The once sober white sneaker, that was most well-known for playing tennis in, has turned into a strong fashion trend that goes with everything. Big fashion firms firms like Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo and Tod’s, among others, have included the white sneaker in their lineup, taking it from the world of sports to becoming a tremendously personal fundamental fashion element.
Big fashion firms firms like Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo and Tod’s, among others, have included the white sneaker in their lineup, taking it from the world of sports to become a tremendously personal fundamental fashion element.
Elegant and sober, the YSL sneakers come in leather and white cotton with green laces, rubber soles, multi-colored glitter decorating the top part of the heel, and a patch that displays an embroidered diamond, also in green, surrounded in silver glitter.
The typical Ace model by Gucci has come out now with real snakeskin patches and very detailed embroidery work with colored crystals placed above the brand’s iconic three red and green stripes. The heel has a purple snake design. They are made entirely in Italy, with a rubber sole and white calfskin.
Dior’s sneakers are the best example of this the cosmopolitan urban style for the 21st century professional woman who seeks distinction, comfort, and style. These new sneakers, made of leather with white calfskin facing, show a small serigraph of a silver bee with the initials CD, distinctive of Dior’s designs, and a sole with the French firm’s star motif.
The French Maison Louis Vuitton was not to be left behind. Its Frontrow design, a remake of the traditional tennis shoe, is made of the best smooth calfskin. It displays unique details such as the distinctive and finely made flower mosaic next to the firm’s monogram, as well as eyelets with impressive rivets.
Prestigious firm Jimmy Choo is offering a most peculiar sneaker this season. It is made of a mesh fabric that practically hugs the form of the foot. It displays tonal details and rich embroidery. The elastic laces cross over the front and extend to the ankle in truly minimalist form. The rubber sole is totally flexible, which adds greater comfort to this original design.
Made in Italy one hundred percent, these white calfskin sneakers boast metal details and the engraved brand, as well as metal eyelets and straps with geometric tassels. The rubber soles have relief points for better shock absorption. ■