Sneakers have well and truly walked their way into modern man’s wardrobe, not only as an added extra or trending accessory, but as a style staple. Comfortable and cool, the sneaker can be worn with anything from shorts to suit pants, and a plain t-shirt or tailored blazer. But, like all footwear, not all sneakers are created equal. Here are the best men’s luxury sneakers to rock this summer.
Designed by streetwear frontrunner Virgil Abloh (of Off-White fame), these monochrome LV Trainer-edition sneakers are crafted from black and white calf leather and suede, for a little bit luxury your feet will love. The visible sewing threads are customisable and the transparent blue luggage tags is Louis Vuitton’s way of letting us travel, even in a global pandemic.
The Fendi Force are pair of kicks to be reckoned with, thanks to their transparent tech fabric and all-over FF logo design. Teaming up with Lycra, the monogrammed high-top sneaker boasts black rubber piping and eyelets, sat over a contrasting white rubber sole that oozes comfort and quality.
Prada is meshing the sneaker with its iconic boot this season with its Cloudbust Thunder sneaker. Crafted from tech knit fabric and sculptured rubber, the monochrome black boot-meets-trainer walks on an EVA sole that is light to tread, even if it’s a sky-high 50mm tall.
Looking for a plain white sneaker without all the hype? Look no further than Alexander McQueen. Made from sleek white leather, the low-cut sneakers are designed with a contrasting heel section in black and gold logo embossed in the centre. The sneaker’s chunky white sole melts into the shoe itself, for a streamline finish.
Dior has gone deep into the archives for its latest sneaker drop. An update on the Parisian maison’s B27 mid-top sneaker, the 2021 version is cut from blue and white calfskin, punctuated with Dior’s Oblique Galaxy print on each side. The adjustable Oblique strap and ‘Dior’ log detail on the sole completing this quintessential 90’s design.
Dolce and Gabbana’s Daymaster sneaker gets a sports makeover this summer. In tech-infused polyester and soft nappa leather, the hybrid white sneaker boasts a offers vibrant licks of orange and blue, next to earth brown hues and pastel grey, with a comfortable white rubber sole and statement branded logo strap at the back in fiery red and black. Bye, bye, boring sneakers.