Size and fit

The Lakai Cambridge is available in men’s sizing. Buyers can pick from 5 to 14 US and in medium width. It has a lace-up closure system that you can loosen or tighten for a snug and comfortable fit. The shoe upper is made of synthetic leather, mesh, and suede materials that keep the foot fresh and dry. Also, it has a textile lining for added foot breathability.

The cushioned footbed is equipped with the DELUX-LITE technology for all-day comfort and shock absorption. With the vulcanized construction, it has a PARA-MOUNT outsole that offers excellent board feel and grippy performance.

Lakai Cambridge Style

Depending on the colorways, the low-top Lakai Cambridge has a suede, synthetic leather or mesh upper as well as a combination of all materials. Some of the colorways are Grey Suede, Black/White Suede, Black/Black Suede, Red/Gum Suede, White/Burgundy Leather, White/White Suede, and Navy/Flame Suede.

This skate shoe can perfectly match denim jeans, sporty joggers, shorts, and khaki pants. Whether for school or office attire, this sneaker can definitely fit the bill.

Notable Features

With modern aesthetic combined with vintage sport style, the Lakai Cambridge has an athletic-inspired silhouette that is a worthy addition to an arsenal of kicks. Apart from aesthetic, it also delivers performance that skateboarders need.

Among its striking features is the DELUX-LITE midsole which offers not only comfort but also reliable impact protection. Also, it has a vulcanized PARA-MOUNT outsole that delivers excellent board feel and sure-footed grip.

Lakai Cambridge History

In 1999, professional skateboarders Mike Carroll and Rick Howard founded the American brand named Lakai. Back in 1993, the thought of building the company was already there, but it was only after six years that Caroll and Howard took courage and finally launched Lakai.

Among Lakai’s innovative footwear is the low-top Cambridge shoe which was released in the Fall of 2018. It is co-designed with Jovontae Turner, a classic girl skateboards pro. This skate shoe has a modern design yet maintains its traditional elements.

The Lakai Cambridge has a breathable upper made of mesh, suede, synthetic leather or a combination of different materials, displaying a vintage look. With the perfect mix of modern and classic elements, it actually resulted in a versatile sneaker. Apart from a fashionable look, it also offers performance and comfort that skateboarder needs.

Additional Info

  • Lakai Cambridge has a shoe tongue that is adequately padded.
  • The outsole has a hex-flex tread pattern. The rubber is dense, so it does not wear out so quickly.
  • The insole has a deep heel cup to hold the foot in place.


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