Sneakers were once meant for the gym and the athletics track – but not anymore. The trainer has become a star player both on and off the field. It doesn’t matter if it’s on the high street or sauntering along the catwalks, the trendy colourful trainer is having its moment in the sartorial spotlight.

We’ve rounded up a couple of up-to-date favorites for the man who isn’t afraid to let his kicks do the talking. So whether you’re running for the Gau Train or MyCiti bus after a hard day at the office, or heading to the gym, there really is no excuse for not owning a pair of statement sneakers.