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White Shoes: Your Guide to Finding the Ideal Match

A pair of crisp and clean white shoes instantly elevates any ensemble by adding instant, relaxed fashion cred.

Simple, clean, classic, fashionable, and flexible—these are just some of the characteristics of white shoes that make them the top choice among shoe lovers and enthusiasts!

That said, the qualities of the best shoes still boil down to comfort, fit, and performance. Add KURU to your white-shoe collection, and you’ll experience comfort and support while sporting our stylish designs.

The technology behind our KURU all-white shoes emphasizes a perfect ergonomic fit, so you can wear them for any occasion with less pain.

Elevate Your Style with Versatile Shades and Styles

White shoes have been a popular footwear option for decades. They are versatile and can be worn with a variety of outfits, from casual to formal. White shoes come in a range of styles, including sneakers, sandals, and dress shoes, making them suitable for any occasion.

One of the benefits of white shoes is that they can be used to make a statement or add a pop of color to an outfit. They are also a classic choice that never goes out of style, making them a good investment for your wardrobe. White shoes can be paired with neutral colors or bold prints, making them a versatile option.

Another advantage of white shoes is that they can create the illusion of longer legs, which can be especially flattering when wearing skirts or shorts. They can also be used to create a monochromatic look, which is both chic and sophisticated. White shoes can be a great way to elevate any outfit, whether you’re dressing up or keeping it casual.

  • Woman sitting wearing KURU ROAM white shoes.

Pair Your White Footwear

White shoes can instantly elevate your look. Here are some simple style tips for women and men alike!


  • Long coat and white shoes
    Pair your white shoes with a camel-colored long coat, black jeans, a white shirt, and shades for a casual yet elegant look.
    Long coat and white shoes
  • Graphic tee and white shoes
    Achieve a casual, comfy look while expressing your mood with a graphic shirt, blue jeans, and white shoes. Level up your fashion style with accessories like a backpack and a watch.
    Graphic tee and white shoes
  • Dress and white shoes
    One go-to pair is a black dress and white shoes. If you want something more uncommon, try a blue velvet dress with white shoes and a cute black purse.
    Dress and white shoes
  • Shorts and white shoes
    If you prefer a summer outfit to workout attire, wear slim, low-cut shoes with no socks. Couple it with comfortable, well-fitted shorts and a plain, slim-fit shirt to achieve a stylish, effortless look.
    Shorts and white shoes
  • Chinos and white shoes
    For a laid-back and relaxed style, pair your white shoes with chinos. Or wear a pair of jogger pants and simple white sneakers with a plain, urban tee. You can put on a matching hoodie or another casual jacket to spice up your attire.
    Chinos and white shoes
  • Black jeans and white shoes
    For a minimalist look, pair white shoes with black jeans that are slim-fit and properly tapered. As for the white sneakers, they must be lean and clean in design. Choose a black top with a jacket or coat for a classy look. Spice things up a bit with metallic jewelry.
    Black jeans and white shoes
  • Suit and white shoes
    If you want to add some fun personality to your business casual attire, pair your suit with white sneakers. Wear ankle socks, and keep your sneakers clean and bright to create a youthful, stylish look.
    Suit and white shoes
  • Slack and white shoes
    Some of the best colors of slacks for white shoes are navy, tan, blue, white, red, beige, and light gray. A simple button-down or polo shirt, tan slacks, and white shoes are perfect for warm weather.
    Slack and white shoes

Shoe Care Tips

Follow these simple tips to keep your white shoes looking their best for years to come.

Here are some tips to make your white boots, white sandals, white leather shoes, or white nursing shoes clean and last longer:

  1. Rub, don’t scrub: scrubbing shoes—especially those made from delicate materials like suede or leather—can cause tears and scuffs. This damage is particularly visible on white shoes. If you want to clean your white shoes, rub them gently with a soft cloth or brush instead. For larger stains, use a shoe cleaner and gently apply and wipe off.
  2. Never put your canvas white shoes in a washing machine: it may sound convenient to drop your shoes in the washing machine, but this prolonged spinning motion can risk shortening the life of your shoes or damaging them. It’s best to clean each pair by hand to remove dirt without unnecessary strain.
  3. Regularly apply water-repellent spray: prevention is always better than cure. Instead of repairing already damaged shoes, prolong their condition with water-repellent spray, like kuru shield. This helps protect your footwear against the elements and keep them looking clean and new for longer.

The Color Psychology of White

Learn more about the meanings behind the colors we wear and how we can craft the perfect color palette to accomplish our goals.

Whether you wear white boots, white canvas shoes, or white running shoes, you’ll more likely love them for their simple, sleek, and timeless design. Appreciate white even more by learning more about its color psychology and meaning.

Clean, pure, and innocent: one major symbolism of white is purity and innocence. This is why brides wear white during their weddings. Nurses also wear white nursing shoes to uphold cleanliness and efficiency.

New beginning: while also represents a new beginning. Whether it’s about starting a new career path, getting into a new relationship, or traveling to a foreign place, white is often associated with a new chapter in your life.

Calm and comforting: the color white gives you a sense of calmness and comfort. It believes your aching soul, allows you to hope, and discards the negative aspects of your life.


  • What should I wear with white shoes?

