Summer isn’t just about sandals. The right pair of lightweight sneakers for summer will see you through sunny spells as well as days where the weather just can’t seem to make up its mind. In fact, breathable sneakers can help you stay just as cool as summer sandals can, even as temperatures soar.
More supportive than your average sandal (except maybe our sandals of course), sneakers are ideal for days spent on the go. Our collection of summer sneakers for men and summer sneakers for women offer all the best comfort and support features. Think memory foam insoles, flexible soles, and padded cuffs, plus a range of fastening styles to suit you.
There’s no better reason to don your sneakers than to go out and soak up the brilliant sunshine. To help you find the right pair to do just that, we’ve rounded up the best sneaker trainers for 2022 so you can get out and enjoy the sunshine sooner.
Best Women’s Summer Sneakers
Best Slip-On Sneakers
Kicking off with our best slip-on sneakers for summer, these colourful sneakers are as bright as the sunshine.
Made with soft and breathable textile uppers, this wide fitting silhouette is ideal for those looking for a relaxed approach to dressing. Based on a flexible and lightweight sole, they tick all the boxes as far as comfort goes.
Best Lace-Up Sneakers
A summer sneaker like no other, this pretty summer style takes breathable to a whole new level.
Made from leather, these unusual lace-up sneakers feature scalloped edges and a cut-out design across the sides and the toes that will keep air circulating around the feet, helping you to stay cool.
Further lined with leather, including a cushioned leather footbed, these sneakers promise comfortable and supportive wear all day long. With or without socks, style these versatile sneakers with summer dresses and denim shorts.
Best Touch-Fasten Sneakers
Showcasing an easy breezy approach to summer dressing these trendy rip tape sneakers make summer dressing simple.
Elegantly designed and sports-inspired these leather sneakers come in a range of summer ready colours, from ice to sky blue to rose pink.
Made with a wide opening for easy put on, they’re secured courtesy of two touch fasten straps. Ideal for feet that fluctuate in size because of the heat, the straps can be adjusted throughout the day as needed.
Best Sneakers to Wear with Summer Dresses
Sneakers offer such versatility that, when it comes to styling sneakers with a dress, it’s hard to get it wrong.
If we had to pick just one style (from so many possibilities) opt for sleek and chic low-profile sneakers such as the ones below.
Smooth single-colour leathers, coordinated laces, and a simple silhouette make these sneakers a super versatile choice.
White summer sneakers are the way to go if you’re looking for a style that will slip seamlessly into your sunny-weather wardrobe. If white sneakers just aren’t for you, sky blue is just as cool.
To wear with dresses, opt for low trainer socks to bring out the beautiful simplicity of your sneakers.
Best Men’s Summer Sneakers
Best Slip-On Sneakers for Men
These casual, flexible slip-on sneakers are ideal for summer.
So quick and so easy to wear, they’re made with lightweight uppers and based on an ultra-lightweight outsole that won’t slow down your stride.
Featuring elastic vents so they can be kicked on and off as needed, the sneakers boast added flexibility that can easily accommodate hot and swollen feet. The cuffs are also padded to prevent uncomfortable rubbing.
This wear-anywhere style can be teamed with denim jeans or shorts to suit the forecast.
Best Lace-Up Sneakers
Made from lightweight and breathable uppers these lace-up men’s summer sneakers will see you step through sunny days with ease.
Made in a wider silhouette for a more relaxed fit that can accommodate hot-and-bothered feet.
Based on an equally lightweight and flexible EVA outsole the sneakers are designed to support the natural movement of the foot.
Add to that a cushioned footbed and soft textile internals, and you’ve got an instant comfort classic that’s ideal for summer and the surrounding seasons.