Verdict from 100+ user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • A lot of customers love the look of the Cole Haan Zerogrand All Day Trainers that they can wear to work and hit straight to the gym afterward.
  • Many users attest to the comfort of the sneakers that last all day long when walking.
  • A few reviewers say it’s one of the most comfortable Cole Haan shoes they’ve worn.
  • Numerous users claim that the sneakers are extremely breathable and keep the feet cool and dry even after wearing for long hours.
  • Some customers love the stretchy collar and integrated tongue that allows them to slide in and out of the sneakers without having to do the laces every single time.
  • A few users like the casual style of the Cole Haan Zerogrand All Day Trainers that can be worn when dressing up.
  • A number of customers say that the sneakers fit great right out of the box.
  • Some users recommend the pair for work shoes and traveling shoes as they are easy to pair with any outfit and provide a great amount of comfort and support that lasts all day.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A reviewer mentions that the outsole started to come apart after wearing a few times.
  • A customer noticed that there were loose threads and off-center stitching upon receiving the shoes.

Bottom line

In addition to the brand’s Zerogrand line is the Cole Haan Zerogrand All Day Trainer. It’s a stylish sneaker for casual wear and dressing up and delivers lightweight, breathable, and supportive performance fit for the active lifestyle. It’s an ideal all-day shoe with its combined versatile style and excellent cushioning.

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Good to know

The Cole Haan Zerogrand All Day Trainer sneakers are available in both men and women US sizes. It has a lace-up system for a custom snug fit. Integrated tongue design and a stretchy ribbed collar with leather heel tab allow easy wearing. Stitchlite knit upper with soft fabric lining makes the upper breathable and cozy.

The Cole Haan Zerogrand All Day Trainer sneakers feature the brand’s Stitchlite knit technology in a two-tone upper. It has a classic rounded toe construction, leather overlays that fortifies the structure and adds details to its casual sneaker look. It has an integrated tongue giving it a sock-like upper and a lace-up system that allows adjustments for a snug fit. 

Embossed Cole Haan branding appears on a leather panel stitched to the tongue and a Zerogrand logo is embossed on the heel panel. It’s a stylish sneaker that can be worn for dressing up or down and has great cushioning features that provide long-lasting comfort and support. The Cole Haan Zerogrand All Day Trainer sneakers are offered in Optic White Knit and Black Knit colorways for women and Black/Gray Pinstripe Knit and British Tan/Marine Blue Knit colorways for men.

The low-top Cole Haan Zerogrand All Day Trainer sneaker combines the brand’s Zerogrand technology and Stitchlite knit. Zerogrand technology delivers greater flexibility, reduced weight, and increased sole cushioning in their Grand.OS system giving the pair lightweight comfort, responsive cushioning, and smart arch support. It is paired with a full rubber outsole that extends up to the toe and the heel area provides good grip and traction on any surface. 

Stitchlite knit upper has a unique stitch design that promotes airflow keeping the sneakers extremely breathable. Leather overlays on the lace area and the midfoot area which wraps around the heel are stitched to reinforce the upper making it durable. Rubber overlay trim borders the toe box for added durability. It has a lace-up system for an adjustable snug fit and an integrated tongue design allowing a smooth sock-like fit. It has a stretchy ribbed collar and a leather heel tab for easy wearing.

Trafton Cole and Eddie Haan founded Cole Haan in Chicago Illinois in 1928 as a men’s shoe line. Having undergone a few changes in the brand’s ownership, it has now diversified into creating shoes, bags, belts, apparel, and footwear for men and women. Cole Haan has been known for its exceptional craftsmanship and sophisticated style the two traits that have been developed over its 90 years of existence. 

In 2014, Cole Haan introduced its Zerogrand line that delivers both comfort and style in high quality. This line brings the brand’s Grand.OS technology in all of its footwear for both men and women. Its main focus is to provide customers with versatile footwear they can use for both active and casual activities. The line will feature footwear in a sophisticated look that can be used for both dressing up and down and deliver superb comfort and lightweight cushioning.

Part of the Zerogrand line is the Cole Haan Zerogrand All Day Trainer which features the Grand.OS technology that provides flexible, breathable, and lightweight responsive cushioning. It is paired with the brand’s Stitchlite knit that has a distinct stitch design that promotes airflow making it very breathable. Its the perfect shoe to transition from work to the gym.

  • The Cole Haan Zerogrand All Day Trainer is made with the brand’s Stitchlite knit material for the upper that has a unique stitch design that promotes airflow.
  • It features Cole Haan’s Grand.OS technology that provides a lightweight, flexible, and responsive cushioning.


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