The warmer weather presents all sorts of opportunities to pull on some sneakers.


In the late 18th century, people wore rubber soled shoes called plimsolls, but they were pretty crude—for one thing, there was no right foot or left foot.

How to Wear It

Anyway you want to, really. Make white kicks pop by pairing them with bright colored socks. Or go sockless with your chinos and shorts.

What to Look for

Whether for more off-duty occasions or simply to sport in relaxed work environments, you'll want a pair that's simple, sleek and easily adaptable.

Shown left: $108 by Le Coq Sportif