The 8 Best Stylish White Boots for Men

For many, finding a pair of boots that work with their style is an easy task. A majority of guys just want a black or brown boot that can carry them though a rainy day. But for those of us who are tired of the classics, finding that perfect boot can be a bit of a quest. For example, brands have a million and one names for all the different shades of brown but will rarely stock their signature models in vibrant colors. I believe more brands should offer their signature styles in colors other than black or brown, so I went looking for the best white boots for men.

I think they are extremely versatile and go well with my “heritage but make it street” style. They are great alternatives to white sneakers when cold weather approaches.

Below are some of the options that you may like. In the first four options, you will find boots that are all white or white with a slightly different colored sole, then we’ll take a look at three off white boots. 

  1. Clarks Desert Boot 2
  2. Dr. Martens 1460
  3. Stacy Adams Madison Cap-Toe
  4. Benzein White Catcher
  5. Alden x Todd Snyder Indy
  6. Taft Dylan
  7. Taft Jaro
  8. Truman’s Smoke Rambler

white clarks desert boot

1. Clarks Desert Boot 2 ($150)


First up is a fresh take on the classic Clarks Desert Boot — see my review of the original here.

Clarks Desert Boot 2 Highlights

One of the most inoffensive looking shoes ever, you really can’t go wrong with Clarks Deserts Boots, especially if you are trying to venture out into more colorful footwear.

This iconic chukka — that’s a shorter boot with two or three pairs of eyelets — has been around for over 70 years. Originally designed as a military boot, today this style serves as a wardrobe staple for new and seasoned fashion enthusiasts alike. This iteration is made from grained white leather stitched onto Clarks’ famously comfortable crepe sole

Who Should Buy The Clarks Desert Boot 2?

  • People who have a casual wardrobe. Many people make the mistake of purchasing these as a way to dress up but in reality, desert boots are as casual as your sneakers.
  • People who are on a tight budget. Sitting at $150 dollars, these are pretty darn inexpensive for leather boots, plus because of their versatility (you can wear them year round), they can save you from buying a new pair of footwear each season. 

Who Shouldn’t Buy The Clarks Desert Boot 2?

  • People who live in an environment that rains or snows a lot. The finished leather is water resistant enough, but enough rain or snow will penetrate through the seams and the sole doesn’t perform that well when grip is a priority.

Shop the Clarks Desert Boot here.

all white doc martens boot

2. Dr. Martens 1460 Mono 8-Eye Boot ($149.95)


New to boots and don’t know where to start? Then Docs may just be for you! 

Dr. Martens 1460 Mono 8-Eye Boot Highlights

With the 1460 Mono, Dr. Martens’ really demonstrated how they can give a funky shoe a sophisticated makeover. This pair of Docs is completely white, even down to the stitching and sole. It is the perfect transitional boot for people who enjoy white sneakers but want to try something new — while the 1460 certainly has a boot-like appearance,the signature bouncing soles will feel just like your favorite pair of kicks. 

Who Should Buy The Dr. Martens Boot?

  • People who do not enjoy the “breaking in” process of boots. Like I said above, these do not feel like traditional boots. The leather is relatively thin and isn’t uncomfortable out of the box. 
  • People who do a lot of walking in an urban setting. The “bouncing soles” on Docs have excellent shock absorption and are great on hard surfaces like concrete. 

Who Shouldn’t Buy The Dr. Martens Boot?

  • People who are looking for a boot to wear on date nights or on business casual meeting days. These Docs are minimalistic, however, they still have that clunky Doc Marten aesthetic that may clash with “more dressy” styles.
  • People who are looking to dress more mature. Doc Martens have maintained relevance in popular youth culture for decades. For older guys and gals who want to appear more their age, it might be best to avoid such youthful shoes. 

Shop the Dr. Martens boot in all white hereor check it out with the original sole and stitching here.

all white stacy adams madison boot

3. Stacy Adams Madison Cap-Toe Boot ($135)

One of the more refined boots on this list, this is a rugged classic with a fresh paint job. 

Stacy Adams Madison Cap-Toe Boot Highlights


Once one of America’s shoe giants, Stacy Adams has fallen off the boot nerd’s radar in recent years, but perhaps the latest rendition of their Madison boot could save their name. This all white cap toe boot is made from a very supple kidskin leather that molds quickly to your foot. Keeping up with tradition, it also has a full leather sole and unlike the first two boots on this list, the Madison is Goodyear welted, so it can be resoled. 

Who Should Buy The Stacy Adams Madison?

  • People who want a Goodyear welted shoe on a budget. Despite its $135 price tag, these are indeed Goodyear welted, which means you’re able to re-sole them for several seasons. 
  • People who already have an established collection of boots. These boots are cool, but they are not very versatile. If you already own boots in black or brown, then this would be a great compliment for days when you feel flashy. 

Who Shouldn’t  Buy The Stacy Adams Madison?

  • People who are real sticklers about their leather. I will be frank: this particular kidskin is a little thin and will crease easily. The upside, though, is there’s no real break in.

Shop the Stacy Adams Madison boot here.

Benzein White Catcher Boots
via @benzeinshoes on Instagram

4. Benzein White Catcher Boot ($255)


If nothing on the market interests you, why not go full custom? Benzein Shoes offers just that. 

Benzein White Catcher Boot Highlights

Benzein is a shoe company in Indonesia that specializes in MTO services. They offer a wide range of styles, leathers, soles, as well as other customization features for you to choose from. Their boots are made with a stitchdown construction and are favored by many in the Instagram boot community.

