You can't go wrong with any of these classic sneaker styles. These five picks have been around for nearly two decades and are still top sellers in casual sneakers. Just choose a style and chances are you can find it available in almost any color combination imaginable.
White Leatherette Teagan Heeled Sandal. Black Leatherette Teagan Heeled Sandal. Tan Suede Stacked Heel Bootie.
Every product is independently selected by obsessive editors. Here, we talked to 16 stylish women on the one white sneaker that they always keep a fresh pair of in their closet. My favorite sneakers are white Converse High Tops and white Supergas.
Of course, some sneakerheads have always been into old-school sneakers, but overnight this obsession with vintage shoes was going mainstream. Carlos Escobar, a designer at Reebok, saw this nostalgia unfolding around the world, from the subways of New York to hip neighborhoods in Paris to the shopping streets of Berlin. Kelly Hibler, who became the GM of Reebok Classics in after 28 years at Nike, says this explosion in vintage sneakers happened across brands.
Classic sneakers have inspired the bulk of modern sneaker-wearing. Canvas high-tops, suede low-tops, leather tennis shoes—you name it, every sneaker you like right now likely takes inspiration from the past. Obviously, sports had an especially profound impact on sneakers, like track, tennis, and basketball. Those styles jumped to the street back then, and they've only continued to evolve.
The spectrum of sneakers in the market today has never been wider. On one end are the hyper-minimal kicks that will always look good because there's nothing even remotely offensive about their appearance. On the other end are hulked-out, oversized, colorful styles that seem like they were intentionally designed to look ugly.