Summary

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8 reasons to buy

  • A significant number of customers testified that the SeaVees Legend Sneaker Standard is a very comfortable shoe. It is excellent for long walks or long hours of standing.
  • A large percentage of reviewers appreciated the shoe’s design. Among the words they used to describe the shoe were “fashionable,” “great looking,” “killer design” and “on point.”
  • The sneaker is durable. Many buyers perceived that it is made of quality materials.
  • Several wearers noted that the footwear fits the bill for casual office attire, strolling down the street, walking on the beach, and on other occasions.
  • It is a versatile sneaker which can quickly match a variety of clothing, as commented by some users.
  • A few of the testers mentioned that among the low-top SeaVees sneakers, this shoe has good arch support.
  • This shoe is easy to clean, said by a couple of reviewers.
  • Two of the satisfied purchasers stated that they feel great because they get compliments whenever they use the sneaker.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some testers perceived that the SeaVees Legend Sneaker Standard runs small, especially to those with wide feet.
  • A couple of users with wide feet said that they felt that the toe box area is relatively tighter for them.

Bottom line

With a classic silhouette, the SeaVees Legend Sneaker Standard has a minimalistic design yet stands out among the crowd. It has a trendy design with a nostalgic vibe that can match a variety of outfits on various occasions.

With a timeless design, it also allows its users to feel and look great because of comfort, and sturdiness it has. It is excellent for long walks and long-hour standing. However, sizing a half down is recommended by some of the wearers for they perceived that the shoe runs larger than expected.

Facts

Top: Low
Inspired from: Casual
Collection: SeaVees Casual Shoes
Price: $72
Colorways: Black, Blue, Grey, Multi, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, White, Yellow
Special editions: 2 special editions
Size
Small True to size Large
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Rankings

A top rated sneaker
A top rated SeaVees sneaker
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The low-top SeaVees Legend Sneaker Standard has sizing available for men and women from 7 to 13 and 5 to 11 US respectively. It has an upper that features premium poplin twill which is lined with cotton canvas, providing optimum breathability. The lace-up closure with five eyelets ensures a secure lockdown. For maximum slip resistance, the signature herringbone-patterned is installed on the rubber sole.

A classic with a fresh look, the SeaVees Legend Sneaker Standard has a low-top silhouette, allowing more ankle mobility. This sneaker has an impressive construction and design which is easy to match different sets of clothing by men and women.

It can be paired with shorts and a shirt on a lazy afternoon while strolling down the park. For a laidback look, it can be matched with jeans and topped with a t-shirt. It also looks good with skirts or shirtdresses, exuding a more feminine vibe.

The SeaVees Legend Sneaker Standard has the perfect combination of comfort and a classic design that allows its user to look awesome and feel great all at the same time. It has a flexible and impressive platform outsole that adds aesthetic appeal to its design while allowing wearers to enjoy comfort and stability in every stride.

In 1964, SeaVees was established by BF Goodrich as one of the casual sneaker pioneers. It was able to capture the youthful spirit and defined California in the golden age for seven years. However, it also vanished without a trace in a flash.

SeaVees remained quiescent for almost 40 years until Steven Tiller rediscovered the brand behind a glass case of one of the Tokyo’s thrift stores. Tiller headed back to Boston and sold his properties. With the help of his wife, Tiller setup a shop in Santa Barbara and led the rebirth of the forgotten American Original.

Among the stylish footwear that the brand released was the SeaVees Legend Sneaker Standard. It was initially introduced in June 1964, capturing California in its golden age. This sneaker has a silhouette which was featured in an advertising campaign in Reader’s Digest and Playboy, among other mainstream magazines.

  • SeaVees Legend Sneaker Standard has a chunky outsole that approximately measures 0.75 inches.
  • The shoe’s style is formerly known as the SeaVees Legend Sneaker Pan Am.
  • The shoelaces are lightly waxed, allowing them easier to tie.
  • It has perforated and contoured memory foam footbed that provides not only maximum comfort but also keeps the foot fresh and odor-free.

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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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