10 Black Sneakers to Shop If You Want to Give Your White Kicks a Break
It's also a versatile color!
(SPOT.ph) Chances are, you’ve already got more than one pair of white shoes in your closet. But it wouldn’t hurt to add a few more pairs to your rotation, especially if it’s an easy color to match—like black. After all, black never goes out of style and you won’t have to worry about keeping your sneakers clean if you're thinking of making them your new, go-to pair.
We round up 10 black sneakers you can wear for every kind of look:
Old Skool (P3,498) from Vans
Your '90s-inspired look will be perfectly complemented by this pair of classic Vans. It’s originally meant to be a skate shoe, but it would go well with your T-shirt-and-jeans combo. Plus, the suede material adds more character for that laid-back feel.
Ultraboost in Core Black (P8,500) from Adidas
Here's a pair you can wear when you run errands, go to work, or hit the gym! Whether or not you’re working out, though, these sneakers from Adidas will help you nail that athleisure look you’re going for. The comfort that comes with it is a big plus.
See a list of Adidas stores.
Chuck Taylor Core High-Top Sneakers (P2,790) from Converse
Thinking of adding a grunge vibe to your outfit? Or are you looking to get into boots but aren't yet ready for the commitment? These sneakers from Converse add just the right amount of attitude. Wear it with a dark tee and denim jeans or even with a floral dress, and you’re sure to turn a few heads.
See a list of Converse stores.
Epic React in Black/Anthracite/Gunsmoke (P7,645) from Nike
This sleek pair from Nike will have you running and working out in style. The soft and supportive sole makes you feel like you’re not even breaking a sweat. The Flyknit material follows the contour of your foot and supports every movement. Bonus: You’ll look great in that post-gym mirror selfie, too.
See a list of Nike stores.
Champion Kate Spade Metallic Kid Suede in Black (P4,495) from Keds
Who says black always has to be edgy? Add a dainty little spring to your step with this chic pair from Keds. You can choose between two shoelaces—one for dressing up and one for casual days out. Warning: These sneakers might just be too pretty to wear.
See a list of Keds stores.
GrandPrø Flatform Monk Sneaker (roughly P5,148) from Cole Haan
If you’re looking for both comfort and style, look no further than this pair from Cole Haan's GrandPrø series. The super-cute design doesn’t look like your usual slip-on pair. And the best part is, you won’t even feel like you’re wearing anything because this pair promises to be light as a feather!
See a list of Cole Haan stores.
2750 EFGL3VELU Black White (P3,450) in Black White from Superga
Always dashing out the door? This three-strap pair from Superga will save you valuable time every morning because you don’t have to deal with those pesky laces. It’ll save you cleaning time, too—the black canvas hides all the unwanted dirt marks on your shoes.
See a list of Superga stores.
Tai-Chi-Reb (P5,490) from Onitsuka Tiger
You’ve got the cap, the graphic tee, distressed jeans, and now all you need is this lightweight pair from Onitsuka Tiger to complete your sporty, girl-next-door look. The black-and-white colorway makes these sneakers easy to wear with anything. The shoes also come with OrthoLite, which cushions your foot so you feel comfortable even if you’re busy going about your day.
See a list of Onitsuka Tiger stores.
Knit Runner Trainers (P4,099) from River Island
Make a statement with this chic, laceless pair from River Island. You’ll love the subtle design on the knitted upper and the brown details on the heel that make these trainers look so stylish. It’s great for athleisure or even just to spice up your everyday shirt-and-jeans pairing.
Available on Zalora.
Originals Sleek W (P5,000) from Adidas
You don’t always have to go for heels when you’re going to a special event—sometimes, you just need to find the right pair of sneakers. Adidas might not be at the top of your mind when looking for something dressy, but this effortlessly classic and clean style lives up to its name. The leather will match whatever you wear, whether it’s a pair of flowy culottes or a maxi skirt. The small gold details are a nice touch, too!
See a list of Adidas stores.