For men today, finding the perfect pair of sneakers can be a very difficult task. From looking for the one with the perfect color shades to ensuring that it fits perfectly and is super comfortable, and then to making sure that they are very light and “flight effective”. Getting the perfect pair of sneakers will almost certainly pose a headache for most men.
When going for a pair, certain factors like its quality, durability and if it is friendly for all weather conditions have to be taken into consideration. After scouring the market and coming across tons and tons of sneakers, we have brought to you the best picks that the market has to offer.
Best Men Sneakers 2020
Nike Air Max 90 QS Sneakers
These pair of sneaks from American sportwear company Nike have a retro feel to it. Nike reached back into the 90s to reinvent this classic for sneakers lovers, they have a basic feel and style, and are also very functional as good running shoes.
These pair of sneakers are really comfortable and come in various color shades, giving users a plethora of options to pick from.
- Retro look, but with a modern feel to it
- Comes with additional cushioning for extra comfort
- Good traction promoting its features and ensuring that users can hold their own irrespective of the surface of the ground
- Reasonably priced
- Width runs narrow, and may not fit certain kinds of feet
- The sneakers feel heavy
New Balance 997 Sport Sneaker
This footwear is also another reinvented classic and has a casual feel to it. The sneakers are perfect for wearing casually. This pair of sneakers are gorgeous, comfortable and exude style while also maintaining a certain simplicity to it.
- Despite its retro look, it does not look outdated and has a modern feel to it
- Very good looking shoe comes in various colour shades letting the customer select from different variants
- Top-quality pair of sneakers
- Has a supportive midsole that ensures the wearer is comfortable while wearing them
- Best for casual walking
- May be seemingly too pricey
- The size range is limited, and certain people may not get to see their sizes
- There are better options that have upgraded features
Greats is a Brooklyn-based consumer brand launched about 5 years back, and they have managed to invade the sneakers market with this gorgeous pair of sneakers. This beauty, hand-crafted from the Le Marche region in Italy comes in seven different color combinations.
The more popular versions are the all-white variant, popularly called “the Blanco” and the all-black termed “the Nero”. These sneakers don’t only look good, but are also super comfortable.
- High quality pair of sneakers
- Come in various colour shades, as much as seven, giving users various colours to select from
- Very good looking pair of sneakers and are perfect for casual use
- Sneakers are made from recycled single-use plastic
- Certain users complained that the sneakers ran slightly large, by half-size
- Very expensive
The Adidas superstar has been on the scene for the last five decades, popular with legendary basketball pros like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, these shoes have graced the feet of countless celebrities in the years gone by.
The more popular version is the white version with contrasting stripes (red and black being the popular ones), while the black sneakers with white stripes is also beginning to gain traction. This pair of sneakers is versatile, stylish and comfortable, as they can be worn with different kinds of outfits.
- Classic sneaker with a modern feel to it
- Reasonably priced
- Durable and long lasting pair of sneakers
- Some of the sneakers run large and the leather is too stiff before it gets broken
M. Gemi is another consumer footwear brand that has broken into the luxury footwear market. The Lucente has less patterns and decoration on them compared to other sneakers, they also have leaner silhouette and tonal stitching. They are perfect for the casual weekend look, and look good on pieces like T-shirts, joggers and other casual wear.
The Lucente also comes in other colour shades, are super comfortable with a beautiful design.
- Hand stitched pair of sneakers
- Awesome design with soft leather, offering beauty and comfort
- Extremely costly pair of sneakers
Kizik New York
The Kizik New York sneakers are made from Italian leather, and are fitted with a titanium wire in the heel which helps you easily slip it on and off. These shoes are super comfortable and also come with Velcro strips that allow you adjust the footwear as you deem fit.
- Come in various colors and patterns
- Versatile pair of sneakers that can be worn with jeans and T-shirt or even a suit
- High quality pair of sneakers and are easily adjustable
- May require extra care to ensure they last long and look good
Nike Air Jordan 1 Mid Sneakers
The Nike Air Jordan 1 is another blast from the past, these sneakers were a hit in the 90s and have been reinvented by Nike to give us an upgraded version in the 2019 model. These shoes are super comfortable, can be worn casually and can also be worn to play ball park games in the court around the corner of the block.
- Have a nice fit and are comfortable
- Wonderfully designed and are a very attractive pair of sneakers
- Top quality sneaks that also provide good traction, ensuring you don’t slip while trying to make that game winning block
- Not particularly durable
- They do not have a heel lockdown
- They crease easily
Reebok Sole Fury TS Sneakers
The Reebok Sole Fury is another retro sneaker that has gained popularity in 2019, these sneakers have a running-inspired silhouette with a sleek design. They are also viable as an option for casual wear and are known to be versatile with good aesthetics
- The sneakers have a good amount of cushioning, ensuring comfort for the wearer
- Great and stylish design
- Low-top is versatile and a lot of users find it easy to incorporate
- Great and appealing colour variants
- The shoes allow airflow, making them a great option for working out
- The sneakers run small after a while
Adidas Originals Gazelle Sneaker
Another pair from German sport wear brand Adidas, these sneakers are sleek, comfortable, come in a variety of colors and can fit on almost any kind of outfit. They are well-designed and are also very attractive.
- Versatile pair of sneakers
- Very comfortable and fit very well
- Relatively cheap
- Squeaky outsole
Nike Killshot 2 Sneakers
These pair of sneakers from Nike are very comfortable, have a solid sole with a great design to go with it.
- Great design with a vintage, classy look to it
- Versatile basic color scheme, letting users pick what suits them best
- Relatively expensive