Sneakers Step Out
Sneakers Take Center Stage
Whether it’s for a head-clearing run, a soul-refreshing walk with a friend or just an active day on your feet, sneakers are the shoes that do it all. For Spring ’21, brands are offering feature-packed options with comfort to spare. Even better? These looks never compromise on style.
Propet’s Tour Knit ($80) style fuses an Ortholite insole and breathable knit upper for a wear-everywhere style that comes in five different widths.
With a knit upper and an energy-returning midsole, Aetrex’s $120 Dani athleisure sneaker is game for anything.
The Coimbra Kobalt from Finn Comfort is a City Sport style crafted to look good and feel good.
Revere’s Crete sneaker ($150) in metallic rose leather boasts a removable orthotic insole, lightweight EVA cushioning and a slip-resistant rubber outsole.
The $90 Star sneaker from Taos is a classic casual look — it’s also the brand’s first with hemp uppers and first vegan shoes.
Remonte’s $125 Cecilia pairs a chambray-look upper with floral-print laces and a side zip for a stylish casual sneaker look.
The Drift Berlin Leisure sneaker ($120) by Vionic uses an easy-on toggle closure fit and the brand’s signature supportive midsole construction for an all-day comfort style.
Made for long runs, the Hoka One One Mach 4 ($130) is even softer and bouncier than previous models, the ideal combination for logging daily miles.
The GoRun Razor + Hyper style from Skechers ($140) adapts the brand’s Razor 3 Hyper platform and adds a Goodyear rubber outsole to the Hyper Burst midsole for daily traction.
On Running is bringing back the lightweight $150 Cloudswift with more Helion foam underfoot and larger Cloud elements on the outsole for smooth comfort on any surface.
The $150 Brooks Glycerin 19 GTS (formerly the Transcend) may have a new franchise name, but what hasn’t changed is the DNA Loft cushioning underfoot and GuideRails support.
With the Kinvara 12 ($110), Saucony’s flagship lightweight minimal trainer has more ground contact and a stripped-back upper design that makes the breathable mesh upper even more comfortable.
The Volition slip-on sneaker from Traq by Alegria ($120) features athletic elements like a Dream Fit knit upper and dual-density nonmarking outsole with tech solutions like the brand’s Q-Chip pedometer smartchip.
Topo’s Rekovr 2 ($115) is set for active walks and after-sport recovery with an Ortholite 3D Wave Sense footbed that stimulates the nerves on the bottom of the foot, and an antimicrobial wool blend upper for support.
The $90 Kaya from Ryka is ready for whatever the weather or the terrain brings with an anatomical footbed, TPR plate for traction on the lugged outsole and a water-repellent ripstop upper.
Reebok’s $80 DailyFit style is made for all-day wear, with cushioned arch support and a new DMX Triplemax design that promotes dynamic air flow in the shoe.
Dansko is debuting the Pace ($140) lightweight walking shoe, which pairs sneaker features like a cushiony EVA midsole and a 3M Scotchguard mesh upper with a removable insole with the brand’s signature Natural Arch Plus technology.