

Key Features

  • Canvas upper
  • Lace up plimsoll
  • Heritage style


  • Brand: Gola
  • Model: Classics Men’s Badminton Plimsoll Trainer
  • Sizes: 7-13

20. JAK – Royal Wob White Sneaker

JAK - Royal Wob White Sneaker

The Royal Wob is one of those shoes in a company’s product lineup that has the capacity to push an entire company towards a successful future. This minimalist shoe is an impressive combination of upper and sole. I chose to include it because while there is an all-white version, this black and white mixture appealed to my sense of balance. And in situations where the sole is pitted against a dark floor or street, you might even look like you’re floating on air. Made with full-grain calf leather and extra slim innersoles for a looser fit, the Royal Wob from Jak Shoes is what a white sneaker should be. Simple, elegant, refined and oozing with plenty of lux.

Key Features

  • Ultra soft calf leather lining
  • Natural cotton laces
  • Cemented and stitched rubber sole
  • Comes with extra laces and a cotton transport bag.


  • Brand: Gola
  • Model: Classics Men’s Badminton Plimsoll Trainer
  • Sizes: 7-13

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