Summary

We spent 7.2 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

8 reasons to buy

  • Out of a handful of buyers, most, if not all, were impressed with the quality of the leather used on this model.
  • A couple of fans were particularly attracted to the black pairs with red and green webbing as it emanated the classic’s signature look.
  • Well-made and high-quality, long-time low-top Gucci Ace Signature wearers have proven its durability that could last for years.
  • It is easy to clean, according to a good number of testers.
  • Many, including one with high arches and other foot conditions, were satisfied with the amount of comfort this shoe offered.
  • The neutral-hued Gucci Ace Signature models were really easy to style, several informed.
  • Its silhouette was frequently described as “timeless” and “fashionable.”
  • A few especially adored the shield-like logo at the bottom of the sole, the silky dust bags as well as the well-crafted box that came with it.

4 reasons not to buy

  • While the leather insoles are soft and comfy, it feels slippery whenever the feet start to sweat, one observed.
  • The white textured sole got scuffed and got dirty easily, another reported.
  • A small number thought that the Ace Signature fits somewhat larger than their standard choice.
  • Its price point is considered by most as steep.

Bottom line

Gucci, a quintessential image of elegance and luxury, has kept its devotees on their toes with the release of one of the many variations of its go-to low-top sneaker, the Gucci Ace Signature. A definite head turner with its Guccissima embossed leather upper, its all-too-familiar striped webbing gives this staple its classic, timeless appeal.

While the shoe is undeniably expensive, compared to brands like Saint Laurent, yet it is a bit more pocket-friendly for a shoe with superior craftsmanship and quality. Comfort- and function-wise, this sneaker manages to ace both.

Facts

As expected from sneakers made of top-grade leather, this footwear promises to supply sufficient and durable support. Comfort is also uncompromised with its leather-lined interior and removable, cushy insoles. In addition, this sneaker, which is available in men’s sizes 5.5 to 17 also offers comfortable fit even for those with slightly-wide feet.

A pair of tattered pants or distressed blue jeans and a white, plain shirt have never looked so glam when matched up with these head-turning kicks. With the low-top Ace Signature’s distinct webbing and notable GG embossing, not to mention its premium leather-made upper dressed in subtle black or navy or vibrant Hibiscus red, these fashion sneaker is all that is needed to turn any casual outfit from drab to chic.

Like its classic white counterpart, the Gucci Ace Signature is adorned with the same striped webbing seen in all Ace sneakers. Either seen in a combination of blue/red, black/red or green/red, this understated detailing truly adds a stunning look to its retro-styled silhouette. The Guccissima heat-embossed logo as well as the shield-like logo on the undersole, on the one hand, upscale the shoe’s appearance giving it an instant luxe flair.

The Gucci brand has for years been a formidable figure in the fashion industry. Established in the year 1921 by Guccio Gucci, this respected Italian fashion house seemed to have discovered the perfect design formula as both casual trendsetters and those in the high society has continually been impressed with its runway collections that exude creativity and innovation.

From leather goods, clothing, loafers and now street-ready sneakers, this brand’s creations persist to influence the frame of mind of those who have a love affair for style and looking good. One of its signature sneakers, the Gucci Ace just proves this.

Considered as a go-to sneaker by many fashionistas, the low-top court-inspired classic white Gucci Ace sneaker’s vintage styling has undergone various transformations. Now seen dressed in a myriad of bold colors and patterns, its variations are capable of filling the needs of the brand’s fussiest consumers.

The Signature is among the Gucci Aces’ renditions. With an upper covered with numerous heat-embossed Gucci logos, this shoe just screams Gucci. This striking detailing also allows this to stand out from its equally attractive siblings.

  • The flat rubber sole’s textured midsole is flexible and comfortable enough for everyday wearing while the wavy tread pattern under it offers reliable traction.
  • Lace-up closure can be adjusted easily to achieve a secure fit.
  • This sneaker comes with two white shoe care bags.
  • Gucci callout is displayed on the heel for branding.
Author
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.

daniel@runrepeat.com