Versatility, innovation and creativity from some of the world’s top fashion houses have certainly been given a front seat of late when it comes to interpretations of the familiar, and thankfully sneakers have not been spared a breath of new life by said fashion houses.
Trainers/joggers/sand shoes, whatever you wish to call them, are no longer the domain of your local gym, with Autumn/Winter 2020 styles finally reflective of the man wearing them; active, brave, stylish, successful, and professional. Get involved with our top picks for this, with complete outfit styling advice from men's fashion specialist, Arrnott Olssen, founder of Rouge Homme.
1. City Sole Court [Chalk]
This almost-white pair from COACH is best worn with confidence and a skinny pair of black jeans teamed with a vintage rock and roll tee, holes are optional. For a twist and to add a little urban coolness to your look, team it with a bucket hat - sun safe and street cool.
2. Leave No Trace
Pink, salmon, blush... whatever you might call it this colour has permeated men’s fashion in a huge way. Be brave, embrace it. For these bad boys from Moncler, think a relaxed pair of light blue ripped jeans and a simple tee for a little something extra add a navy blue bomber jacket and for a look that’s right on trend.
3. NO_CODE X
Red & White teamed with denim are a match made in style heaven. Your favourite pair of jeans, whatever the colour, would work a treat. Keep the top simple with a plain tee or shirt and throw a denim jacket on just for the fun of it. Remember let these sneakers be the hero of this outfit.
4. Larry Suede Sneakers
This black and white sneaker from Mr.P is the perfect transitional sneaker, to take you from formal to casual. It’s easily teamed with a slim cut navy suit and a white shirt or for a more relaxed pairing throw on a dark blue pair of jeans and team it with a white linen shirt for a fresh relaxed look.
5. City Sole [Colourblock]
A great pair of leather sneakers is a must have for any modern day gents wardrobe. Keep it in a solid colour palette like this from COACH and it’ll work with almost any outfit. For a dressy look team with pair of navy blue chinos, a white v-neck tee and burgundy linen sports jacket. For a more casual vibe swap the chinos for a pair of shorts and team with a chambray shirt... we told you they were versatile.
6. Isles Camo
Camo seems to be the style gift that keeps on giving, on trend and perfectly comfortable teemed with a little sports luxe look. This one is definitely for Saturday coffee or Sunday brunch. A grey mull track pant in a modern tech fabric, a lightweight sports tee and a sporty tech jacket at the ready, you’re now set for weekend hangs or Sunday yum Cha brunches with the family.
Cuff up a great pair of fitted chinos - think beige or olive - and throw on a fun printed shirt and you’ll have the perfect outfit for this pair of black, white, grey and red sneakers from Moncler. Swap the printed shirt for a polo and you’re definitely ready to head to the golf course or a weekend lunch date.