35 Outfits That Make Basic White Sneakers Look Peak 2024


I bet there's at least one pair of white sneakers sitting in your closet. Maybe you don't consider them the most exciting pair of shoes you own. Or perhaps you love them so much you've nearly worn them into the ground. Either way, one thing is clear: White sneakers are a staple item proven to be more than a passing shoe trend. It's finally time we curate our all-time favorite white-sneaker outfits.

I wouldn't be surprised if you found yourself in a rut when deciding what to wear with your plain sneakers. Naturally, I have a few ideas in mind. Making your staple sneakers feel up-to-date and trendy comes down to having a few fresh styling ideas. Simple choices like pairing them with a denim maxi skirt instead of basic jeans or draping a sweater over your shoulders can make a world of difference.

Let this serve as the outfit inspiration to end all outfit inspiration posts. Once you soak in and save, pin, or screenshot the following 35 white-sneaker outfits, you'll never be at a loss for what to wear with your kicks again. Then read up on how to keep your sneakers in pristine condition and shop the hottest trending pairs.


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Jeans are cool, but swapping them for a denim maxi skirt with your white sneakers creates an easy and extremely on-trend look. 


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Adding retro white sneakers can tone down the workwear vibe of tailored staples like button-downs and blazers. 


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Transition your relaxed trousers into the weekend with a graphic tee and your go-to white sneakers.


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Next time you throw on jeans and a blazer, tie a contrasting sweater over your shoulder for a quick but very 2023 addition.


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There's nothing more classic than a double-denim ensemble, and a crisp pair of white sneakers is the key to making the combo look casual.


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Flat white sneakers look especially cool with of-the-moment cargo pants and a simple tee.


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On extra-hot days, you'll want to reach for shorts, a tank top, and sneakers. Wear pieces in the same tone, and your outfit will instantly look pulled together. 


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Layering pieces in off-white and beige shades never fails to look chic and expensive. A classic pair of white sneakers fits the vibe to a T.


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A tailored vest and trousers are an easy yet ultra-polished combo. Reach for white sneakers instead of loafers or heels to give it a more casual, low-key spin.


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French women already know this, but replacing your plain white tee with a striped one is a simple way to add a fresh, slightly preppy feel. 


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A monochrome look with trousers creates a canvas for trendier accessories, like a pair of New Balance 550 sneakers, to shine. 


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While sneakers might not be your first instinct when wearing a column skirt, I love the cool downtown feel they bring to the otherwise dressier silhouette.


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Tucking a button-down shirt into cargo pants and adding sneakers is a great way to add a dose of polish to an otherwise relaxed look.


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Looking pulled together in leggings and sneakers comes down to adding a few key items like a baseball hat, boxy blazer, and crew socks.


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There's nothing more forward-looking than the contrast of an ultra-feminine silhouette like a full skirt and sporty white sneakers. Try it out, and people will mistake you for a fashion person.


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A T-shirt, denim shorts, and sneakers is our summer uniform. Bring the look into 2024 with the addition of a leather bomber jacket.


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A polished cardigan like this one with gold buttons is incredibly chic when paired with simple essentials like a white tee, jeans, and sneakers. 


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A crisp button-down and tailored miniskirt create a pretty polished look. Retro sneakers can make the combo a tad more easygoing.


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Calling all lazy dressers! Here's proof that your most effortless outfits can still be cool. Try cuffing the bottom of your puddle jeans to add a bit of structure to an otherwise relaxed look.


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Retro sneakers are the ultimate way to make a business-casual look feel more relaxed and casual.


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Jeans, a tee, and sneakers—it doesn't get any more classic than that. A high-neck top makes this outfit feel ultra elevated but just still easy to put together.


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A striped sweater and baseball hat lend a cool and preppy feel to leggings and sneakers that tie the whole thing together.


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A sweater, miniskirt, sneakers, and crew socks are the easy spring outfit you didn't know you needed. 


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When keeping your look classic (think jeans, a white tank, and white sneakers), a single eye-catching accessory like a bright bag can instantly make the outfit feel fresh and forward. 


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Draping a sweater over your shoulders is an easy way to make any outfit with casual sneakers more modern.


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Don't forget about socks. A good pair of crew socks can make the difference between a plain outfit and a considered one.


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Bring your wardrobe classics like jeans and button-downs into 2024 when you opt for an of-the-moment pair of white sneakers.


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It doesn't get any easier than a matching set. You'll look pulled together in seconds without trying.


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In the summer, ground a pretty maxi dress with sporty sneakers for a cool contrast.


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Combining neutral shades like cream, beige, and camel is always a good idea.


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Don't overthink it. A shirtdress is a great one-and-done outfit to throw on with sneakers.


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Parachute pants and retro sneakers just immediately feel so 2024.


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A cute matching workout set will have you looking put together without even trying. Bonus points if you wear one with interesting details, like a one-shoulder top and pretty color.


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The cool outfit you'll see everywhere this summer? You're looking at it. A basic tank, maxi skirt, and white sneakers feel undeniably fresh. 


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Of course, when in doubt, a matching sweat set will never fail you for travel days or coffee runs. Just grab a cool bag and call it a day.

Senior Editor

Anna is an editor on the fashion team at Who What Wear and has been at the company for over five years, having begun her career in the Los Angeles office before relocating to New York, where she's currently based. Having always been passionate about pursuing a career in fashion, she built up her experience interning at the likes of Michael Kors, A.L.C., and College Fashionista before joining the team as a post-graduate assistant editor. Anna has penned a number of interviews with Who What Wear's cover stars over the years, including A-listers Megan Fox, Issa Rae, and Emma Chamberlain. She's earned a reputation for scouting new and emerging brands from across the globe and championing them to our audience of millions. While fashion is her main wheelhouse, Anna led the launch of WWW Travels last year, a new lifestyle vertical that highlights all things travel through a fashion-person lens. She is passionate about shopping vintage, whether it be at a favorite local outpost or an on-the-road discovery, and has amassed a wardrobe full of unique finds. When she's not writing, you can find her shooting street imagery on her film camera, attempting to learn a fourth or fifth language, or planning her next trip across the globe.