Sneakers are stylish anytime of year. But it’s really important in summer that you choose a pair that won’t make your feet uncomfortably hot. This article has all the best summer sneakers for you to choose.
Why wear sneakers in the summer?
Sneakers go with everything – unless of course, you’re in a very formal work environment or a party that requires you to dress up. You can wear your summer sneakers with your shorts, jeans, and summer dresses.
Plus, while sandals are a go-to for summer, there are times when you want a different look, more support, or your activities call for sneakers.
What to look out for in your summer sneakers
When shopping for summer sneakers, you want to make sure they are breathable so your feet don’t get too hot and sweaty. Look for sneakers in breathable fabrics, with perforations to let air circulate.
In summer, more than any other season, you don’t want to feel as if you are wearing heavy, clumpy shoes. Choose sneakers that are lightweight, and that will go with everything in your summer closet.
Carmen @carmen_gimeno above shows how you can wear your sneakers ith your summer pants.
Her outfit is also an artful leasson in mixing prints and patterns. Take a look at our article on how to mix prints like an expert for more tips on that.
Let’s take a look at the best pairs of sneakers for summer
Let’s look at the best sneakers to choose this summer.
If you want a truly timeless pair of white sneakers that will go with everything in your closet, you can’t go wrong with a pair of Superga sneakers. The Princess of Wales loves hers!
For a more ‘serious’ pair of sneakers that you can run or exercise in during the warmer months, Nike’s Air Zoom shoes (below) are a great choice. They’re lightweight and have plenty of cushioning.
Ted Baker sneakers
For sneakers with a pretty point of difference, the Ted Baker print sneakers (below) are like a wearable work of art. They will easily dress up an otherwise simple t-shirt and jeans, or shorts, outfit.
tulip 139 sneaker
The Tulip 139 sneakers (below) have perforations to keep your feet cool, and are particularly recommended for travelling and sightseeing. Wearers also say they are a good choice if you have plantar fasciitis.
Cloudswift running shoes
If you like to run or walk during summer, then the Cloudswift running shoes (below) have superfoam cushioning that delivers energy return to relieve strain on your feet in hot or cold temperatures.
Just as the Superga sneakers we started our list with are a true classic, so too are the Converse All Stars (below). We can’t think of anything they wouldn’t go with, and they look great on women of any age.
Comme des Garçons PLAY
To add a touch of playfulness to your summer outfits, the Comme des Garçons sneakers (below) feature the instantly recognizable heart and eyes motif.
Skechers walking sneakers
Skechers are great if you’re planning a lot of walking, so the Go Walk sneakers (below) are ideal if you are planning a lot of sightseeing. They’re lightweight and feature air mesh to keep you cool.
Crocs lightweight sneakers
Another lightweight choice for you, the Crocs sneakers (below) are light and feature perforation to keep your feet cool. Reviewers like the arch support built into the shoe.
Farm Rio always features lots of fun prints that are perfect for summer vacations. The sneakers (below) would go well with a white dress, or you could match the colors in the sneakers to any pink or orange in your outfit.
Tory Burch lady bug
For a sneaker with eco-friendly credentials, Veja sneakers are made from recycled plastic bottles. They have great reviews from women who say they are comfy from the first wear.
Abi @stealmystyle40 above wears her Veja sneakers with a classic outfit of chinos, denim and stripes.
Summer is the perfect time to play around with patterns, and the polka dots ont the Lands’ End sneakers (below) feel fun and summery.
lace espadrille sneakers
An espadrille style will add a summery feel to your sneakers, and the lace on the Toni Pons sneakers (below) will let the air circulate around your feet.
Sneakers for the beach
If you’re wearing your sneakers to the beach, then you’ll want a waterproof pair. The Wyhan water shoes (below) will keep you comfy for beach or river walks.
Moisture wicking sneakers
Moisture-wicking properties are important in warm weather. The Tretorn sneakers (below) are designed to be worn with or without socks and feature a moisture-wicking insole.
Adaline @sdmomstyles above opts for high-top sneakers with her cycle shorts.
Metallics go with everything in the same way as white sneakers do. The AllSaints sneakers (below) are sure to get you noticed.
If you love the look of silver shoes, we have plenty more for you in this article on the best silver and gold shoes to go with everything.
Yellow is a perfect color for summer. The soles of the sneakers (below) feature cork for extra comfort.
There are more ideas on how to wear yellow in this article.
The high-top sneakers (below) feature a beautiful floral print. Wear with your jeans and a red top. Or match a red bag to the floral pattern. There are lots more prints and colors to choose from if these don’t fit your style aesthetic.
Do you have a favorite among the summer sneakers above? Let us know in the comments above!
shop the best summer shoes here:
- The Best Women’s Sandals For Summer 2023
- The Most Comfortable Walking Shoes For The Stylish Woman
- Best Shoes With Arch Support – Comfortable Walking Shoes To Walk In All Day!
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