Verdict from 23 user reviews

11 reasons to buy

  • Most reviewers love the look of the Cole Haan ZEROGRAND All-Terrain Waterproof Sneaker, which they describe as nice and cute.
  • Several wearers laud the shoe as it’s well-suited for dressy occasions.
  • It’s a comfortable sneaker that feels great all day long, reveal plenty of commenters.
  • Some buyers share that they received many compliments for the Cole Haan ZEROGRAND All-Terrain Waterproof Sneaker.
  • According to a few users, this model from the Cole Haan ZEROGRAND series provides excellent warmth.
  • This model is well-cushioned, more than a handful of purchasers have praised.
  • According to several reviewers, the Cole Haan ZEROGRAND All-Terrain Sneaker is excellent for the cold and rainy days.
  • The shoe provides great traction on slick surfaces, some wearers commend.
  • Many commenters have attested that the sneaker fits true to size.
  • The Cole Haan ZEROGRAND All-Terrain Waterproof Sneaker is sturdy and well-made, a lot of buyers have observed.
  • A few users impart that they will order more pairs of the kicks.

1 reasons not to buy

  • Some purchasers have complained that the sneaker is tight to put on at first and needs to be broken in.

Bottom line

The Cole Haan sneaker collection adds a stylish weatherized option in the ZEROGRAND All-Terrain Waterproof Sneaker. At an expensive price of $250, the shoe delivers a casual yet elegant style that can be dressed for any occasion. It also provides warmth, protection, and excellent traction through the cold and wet days.

Along with the brand's trademark high-quality design, the sneaker offers day-long comfort. However, users have warned that the model needs a break-in period, as it initially feels tight when worn.

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Good to know

The low-top Cole Haan ZEROGRAND All-Terrain Waterproof Sneaker is offered in men’s sizes 7-13 and women’s sizes 5-11. All sizing options are in medium width. On the upper is a waterproof leather material that keeps the foot well-protected from outdoor elements. It’s also made to be highly durable. The lace-up closure helps in securing the fit, while the low silhouette keeps the ankle free.

There are a few colorways available for both men and women for the Cole Haan ZEROGRAND All-Terrain Waterproof Sneaker. Men can choose between mesquite wp-blueberry-valiant poppy and blueberry waterproof-mesquite-valiant poppy. Meanwhile, women have a choice between optic white waterproof leather and black leather-black.

The shoes have a high-class look that makes them appropriate for dressy outfits. Men can wear them with chinos or slacks, while women can opt to pair them with a skirt, slacks, capri pants or a dress. The kicks also have a hiking-inspired, outdoor appeal. As such, they can be easily styled with athleisure or casual clothes.

Featuring an upper made up of waterproof leather, the Cole Haan ZEROGRAND All-Terrain Waterproof Sneaker has a hiker cleat look. It is fully lined with a fully padded sock lining to offer warmth and comfort for the foot. It also has neoprene detailing for additional durability.

Cole Haan branding is featured on the tongue pull tab, while the Grand label is located on the heel pull tab. The heel tab also features the Grand.OS sole technology label. This model has rope laces with hook eyelets, which gives the shoe an outdoor-ready vibe. The midsole has a slightly chunky profile, another hiking footwear touch.

Since 1928, Cole Haan has been known for its sophisticated touch. When it comes to lifestyle sneakers, the brand is leading the way with elegant yet practical styles that can be for both work and play. One such model that exhibits such a deft balance is the Cole Haan ZEROGRAND All-Terrain Waterproof Sneaker. 

Ideal for both off-trail adventures and urban wanderings, the all-new shoe combines explorer-level performance with waterproofed winter comfort. Among its features is its seam-sealed and water-repellent materials, which ensure that the wearer stays dry. Its robust lug outsole also provides excellent durability and traction.

  • The shoe’s full rubber outsole features the concealed Grand.OS technology, which delivers ultimate comfort to the wearer.


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