The six most stylish men’s sneakers for spring 2022

From Uniform Standard to Unseen Footwear, we round up the freshest kicks to put a spring in your step this season…

Unlace those heavy leather boots — because winter is over and it’s time for us to step into spring. This is a season of pastel shades, sunny days and brand new starts. And you know what that means; last year’s tatty old trainers just won’t cut it anymore. It’s time to slip off those sneakers and look for some fresh kicks — ones that’ll see you through to summer 2022 in style.

As always, we’ve scoured the best brands in sneaker style for the key designs of the season. From a pair of suitably spring-coloured shoes from Uniform Standard to Unseen Footwear’s latest sleek suede release, here are the best sneakers for spring 2022…

Uniform Standard 'Series 3' Sneakers

Spring is the perfect time to try adding tonal shades to your wardrobe. With trees and plants blooming and blossoming for the first sunny days of 2022, slip on a pair of neutral-coloured kicks and you’ll fit right in with nature.

From Uniform Standard, these ‘Series 3’ sneakers look to be inspired by classic basketball shoes. Clean, minimal and subtly branded, even that brighter contrast sole can’t temper the versatile design. Guaranteed to put a spring in your step. 

The six most stylish men’s sneakers for spring 2022

Uniform Standard 'Series 3' Sneakers

£150.00

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Oliver Cabell 'Low 1’ Sneakers

Spring may be an excellent, bright and bold time to make a statement — but don’t underestimate the perks of versatility.  From Oliver Cabell, these subtle grey sneakers will step you comfortably and classily across dress code divides.

And they’re also incredibly well-made; hand stitched in Italy and laced up with the strongest cotton laces you’re likely to double-knot all year. Less distinctive than durable, they’ll still soon become your signature shoes this spring.

The six most stylish men’s sneakers for spring 2022

Oliver Cabell 'Low 1’ Sneakers

£175.00

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Unseen Footwear ‘Clement’ Suede Sneakers

Among the many benefits of spring, the lighter nights and temperate weather are perhaps the most warmly-welcomed. What’s more, when the puddles dry up, you can start lacing up suede sneakers once more.

These navy numbers, from Unseen Footwear, are crafted from the brushed fabric, feature sporty rubbed soles and are lined with leather. Versatile, luxurious and — above all — comfortable, they’re the ideal kicks for stepping into a post-pandemic world.

The six most stylish men’s sneakers for spring 2022

Unseen Footwear ‘Clement’ Suede Sneakers

£99.00

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Scarosso ‘Ugo Marrone Scamosciato’ Sneakers

Brown isn’t a normal colour for kicks. It much prefers being laced up on brogues or boots. But, once you clap your eyes on the latest kicks from Scarosso, it’s a shade in suede that will win you over.

At once laid-back and luxurious, delicate and durable, these are surprisingly versatile sneakers — and effortlessly elegant. And, if true quality is key to your sneaker requirements, rest easy that every single step of the design process is carefully performed by skilled artisans with many years of experience.

The six most stylish men’s sneakers for spring 2022

Scarosso ‘Ugo Marrone Scamosciato’ Sneakers

£215.00

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Uniform Standard ‘Series 1’ Sneakers

And now for something completely different. Whereas Oliver Cabell above have styled a sneaker for both informal and formal dressers, Uniform Standard has taken a casual look and doubled down on its durability.

These sneakers may be suede, but they’re crafted in a washed-out blue colour; butter-soft uppers stitched onto hardwearing rubber soles. Cut in the contemporary low profile of a tennis shoe, these are the pastel-toned trainers of your Easter dreams. 

The six most stylish men’s sneakers for spring 2022

Uniform Standard ‘Series 1’ Sneakers

£140.00

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Oliver Cabell ‘GAT’ Trainers

If it’s vintage style you’re after, stop the search. Oliver Cabell are masters of retro design — and these ‘GAT’ trainers in a spectrum of off-white leathers replay and re-lace the greatest hits of sneaker style.

There’s an Italian ’70 Shore’ rubber sole to stand on. There’s a slight retro pattern to the layered leather construction. And that shade of greyed-out suede? It looks like it’s stepped straight out of the seventies. Spring for these, and you’ll have trainers as timeless as the brand itself. 

The six most stylish men’s sneakers for spring 2022

Oliver Cabell ‘GAT’ Trainers

£200.00

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