Are you sick of wearing those old, smelly sneakers of yours that you had for a lifetime? Well, this is your sign to get rid of them once and for all. It’s time to replace your once beloved shoes with a new pair of canvas sneakers.
Canvas sneakers have become a go-to staple in many wardrobes because they make the perfect everyday shoe. They have a simple yet versatile design that pairs well with just about anything from jeans to sweatpants and even trousers if you’re feeling a little risky. And we can’t forget the shoes are practically appropriate to wear on any occasion. A quick tip: don’t wear them out in crappy weather, as canvas does not mesh well with rain or snow. Not only are canvas sneakers stylish, but they are just as comfortable and durable too.
Did we mention, canvas sneakers are a great footwear option for vegans? Canvas shoes are 100% vegan since they’re non-animal-based. Materials used to make canvas footwear are cotton, rubber, and other synthetic fabrics. In case you didn’t know, a few brands that make vegan shoes are Converse and Cariuma. Both brands are featured in the roundup.
With so many shoes to choose from on the market, we handpicked the best canvas sneakers that men will love to wear everywhere.
1. Converse Chuck Taylor All Star
Converse Chuck Taylor’s are one pair of sneakers that will never go out of style. It’s a classic shoe that will look good on anyone, no matter their age. Not to mention, they look better over time, giving them a vintage rugged vibe that looks as good now as it did in the ’60s.
2. Vans Skate Old Skool
Vans are undoubtedly one the most popular canvas sneakers on the market. So we had to feature the shoe brand on the list. The Vans Old Skool is an iconic sneaker that will always remain in style. They’re made from a reinforced DuraCap upper that is strong enough to stand the test of time.
Of course, the footwear comes with its famous gum rubber sole that provides more grip to a skater’s board. Also, the shoes are equipped with Popcush energy to help reduce leg fatigue during long skate sessions.
3. adidas Daily 3.0 Shoes
The adidas Daily 3.0 is a classic sneaker that is loved by many for its comfort and style. It has a rubber outsole with an impressive grip, perfect for skaters when they’re shredding ramps and rails. The canvas sneaker features an Ortholite sock liner that provides impeccable support to your feet. If you aren’t feeling the gray pair, the shoes come in other colorways like black, red, blue and white.
4. Cariuma Canvas Oca Low
These sneakers from Cariuma are perfect for vegans and eco-conscious individuals. The Oca Low’s insole is 100% vegan as is made from organic mamona oil and cork. It ensures maximum comfort and a great fit. They feature a lightweight cushion technology, making you feel like you’re walking on air. Not to mention, these sneakers will last you for years, thanks to their durable fully-stitched outsole.
5. TOMS Carlo Sneaker
Toms may be known for its stylish canvas slip-ons, but did you know they make sneakers too? The Carlo sneaker is made from recyclable material with flexible construction, allowing you to break them in easily. The shoe has a lightweight and breathable design making them great to wear all day long. They even feature a removable, hand washable insole to keep your shoes smelling fresh.
6. Comme Des Garçons PLAY (CDG) x Converse Chuck Taylor
Are you looking for a designer pair of sneakers but don’t want to spend a load of cash on them? Well, opt for the CDG Converse. This vintage-looking sneaker has the classic Chuck Taylor silhouette with a quirky CDG peekaboo heart stamp on its sides. These high-top shoes pair well with a solid-colored cardigan and jeans.
7. Nike Court Legacy Canvas
The Nike Court Legacy is designed to honor the history of tennis culture but with a modernized twist. They’re made from a deconstructed upper canvas with a lightweight foam insole to provide a comfy and seamless experience. The low-top sneaker features a herringbone traction pattern delivering multi-surface traction. It will prevent you from any slips or falls. These stylish sneakers look good on and off the court.
8. Eddie Bauer Haller Slip-On
If you’re a die-hard Eddie Bauer fan, then you’ll love these boat shoes from the brand. The slip-on is made of a breathable and lightweight canvas, making it the perfect everyday shoe. They feature an InsoFit® cushioning EVA footbed that provides substantial support. No longer will you have to worry about aching feet.
9. Vans Canvas Sk8-Hi
Not a fan of low-top sneakers? These Vans Sk8-Hi are your best bet. As you know, Vans are durable shoes constructed of a strong fabric canvas. They feature a high padded collar providing comfort to your ankle. These will be your favorite sneakers among your shoe collection, thanks to their versatility.
10. Dr. Martens Cairo Low Canvas Shoe
Dr. Martens are usually the go-to brand for platform boots, but they can now provide you with your new everyday sneakers. The Cairo takes on the classic Docs silhouette and features its iconic mocked yellow stitching around the sole. What makes these shoes even better is that they’re super easy to clean, thanks to their woven fabrics. All you need to use is a damp cloth, and soap will take off any dirt.