In the world of sneakers, there’s a lot to choose from. Between Nike, Reebok, Puma, Adidas, and hundreds of other brands, it can be a little overwhelming if you’re not a sneakerhead. Well, we love sneakers and we love helping out our fellow gentlemen even more. We’ve compiled a list of the top men’s fashion sneakers of 2022 to help you figure out exactly what kind of sneakerhead you are. Also, just so you’re aware, this post does contain affiliate links.
Nike has been on a roll lately with their high-end sneakers. They released the Kobe AD NXT that, in all honesty, looks amazing. Nike is pushing the bounds of fashion vs function with high-end sneakers that are essentially works of art.
Their latest release is the Nike Air VaporMax Flyknit. This shoe will feature an upper made from synthetic leather and suede. It also features a full-length Max Air unit in the heel for maximum cushioning. The midsole is made up of Phylon foam which provides great support. Last but not least, the outsole is made from TPU which gives this shoe traction. All these factors combine to make this one of the best men’s fashion sneakers.
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2) The Acronym x Nike Blazer Low “White/Black”
Acronym and Nike have teamed up once again to create another dope sneaker. The Acronym x Nikes Blazer Low “White/Black” features deep red “crimson” and neon green accents. The shoe itself is made up of premium materials such as mesh, leather, and nubuck. The shoe also features a tonal Swoosh logo at the side panel.
3) The Vans Old Skool LX
Vans continues to produce quality footwear. Their latest offering is the Vans Old Skool. The Old Skool LX is a classic style that is still relevant today. The shoe features a canvas upper with contrasting stitching. A rubber toe cap completes the look. The shoe also comes equipped with signature waffle outsoles. These sneakers are perfect for any occasion.
4) The New Balance 996v2
New Balance has always produced some of the most comfortable running shoes. The New Balance 996 v2 is no exception.
A heritage-inspired design makes for an elegant look that blends style and functionality. These cool and comfy men’s fashion sneakers feature a 2Density EVA midsole for cushioned comfort and support, a sleek leather and suede upper for style, and an adjustable lace closure for easy wear.
5) The Nike Air Force 1 Mid “Camo”
The Nike Air Force 1 Mid is back in a camo print. This time around, the shoe gets a camouflage pattern on the uppers. The shoe features a breathable mesh upper with perforated panels for ventilation. The shoe also features contrast detailing along the sidewalls and heel counter.
6) The Puma Clyde High
Puma has released a pair of sneakers called the Clyde High. They are inspired by the original Puma Clyde from the 1980’s. The shoe features a full-length TPU cage overlay, which gives the shoe a more modern feel. The shoe also features perforation details on the sides of the collar and ankle area.
7) The Reebok Pump Fury
Reebok pumps are the best-selling athletic shoes in the world. The Reebok Pump Furies features a smooth leather upper with a synthetic sole. The shoe also features padded collars and a stitched 3M reflective stripe across the top. The shoe is available in several colors including black, white, grey, and pink.
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8) The Jeremy Scott x Adidas Forum Wings 4.0 (Editor’s pick)
Jeremy Scott and Adidas introduce a true statement maker. The Jeremy Scott x Adidas is a collaboration between two of the most creative minds in the business. Jeremy Scott is known for his bold prints and unique styles while Adidas is known for making some of the most functional shoes around. Together they have created a sneaker that combines both worlds into one. The Jeremy Scott x Adidas Forum Wings 4.0 sneaker features reverse wings on the sides of the shoe.
This Adidas Forum offering has been designed in a simple two-toned design and color block of white and black. It has an elegant white leather base with matching tones for its laces, liner, and sole. Reverse Wings displayed in black give this sneaker a truly unique look. Adding co-branded packaging to the shoeboxes makes them even better!
9) The Adidas Stan Smith
Adidas has created another iconic sneaker. The Stan Smith is one of the most popular tennis shoes ever. The shoe features a premium leather upper with perforations throughout. The shoe also features the famous three stripes on the lateral side. The shoe is finished off with a vulcanized rubber outsole.
10) The Adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged
Adidas continues to release their Ultra Boost model year after year. The latest version of this sneaker is the Adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged.
This shoe features a full-grain leather upper with a boost™ cushioning system. It also features a textile lining, a sockliner, and a removable foam insert. The shoe is finished with a herringbone traction pattern on the outsole.
11) The Adidas Superstar Low
This low-cut sneaker was originally designed for basketball players. However, the shoe has become a favorite among casual wearers as well. The shoe features a mesh construction, a rubber outsole, and a textured fabric liner.
12) The Adidas Originals EQT Support 93/17
These Adidas Originals EQTs are made with a soft textile upper. The shoe also features a supportive Phylon midsole and a rubber outsole.
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13) The Jordan 1 Retro 89 Black Cement
Jordan Brand never disappoints when it comes to releasing new retro releases. The Jordan 1 Retro 89 is no different.
The shoe features a gum bottom and a translucent outsole giving you a sneak peak at what’s inside. The shoe also features Jordan branding on the tongue and heel. Check out Goat.com for prices.
14) Air Jordan 1 Hi ’85 ‘Georgetown’
These retro sneakers are in a College Navy blue, White, and Grey color scheme. These men’s fashion sneakers feature a grey base upper with navy overlay and rubber sole. White wings logo, tongue, and midsole complete the design.
You can expect the Air Jordan 1 High “Georgetown” to drop later this year at select Nike stores and online. Retail prices start at $200 US dollars.
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The Air Jordan 4 Retro ‘Red Thunder’ will be releasing in two different colorways. One of them being a Black, Red, and Blue colorway. The other being a Black, Green, and Purple colorway. Both pairs come equipped with a gum outsole.
16) Air Jordan 5 Retro “University Red”
The Air Jordans 5 Retro ‘University Red’ will be dropping very soon. The shoe comes dressed in a University Red and Black color scheme. The shoe features an all over print on the upper along with a gum outsole that wraps around the entire shoe.
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