When it comes to buying sneakers – undoubtedly an essential in every man’s wardrobe – you can spend little, but expect them to wear out in a matter of months from regular wear, or spend a fortune and make a serious dent in your luxury watch savings account.
However, the more you spend, the quality increases (not to mention, bragging rights when it comes to brand names), but while some pairs of sneakers from reputable brands can comfortably be called fair, here’s looking at you Oliver Cabell, whenever we can score discounts on sneakers, the air can be punched with glee.
So, which retailers mark down the prices of their sneakers? It’s fair to say, the vast majority of clothing and footwear brands will offer discounts throughout the year to mark the changing of the seasons, but not all of them are worthy of your custom. Only the finest, coolest and most stylish sneakers will do for you, and that’s where we come in.
We’ve searched far and wide on the World Wide Web to bring you a definitive guide to the best men’s sneaker sales around, covering minimalist white sneakers, running and tennis sneakers, sneakers for the gym and everything in between.
You’ll want to bookmark a fair of these websites, as sneakers on sale can change regularly, so it’s always worth checking back to see what bargains you can score.
Everlane's sneakers can already be considered affordable, but with select pairs receiving discounts of 50%, it means good-looking sneakers can be snapped up for stupidly low prices. Get on it.
So when you're also presented with the prospect of Scarosso sneakers on sale, you really should be taking advantage.
Fortunately, Clarks holds regular sales on a wide range of sneakers, shoes and boots, meaning you can expect to pay under $100 for handsome sneakers in a range of colours and with footwear technologies such as durable EVA outsoles and moisture-wicking footbeds.
And with such a diverse and extensive range of sneakers, it means several pairs are given the discount treatment, and many of them are pairs you'd actually want to wear.
Handmade in Portugal, you can expect a high level of quality and craftsmanship with all pairs, so when you're paying around $150 for Von-Röutte sneakers on sale, it's a steal.
What's also great about Camper sneakers is their predominant use of quality materials, such as full grain leather for the ultimate in comfort and breathability, while some pairs also employ innovative designs or technologies, such as Michelin-derived rubber, for much-improved traction.
Grenson's sneakers aren't cheap, make no mistake, but when you can find many pairs on sale for around half their original price, then you'll be hard pushed to find a better deal all year. Just buy a pair, you won't regret it.
Axel Arigato sneakers are, in our opinion, already well priced, but when they can be found on sale, hovering between the $100 and $200 mark, we have to sit up and take notice.
If you weren't already aware, Common Projects sneakers aren't cheap, costing around the $500 mark when not on sale. Fortunately, sites such as SSENSE hold huge sales throughout the year, and Common Projects sneakers usually make the cut. With savings of around $150 to be had across a wide range of Common Projects sneakers, you'd be a fool to miss out.
Orlebar Brown's sneakers are ones that lightweight and waterproof, allowing you to swim in them if you wish. Super comfortable and quick-drying, they're the perfect beach-going companion, and can be snapped up for crazily-discounted prices.
Not only is that due to the brand's global awareness, but also because of the sheer number of pairs it produces. The good news is, this means you'll find hundreds of pairs in the sale section, as they constantly make way for incoming models. Whether you're after a new pair of gym sneakers, something more lifestyle -focused, you can be assured of a pair of sneakers that will see you through in comfort.
As you may expect, Adidas host huge sneaker sale throughout the year, so you given regular chances to snap up some stylish new kicks at rock bottom prices. Stan Smiths, Continental 80s or a new pair of runners, Adidas has it all.