10 Tech-Chic Dad Sneakers That’ll Appeal To Anyone Seeking Style & Comfort

They’re so easy to wear, too.


If you want to tap into your tech-iest gorp style for autumn, start with your shoe selection first. Ahead, TZR has gathered a variety of comfortable, chunky dad sneakers that look elevated, fun, and cool. These options will transition seamlessly into your everyday wardrobe.

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Axel Arigato
Marathon Trail Sneakers
Upgrade your current pair of running shoes with this embroidered graphic and transparent micro mesh pair of kicks from Axel Arigato. You can style this with running shorts just as easily as you can rock it with a slip dress.
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Dad shoes but make it Gucci — and, well, cooler. The house’s can’t-miss logo is incorporated into the technical knit of the shoes while the two-tone hues create a wave-inspired design on the sneaker.
Clifton L
For all day comfort, slip into HOKA’s Clifton L sneakers, which are a new iteration of its popular cushioned and lightweight trainers. This pair of kicks is designed for casual wear, so you can easily work it into your everyday wardrobe.
These tech-inspired dad sneakers display a host of colors — from red and purple to blue and yellow — that complement one another very well. The lightweight, puffy sole shoe is breathable and offers supportive cushioning for the arches of your feet.
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If you’ve entertained the idea of buying Balenciaga kicks for awhile now, the label’s new white and orange version is worth taking the plunge for — like, how amazing would these look with wide leg trousers and a crop top?
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Jazz up your workwear with these luxe Jimmy Choo sneakers featuring a cage construction inspired by the brand’s signature strappy sandals. White and black neoprene/leather material gives the shoes a futuristic finish.
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For the maximalists out there, invest in a sneaker that will add a splash of color to any outfit. The footwear will look great styled with baggy jeans, leather pants, or even with a miniskirt.
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Stella McCartney
Reclypse Mesh Sneakers
Prepare to show off your socks as this Stella McCartney sneaker has an all-over mesh design. And eco-friendly shoppers, take note: You’ll be pleased to know the entire lining of the shoe is crafted from ECONYL regenerated nylon (a material that’s made from ocean/landfill waste).
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Acne Studios
Lace-Up Sneakers
Similar to white sneakers, a pair of black kicks is a must-have staple in one’s wardrobe. These lace-up, lightweight shoes will match with every look in your closet and they feature a subtle Acne Studios branding on the side.
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So you love the look of sporty fashion girl trainers, but you don’t want to spend a fortune on them? Turn your attention to these earth-conscious (and affordable) adidas sneakers. This neutral-toned shoe was made with recycled materials, like cutting scraps and post-consumer household waste.
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Every part of this sneaker was designed for a maximum visual effect, from the gradient blue hues to the strategically placed On Running meets Loewe logos. They’re rapidly selling out, so if you love the style add them into your virtual checkout cart STAT.
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You may fondly recall your dad rocking his ASICS while picking you up from school. Tap into this nostalgic memory with a fashion-forward pair of your own via this two-toned option. The shoe is also certainly more stylish than most fatherly footwear.

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