Size and fit

The Merrell Barkley Capture is available in men’s sizing. For women who want to grab a pair, they can order 1.5 sizes down than their usual to achieve their exact fit. It is designed with a lacing system to give a secure lockdown. Also, it has a low-top profile for sufficient ankle mobility. 

This low-top lace-up sneaker has a contoured insole that delivers flexibility and support. It has a mesh lining that keeps the foot cool and dry. Also, it has an EVA midsole that provides cushioning and lightweight feel for all-day comfort.

Merrell Barkley Capture Style

Keep it clean and stylish with the low-top Merrell Barkley Capture. It has a full-grain leather upper that is versatile and easy to clean. The EVA outsole keeps the foot grounded. 

This low-top shoe can be used for casual wear as well as running. It is available in colors like black, Bracken, triple black, and Brindle.

With a versatile and fashion-forward design, this kick can be matched with cuffed pants, shorts, distressed denim jeans, and khaki pants. For a sporty vibe, track pants, joggers, and other athletic outfits can surely complete a stylish look.

Notable Features

You can own the streets with the low-top Merrell Barkley Capture. It features a clean and straightforward silhouette that translates into simplistic beauty. It is a nod to the famous adage that simplicity is beauty. Also, it highlights a removable insole with Kinetic Fit technology that promotes flexibility and support.

Merrell Barkley Capture History

Merrell, an American shoe company, was founded by John Schweizer, Randy Merrell, and Clark Matis in 1981. It started with making high-performance hiking boots. By 1997, the giant shoe company acquired the Merrell company along with other brands like Sperry, Keds, and Hush Puppies, making them under its conglomerate. In 2010, the company reached a total sales of footwear, as well as clothing, for almost $500 million. 

Among the exciting shoes of Merrell is the Barkley Capture. It is a low-top shoe that sports a full-grain leather upper that gives a fancy look on feet. Equipped with the EVA midsole and outsole, it provides cushioning in every stride and all-day comfort. Also, it has a breathable mesh lining that promotes additional foot breathability.

Nice to know

  • The Merrell Barkley Capture has a durable outsole for reliable grip. 
  • It has a removable footbed that can give way to custom orthotics. 
  • The shoe weighs an approximate of 488 grams.


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Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.