Summer Footwear: Our Top Picks for Men

Summer Footwear: Our Top Picks for Men

With the warmer months approaching, it’s time to get your summer wardrobe ready, and this includes your footwear. 

At Hirst Footwear, we have a great selection of summer footwear for men, ideal for those treating themselves to something new or buying gifts for their friends or family.

What to look for in summer footwear

When summer comes around and you begin to spend more outside, it’s important you find footwear that keeps your feet cool and comfortable all day long. 

You should be looking for footwear that has the following qualities:

  • Breathability
  • Cushioned soles 
  • Water resistance
  • Washable 
  • Well fitted 

During the hotter months, our feet tend to sweat more which is why it is vital to find a pair of shoes that won’t cause any sores or blisters. 

What kind of footwear do men need to have for the summer months?

Whether you’re planning a trip abroad, or you are staying in the UK during the summer months, as the weather warms up, it’s time to start looking for appropriate footwear. 

As we’ve mentioned, you should be looking for footwear that is breathable and comfortable, as well as being easy to take on/off. Some popular footwear styles for men that fit into these categories include:

  • Sandals
  • Flip Flops 
  • Sliders 
  • Espadrilles 
  • Loafers 
  • Canvas trainers 

The best summer footwear for men

The best summer sandals 

The Mens Hi-Tec Wild-Life Vyper Black Lightweight Adjustable Strap Walking Sandals are a great sandal for the man looking for fully adjustable and lightweight walking sandals. 

These sandals have moisture wicking insoles that help to keep feet dry while adding stability with every step, while the multi-directional traction outsoles help to improve grip no matter where you’re walking. 

The PDQ Mens Sports Sandals are ideal for the summer, no matter whether you’re pottering at home or exploring abroad. 

Featuring webbed textiles and 3 different straps to allow for the perfect fit, these sandals are perfect for a variety of different size feet. They also feature neoprene lining for long lasting comfort. 

The best summer flip flops 

The Quiksilver Mens Mathodic Recovery Black Comfort Bed Toe Post Flip Flops Sandals are engineered for breathability thanks to finely woven nylon toe post and fine-mould uppers. 

These flip flops feature anatomically contoured hydro bound footbeds for long lasting support, as well as engineered outsoles for traction and flexibility. 

The Skechers Tantric Copano Mens Sandal Flip Flop is another great choice for summer thanks to the faux leather uppers and contoured luxe foam footbeds. 

They also feature flexible traction outsoles and Skechers classic relaxed fit design for a roomy and comfortable feel.

The best summer sliders

The Lotus Mens Bastion Dark Navy Blue Leather Slip On Mule Sandals are the perfect slip on slider sandals. They come with a fixed leather crossover strap that features a contrasting trim detail, making them secure and stylish. 

The cushioned footbed provides all day comfort and will carry you from casual day time wear to chilled evening fashion. 

The Wrangler Mens Ranch Dark Brown Two Strap Adjustable Slip On Sandals are the perfect sandal style slider for the summer thanks to the versatile leather design. 

With a slip on design and two leather straps, your feet will be kept cool and comfortable all day long. A black leather sole unit helps to complete the look. 

The best summer trainers 

The Skechers Mens Arch Fit WavePort Taupe Mesh Lightweight Trainers are a lightweight pair of trainers, ideal for travelling and exploring thanks to their pull on and scratch lace design. 

These trainers are podiatrist designed and featured Skechers patented Arch Fit design. The removable insole moulds to your feet and reduces shock with every step. 


Perfect for an evening, the Route 21 Mens M540T Beige Denim Collection Lace Up Trainers Casual Shoes will have you ready for those warm summer nights out. 

The faux suede panels and denim uppers will help to keep you stylish and the padded footbed will help to provide all day comfort and support. 

The best summer shoes 

The Mens Wrangler Sharky Nubuck Leather Memory Foam Slip On Loafer Shoes are ideal for summer evening outfits thanks to their lightweight yet stylish design. 

The slip on design means you can easily take them on/off as you please and the nubuck leather uppers helps to elevate your outfit. Memory foam insoles provide extra comfort and the rubber outsoles help to improve stability.

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