Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

The 22 coolest trainers of summer

It's time. 

Knock those woolly socks to the back of the drawer, hide the winter coat in the depths of the wardrobe and get rid of all evidence of novelty Christmas boxers. In fact, best just bin them.

Spring has pushed aside the drear of winter and emerged with a sun-soaked Bank Holiday, filling our horizon with weekends in beer gardens and evenings spent eating questionably pink meat from the barbecue.

All of which means you're going to need the right footwear for the occasion. This season is far from subtle, with new models keeping material to a minimal, and reworked classis given an absurd splash of colour.

Here are the best trainers and casual footwear to make the most of the (brief) summer ahead. 



The Outfit


Hunter's Rain-Ready Summer Coats


The Vivid Adidas Originals Settend SPZL


Adidas' Hawaiian-Themed ZX8000 Boost


The Lightest Football Boots Ever Made Are Now Available To Buy


The Colour-Shifting Adidas Originals ZX Flux XENO



Are the new Yeezys just Reebok Classics with an adidas logo?

Kanye the innovator

by Matt Tate
23 Mar 2017

These LEGO self-lacing trainers will make tying your shoes a joy

Who needs Nike’s self-lacing sneakers, anyway?

by Gary Ogden
14 Feb 2017

Trainer of the day: Saucony Liberty

America isn't ALL bad

by Jamie Carson
12 Jan 2017

These new Air Jordan Super Nintendos are seriously next level

Trainers that push all the right buttons

by James Bird
05 Jan 2017

Running shoes that'll help you survive the January freeze

Christmas is over, time to get fit

04 Jan 2017

Furry Le Coq Sportif trainers look better than they sound

The French sports brand adds a calfskin heel to its classic Omega runner shape

by Jamie Carson
13 Dec 2016

Trainer of the Day: adidas Ultra Boost 3.0

Take me, Ultra Boost 3.0 - my body is ready.

by Sam Diss
07 Dec 2016

Vans' new Christmas collection proves beyond doubt that Santa is real

Christmas skulls and ho ho ho laces is all we want to wake up to on December 25

by Jamie Carson
02 Dec 2016

Trainer of the Day: Size? x adidas Gazelle GTX 'London'

They look like a lovely postbox

by Sam Diss
28 Nov 2016

Trainer of the Day: NIKE Air Max LD-Zero H

This shoe is so beautiful it will ruin your life

by Sam Diss
23 Nov 2016