Everyone’s wardrobe should consist of a good pair of jeans, a simple t-shirt and a white trainer. This is called a capsule collection: a collection that transcends all seasons and all trends. It’s arguably your most important piece of clothing – you can throw in any piece of it in a hurry and to know it will look good. A white sneaker plays a huge role in this category, which is why I make sure I have a reliable white sneaker in my closet at all times. I recently received the Cariuma Off-White Knit Sneaker ($98) and am in awe of these shoes.

How good are Cariuma’s off-white knit sneakers?

The quality of these sneakers is hard to match. Cariuma strives to ensure that its footwear epitomizes both durability and comfort, and this pair of sneakers delivers on that mission. The sneakers are woven from heel-to-toe bamboo and plastic, with sugarcane outsoles and cork and organic mamona oil insoles, all of which are lightweight materials. Their lining, laces, and threads are all made from recycled plastic water bottles to create eco-friendly shoes that are right for your feet. They certainly get their $98 price tag, which compared to other sneakers such as New Balance or Keds, is completely on par.

How do Cariuma’s off-white knit sneakers fit?

Wearing these sneakers feels like wearing a feather: light and soft on your feet. Their knitted material is so breathable that socks are not a necessity. Truly, these shoes are unlike anything I’ve ever tried before – they’re incredibly comfortable and have a flexible design that bends to the shape of your feet. Ideally, they make a great summer shoe considering how easy they are to put on and take off as well as their breathability (no sweaty feet). The sizing is also accurate, as I’m a size nine and they fit exactly as I suspect. If you’re not interested in white, they’re also available in 16 other color options to suit your taste. Personally, I was between white and sand beige, but white seemed essential to me in my wardrobe.

Would I Recommend Cariuma’s Off-White Knit Sneakers?

If the underlying tone wasn’t an obvious “devil yes”, let me be very clear: these sneakers are one of the best pairs of shoes I own, so much so that I may have to be buying them in a few additional colors. . Seriously, I can’t say a single bad word about these shoes. Cariuma has fast shipping, perfect sizing, and incredible quality with durability at the forefront of its mission – what more could you ask for? I suggest you pick a pair for yourself before word gets out.


Image source: POPSUGAR Photography / Haley Lyndes

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