These boots actually belong to me and they were made at my request; I asked them to source white leather for me for a pair of boots, and they did so with the highest quality white leather I’ve seen. They can do it for you, too! I do have to warn you though, that ordering a pair of custom boots from Indonesia will take several months before they get to your doorstep, and their website is often broken. To order the shoes, you need to e-mail them ([email protected]) or DM them on Instagram.

Who Should Buy Benzein’s Catcher Boot

  • People who enjoy custom services, such as having their initials monogrammed onto the boot, or choosing specific builds for their boots such as having a cuban heel or metal taps. 
  • Those who want pure white leather that’s better quality than Dr. Martens — it’s rare to find white leather of this standard.
  • Those who want a high quality boot for a relatively low cost. Many guys go to Instagram for custom boots because you can get handmade, full grain, resoleable boots for less. 

Who Shouldn’t Buy Benzein’s Catcher Boot

  • People who are impatient. These boots are custom made in Indonesia and that means you will have to wait weeks if not months before your shoe ships out.
  • Anyone who feels uncomfortable ordering through e-mail. Benzein’s website often crashes and you just have to talk to them directly to make your order; this makes some guys skittish. 

white alden indy boot, todd snyder x alden indy milkshake

5. Alden x Todd Snyder Indy Boot ($579)


Todd Snyder collabs are always fun to look forward to. The uppers of these Indy boots are made from a suede that seems to shift from a pure white to a creamy off white color depending on the light. 

Alden Indy Boot Highlights

The Indy Boot was made famous by Indiana Jones but Todd Snyder made this classic more stylish than ever. This refined take on an American icon is exactly what the heritage fashion world needed. It showed people that having a contemporary style doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice build quality. Fair warning though: if you want this model, you better act fast as this is a very limited release!

Who Should Buy The Alden Indy  Boot

  • People who are fans of great American bootmaking. Alden is and will continue to be one of the most respected makers in the boot game. Their lasts are timeless and comfortable. 
  • People who are hard wearing their boots. The soles and heels on these Indys are extremely sturdy and will last years — plus you can resole them when the time comes. 

Who Shouldn’t Buy The Alden Indy  Boot

  • People who are on a tight budget. These are not cheap boots! 

Shop the Alden x Todd Snyder Indy boot here.

taft white dylan jodhpur boot

6. Taft Dylan Jodhpur Boot ($275)


Whenever you see something from Taft, you know you’re getting something different. This brand is known for its decorative take on old school styles. If you want an over the top white-ish boot, then this may be for you. 

Taft Dylan Boot Highlights

Taft’s Dylan Boots is made from Rough Mohawk suede sourced from the legendary CF Stead Tannery in England. The boot itself is very modern, meaning it is extremely minimalistic and has a slimming profile. If you consider yourself to be fashion-forward, then I cannot recommend these enough. 

Who Should Buy The Taft Dylan Boot

  • People who are looking for a statement piece in their wardrobe. I can safely say that there is not another boot like the Dylan. The textured off white suede makes this boot super unique and will definitely start conversations at social gatherings. 

Who Shouldn’t Buy The Taft Dylan Boot

  • People with wide feet. The consensus is that Dylan runs pretty narrow. If you feet are on the wider side, this boot may not be an ideal fit. 

Shop the Taft Dylan boot here.

white taft jaro boot

7. Taft Jaro Boot ($275)

We’ve established Taft makes out-of-the-ordinary boots, so it made sense to revisit another of their boots for this list — but it’s wholly unlike the Dylan.

Taft Jaro Boot Highlights

The last boot on the list stands out from the rest because it isn’t made from full grain leather, or suede, or roughout: it’s wool. Taft changed the game with their signature woolen Jack Boot and the Jaro boot nixed the leather counter and heel to produce an all white boot that looks cool as hell, making a statement while being relatively minimalist.

Who Should Buy the Taft Jaro Boot

  • Someone who wants a white boot that isn’t too garish.
  • Anyone who likes the slimmer, more modern look that Taft emphasizes — clompy work boots these aren’t.
  • Guys who relish the opportunity to say “Oh, it’s not leather.”

Who Shouldn’t Buy the Taft Jaro Boot

  • Guys who can’t stomach the thought of wearing non-leather boots.

truman boot smoke rambler

8. Truman’s Smoke Rambler

It’s up to you whether this extremely light grey boot can count as “white,” but we’re confident the average passerby would call you “the guy in those awesome white boots.” 

Taft Jaro Boot Highlights

The last boot on the list stands out from the rest because it isn’t made from full grain leather, or suede, or roughout: it’s wool. Taft changed the game with their signature woolen Jack Boot and the Jaro boot nixed the leather counter and heel to produce an all white boot that looks cool as hell, making a statement while being relatively minimalist.

Who Should Buy the Taft Jaro Boot

  • Someone who wants a white boot that isn’t too garish.
  • Anyone who likes the slimmer, more modern look that Taft emphasizes — clompy work boots these aren’t.
  • Guys who relish the opportunity to say “Oh, it’s not leather.”

Who Shouldn’t Buy the Taft Jaro Boot

  • Guys who can’t stomach the thought of wearing non-leather boots.

Wrapping Up

It should be easier finding boots that you like. I think the frustration for myself and many others stems from the fact that there is not enough variety in the heritage fashion scene. Everything is black or brown.  If more brands started making boots in other colors, such as white, then they could potentially attract a new group of customers. Here, I think I’ve done a good job of showing just how wearable white boots can be.

Featured image via Stacy Madison and Zappos

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Humphrey Tsui

Humphrey is a native Brooklynite who loves clothing! He is a teacher by day and a total shoe geek by night.Follow him on Instagram.

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