If you love sneakers, it follows that you love spring and that you’ve been waiting eagerly to unbox a few fresh pairs since the beginning of winter. The sun’s starting to re-appear, the weather’s fairer, and it’s now possible to bypass the rugged outsoles and muted, waterproof uppers for the bright beauty of colorful sneakers.
As the sun breathes life back into your day-to-day, it also brings the chance to breathe some life back into our sneaker rotations. We're all for a darker winter rotation — it makes sense. But now that the weather's brighter, we're looking for a foundation of colorful sneakers for our spring selection.
Putting together a successful rotation of spring sneakers is like assembling a dream team. You need a little bit of everything: lightweight runners, vintage classics, and a whole lot of color. So, for those who love sneakers of all kinds, it can get pretty tricky to pick the right ones. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of our top colorful sneakers for spring, think of it as the 2022 draft for your spring rotation.
Shop the best colorful sneakers for spring below.
Mihara Yasuhiro Baker Sneakers
Mihara Yasihuro's distressed sneakers are truly like no other on the market and will provide a spring statement when it is needed. Pay careful attention to the wearing instructions that are printed on the tongue, one of which reads: "never forget to love."
Golf Wang x Converse Chuck 70
If anyone was going to add pink snakeskin to the Converse Chuck 70, it had to be Tyler, The Creator.
HOKA Mafate Speed 2
Whatever adventures lay ahead of you this spring, a good pair of trail runners will have you covered. In this case, we've got the HOKA Mafate Speed which includes the label's ultra-comfortable cushioning with a Vibram Mega-Grip tread.
Reebok x Eames Club C 85
Interior design nerds will know Charles and Ray Eames best for their sought-after chairs but the creative pair worked across a number of fields. For these sneakers, Reebok re-interprets a Ray Eames composition painting from 1939 into a colorful upper for this sneaker.
BAPE Road Sta M2
BAPE has given its Road Sta the superman treatment, adding a metallic red, blue, and gold colorway to the sneaker.
New Balance MS327
Get your greens with this pair of New Balance MS327s, the 70s inspired sneaker has once again delivered when it comes to bold colorways.
11 by Boris Bidjan Saberi x Salomon Bamba 2 Low Sneakers
Boris Bidjan Saberi's unconventional dying methods have provided a range of experimental updates to Salomon's technically-crafted range of sneakers. This pair comes with a smudged yellow look.
Nike Air Max 97 SE
Grey, yellow, and light blue hues are all created from recycled plant fibers on this Air Max 97.
visvim FKT Runner Sneakers
When it comes to craftmanship you know you are getting some of the best with visvim and these sneakers are no different. Crafted from a Japanese nylon blend along with leather and suede sourced from Italy, the shoes get their green hue from natural dying methods.
Gallery Dept. x Lanvin Painted Leather Curb Sneakers
I challenge anyone to find a more colorful pair of sneakers than these, Gallery Dept.'s signature paint-splatter has added a vibrant update to these already-colorful pink Lanvin sneakers.
Loewe Flow Runner Sneakers
Thanks to its lightweight, vintage silhouette, the Loewe Flow Sneaker makes the ideal canvas for an impactful display of color. Here, a fluorescent green outsole couple with a fluorescent orange heel tab to bring life to the clean white design.
Balenciaga Runner Sneakers
Pops of color have been generously cut-and-pasted to this silver Balenciaga sneaker — as if it wasn't already statement-making enough?
Converse Chuck 70
Moving onto a pair where there is no doubt about its colorful credentials, make a statement with these lime green Converse Chuck 70s.
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