Size and fit

The Merrell 1Six8 Mesh is exclusively available in men’s sizes. Women who fancy a pair should go 1.5 sizes down from their standard shoe size.

This low-top footwear features a traditional lace-up construction.Merrell added a removable insole with M-Select technology for enhanced comfort and cushioning. Meanwhile, this kick's heels are air-cushioned, which absorbs shock and provides stability.

Merrell 1Six8 Mesh Style

The Merrell 1Six8 Mesh’s minimal style would look right at home amongst today’s modern sneaker releases. Its streamlined silhouette combined with the stylish contrast that the leather overlay provides evoke a futuristic yet timeless vibe. Moreover, the lug outsole is the perfect finishing for a pair that can accompany you in your spontaneous urban and outdoor adventure.

This kick would look great when paired with cuffed jeans, shorts, or joggers for a casual day out, while the ladies can make their OOTD more interesting by matching it with dresses and skirts.

Notable Features

The contrast wave-like design in the midsole and that of the leather overlay are the first things that will capture your attention. This detail provides a stylish look and elevates the kick's overall design.

When you flip the shoe, you will find strategically placed M- Select GRIP rubber pods in the outsole. This increases durability in high-wear areas and traction for different terrains.

Merrell 1Six8 Mesh History

US-based shoe company Merrell had developed so much when it came to designing shoes that cater to today's modern sneakerhead. Starting from being known as a custom boots maker in 1981, the brand now houses countless shoe variations that include slip-ons, sandals, and fitness-based footwear.

Since the brand's inception some decades ago, Merrell has been popular amongst outdoor lovers because of their impressive hiking boots. But just like any enduring brand expanding is inevitable. The company eventually started manufacturing lifestyle sneakers like the Merrell 1six8 Mesh.

The Merrell 1Six8 Mesh is a casual shoe with a modern design that's crafted from mesh and synthetic leather overlays. This low-top kick is a part of the brand's 1Six8 collection, which features casual kicks with trail-ready outsoles. Check out the Merrell 1Six8 Mesh's different colorways as it's more than likely you will find the one that suits you best.

Additional Info

  • This pair is available in Medium width.
  • Its midsole is crafted from injection-molded EVA for lightweight comfort and flexibility.
  • This shoe is equipped with the brand's M – Select FRESH technology that helps keep odor at bay.


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