10 Best High Top Sneakers For Men in 2022

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10 Best High Top Sneakers For Men in 2022

With 200+ high-top men's sneakers to choose from, finding the best one can be a nightmare. Good thing, you've come across this site.

RunRepeat and its team of shoe-loving nerds just made things easy peasy. Besides our buying guides that offer a few nifty tips on finding the best sneaker, we also have our top picks that will tell you which shoes deliver looks- and performance-wise.

When it comes to our top picks, you can expect various options - from retro kicks to budget-friendly ones. We also made it a point to include shoes from top brands like Nike and Adidas.

How we select the best high-top shoes for men

The best men's high-top shoes on the list have all gone through thorough review and testing. To learn more about our methods, click on this link. Alternatively, here's a quick rundown of what goes on around here.

  • Expert and user reviews are gathered and analyzed.
  • Whenever we can, we buy the shoes using our own money. They're weighed, measured, and tested.
  • To quickly gauge a shoe's likeability, Corescores are assigned for each one. 


Best high top sneakers overall for men

A chunky platform sole for the classic and iconic Chuck Taylor All Star, Converse offers the Converse Run Star Hike. A new eye-catching twist on a classic sneaker, this high-top elevated shoe delivers a futuristic vibe in a modern style without sacrificing its remarkable comfort.
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Bringing in some nostalgic feeling to the Back To The Future fans when it was finally released, the Nike Air Mag managed to stay true to its movie origins. Complete with the light-up technology and its iconic auto-lacing system, the shoe brought wearers back to the future. Its futuristic appearance is complimented well with the feel of comfort and style, although it may be quite an expensive purchase with its high price tag.
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Best Nike high top sneakers for men

The Nike Path Winter is the epitome of style and functionality. It can keep the foot warm and dry while users freely their style, especially on colder days. With such versatility, a pair of these trainers can easily complement a variety of clothing. Whether for school or work outfits, it can be a go-to shoe for people who want the right combination of style, comfort, and performance.
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Keep your game strong with the Nike Air Max2 CB '94. Molded to withstand Charles Barkley's aggressive playing style, this kick will definitely make you in charge on and off the hardcourts. While its style may not be everyone's cup of tea, it has a modernized comfort and durability that will surely make your feet happy.
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Best Adidas high top sneakers for men

Lace the Adidas Forum 84 High up and feel the heritage b-ball genome with every stride. Considered undervalued compared to the popular Jordan models, this kick is arguably one of the best classic sneakers in the Three Stripes' arsenal. It offers day-to-day coziness, and a premium feel with a retail price that is just hard to beat. Adidas just hit the home run by bringing the Forum 84 Hi back on the market.
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Inspired by outdoor sports, these sneakers from the Adidas Originals line are built for the rainy and winter weather. Made with durable and high-quality materials, these boot-like shoes are sure to keep one’s feet dry, warm and comfortable. With some added modifications to its construction, and being a bit on the wider side, the boots are always ready to face inclement weather conditions and work their way to provide support, comfort, and resilience.
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Best retro high top sneakers for men

Hit the city with the outdoorsy style of Nike ACG Air Mowabb. This sneaker offers one-off comfort and durability that work both on the trails and urban pavements. Moreover, it has a one-of-a-kind classic yet modern style that can instantly boost up your regular casual attire. While this has a pricey range, you'll definitely get what you've paid for.
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Whether you're always on the go or you find lacing shoes a tedious task, the Air Jordan 1 Hi FlyEase is for you. Nike ensured to keep "most" of what we love about the OG AJ1s - from the upper to the sole - intact. The difference? This retro AJ1 version is equipped with FlyEase that turns into a slip-on in just one quick-and-easy hand motion. What's more, it comes with a friendly price tag.
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Best budget high top sneakers for men

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star CX High Top departs from the most-loved Chucks' traditional style, fit, and form. This version says goodbye to the goofy-looking DNA with an upgraded look that's cool and chic. Even without arch support, your feet will thank you as it doesn't feel bottom heavy. It's a bit pricier than the regular Chuck Taylors, but you'll experience comfier walks daylong from day one in this.
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Fila Grant Hill 1 returns in OG colorway and other crisp designs for men and women. It may no longer be 100% equipped for basketball, but it steals attention among the dad shoe-loving crowd and those who embrace retro fashion. It delivers comfort and durability while still falling within the cheapest range.
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What are the most expensive men's high top sneakers in 2022?

  1. Nike Air Fear Of God 1 - from $450
  2. Nike Air Max 720 Horizon - from $258
  3. Nike Dunk High Retro - from $225
  4. Nike ACG Mountain Fly Gore-Tex - from $220
  5. Air Jordan 1 Zoom CMFT - from $214
  6. Air Jordan 1 High React - from $200
  7. Jordan Aerospace 720 - from $175
  8. Nike Path Winter - from $169
  9. Nike ACG Air Mowabb - from $160
  10. Nike Air Max2 CB '94 - from $160
  11. Nike React Frenzy - from $150
  12. Jordan Apex-React - from $149
  13. Converse Run Star Hike - from $135
  14. Nike Air SC Trainer High - from $133
  15. Vans Sk8-Hi MTE-2 - from $130

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Sheena is a wordsmith turned sneaker addict. Her sneaker fixation intensified as her passion for writing grew. A hands-on mom of two sweet yet spunky kids (plus three dogs and two cats), she finds solitude in leafing through shoe catalogs to find the next "it" sneaker. Scrutinizing hugely popular and underrated kicks is her favorite pastime.