Size and fit

The Merrell Around Town Lace mostly runs true to size. However, some buyers complained of its narrow fit; thus, they suggest grabbing a half size up. This shoe is exclusively available in women's sizes from 5 to 12 US in medium width. It has the lace-up closure with round laces for a secure fit.

Merrell Around Town Lace Style

The low-top Merrell Around Town Lace displays a luxurious yet straightforward vibe because of its prime quality leather material on the upper. The slip-on design with stretchable round laces makes this pair suitable for ladies with an on-the-go lifestyle.

Its classic look works for business casual or a night in the city. It is a minimalist and versatile kick that can go well with almost any casual ensemble. This shoe looks cute with a pair of jeans, leggings, shorts, dress and with casual skirts.

Notable Features

Aside from the exceptionally comfortable ride, another striking feature that made the Merrell Around Town Lace noteworthy is its upper that is made of premium full-grain leather. Many admired that they can quickly jaunt in the city with a luxuriously looking shoe that can be bought at a budget-friendly price point.

Merrell Around Town Lace History

Merrell brand started creating quality outdoor footwear since 1981. They usually test the durability of their shoes in the rugged terrains of Utah. Later on, Merrell began offering streetwear shoes and tested them in the city streets of New York. Merrell was able to come up with technologies that provide comfort and durability that have never been used in any shoes.

Merrell created a line that is specific to the women. The brand methodically considered the anatomy of women's feet, like the elongated toes, narrow heel and high instep to provide maximized comfort and support on the ladies' feet.

The brand created a line that is apt for the city cruising and casual streetwear like sandals, cleats, and slip-on with utmost comfort, style, and durability. One of the shoes included in this line is the Around Town Lace which doesn't look like any ordinary sneaker. It displays a low-top kick with a premium leather upper, lace-up closure, and rubber soles for a sporty vibe. This minimalist kick looks great with any casual ensemble for any time of the day.

Additional Info

  • The upper of the Merrell Around Town Lace is made of full-grain leather with soft pigskin leather inner lining.
  • It has the removable cork-covered M-Select Move footbed which molds to the natural shape of the wearer's foot, thus provides ample arch support.
  • The footbed has undergone the M-Select Fresh treatment to reduce the odor formation.
  • It has molded nylon arch shank that provides support.


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