Six Sneakers for Summer

Why Off-White Is the New White for Sneakers

May 19, 2016 Style By Photo by Henry Phillips
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For years, pure-white sneakers have set the hot-weather footwear standard, but this season a slightly askew variation has taken hold. Brands are now offering off-white sneakers as an alternative to squeaky-clean kicks, from premium-leather low-tops to classic canvas high-tops. To explore the microcosm of off-white, we’ve compiled the best sneakers ready for the summer heat.


Chuck Taylor All Star II by Converse $75


Vans Snake Leather Sk8-Hi Reissue by Vans $95


1550 by New Balance $100


Air Odyssey Premium by Nike $115


Tanino Low by Buttero $265


22 Tennis Sneaker by Maison Margiela $539
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John Zientek

John Zientek is Gear Patrol's style editor and in-house guitar authority. He grew up on the West Coast.

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