Size and fit

Thanks to its open air-mesh upper and lightweight fabrics, the low-top North Face Litewave Flow Lace provides optimal breathability and seamless fit. Its OrthoLite footbed molds into the shape of the foot.

The low-top North Face Litewave Flow Lace is available in US men’s and women’s sizes. For men, sizes from 8 to 13 can be availed. Ladies can order from sizes 5 to 11.

The North Face Litewave Flow Lace Style

The minimal low-top profile of The North Face Litewave Flow Lace is complemented by its virtually monochromatic color variants. These design features allow the sneaker to blend seamlessly with any outdoor apparel. Its wearers will not find any problems with pairing the shoe on their outfit ensembles. 

Notable Features

For additional support, the no-sew TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) overlays are utilized. The shoe delivers excellent traction due to the Vibram XS Trek sole while the Dual-density EVA midsole is there for cushioning and shock absorption.

The North Face Litewave Flow Lace History

In 1966, a couple of friends who are from the San Francisco’s north beach area started the company The North Face. Initially, the company only designed climbing gear and premium backpacking. These products quickly gained a good reputation from outdoor sporting enthusiasts due to its quality and suitability.

By 1968, the demand for the brand’s products led to manufacturing and wholesale. The outerwear of The North Face was introduced by the early 1970s. Eventually, due to the brand's desire for innovation, the outdoor gear industry was revolutionized in 1975 because of its geodesic dome tent. It quickly became the essential equipment together with its insulated sleeping bags for professional and recreational campers.

Despite its initial success, the company over the years experienced its own share of shortcomings such as issues with stock controls, late product delivery, and over-ordering. Eventually, TNF was acquired by Odyssey Holdings which has proprietorship on more than thirty apparel and outdoor gear brands. In 1994, its ownership was bought by J.H. Whitney & Co. Currently, the brand is owned by VF Corporation.

Today The North Face has more than a hundred retail stores and outlets worldwide. Its outdoor gear and apparel are still the company's most popular products, but its footwear collection is steadily gaining relevance in the sneaker industry despite its limited models. One of the most revered sneakers in the collection is The North Face Litewave Flow Lace because of its functionality and unassuming design.

Additional Info

  • Its approximate weight per shoe is 225 grams or 8 oz.
  • It has a limited one year warranty.

Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Inspired from: Casual
Colorways: White / Black / Green / Orange / Pink / Grey
SKUs: NF0A2VV2TEL / NF0A2YA9GPU / NF0A2YA9KY4 / NF0A2YA9M6S / T92VV24GT / T92YA94DU / T92YA9K82 / T92YA9LG5 / T92YA9LQ6

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

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.