Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

The Sneaker Of The Summer Is Meant To Be Messed Up

  1. Begin
    op
    Photographed by YoungJun Koo.

    496

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    There's probably no shoe more popular this summer than the sneaker, in all its forms: From puffy dunks to performance trainers to colorful, patterned, printed plimsolls, the lace-up, rubber-soled shoe is one of the biggest trends of the season. But, if there's one from the bunch that has always been a shoe-rotation regular, it's the white sneaker.

    Wearing white sneaks right out of the box might feel like a dangerous thing (stay away, red-wine drinkers!), but we all know that a pristine pair is an impossible dream. Plus, they look way better scuffed up and stained (come hither, red-wine drinkers, and let's toast). Click through to see six styles that stick with the classic — without being too precious about things, either.

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Rescue Dogs & Nail Art — 'Nuff Said

To say we're big on shopping is what could politely be called a big, fat "No, duh." We elevate shopping to more than just a hobby — to us, it's a full-time job and one we approach with the same diligence, research, and know-how as our actual careers. It's not just about clothes — we shop for every aspect of our lives read

Food & Drinks

The Best Vegan & Gluten-Free Recipes For The Holidays

Whether or not you follow a gluten-free or vegan diet on the regular, you can't deny the power of a refreshing salad or hearty, roasted veggie during this time of year, when there's a plethora of gingerbread men, candy canes, pie, and eggnog. It's all about balance, right? From vegan cornbread to a fresh take on kale read