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German giants adidas have been among the brand leaders in men's trainers for decades, and for good reason. The company produces top-quality footwear for a variety of purposes - from running shoes to specialised sports trainers and, of course, everyday lifestyle sneakers.
Choosing the best options available is no easy task with their back catalogue of retro classics and frequent new releases. However, that's exactly what we've done.
We've rounded up running shoes designed for both speed and distance; secure, waterproof footwear crafted to tackle challenging terrain in any weather; and stylish trainers that are supremely comfortable and iconic in their design.
Whatever you need from a shoe, one of these popular, high-quality models is sure to tick the boxes.
Shop: Best men's adidas trainers
adidas Busenitz Pro
Best new release adidas trainers
The new Busenitz range, named after the skateboarder, Dennis Busenitz, is a slick and stylish upgrade on the classic Copa Mundial. The chich navy, blue, red, beige and white colourway is a sophisticated look. Meanwhile, the multi-textured show with a premium suede and nylon quarter makes it the premium option of new releases from adidas.
Colourways available: Five
adidas Originals LA Trainer
Best adidas trainers for comfort
The stylish and breathable suede on the LA trainer with a mesh upper mix makes them the best comfortable option from adidas. The shoe sits on a three-peg midsole for extra cushioning and a gum outsole for maximum traction. The bright royal blue and yellow colourway is a bonus point on these.
Colourways available: One
Best adidas trainers for colourway
These adidas Originals Shadowturf trainers tip the cap to the 2000's adidas JET running shoes. The trip down memory lane has been refreshed with a delicious honey mustard colourway, which is neutral and adds a pop of colour. It will have people asking, 'what trainers are you wearing?'
Colourways available: Three
Best adidas trainers for style
The most innovative styles demand a top budget, and the adidas Y-3 Orisan designed by Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto is no different. The minimalist and serenity of Japanese style come through in these trainers with a pale yellow extended heel and double-layered open mesh upper. This is one for someone with an eye for style.
Colourways available: Six
Sean Wotherspoon Superearth
Best designer adidas trainers
Just looking at a picture of these trainers, you know they're designer shoes. There's audacity in the bold and creative design created by streetwear designer Sean Wotherspoon. Take the trailing threat from the embroidery flowers - the eye-catching look pays tribute to mother nature in all her glory. There are also bonus points for sustainability on these, as they're made from faux leather, and the soles are crafted with natural tree rubber.
Colourways available: One
Ultraboost 5.0 DNA
Best adidas trainers for sustainability
Conscious about your wardrobe being environmentally friendly and want to do your bit? Then the adidas Ultraboost DNA 5.0 are perfect. They're created with style and comfort as dual priorities. The adidas PRIMEKNIT upper wraps around the fit to create a snug and supportive fit. The sustainability factor comes from the fact that the yarn in the upper contains at least 50% Parley Ocean Plastic and 50% recycled polyester.
Colourways available: 27
Originals Stan Smith
Best vegan adidas trainers
The adidas Stan Smith trainers are a revered classic, but now it's also a great vegan option. The iconic shoes have been redesigned with a vegan upper and outsole made from rubber waste. It's a planet-friendly option not made from any animal-derived ingredients or materials.
Colourways available: Four
Ultraboost 22 trainers
Best adidas trainers for running
The Ultraboost 22 trainers are built for comfort and responsiveness, so you can be the best runner you can be with ultimate levels of comfort. The torsion system fixed on the outsole will give you a responsive stride, whilst bost capsules on the outer give you the energy push system to maintain speed.
Colourways available: 20
Best adidas trainers for skateboarding
Named after New York skater Tyshawn Jones, these trainers are designed for skateboarding but give you that extra swagger from the concrete jungle. The mid features a memory foam collar and a reinforced toe for additional support, while the 'money green' three stripes and black colourway are a delightful combination.
Colourways available: Two
Best monochrome adidas trainers
You really can't go wrong with a pair of these clean, monochromatic adidas Gazelle shoes. Available in over a dozen colourways, the world is your oyster for these streetwear staples. The leather upper and suede covering most of the shoe make up the iconic look from the early '90s.
Colourways available: 13
adidas Rocket ZX 1K Boost
Best adidas trainers for collectors
adidas has teamed up with Marvel and Guardians Of The Galaxy to create trainers dedicated to all the main characters, including Gamora, Star-Lord, Groot, Drax and Rocket. The speed lace system on this trainer is a homage to Rocket's gear, and as his name suggests, the colourway is black with shades of orange and yellow.
Colourways available: One
adidas Oringinals Ozweego Colex
Best adidas Originals trainers
The Ozweego range looks to the future of adidas trainers and sure does look the part. It borrows from the '90s techy overlay style, which gives it a futuristic look on the upper. The cushioning on the sole and sock-like fit make the Ozweego's a comfortable pair.
Colourways Available: Nine