While it’s nice to have a robust sneaker collection, owning a pair you can wear for practically any occasion or activity makes life a whole lot easier. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of our favorite men’s sneakers that marry function and style. Ahead, you’ll find a selection of different models, from low-tops to high-tops, from respected brands on the market. Each pair on our list was built with comfort, style and longevity in mind. And for men with wider feet, we’ve got you covered — three of our picks come in extended sizes with a roomier fit.
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1. Reebok Club MEMT Sneaker
This streamlined silhouette with a splash of color features a soft leather upper and perforations on the toe box for breathable comfort.
Pros: A Memory Tech sockliner provides a plush in-shoe feel. It comes in wide and extra-wide width size options, as well as many colorways.
Cons: They may run a tad narrow.
2. Converse Chuck Taylor All Star High Top
These high-tops have a lightweight, durable canvas upper, medial eyelets for enhanced airflow and a classic All Star ankle patch.
Pros: This style comes in a wide variety of colorways to choose from. Meanwhile, an Ortholite insole adds cushioning.
Cons: They may run big.
3. Adidas Samba Classic Shoe
Another classic silhouette, this sneaker also has a smooth leather upper, plus a serrated Three Stripes design and gum rubber outsole.
Pros: Suede overlays offer abrasion resistance and upper protection around the toe. An EVA insole and removable sockliner boost comfort. They also come in black.
Cons: These may run small.
4. New Balance 990v5 Sneaker
This chunky shoe features a suede upper with breathable mesh overlays, removable foam insoles and a dual-density foam collar.
Pros: It also includes an Ortholite footbed for arch support and ENCAP midsole technolog for stability. It comes in six colorways and six widths, up to 3X.
Cons: These also may run slightly big.
5. Puma Escaper Pro Sneaker
Equipped with a mesh upper, flexible, molded cage and 4DFit technology, this shoe is made to adapt to the shape of your foot for ultimate support while running or training.
Pros: A soft-density Propel Foam midsole offers extra response and lightweight cushioning, while a SoftFoam+ sockliner amps up comfort. It’s available in three colorways.
Cons: The toe box may feel a bit small for some.
6. Lugz Clipper Slip-On Sneaker
Complete with Van’s signature vulcanized rubber outsole, these canvas slip-ons are durable and super grippy both on and off a skateboard.
Pros: A padded collar and footbed as well as elastic goring on each side of the instep offer added comfort. These come in over a dozen patterns and colors.
Cons: These may fit too snug for some.
7. Sperry Striper II Sneaker
A canvas upper makes these shoes tough yet lightweight, while a and hidden gore construction makes these shoes easy to take on and off.
Pros: Flexible, non-marking outsoles feature molded Wave-Siping for no-slip traction. They come in 17 colors and a jungle print version.
Cons: The canvas may get dirty easily if it’s not cared for.