Our edit of the best white trainers for men

The bright basic should be a staple of every modern man’s wardrobe. From Uniform Standard to Unseen Footwear, here are the best…

Apart from perhaps a well-stitched, well-starched white shirt, there is nothing more essential to a modern man’s wardrobe than a bright, lightweight pair of sneakers. Easy to wear, even easier to style and destined to only get better with age, it pays to invest in the best white trainers your basics budget will stretch to.

So, whether you’re in the market for a traditional canvas tennis shoe, or a luxurious leather, heavy-stepping spin on the style, we’ve laced up a collection of the best white trainers for men below…

Uniform Standard ‘Series 8’ Sneakers

Let’s kick off with a pair of do-it-all kicks. From Uniform Standard, these elegant essentials are anything but basic — handcrafted in premium Italian leather, designed to stand straight a recycled rubber wedge outsole and with a recycled, moulded footbed to provide optimal support and comfort. They’re versatile, well-made and hardy enough to lace up all-year-round. 

Our edit of the best white trainers for men

Uniform Standard ‘Series 8’ Sneakers

£140.00

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Unseen Footwear ‘Helier’ Sneakers

Inspired by the silhouette of classic tennis shoes, the ‘Helier’ from Unseen Footwear is cut from supremely supple premium Italian Nappa leather. But these sneaks are hardly a soft touch. Buttery they may be, but the brand’s hardy ‘Margom’ sole, sturdy cotton stitching and leather footbed will keep swinging, stepping and saving you from discomfort for many months to come. 

Our edit of the best white trainers for men

Unseen Footwear ‘Helier’ Sneakers

£107.00

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Scarosso ‘Ugo Bianco’ Sneakers

They may look simple, but Scarosso’s seminal ‘Ugo Bianco’ sneakers play a delicate, difficult numbers game. They’ve got 8 perfectly-punched eyelets; threaded with white waxed laces. They’ve got white ribbed rubber soles; each standing a confident 2 centimetres tall. And they come in an expansive 14 different sizes — ensuring you the most comfortable, foot-swaddling fit. 

Our edit of the best white trainers for men

Scarosso ‘Ugo Bianco’ Sneakers

£215.00

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Aurélien ‘Cambridge’ Sneakers

The ‘Cambridge’ design from Aurélien offers up a trainer with hidden talents. On the underside of the sneaker, you’ll find a sporty rubber sole — featuring both an elegant wave pattern and brand’s logo. Inside, there are smooth calf leather linings ready to enfold your feet in luxurious comfort. And, once you start walking, you’ll discover an extra padded insole to lightly cushion your every single step. 

Our edit of the best white trainers for men

Aurélien ‘Cambridge’ Sneakers

£215.00

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Uniform Standard ‘Series 1’ Sneakers

Looking for white trainers with green credentials? We’ve got just the pair. Not only are Uniform Standard’s chic sneaks a masterclass in minimalism, they’ve also got some seriously impressive eco-friendly features. The cupsole is 70% recycled rubber, the insole 100% recycled cellulose and the footbed 100% recycled and leather-covered. Even the shoebox is recycled. Environmentally conscious? These are the lace-ups for you.

Our edit of the best white trainers for men

Uniform Standard ‘Series 1’ Sneakers

£140.00

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Unseen Footwear ‘Clement’ Sneakers

Looking for a whip-smart leather pair of sneakers to pair with your business casual style? Look no further than these chunky-soled kicks from British sneaker brand Unseen Footwear. Crafted completely from the highest premium quality Italian leather, they feature a silhouette is inspired by an ‘AF1’ sole — sporty, but more than ready to put a spring in your boardroom step. 

Our edit of the best white trainers for men

Unseen Footwear ‘Clement’ Sneakers

£99.00

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Scarosso ‘Ryan’ Sneakers

Perfect for pitches, tracks or courts, this style statement of a sneaker from Scarosso is ideal for conjuring up memories of the eighties. Inspired by vintage German army trainers, these athletic kicks are crafted from a combination of grey and white, smooth and textured leathers; they walk on durable rubber soles and are tightly pulled together with waxed cotton laces.

Our edit of the best white trainers for men

Scarosso ‘Ryan’ Sneakers

£185.00

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Mulo ‘Off-White’ Sneakers

We know, we know. Off-white is, by definition, not technically white. But these highly versatile unbuckle sneakers from Mulo are even more adaptable thanks to their subtler colour. They boast minimal clean lines, premium perforated material construction and sublimely-finished details — including a smooth back collar and tonal leather trim They may be off-white, but they’re on point.

Our edit of the best white trainers for men

Mulo ‘Off-White’ Sneakers

£175.00

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