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Finding the best athletic shoes out there can sometimes feel like a daunting task. Fortunately, APL sneakers combine luxury and functionality to give you the perfect pair of high-performance footwear.

The company was founded in 2009 by identical twins Adam and Ryan Goldston and continues to be one of the world’s most sought-after footwear brands.

Check out our list of 13 must-have APL sneakers you should add to your shoe collection ASAP.

1. Women’s TechLoom Zipline

These comfortable APL shoes feature a seamless TechLoom construction for the single-layer upper for lightweight breathability. Engineered ribbing along the tongue and collar gives you just the right amount of stretch.

Experience lateral and longitudinal support without giving up flexibility, and they’re fitted atop APL’s maximum cushioned FutureFoam midsole. With a ton of colors to choose from, the Techloom Zipline is a versatile choice for an array of activities.

2. APL Sneakers: Men’s TechLoom Bliss

The TechLoom Bliss is APL’s lightest running shoe, weighing just 6.8 ounces. A comfy slip-on design with a milled satin elastic strap makes them easy to put on and take off along with a sleek, elevated look.

These sneakers use APL’s proprietary Propelium technology that maximizes energy generation alongside superior comfort. The midsole is exceptionally durable, so it lasts much longer than conventional EVA from other brands, and the durable rubber outsole features a forefront crash pad.

3. Women’s APL TechLoom Breeze

Bringing luxury and performance together, these sleek, streamlined APL sneakers offer a stylish silhouette. The TechLoom Breeze has a seamless, high elastic stretch rebound TechnLoom upper that moves with you.

An internal speed lacing system adds functionality to these comfortable APL shoes. Not only are they amazingly light and comfortable, but they also come in a wide array of fun colors to help you add a stylish element to any look.

4. Women’s TechLoom Phantom

Available in bold colors like mango and cobalt blue, the APL Women’s TechLoom Phantom sneakers are a must-have pair. A neoprene tongue with an integrated collar gives you exceptional fit and all-day comfort that lasts.

The midsole and outsole compound are made for direct contact with the ground, creating less rubber on the outsole to make them extremely lightweight. These APL running shoes were inspired by the shape of a feather, incorporating natural motion flex grooves that respond to every movement.

5. Men’s TechLoom Pro

The classic TechLoom Pro is the shoe that started a movement. A patented one-piece woven upper includes innovative performance textiles for a variety of knit patterns, colors, and intricacy.

The APL Propelium midsole and outsole offer extreme comfort along with a clean, sleek look. These APL sneakers come in standard normal width sizing and a slightly wider toe box and weigh just 7.9 ounces for lightweight performance.

6. Women’s TechLoom Dream

These stylish sneakers were designed as an all-purpose running and walking shoe to carry you anywhere in comfort. The silhouette features the TechLoom Dream Heavenly Ride midsole, a brand-new proprietary compound.

Constructed for maximum shock absorption and cushioning, these sneakers will take pressure, resistance, and shock out of every step. If you’re looking for stylish, comfortable APL sneakers, the TechLoom Dream is a must-have choice. Grab a pair of oval shoe laces from Loop King to give your APL shoes a pop of color.

7. Women’s Big Logo TechLoom Slide

Achieve maximum comfort and convenience with the Big Logo TechLoom Slide. A soft, flexible TechLoom strap with mesh lining gives your feet a break, and the antimicrobial mesh footbed covers a 3D molded footbed for a soothing massaging effect. These comfy slides feature APL’s Prepeloum compound for the midsole and outsole, giving you awesome cushioning with every step.

8. Men’s TechLoom Tracer

The TechLoom Tracer is the brand’s first low-top training shoe. Designed and engineered with your workouts in mind, it uses a modern, performance-driven combination of materials. A new molded lycra collar and tongue allow for easy on and off with a smooth, sculpted heel to give you a full range of motion.

9. Women’s TechLoom Wave

Constructed with a newly developed high-elastic 3D stretch upper, the TechLoom Wave focuses on performance design. These sneakers offer increased stretch from front to back, giving you amazing lateral and medial support.

A special internal cage gives added support and customizable lockdown simply by pulling the laces tighter. You can also use the integrated lace loop to tuck the laces for a streamlined look, and these sneakers come in a fun assortment of vibrant colors to make your outfit pop.

10. Men’s TechLoom Defender

Designed for adventures, the APL TechLoom Defender is the ultimate exploration high-top. These sneakers were designed and engineered with extreme weather and harsh elements in line.

Rugged durability, amazing traction, and high-top support combined with weatherproof materials make these shoes a must for outdoor adventures. With all-terrain durability and a water-resistant upper, you’ll get a free range of motion while protecting your feet.

11. Men’s TechLoom Dream

APL’s TechLoom Dream sneakers for men feature a soft-touch upper with raised contour lines for an amazing fit. The single-layer separated tongue features an integrated lace loop.

A molded TPU heel counter adds stability, and the cushioned collar has a performance mesh lining to keep your feet comfortable all day. The smooth, sculpted outsole with the all-new Heavenly Ride foam compound adds to the comfort factor.

12. Women’s Lusso Slide

The Lusso Slide comes in a range of colors with a soft Nappa leather construction. A cross-stitched strap and footbed add to the look, and a 3D molded footbed keeps your feet comfy as you lounge and relax.

13. Men’s TechLoom Zipline

APL’s Men’s TechLoom Zipline boasts seamless construction with a single-layer upper for a lightweight fit. These comfortable men’s sneakers boast ribbing along the tongue and collar for added stretch and support wherever you need it most.

Upgrade Your Shoe Collection with APL

With a range of unique features, APL sneakers add style and amazing functionality to your shoe wardrobe. Choose from these popular pairs to elevate your collection today.

APL Shoe Styling Tip: Try a pair of Off-White Laces from Loop King to give your sneakers a unique component.

Miles Anthony Smith

Miles is a loving father of 3 adults, devoted husband of 24+ years, co-chief sneakerhead (along with his wife Carolyn) at Loop King Laces, author, entrepreneur, investor, & owner of several businesses (AmaLinks Pro, Why Stuff Sucks, & Kompelling Kars). Miles has been featured in New York Magazine, Escapist Magazine, FashionSpot, Menswear Style, & Men Style Fashion. Loop King is trusted by sneakerheads JumperMan Kris, jumpmanbostic, ajinchicago, among others.