Verdict from 6.1 hours of research from the internet

6 reasons to buy

  • The majority of the critics express in their reviews that the Chaco Davis Lace hugs the foot in exceptional comfort.
  • Multiple users agree that the sneaker provides good arch support.
  • This silhouette from Chaco offers proper ventilation for the foot that is great even on hot weather, according to a good number of wearers.
  • Several purchasers say that the shoe feels lightweight on foot.
  • Many users are delighted with how they can wear the Davis Lace sneaker all day without their feet hurting.
  • The Chaco Davis Lace is great for both work and casual uses as a couple of reviewers express, like some low-top sneakers.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A few buyers have mentioned in their reviews that the laces of the Chaco Davis Lace are quite long.
  • The canvas upper of the silhouette catches dirt easily, according to a couple of wearers.

Bottom line

The Davis Lace sneaker from the Chaco brand exhibits a good combination of functional and casual with its top-quality and performance. It keeps you looking stylish with its simple yet attractive outdoor0inpired design. Users enjoy the long-lasting comfort and breathability this low-top sneaker provides.

User reviews:

Enclosed with the traditional lacing system with rope laces, the Chaco Davis Lace provides a comfortable fit while securely locking your foot down. Its outsole is also optimized to give good traction on wet surfaces. This men’s exclusive sneaker can be purchased by women who desire a pair by going down in size from the men’s sizing.

A functional and comfortable sneaker, the Chaco Davis Lace displays a casual look that fits right in the streets to keep you looking stylish as you go through your day. The silhouette’s simply attractive appearance brings out its style versatility that enables it to complement smart and casual ensembles. 

This men-specific low-top sneaker matches well with regular-fit denim jeans, shorts, or cuffed pants. It also works well when going out to run errands, finish a busy day in the city streets, or go on a road adventure with friends.

An outdoor-inspired casual sneaker, the Chaco Davis Lace features a canvas upper with leather trim. It also features its men-exclusive signature LUVSEAT footbed for comfort and its non-marking ChacoGrip that is composed of 15% recycled elements. 

Mark Paigen established the Chacos brand in 1989. The idea of creating a sandal that would make his feet sun-dried without getting them wrinkled as well as provide enough support for the foot. This led him to develop custom sandals that have a continuous pull-through strap of synthetic material and a buckle.

At first, Paigen was using the process of tracing the foot on a paper to make custom pairs of sandals for $30. The finished products were then sold at a small shop in Glenwood Springs by Paigen. To further improve his shoe designs, he also consulted a podiatrist.

Originally, the company’s name was “Gecko.” Eventually, the name was changed into “Chacos,” which was taken after the Chaco Culture National Historial Park. The Wolverine World Wide company then bought Chacos in 2009 as well along with Merrell and Sperry.

The brand continues to offer functional outdoor footwear and outdoor-inspired casual silhouettes. The Chaco Davis Lace is among the brand’s outdoor-inspired pieces. Featuring a low-top profile, this silhouette works well with both casual and adventurous wear purposes. Developed with the brand’s signature technologies, this men’s exclusive low-top sneaker provides both style and functionality.

  • The Chaco Davis Lace is built with breathable canvas lining to keep your foot ventilated.
  • It features round waxed laces and metal eyelets.
  • The signature lizard logo of the brand on its tongue and heel area.
  • Chaco branding on the sole of the sneaker.

Size and fit

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Large (6%)
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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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