Size and fit

The SeaVees California Special is available in both men’s and women’s sizing. Ladies can choose from 5 to 11 US while men can pick from 7 to 13 US. It has a mid-top profile that offers ample ankle protection. 

The CA Special has a lace-up construction that gives an adjustable fit. It has a contoured and cushioned footbed and cotton canvas lining that offer superior comfort.

SeaVees California Special Style

With a mid-cut silhouette, the SeaVees California Special has a breathable upper which is available in different materials like the like stitched together patchwork denim, suede, smooth metallic Nappa leather, and micro-perforated full grain Nappa leather. 

Also, it comes in a myriad of colorways. Women can choose from Ecru, Rose Dust, Falcon, White, Patchwork, and Star Gold while men have options to select among Ecru, Desert, Black, and Night. Regardless of the color, this sneaker can match both dress-down and dress-up outfits.

Notable Features

You will never get out of style with the chukka-inspired SeaVees California Special. It has a sophisticated upper that is effortlessly and timelessly stylish. Both young and old will surely love the design. It is easy to mix and match different outfits while delivering uncompromising all-day comfort.

SeaVees California Special History

Back in the 60s, California was the certified home of pop culture as well as symbolized the Golden State like its muscle car obsession. Originally offered exclusively for California people, the California Special was initially a limited edition Ford Mustang released in March 1968. 

The California Special is a lace-to-toe sneaker that pays homage to the classic car, embodying an effortless and timeless style. It has a mid-top profile that offers ankle protection. Available in different types of upper, this sneaker provides sufficient foot breathability. 

It has a contoured footbed and hypoallergenic canvas lining, keeping the foot dry and odor-free. Also, it has the traditional long-lasting outsole with the herringbone tread pattern, ensuring a steady grip. 

Additional Info

  • SeaVees California Special weighs 340 grams, based not on a pair but on a single item.
  • It is also available in different iterations like the SeaVees California Special Nova, California Special Varsity, California Special Beachcomber, and California Special Mulholland

Facts / Specs

Top: Mid
Inspired from: Casual
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede
Colorways: Beige / Black / White / Silver / Grey
Special editions: 1 special edition
SKUs: M038A19CBC960 / M038A19CBC961 / M038C18SCS1 / M038C18SCS110 / M038C18SCS200 / M038C18SCS410 / W038A19LMP100 / W038A19LMP710 / W038C18SCS110 / W038C18SCS650

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