If you're guilty of sporting the same pair of well-worn boots all throughout the winter months, it may be time to consider perking up your cold weather wardrobe with some fresh new kicks. This season, as you layer up in cosy knitwear and reach for your warmest puffer jacket, treat your feet to a pair of winter-ready sneakers. Swap out your summery canvas trainers for sturdy yet stylish weatherproof styles. Just because you have to put up with less-than-ideal weather conditions during the winter months doesn't mean that your shoes have to suffer the same injustice. Ready to winter-fy your footwear collection? Scroll on for some of the best winter trainers for men on the market right now.
Best winter trainers for men
Myrqvist Oaxen Monochrome Dark Brown Suede
Don't be fooled by the elegant appearance of these brown suede sneakers from Myrqvist. Despite their refined style, they're ultra-tough and ready for those winter walks. It's all thanks to their premium water-repellent suede construction and leather board heel stiffeners. Style them with double denim for relaxed, rugged style.
Tropicfeel Geyser Litli P. Grey
Barcelona-born Tropicfeel creates high-performance footwear that's made to tackle any weather and terrain, from craggy mountains to sandy beaches. The label's Geyser sneaker blends thermoregulating recycled wool and a technical waterproof membrane to keep you comfortable and dry, whatever the weather. They're quick drying, odour resistant and sustainably made with eco-friendly fabrics. What's not to love?
Velasca Corsaro Sneakers
Italian footwear label Velasca affords the same meticulous attention to detail to its sneakers as it does its dress shoes. This particular pair – named Corsaro, which translates to 'pirate' – are crafted in collaboration with a company called Sealup, using a specially developed water-repellent material that blends natural cotton and high-tech fibres. The shoe is completed with sturdy rubber soles for ultimate all-day comfort.
Nike Court Vision Mid Winter
These Nike sneakers literally have the word winter in their name, so you know they're up for the job. A combination of durable and plush materials add warmth, while the rubber outsole boasts an updated pattern with larger lugs for ultimate traction and durability. The retro-inspired style recalls an '80s basketball aesthetic that will complement any contemporary city look.
Oliver Cabell Jabbar High
A well-made pair of high-top trainers will offer elevate your outfit while offering ankle protection and warmth in the winter months. We love this style from Oliver Cabell. Handcrafted in the renowned Italian shoemaking district of Marche, they combine buttery Italian calfskin leather with sturdy Margom outsoles, for equal parts style and durability.
Vans Old Skool MTE-1
You can never go wrong with a classic pair of Vans Old Skools. Even better? The winterised MTE-1 version, which offers the same laidback skater style, with the addition of cold weather comfort. The heritage silhouette is enhanced with thermoregulation properties, durable water repellent-treated leather and textile uppers, a HydroGuard Wrap for moisture management and Vans' classic all-conditions rubber sole in a reverse waffle pattern for traction.
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Winter GORE-TEX®
Converse's timeless Chuck Taylor All Star is the iconic silhouette that you know and love, now taken to the next level with innovative GORE-TEX technology. Built to tackle the wintry elements, this updated style boasts a high profile for coverage, warm polar fleece lining and boot-like hardware. The GORE-TEX fabric lends them ultimate protection from the wind and rain, plus breathability and moisture-wicking properties.
Zespà's ZSPTrail fuses technical textile materials and vegetable tanned full-grain leather lining with a lightweight Vibram sole for support and lightness. The Army Ink sole will add an element of interest to any casual outfit, whilst injecting a dose of colour into your winter wardrobe.
On Cloudventure Waterproof
On's Cloudventure Waterproof is made with the brand's thinnest and most breathable membrane yet, which just so happens to be 100% waterproof and windproof. They're also breathable and stretchy, for comfort and flexibility in every condition. Wear them running or style them with straight leg trousers and a cashmere hoodie for a low-key take on sports luxe style.
Adidas Sport Terrex AX4 GTX Rubber-Trimmed Mesh Sneakers
No matter what activities you have in store, these multi-purpose sneakers from Adidas have you sorted. Crafted from a combination of recycled Primegreen and waterproof GORE-TEX, they feature a Continental Rubber outsole that provides stability and grip in both wet and dry conditions.
North-89 Carbon No-1 Weatherproof Sneakers
These winter-ready sneakers from Swedish footwear label North-89 are designed for ultimate comfort, no matter the weather. They feature a suede upper developed with the use of Scotchgard for weatherproofing, plus a hardwearing Italian Margom sole for enhanced grip and durability. Perfect for whatever wintry adventures you have in store.