Summary

We spent 8.1 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

8 reasons to buy

  • Few reviewers liked that the Cole Haan Grandpro Trail Sneaker is offered in medium and wide width.
  • Buyers can pick from multiple colorways available in the market.
  • Most of the satisfied buyers commended the lightness of this pair.
  • The majority of the users vouched for this pair's comfortable feel and shared that it is suitable for most activities that require walking or standing for an extended period.
  • This shoe fits true to size.
  • The large percentage of the buyers highly recommended the Cole Haan Grandpro Trail to everyone.
  • The stylish and premium look of this sneaker has been applauded several times in the reviews. They liked the rugged yet casual appeal of this Cole Haan kick.
  • Few respondents noted the high-quality materials utilized in this footwear.

1 reasons not to buy

  • The Cole Haan Grandpro Trail Sneaker has a slightly expensive price range.

Bottom line

Similar to the other Cole Haan Grandpro iterations, the Grandpro Trail Sneaker is all but excellence. The comfort is superbly paired with its remarkable lightness and premium quality materials. Majority of the buyers applauded this sneaker's sleek and most exceptional appeal which makes dressing down or dressing up as easy as ABC. Notwithstanding its tad pricey range, this Cole Haan iteration is worthwhile to be considered as one's go-to sneaker.

Facts

Top: Low
Inspired from: Other
Collection: Cole Haan Grandpro
Price: $160
Colorways: Beige, Blue, Grey
Size
Small True to size Large
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Rankings

A top 7% best sneaker
A top rated Cole Haan sneaker

This men-specific sneaker is available in sizes 7 to 15 US in medium and wide width. Majority of wearers found this true to size; thus it is advised to grab one' regular shoe size. This model is cushioned with the patent Grand.OS technology for a maximized cushioning that enhances overall comfort. Meanwhile, the textile-covered, removable footbed enhances the cozy feel while boosting the breathability.

The low-top Cole Haan Grandpro Trail Sneaker features not too dressy look but stylish enough for semi-formal getup. Its upper displays trail-inspired rugged look but kept the casual vibe for the city streets. The upper is made of suede, textile, or leather material seated atop a white midsole. The brand offers this is various colorways - the all-black leather Caviar, the suede and nylon Marine Blue, and the Optic White/Pumice Stone.

Because of its muscular appeal, many buyers style this with their denim jeans, jogger pants, cargo shorts, or with their tracksuit. Meanwhile, dressing up is also a breeze with the premium allure of this model. For a smart casual vibe, wearers may pair this kick up a pair of trousers and a button-down polo.

The trail-inspired look of the Cole Haan Grandpro Trail Sneaker makes this pair stand out from the other models. The first-rate materials used on its upper put together with a robust midsole and waffle-patterned outsole give a tough appeal without surrendering its street-fashion style.

Cole Haan was founded in 1928 by Eddie Haan and Trafton Cole in the Windy City- Chicago. The brand took off as a sneaker label exclusive for the gentlemen, which later on expanded by adding more products to their lineup.

In 1975, George Denney and his partners acquired the Cole Haan company and progressively turned to the brand into one of the top names in the industry of footwear in the United States. For a short period, Nike got hold of Cole Haan and shortly sold to Apax Partners in 2012.

Currently, Cole Haan offers a wide range of footwear for men and women and other accessories such as handbags, outerwear, hats, gloves, scarves, eyewear, and many more. The brand is also considered one of the successful labels in the industry with headquarters in New York City and Greenland in New Hampshire. The brand firmly established its reputation for its high-quality and stylish footwear.

Included in the deep squad of Cole Haan footwear is the Grandpro silhouette. This iteration has undergone several renewing to pay homage to various sports such as Grandpro Deck Sneaker, Grandpro Running Sneaker, and the Grandpro Trail Adventure.

  • The rubber outsole delivers a lot of grip and durability on various surfaces.
  • This pair has an injection-molded EVA midsole for enhanced comfort.
  • The Cole Haan typescript is debossed on the lateral side to provide a subtle branding.

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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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