The sneaker craze that’s dominated the last few years is showing no sign of dying down. What’s changed for 2021 is the variety. In our post there’s no one sneaker trend that feels overwhelming or obligatory. Right now, there are so many styles out there that you can easily find one that speaks to your own individual taste. Below, we’ve rounded up the 15 best sneakers to buy right now, no matter your style. Scroll down for everything from new ecofriendly sneakers to puffy platforms and old-school throwbacks. All the shoes featured on our list of the best fashion sneakers of 2021 are selected by our team.
Adidas Men’s Kaptir Running Shoe
Play hard or take it easy. These adidas running-inspired shoes are ready for anything. The mesh upper offers a sock-like feel. Soft cushioning means comfort when you explore a street fair or head out of town for the weekend.
Steve Madden Men’s Fenta Fashion Sneaker
Steve Madden, the company, was founded by Steve Madden, the man, in 1990 in Brooklyn, where he started out making trend-advancing shoes one pair at a time. It was not long after that the Steve Madden focus on “now-ness” earned rave reviews from young female fans mad for the funky, chic, and yet competitively priced footwear it produced. The company popularized the “dressy sneaker,” and continues to man the forefront of trends.
Reebok Men’s High Top Sneaker
Throwback B-ball style inspires these men’s shoes. A high-top and ballistic mesh collar gives them an old-school design. The monochromatic upper is made of supple leather for a clean look and soft feel.
Skechers Women’s Ghenter Bronaugh Work Shoe
Every man should have a pair of Skechers Women’s Ghenter Bronaugh Work Shoe in his sneakers collection. Some call them the best sneakers of all time. The shoes come in a 3 of colors, but if we have to pick just one, we would recommend the classic black leather.
Etnies Men’s Jameson 2 ECO Skateboarding Shoe
Part of Etnies’ buy a shoe, plant a tree reforestation program, our best-selling shoe, the Jameson 2 eco, is made using recycled rubber in the outsole and recycled plastic in the creation of the pet shoe laces. This low top also features a faux-vulc cup sole construction and a thinly padded tongue and collar for protection and added comfort. Plus, the STI foam lite level 1 footbeds showcase the baspat logo.
Adidas Originals Men’s Stan Smith Shoes
Back in the day, Stan Smith won big on the tennis court. The shoe that bears his name has been winning on the streets ever since. Top to bottom, these men’s shoes capture the essential style of the 1972 original, with the artful leather build, low-profile cupsole and clean trim that have always been its hallmark.
New Balance Men’s 515 V1 Sneaker
The 515 is a modern classic upper with a comfy EVA foam midsole and durable solid rubber outsole. The 515 is a comfortable sneaker that fits your everyday style. A durable upper is backed up with lightweight cushioning and support to keep feet feeling as good as they look.
New Balance Men’s 624 V2 Casual Comfort Cross Trainer
Get moving with help from the 624 casual training shoe from New Balance. These well-rounded trainers are ready to provide comfortable, cushioned support that fits your active lifestyle. This updated version of the popular New Balance training shoe offers enhanced flexibility with Forefoot Flex Grooves that support the free and natural movement of your feet. Whether you’re working or working out, you’re sure to appreciate how the internal midsole shank of the 624 helps provide midfoot structure and support.
Rockport Men’s M7100 Milprowalker
You’ll breeze through the day in comfort and style with the M7100 Pro Walker from Rockport Men’s. This tried and true classic sports a textured leather upper with a rounded toe, along with padded tongue and collar for maximum comfort. Cushioned insole cradles your foot, and the lace-up design allows for a perfect fit.
Reebok Men’s Royal Nylon Classic Sneaker Fashion
This classic Reebok Royal nylon delivers time-tested comfort and durability. These shoes are built with a sophisticated silhouette and offer support and breathability. The Reebok logos add athletic attitude, while the outsole gives excellent traction.
PUMA Men’s Smash 2 Sneaker
The PUMA smash V2 is the new interpretation of the PUMA smash icon. The tennis inspired silhouette features a soft suede upper with an improved fit. The updated outsole offers a clean look and premium grip and durability. The all time classic is made for daily wear
Skechers Sport Men’s Stamina Nuovo Cutback Lace-Up Sneaker
Enjoy classic sporty styling and exceptional cushioned comfort in the men’s Stamina Nuovo sneaker from Skechers. This casual trainer features a smooth nubuck leather upper with reflective metallic trim for enhanced visibility.
Cole Haan Men’s Original Grand Knit Wing Tip Ii Sneaker
Our OG Knit Wingtip can compete with any athletic vendor that continues to use this fabric on their styles. Look at the price!
Kenneth Cole REACTION Men’s Sprinter Sneaker
Ingenuity goes a long way toward compensating for lack of capital, an axiom Kenneth Cole proved back in the early 1980s when he launched his fledgling shoe store out of a borrowed truck parked along a fashionable Midtown Manhattan street. Gaining a parking permit required a clever ruse.
Rockport Men’s Rock Cove Walking Sneaker
Rockport has always been one step ahead of the times, believing the perfect shoe has not yet been invented. This positive dissatisfaction compels them to constantly improve upon their footwear. Founded in 1971, they were the first company to use advanced athletic technologies in casual shoes to achieve lightweight comfort, and the first company to engineer walking comfort in dress and casual shoes.