The best stylish sneakers you can buy for men
- When it comes to footwear, sneakers are the easiest way to show off your personal style.
- To help you sort through all the options out there, we rounded up the eight most stylish pairs - from classic silhouettes you probably know and love to great styles from new startups.
- If you have to choose only one pair of stylish sneakers, go with the Adidas Stan Smith. It's classic in its aesthetic, made of full-grain leather, goes with everything in your closet, and is affordably priced at $80.
The primary purpose of shoes is to protect your feet. Aside from that, most people would say that footwear's greatest use is for expressing your personal style - and sneakers, in my opinion, are the best type of shoes with which to do that.
As a sneaker collector with more than 150 pairs, I've had the opportunity to wear and see some of the best. What you consider to be the "best" heavily depends on what your personal style is exactly and what you look for in sneakers, but to help you sort through the millions of styles out there, I rounded up my top choices in popular categories like affordability, comfort, performance, and business-casual style.
Whether you're looking for a time-tested classic, an elegant pair to wear in the office, or a sporty sneaker to match with your favorite athleisure pieces, these are the pairs you'll want in your closet and on your feet. If you're looking for white sneakers specifically, you can find most of the below picks in all-white variants or you can shop our definitive guide to the best white sneakers. Regardless of what color you land on, you can keep your sneakers fresh and clean with these 10 effective shoe cleaners and weatherproofing sprays.
Here are the best stylish sneakers you can buy:
- Best stylish sneakers overall: Adidas Stan Smith
- Best affordable stylish sneakers: Nike Cortez
- Best stylish performance sneakers: Adidas Nite Jogger
- Best stylish sneakers for minimalists: Wolf & Shepherd Glider
- Best business-casual stylish sneakers: Cole Haan GrandPrø Tennis
- Best stylish sustainable sneakers: Nothing New Sneakers
- Best stylish canvas sneakers: Converse Chuck 70
- Best stylish basketball sneakers: Air Jordan 1
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