The Unexpected Hue Your Sneaker Collection’s Missing

Imagine adding a pinch of brown sugar to your favorite milky kicks. If you're a fan of the classic-white sneaker, then we've got a new neutral for you to dip your toes into. Whether you call the color beige, taupe, tan, or off-white, this dreamy nude hue is trending — and, we're not surprised. The soothing color is incredibly versatile and evokes a level of comfiness that makes it an easy-to-wear wardrobe staple; especially when it's featured in sneaker form.

For the days when you aren't lounging in slippers, throwing on a pair of beige sneakers is a subtle way to switch up your wardrobe without needing a complete outfit overhaul. Just consider the styling potential: full latte-inspired monochromatic moments or the creamy hue paired with gentle baby blues. This go-with-the-flow shade was made to complement everything from the prettiest pastels to the most verdant earth tones. We went ahead and dug through a multitude of sneakers to find the best beige styles that will make fresh additions to your spring-shoe rotation.

Click on into the dreamy collection of funky platforms, cool-knitted sock boots, and beyond.

At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.Kickoff Trainer Sneakers in Neutral Colorblock Leather

Madewell does a great job of bringing you the perfect piece. This pair of sneaks is crafted and has the prettiest neutral color blocking I ever did see.

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Madewell Kickoff Trainer Sneakers in Neutral Colorblock Leather, $, available at MadewellVans Classic Slip-On

Vans brings you the classic checkerboard vans, but make it beige. These comfortable slip-ons are good for the laziest of days when you really don't want to deal with laces.

"I think that this is the best shoe ever!!! It is sooo comfortable and it feels as if you are walking on air!!! It is extremely durable for those of you who are." – Zappos Reviewer

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Vans Vans Classic Slip-On™, $, available at ZapposEverlane Women's Tread Runner

Sustainably crafted with a 100%-recycled-polyester lining, leather paneling, and a cushioned insole, these beige sneaks are part of Everlane's newest throwback launch inspired by classic ’80s track shoes.

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Everlane The Tread Runner, $, available at EverlaneVieja Rio Branco

You can feel good about your purchase of these shoes because Veja is a certified B-Corp, so caring about the environment is an integral part of the brand. Pair that with the simplistic yet impactful design, and you can’t really go wrong with these.  

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VEJA Rio Branco, $, available at ZapposCariuma IBI Low Sand Knit Sneaker

A sandier variation of the creamy beige shades we're used to seeing, these bestselling Cariuma kicks are crafted from all-vegan materials — including bamboo knit, sugarcane outsoles, cork insoles, and recycled plastic laces.

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Cariuma Sand Knit, $, available at CariumaBeige Knitted Chunky Sock Trainers

If you can’t afford the $950 Balenciaga sock boot in the aforementioned color, this pair from Boohoo is promising and wicked cheap. 

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Boohoo Knitted Chunky Sock Trainers, $, available at BoohooVans SK8-Hi

Who doesn't love a good high top – especially in this classic style. Trade-in your black or white SK*-Hi for the cooler more calm "incense" hue.

"I wore the canvas version of these when I was in high school, and I loved them. I got this pair with the intention to pair them with casual black layers, leggings, and maybe even a dress. They can translate between styles like a pair of Doc Martens and are perfect for the grown-up goth look. As with all Vans shoes, expect insoles with no arch support. I have flat feet but love the thin sole. I tend to wear women's 10½-11 and ordered men's 10/women's 11½ and the fit is just right." – Zappos Reviewer

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Vans Vans SK8-Hi™, $, available at ZapposNike Air Force 1 Pixel

We know you probably have these babies in white, so it's time to expand your Air Force One arsenal. Bonus these won't get dirty as fast.

"I finally bought my first pair of AF1s & I couldn't be happier. I wear a 9.5 - 10 and I went w 9.5 and they fit perfectly." – Lauren

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Nike Nike Air Force 1 Pixel, $, available at NikeReebok Classic Leather Women's Shoes

Reebok's OG shoe is available in a Sandy tone. The shoe is made of a light leather upper and medium cushions soles.

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Reebok Reebok Classic Leather Women's Shoes, $, available at WalmartDolce Vita Neo Plush Sneaker

This neutral snake print moment is def needed if you are all about the subtle glam. Bonus for an extra durable rubber gum sole. A reviewer described it as, “These are precious-goes with a lot more than I expected!”

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Dolce Vita Neo Plush Sneaker, $, available at DSWConverse Tri-Panel Run Star Hike

Platforms have been having a moment, so this is the perfect pair to jump on that attention-grabbing trend. The jagged sole adds a rugged element that exudes fun coolness and a little extra height makes everything better.

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Converse Tri-Panel Run Star Hike, $, available at Converse
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