Size and fit

The Hush Puppies Gil is available in men’s sizing. Ladies can order less 1.5 sizes than their usual to get their exact fit. 

The low-top Hush Puppies Gil has a cushioned and contoured EVA footbed that delivers supreme comfort. It has the hook-and-loop closure system for uncomplicated lacing yet a snug fit. With smooth leather upper, it offers decent foot breathability. Moreover, it has an outsole equipped with the ZeroG technology that ensures flexibility.

Hush Puppies Gil Style

Like other low-top Hush Puppies shoes, the Gil slip-on sneaker allows the foot and ankle to move and gait freely. It is a weightless casual sneaker that offers comfort without ruining your style. The upper has a moc-toe design with tonal stitching that gives a straightforward, casual appearance. 

With a clean and simple silhouette yet eye-catching, the low-top Hush Puppies Gil sneaker can easily match a variety of casual ensembles as well as semi-casual outfits. Whether you want to wear this kick with cuffed denim jeans, khaki pants, or slim jeans, it will surely create a statement of style. Women can also wear this shoe with their long skirts, shorts, or jumpsuits.

Notable Features

As expected from Hush Puppies, it offers comfortable sneakers perfect for everyday wear. As they continue to exceed its performance, here comes the Hush Puppies Gil with the ZeroG technology. With this tech, no heavy lifting is necessary. 

Also, the Hush Puppies Gil is equipped with the Elon midsole that provides excellent shock absorption and added lightweight comfort. Overall, this sneaker offers a lightweight experience that is appreciated most by people with foot issues or by the elderly.

Hush Puppies Gil History

Established in 1958, Hush Puppies is an American brand that offers casual sneakers with unwavering comfort. It is the brand that introduced footwear with a combination of comfort and casual style. It fused superior comfort and fun with the contemporary styling perfect for daily life. One of its revolutionary shoes is the Hush Puppies Gil with the low-top profile. 

Built perfectly for men, it is crafted with premium material and is available in different colorways. Men can choose from white leather, shrimp leather, sea foam leather, surf blue leather, sport white leather, black leather, and tan leather. 

The Hush Puppies Gil has a contoured EVA insole that allows a customized and comfortable fit. This insole is also removable so it can give way to a custom orthotic. Finished with a vintage style, it is geared with the Velcro strap to make it easier for old-aged people to slip their feet onto the shoe. With the ZeroG technology, it ensures all-day comfort. It also has the Rubberlon outsole that provides durability and excellent traction.

Nice to know

  • The Hush Puppies has a contoured outsole designed with a Strobel construction that provides comfort and flexibility. 
  • It has a footbed with an open cell mesh cover that gives additional cushioning. 


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