    As white shoes go well with almost everything, you can wear them with shorts, chinos, black jeans, various colors of trousers, and even a suit. Women can also wear an outfit that combines a casual and elegant look with white shoes and long coats, graphic tees, crop tops, dresses, and ripped jeans.

  • Can I use custom orthotics with KURU shoes?

    Due to the anatomical shape of the KURUSOLE, custom orthotics with a rounded heel fit best inside our shoes. If the underside of the custom orthotic (the part that sits on the footbed) is squared off, then it may not fit into our deep heel cup—which is rounded like your foot.

    That said, many of our customers tell us the KURUSOLE technology offers better support and stability than they expected, and that they don’t need to wear their custom orthotics with KURU shoes.

  • How is the arch support of KURU shoes?

    KURU shoes deliver excellent arch support without the need for thick inserts or expensive, custom orthotics.

    Superior arch support starts with our patented KURUSOLE technology, which delivers natural cushioning and dynamically hugs your heel with every step. Every foot is unique, and our ULTIMATE INSOLES adapt to fit your needs by using your own body heat to custom-mold to the shape of your feet over time.

    The corrective nature of our superior arch support is designed to neutralize your weight distribution and place your foot in the best anatomical position. This support can take some getting used to. We suggest slowly breaking in your new shoes over the course of 2–3 weeks.

  • I just received a pair of your shoes and my feet are sore/hurt after wearing them. Why is that?

    Some customers experience tenderness when they first start wearing a new pair of KURUs.That’s ok! Your body may need time to adjust to the new levels of anatomical support you experience with our patented KURUSOLE technology.

    Our shoes are also designed to mold to your unique foot shape, which takes a bit of a break-in period.

    To help mitigate this, we suggest you follow our break-in procedure, including wearing your KURUs for a couple hours perday around the house in the first couple of weeks as they break in and form to your foot.

Key Considerations Before Making Your Purchase

Wondering if white shoes are the right addition to your wardrobe? Here’s what you need to think about before making a purchase.

  • Design
    When choosing between basic white shoes, luxury shoes, sports shoes, low-top, or high-top white shoes, consider your current wardrobe as well as your preferred style and design.
  • Fit and size
    The best white shoes for you should fit perfectly and have the right size. Remember that your feet naturally expand throughout the day—especially when it’s hot—so consider this when selecting your white shoes.
    Fit and size
  • Quality
    Whether you’re looking for white leather shoes, white nursing shoes, or white sandals, verify the quality of the pair you’re looking at first. Check the materials used, their durability, sturdiness, grip, flexibility, and more.
  • Comfort and support
    Although design is a great factor to consider when choosing white shoes, do not compromise comfort or support. Get a pair that offers superior arch, heel, and ankle support, as well as soft cushioning.
    Comfort and support
  • Style
    The type of white shoes you’ll choose depends on your activities, work, and routine. For example, if you’re into sport-related activities, you’ll need white running shoes, white tennis shoes, or other quality white athletic shoes. If you only need one for short-distance walks, then white sandals would be right for you.

Three Layers of Support

At KURU, we pride ourselves on our unique approach to shoe design. We believe that shoes should be shaped to fit the natural contours of your feet, which is why we create every pair in three distinct support layers, not just an insole.

Our revolutionary ergonomic design starts with a curved footbed and adds unparalleled triple-layer support that includes shock-absorbing KURUCLOUD, heel-cupping KURUSOLE, and arch-supporting ULTIMATE INSOLES. The result? Shoes that are so comfortable you’ll stop thinking about your feet.

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  • How KURU brings relief


    Whether you walk, jump, or run, these activities can cause a lot of stress and pressure on your heel. In turn, it will result in foot and even knee and hip pain. Thanks to our KURUSOLE technology, you get the highest level of arch, heel, and ankle support. The shoe considers your body’s biomechanics and dynamically flexes with each step for the utmost heel protection.

Our Secret

Animated GIF showing KURUSOLE tech in KURU shoes vs. typical flat interiors for plantar fasciitis pain.
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My most favorite shoes. I love these shoes–have them in white and get the most compliments on them! they are beyond comfortable and help with arch support, plantar fasciitis, and neuropathy. The most comfortable shoes I own—life-changing.”

Nicole Trani

2nd pair, a perfect fit for my foot and orthotics. This is my 2nd pair, I own the gray on white as well. KURU accepted my Quantum on return as they got too tight and I went back to my Atoms.”


The perfect Hot Mom sneaker. I bought these in all white. I dress them up with a blazer or a dress and they look great. I also wear them to daycare pickup with matching sweat suits. This is the first time I have bought all white sneakers in years and I love them. They are really comfortable, lots of arch support. This is my first time buying Kuru and I will buy more from here! Fast shipping too was nice.”



Looks Great in White. Comfortable like my other Kuru shoes and stylish in white. I really like the look of these shoes.”

Brett R

Love my PeachPink-White-Gum Breeze! I bought these about a month ago and could not be happier with them. I get compliments every time I wear them. The color and fit just makes me happy. At first, I thought the arch was a little high, but now they have molded to my feet and are very comfortable. No uncomfortable or rubbing spots. Soft leather. Great slip-ons.”

Diane S

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