White trainers have developed into a huge fashion trend this season, with the likes of Gucci and Jil Sander sending gleaming white footwear down the spring/summer 2015 runways.
To help you get the look, we’ve rounded up the freshest white kicks on the market for all budgets, from streetwear specialists to high street brands.
Whether this is your first foray into high fashion trainers or you’re a true sneakerhead, you’re sure to find your perfect pair below.
1. Filling Pieces Mountain Cut Low Sneaker
Amsterdam-based Filling Pieces have looked to nature for inspiration this season, adding an extra level of interest to these plain white shoes by embossing them with a python-effect texture.
Finished with glistening metal eyelets, these luxurious trainers are definitely for the more avant-garde trainer fan.
Available at End Clothing, priced £249.
2. Converse Jack Purcell Special Canvas Sneakers
Based on a design worn and loved by 1930s badminton star Jack Purcell, these classic sneakers combine a preppy silhouette with modern minimalist detailing.
They also perform to a sporting standard, coming complete with Ortholite cushioning in the sole for all-day comfort.
Available at Mr Porter, priced £80.
3. Cos Leather Sneakers
Taken from Swedish label Cos’ collaboration with luxury e-tailer Mr Porter, these pared-back trainers ooze simplicity and sophistication.
Inspired by Modernist architecture, the sharp sweeping lines and seamless upper combine to produce a clean and versatile silhouette.
Available at Mr Porter, priced £89.
4. Nike Air Huarache Premium White & Gum Pack
If you’re into nostalgic trainer designs, this chunky pair by Nike is sure to please.
Debuting back in 1991, the Air Huarache model proved an instant hit for runners and fashion fans alike, and this season the brand has given them a seriously cool all-white makeover, with just a hint of colour provided by the vintage gum sole.
Available at Size?, priced £95.
5. Fred Perry x Drake’s Spencer Leather Trainers
Combining Fred Perry’s authentic tennis-inspired designs with British label Drake’s signature prints, this leather pair sees a splash of gentlemanly pattern complement the all-white leather upper.
Taken from Drake’s archives, the blue paisley motif joins Fred Perry’s simple gold laurel reef emblem, adding a subtle hint of detail to the otherwise plain design.
Available at END Clothing, priced £75.
6. ASOS Trainers With Snakeskin Effect
Great value trainers don’t get much slicker than this. Coming in at just £35, this crisp pair by e-tail giant ASOS merges a simple silhouette with touch of snakeskin texture for an all-round elegant finish.
A padded ankle cuff and textured grip tread add extra comfort and practicality to the strikingly stylish design.
Available at ASOS, priced £35.
7. Saint Laurent Leather Sneakers
From great value to high-end design, we can already feel trainer lovers lusting after this luxurious pair by Saint Laurent.
Utilising a traditional round toe shape, they have a slight air of vintage about them, only heightened by the sportswear-inspired red patch to the heel, perforated side detailing and raw rubber edging.
Available at Mr Porter, priced £355.
8. Zara White Trainers
Modern minimalism has become a signature of Zara’s menswear arm, with the Spanish retailer continually churning out clean-lined wardrobe basics at accessible price points.
These all-white trainers are no exception, with the novel brown leather heel tab and pin point perforation adding depth to a seemingly simple design.
Available at Zara, priced £39.99.
9. Adidas Men’s Superstar 80s Clean Sneakers
We’re not used to seeing a pair of adidas trainers absent of its signature stripes, but this aptly titled ‘clean’ pair boasts a refined look thanks to the distinct lack of branding.
Crafted from premium white leather and finished with the trademark rubber toe cap, this modern take on the iconic Superstar silhouette is perfect for those that want to sidestep the now ubiquitous Stan Smith model.
Available at Oki-ni, priced £90.
10. Vans Old Skool Trainers
Old Skool by name and by nature, these almost blinding bright trainers by Californian brand Vans see a classic shoe transformed into something refreshingly contemporary.
If you’re a fan of Vans’ signature model, you’ll be glad to see that the side stripe and waffle tread haven’t disappeared, keeping all of those skate-inspired features firmly in place.
Available at ASOS, priced £50.
11. Asics Gel Lyte III Triple White Edition
With a heritage spanning back to 1989, it’s clear to see that the sporting influence of the eighties hasn’t left this pumped up pair of runners by Asics.
However, the Japanese athletic label has given its signature Gel Lyte III model a sleek updated for the present day via a clean all-white finish, with nothing but subtle embossed branding to catch your eye.
Available at END Clothing, priced £92.
12. Common Projects Achilles Perforated Leather Low Top Sneakers
New York-based footwear label Common Projects has treated trainer fans to a beautifully simple pair of white trainers for the new season.
Covered in tiny pin holes yet retaining a sleek and smooth silhouette, this perforated iteration of the 2004-born brand’s now iconic Achilles model will quickly become a go-to option through summer.
Available at Mr Porter, priced £295.
13. ETQ Low 1 White Gioia
This beautiful leather pair by Amsterdam-based ETQ are both minimal and versatile.
The grained upper feels luxurious and elegant, while the exposed stitching and layered rubber add a modern urban edge, enabling them to be paired with tailoring as easily as they can track pants and a sweatshirt.
Featuring a full calf leather lining and insole, they come in a branded box with a dust bag and spare set of waxed laces.
Available at etq-amsterdam.com, priced approximately £172 (€235).
14. Article No 0502-0234 Trainers
Futuristic pieces with a retro edge have become the trademark of mysterious US label article no, with very little information currently available on the brand or its products.
However, this hasn’t stopped its trainers from quickly gaining a cult following, with this modern pair going straight onto our wish list.
Available at article-number.com, priced approximately £163 ($250).
15. Eytys Mother Canvas Sneaker
Stockholm-based Eytys is known for giving classic footwear designs a quirky, artistic update, which carries through to its ‘Mother’ silhouette for spring/summer 2015.
The elevated sole and brass-coloured eyelets take this simple shoe from basic to bold, with the brand’s signature purple heel loop completing the fun and whimsical feel.
Available at END Clothing, priced £89.