The 12 Best Men's Sneakers For Fashionable Feet

They're comfy, uncomplicated and undeniably cool — sneakers have it all. When it comes to buying shoes for your guy, sticking to a tennis shoe style with trendy details is the easiest way to update his wardrobe and make him more dapper. We already did the groundwork for you, searching high and low for the coolest kicks, so take a look at our shopping list of the 12 best men's sneakers that will have your guy looking fly.

Yellow, red, orange, and blue suede New Balance and J.Crew collaboration sneaker photo

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New Balance X J.Crew Canyon Road Pack

Inspired by the landscape of the American southwest, these New Balance sneakers' palette is based on the red earth cliffs, rusty canyons and big blue skies. These will feel right at home with your guy, whether he's out exploring those canyons in the desert or hitting the pavement on city streets. ($180)

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Veja Men's V-12 Sneakers

For the environmentalist in your life who's big on reducing on waste, recycling and shopping responsibly, these are the eco-friendly sneakers for him. Crafted in Brazil, these old-school low tops are made from sustainable materials, including wild rubber soles and recycled plastic bottle-mesh fabric. ($140)

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Light and dark blue high top Vans sneakers with white gum sole photo

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Vans SK8-Hi Pro

A true sneaker icon, Vans aren't just for skateboarders and surfers anymore. They're a casual, cool staple for anyone with a suede upper that repels water, durable gum sole and eight colorways to choose from. We highly recommend you pick up a pair for yourself while you're buying his. ($70)

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Mustard yellow suede Champion sneakers with white thick rubber sole photo

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Champion Life Men's Suede Shoes

Champion anything is hot right now. Snag a piece of its athletic heritage with these gold suede shoes. The classic Champion logo is displayed prominently on the tongue, heel and embossed on the side. Lined with Champion logo jersey fabric and trendy chunky rubber soles, these sneakers are streetwear gold (pun intended). ($100)

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White Gucci sneaker with green and red stripes and embroidered snake side detail photo

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Gucci 'New Ace' Sneaker

Well worth the splurge, these designer sneakers are a quality above the rest. They have the basic shape of a classic tennis shoe, but where they set themselves apart is in material and texture. They're clean-cut Italian sneakers shaped from luxurious, supple leather that make them the most comfortable sneakers to walk in, while turning heads with every step. ($670)

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Navy Adidas tennis shoes with green heel and tongue accents photo

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Adidas x Pharrell Tennis Shoes

Designed with the talented musician and streetwear icon Pharrell Williams, these sporty athleisure Adidas sneakers will go perfectly with your man's endless supply of joggers and hoodies. They're also extraordinarily lightweight, so if he travels a lot, these are great for keeping his luggage light and his feet comfortable. ($77)

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Balenciaga Triple S Trainer Sneakers

Perhaps the most groundbreaking sneaker trend we've seen in recent years, the dad sneaker, has become cool. Whether you love or hate it, it's here to stay. If your guy is a sneakerhead who's been head-over-heels for this trend, he will flip for these Balenciaga trainers. They're a mega splurge, but well worth it for the sneaker collector who's got it all. ($895)

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Red and burgundy Nike tennis shoes with gum sole photo

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Nike Metcon 4

Surprise! Sneakers he can actually workout in. One of the best sneakers for cross-training, the Nike Metcon 4 features a breathable mesh upper and a sticky, flexible sole that provides excellent traction, durability and stability during HIIT workouts. Whether he's a gym rat or prefers an athleisure look, these sneakers do both. ($130)

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Green, camo, Tretron sneaker with gum sole photo

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Tretorn Nylite 26 Plus

Pattern play isn't always easy to pull off, but these camo kicks are foolproof for styling. Your man can wear these printed sneakers with anything he owns thanks to the thick gum soles that are super popular in streetwear right now and the high-performance sock lining that will keep his feet dry and blister-free. ($90)

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Cole Haan GrandPro Tennis Sneaker

Crisp, clean and office appropriate, these all-white sneakers are the perfect mix of dress shoe and gym shoe. He can wear them with a suit for a more casual look at work and wear them to dress up his off-duty jeans and t-shirt. ($130)

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Black, lace-up, Y-3 sneaker with white logo on tongue photo

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Y-3 Kusari Logo Sneakers

An uncommon silhouette filled with unique details, this sculptural sneaker by Y-3 has a design all its own. Created by the Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto, he transforms his well-known avant-garde tailoring into sleek, modern sneakers that are worth every penny. ($400)

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Off-white Converse high top sneaker with white rubber sole and red and black stripes photo

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Converse Chuck Taylor high Top Sneaker

Arguably the original sneaker, these high-tops stand the test of time. This 1970s vintage style high-top sneaker is updated for the modern age with premium textiles and classic details that continue to hold strong in the ever-changing world of fashion. ($85)

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