Best White Sneakers for Women
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Best White Sneakers for Women
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CLASSIC FOR A REASON

Fall might conjure up images of brown boots and polished flats, but there's one summery style that's such a classic it has staying power all year round: white sneakers. Unlike some fanciful designer shoes, white sneakers never go out of style, making them a versatile edition to any closet. Whether you want a pair for getting active or just running around town, we've tracked down 20 pairs that earn plenty of raves. 

(Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

Tretorn Nylite Plus
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BEST FOR EVERY DAY: TRETORN NYLITE PLUS


Price: $70 | Buy them at Zappos
A classic style and a durable, substantial sole make these Tretorns perfect for a casual day running errands or meeting up with friends. They're also streamlined enough to pair perfectly with everything from jeans and workout pants to casual skirts and dresses.

Keds Champion
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BEST CLASSIC: KEDS CHAMPION


Price: $40 | Buy them at DSW
Why not rock the same shoes you wore as a kid? These canvas Keds go with everything and look great with no-show socks. A cushioned insole keeps them comfy, and you'll still find the iconic blue tag on the back of the heel.

Skechers Premiums
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BEST FOR MORE SUPPORT: SKECHERS PREMIUMS


Price: $40 | Buy them at Zappos
Great for someone who needs more day-to-day support, these Skechers have a shock-absorbing midsole, amply padded collar and tongue, and a flexible, non-skid rubber sole. They also come in extra-wide widths.

Reebok Lifestyle Princess
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BEST '80S THROWBACK: REEBOK LIFESTYLE PRINCESS


Price: $50 | Buy them at Zappos
If you lived through the '80s, chances are you had a pair of snow-white Reeboks, or you knew someone who did — and wanted their shoes. Relive the magic with these sleek synthetic leather sneakers. Features include a soft terry lining and a cushioned footbed.

Keds Champion Leather
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BEST SLIP-ON: KEDS CHAMPION LEATHER


Price: $50 | Buy them at Zappos
Prefer leather? It doesn't get any sleeker than this pair of classic, stretch-to-fit Keds. Also available in narrow and wide widths, they feature a slight wedge heel and a textured rubber sole that provides plenty of traction.

Easy Spirit Regine
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BEST SUPPORTIVE WALKING SHOE: EASY SPIRIT REGINE


Price: $50 | Buy them at DSW
This traditional-looking walking shoe earns raves for its support. You'll get a durable leather upper, secure-fit lacing system, removable foam insole, shock-absorbing rubber sole, and plenty of padding throughout. Wide widths are available.

New Balance 411 Cush
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BEST WALKING SHOE FOR WIDE OR NARROW FEET: NEW BALANCE 411 CUSH


Price: $60 | Buy them at Kohl's
These New Balance sneakers have all the supportive features you need in a walking shoe, but in a slightly sleeker package. The perforated leather upper keeps air moving, and the shock-absorbing heel keeps you stepping confidently. They also come in wide and narrow widths.

Nike Run Swift
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BEST RUNNING SHOE: NIKE RUN SWIFT


Price: $70 | Buy them at DSW
If your fitness routine involves more than walking, grab these supportive Nikes. The foam-injected sole and removable cushioned footbed make for a soft landing if you're pounding away on the treadmill, road, or tennis court.

New Balance WX608V4
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BEST CROSS-TRAINER: NEW BALANCE WX608V4


Price: $70 | Buy them at Zappos
A traditional cross-trainer that can handle everything from aerobics to weight-training, this pair of leather New Balance sneakers has plenty of padding and ample shock absorbtion. They come in narrow and wide widths, too.

Skechers Gratis Mesh Bungee
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BEST MESH SLIP-ON: SKECHERS GRATIS MESH BUNGEE


Price: $45 | Buy them at Skechers
Let your feet breathe easy in these casual slip-on sneakers. They have bungee laces and an air-cooled memory foam footbed, plus a shock-absorbing midsole to keep your feet feeling great on long, errand-packed days.

Nike Tanjun
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BEST MESH LACE-UP: NIKE TANJUN


Price: $65 | Buy them at DSW
Prefer regular laces? These Nikes keep things airy and sleek with a mesh no-sew upper that will mold to your feet. The midsole has plenty of cushioning and shock absorption, while the outsole is flexible enough to handle active days with aplomb.

Champion Gusto Performance Cross Trainer
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BEST CHEAP ATHLETIC SNEAKER: CHAMPION GUSTO PERFORMANCE CROSS TRAINER


Price: $25 | Buy them at Payless
You can still get a comfy pair of fresh white kicks without overspending. These Champion trainers have a breathable upper, padded collar, memory-foam insole, and lightweight outsole.

Old Navy Canvas Sneakers
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BEST CHEAP EVERYDAY SNEAKER: OLD NAVY CANVAS SNEAKERS


Price: $17 | Buy them at Old Navy
When you want that classic Keds look without the price, these Old Navy stand-ins will do the trick nicely. The low price doesn't mean the shoe skimps on comfort: You're still getting a cushioned memory foam insole.

Allbirds Wool Runners
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BEST WOOL: ALLBIRDS WOOL RUNNERS


Price: $95 | Buy them at Allbirds
If you've got a little more to spend, try out these merino wool sneakers for the ultimate in softness. Yup, they're still water-resistant, as well as moisture-wicking and odor-resistant. Toss 'em in the washer if they get dirty.

Ecco Soft 7
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BEST SPLURGE: ECCO SOFT 7


Price: $150 | Buy them at Nordstrom
Treat yourself to plenty of comfort and style with these Eccos, featuring a full-grain leather upper, stylish toe cap, and removable comfort insole. A subtly contrasting logo and heel add to the allure.

Steve Madden Lancer
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BEST FOR FASHIONISTAS: STEVE MADDEN LANCER


Price: $55 | Buy them at Zappos
Just pull on these Steve Maddens for ample street chic. The neoprene and rubber upper is embellished with laces that traverse the entire shoe, and a pull tab makes putting them on a cinch.

Puma Basket Heart
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BEST FOR FASHIONISTAS: PUMA BASKET HEART


Price: $40 | Buy them at 6pm
Striped oversized laces make these synthetic leather Pumas into definite head-turners. A cushioned footbed and padded tongue and collar keep them as comfy as they are cute.

Sperry Top-Sider Pier View
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BEST BOAT SHOE: SPERRY TOP-SIDER PIER VIEW


Price: $55 | Buy them at DSW
Opt for a fresh nautical style with this pair of canvas Sperry slip-ons, which are versatile enough for everything from bermudas and capris to your favorite sundresses. They're embellished with distinctive leather laces for boardwalk-ready style.

Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars
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BEST RETRO HIGH-TOP: CONVERSE CHUCK TAYLOR ALL-STARS


Price: $55 | Buy them at Zappos
For years, All-Stars have been the go-to white high top — and why not? You get the classic rubber toe cap, subtle red and blue piping, a padded footbed, and a sleek canvas upper embellished with that iconic star logo.

Vans Sk8-Hi Core Classics
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BEST STREET STYLE: VANS SK8-HI CORE CLASSICS


Price: $65 | Buy them at Zappos
Go a little sleeker with these tone-on-tone high-top Vans, featuring a suede and canvas upper, cotton lining, a padded, triple-stitched collar, and a foam insert.