The Best Tie-Less Shoes for Men

Shoelaces can be a nuisance to tie when you’re in a rush or simply taking a walk, only to find they have become undone. It can also become a burden to those who experience discomfort associated with movement in the back and shoulders. Since there are several styles of tie-less shoes on the market for men, we’ve curated a collection of models that are suitable for leisure and physical activities. Each of our top picks is engineered to conveniently slip on with ease and provide a snug fit so you’ll be comfortable no matter what you’re doing.

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1. Adidas Lite Racer Adapt

The shoe has a stretchy mesh upper that’s breathable and offers a snug, supportive fit.

Pros: Super soft Cloudfoam cushioning in the one-piece midsole and outsole offers long-lasting comfort. An OrthoLite Float sockliner hugs the foot. These come in gray and blue. Heel and tongue pull tabs make them easy to slide on.

Cons: They may run somewhat big.

adidas Men's Lite Racer Adapt
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2. New Balance Cruz V2 Fresh Foam Running Shoe

These New Balance sneakers feature a lightweight knit upper and Fresh Foam cushioning for a soft landing.

Pros: A nubuck leather midfoot saddle supplies added support. They’re available in wide-width sizes and are offered in an assortment of colorways.

Cons: Some wearers may find the toe box too roomy.

New Balance Men's Cruz V2 Fresh Foam Running Shoe
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3. Skechers Afterburn M. Fit Wonted Loafer

This classically comfy walking shoe combines leather and mesh in the upper for durable and breathable support. Meanwhile, the memory foam cushioned insoles are made to mold to the arches of your feet.

Pros: These come in five color options. They’re offered in extra-wide width sizes. Rubber traction outsoles prevent slipping.

Cons: They may feel slightly stiff at first.

Skechers Men's Afterburn M. Fit Wonted Loafer
CREDIT: Amazon
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