If you ask any man what their preferred daily shoe would be, the answer would be none other than sneakers. They look great on every man and luckily for all of us, they are a must have for any high-low outfit combination. The right sneaker works with practically anything, and we would go so far as to say forget about your sandals for the season — a pair of sneakers will do just fine. From the overly-athletic look to the casual/dressy minimalist, here are 5 new sneaker releases for the season that you need to add to your sneaker arsenal now.
1. Men’s GrandPro Tennis Sneaker
Touted as the performance sneaker you can finally wear with a suit, today’s sneaker game is about stripping away as many superfluous details as possible until you’re left with a shoe that could almost pass as an oxford. In this case, meet Cole Haan’s answer to the wear-your-sneakers-to-work trend, the GrandPro Tennis Sneaker. Released this month, the shoe has zero sporty detail to speak of: no perforations, contrast colors, or mesh detailing, plus it exudes dress-shoe quality leather, and yet is totally affordable.
Cole Haan is really dedicated to the whole “less is more” sneaker philosophy releasing five slick neutral sneaker colors that really raise the bar for sophisticated sneakers. Another plus to this shoe is their lightweight quality that will make you feel like you’re walking on air, which you’ll be very thankful to have once summer season kicks into high gear. Also, they’re nothing short of perfect for the office.
3. Gosha Rubchinskiy x Vans Collaboration
Another great timeless sneaker style to add to your collection is Vans low-top cotton canvas sneakers. These in black canvas are a Vans collaboration with Russian born designer Gosha Rubchinskiy, with his logo printed in red by the heel. After tackling the Slip-On and Sk8-Hi silhouettes, the designer turned his attention to the Vans Authentic. This one in particular features a black midsole with contrast white stitching on the upper with white hardware. Sure they’re simple, but that’s their beauty: They go with practically anything.
4. Tod’s Suede Sneakers
Tod’s Suede Sneakers in grey are the perfect cross of sophistication and boyish charm. Tod’s has certainly extended far past their signature expertise in driving shoes. Crafted in Italy with smooth leather linings and gommino-studded rubber soles, these grey suede sneakers are effortlessly elegant. Wear them with everything from dark denim to shorts and get ready to wow this summer.
5. Nike Air Presto Flyknit Sneakers
Gentlemen, meet the Nike sneaker of your dreams. The Nike Air Presto is an unexpected upgrade from this past year’s popular Flyknit style, which also ensures a lightweight and breathable feel. They’re somewhat of a hybrid Flyknit with a sock-style upper, in a yellow and black Flyknit with gold rubber detailing. Completely stylish, and completely eye catching, they’re perfect for your daily run or for your easy weekend errand run.