White shoes, once the preserve of tennis players and brides, are now the epitome of chic. Fresh, clean and polished – they give off a pulled together vibe. Plus they contrast beautifully with tanned legs.

But the choice is vast, (sandals, sneakers, loafers, flats) and the opportunities for sartorial mishaps high. So here’s our guide to how to style white shoes…

The lowdown: what to wear with white shoes

Newsflash: white goes with pretty much anything. From feminine floral dresses to androgynous suits. But you need to team the right kind of white shoes with your outfit. You need to factor in the event (wedding to picnic), the environment (beach restaurant v boardroom) and what you need to achieve (walking through festival fields or dancing till dawn). Here’s our guide to nailing what to wear with white shoes.

The lowdown: what to wear with white shoes

Newsflash: white goes with pretty much anything. From feminine floral dresses to androgynous suits. But you need to team the right kind of white shoes with your outfit. You need to factor in the event (wedding to picnic), the environment (beach restaurant v boardroom) and what you need to achieve (walking through festival fields or dancing till dawn). Here’s our guide to nailing what to wear with white shoes.

Best white shoes for casual weekend wear

Get your kicks. White sneakers come into their own here – adding a utilitarian edge to a pretty floral dress or softening a pair of frayed edged denim jeans. As practical as they are stylish, they’re the perfect white shoes for running errands – looking as good at a chi chi brunch as they do walking the dog in the park.

One of FitFlop’s most popular (and comfortable) shoes, the Rally’s paired back design makes it the perfect foil for pretty prints. Rally is the ultimate in off duty chic.

One of FitFlop’s most popular (and comfortable) shoes, the Rally’s paired back design makes it the perfect foil for pretty prints. Rally is the ultimate in off duty chic.

Best white shoes for work

Work requires you to look polished, and nothing says this ‘I’ve got this’ like white. Keep things professional with simple unfussy shoes. These choices work well with cropped fitted trousers/a colour block midi skirt and a counterbalancing a feminine blouse. Perfect for nailing the ‘smart casual’ dress code.

Simply chic, these luxe slides are the business. The layering of two pressure absorbing midsoles guarantee extra comfort, whilst the clean design is flattering on the feet.

Simply chic, these luxe slides are the business. The layering of two pressure absorbing midsoles guarantee extra comfort, whilst the clean design is flattering on the feet.

Best white shoes for jeans

There are some no-no’s here. Too smart looks wrong. Too embellished can look fussy. But the right white shoes with jeans are a great look. Keep the vibe casual and echo the workwear aesthetic of denim.

The Gogh Pro has a stylish, sturdy shape that feels modern and chic. With built in arch contour and amazing microboard wobble midsoles, they work hard to keep you looking, and feeling, great.

The Gogh Pro has a stylish, sturdy shape that feels modern and chic. With built in arch contour and amazing microboard wobble midsoles, they work hard to keep you looking, and feeling, great.

Best white shoes for an evening look

A beachy evening vibe works best with these white shoes. Think floaty and relaxed dresses in saturated hues. The embellishment/detailing up the glamour factor. Team with an attention grabbling pedicure and bon viveur attitude.

The perfect party shoes, these are amongst the most eye catching of FitFlop footwear. Plus their air foam cushioning and impact pillows ensure you’ll be the last one on the dance floor.

The perfect party shoes, these are amongst the most eye catching of FitFlop footwear. Plus their air foam cushioning and impact pillows ensure you’ll be the last one on the dance floor.

So now you know the best white shoes out there and what to wear with them. From weekend wear to summer evening parties we’ve got you covered. Now all you need are the invites…