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The Classic White Sneaker

The classic white sneaker has become a fashion staple and it feels like this trend is here to stay.

You can hardly refresh your Instagram feed without the image of an impeccably styled woman wearing classic white sneakers or versions of Stan Smiths popping up.

We have Pheobe Philo to thank, In 2010, the British designer  took her bow at the Celine Spring 2011 show wearing white Adidas Stan Smiths and just like that, the return of the classic trainers was sealed.

In the  years to follow, white sneakers have been spotted on just about every street style star, stylist and fashion editor and now its become a wardrobe staple.

Since I live in NYC, a walking city,I have always felt better during the day dressing practical with my fashion. Whether it was when my girls were young and I had school runs and errands, or now commuting through the different busy area’s of NY, I prefer to be dressed comfortably to make walking easier. I am so grateful for the classic white sneaker being a trend that’s here to stay, as I can still feel chic wearing a great outfit with a classic white sneaker and can also feel comfortable walking through the city.

My personal favorites are the white Common Projects, the Golden Goose, Isabel Marant’s version of Stan Smith’s  and the Alexander Mqueen platform when I’m wearing longer pants.





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