Verdict from +100 user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • The TOMS Cabrillo made several purchasers satisfied with its overall comfort. 
  • Many reviewers appreciated that this shoe fits true to size. 
  • Most buyers observed that this shoe is lightweight.
  • Some purchasers described it as beautiful, stylish, and perfect for everyday use. 
  • At least one purchaser appreciated that the Cabrillo shoes from TOMS aren’t crazy expensive. 
  • A few buyers liked that they could wear the TOMS Cabrillo with or without socks. 
  • Many reviewers applauded the versatility of this shoe because it looks good with everything. 
  • This low-top shoe offers numerous colorways. 

2 reasons not to buy

  • The TOMS Cabrillo disappointed a few purchasers who were looking for more arch support. 
  • Some users noted that this shoe needs a brief break-in period as the materials can be a bit stiff out of the box.  

Bottom line

Comfort and style combined, that is the TOMS Cabrillo sneakers. Available for both men and women, this low-top shoe from Blake Mycoskie’s sneaker brand obtained positive ratings as an excellent everyday go-to shoe from most buyers for its lightweight, stylish look and colors, and affordable price. 

Although stiff at first that a brief break-in period is needed, the TOMS Cabrillo shoe is still noted by most as overall comfortable on foot for everyday wear. Its flexibility is worth noting, too. However, minimal foot support can be expected. 

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Good to know

The TOMS Cabrillo sneaker is built with a low-top profile and lace closure. It presents pull tabs on the tongue and the heel for easy entry, and cushioned, dual-density, cotton twill insole that is removable for added support. The interior is lined with soft lining, and the tongue and collar are both padded for extra in-shoe comfort. 

This TOMS sneaker is available in men's US 7 to 14 in D – Medium width and in women’s US 5 to 12 in B – Medium width. It runs true to size. 

The TOMS Cabrillo sneakers radiate a laidback flair that’s stylish enough for any casual ensemble. The upper varies in material but nonetheless makes a sporty silhouette ideal for everyday wear. Completing the casual appeal is a lace closure, front and rear pull tabs, and durable rubber outsole. 

Both men and women can easily get ahold of this shoe as it comes in multiple colorways including but not limited to Birch Technical Knit, Black Mesh, Black Heritage Canvas/ Basket Weave, Navy Slubby Cotton, and Pine Suede for men, or Black Terry Cloth, Coral Pink Printed Dots/ Heritage Canvas, Navy Denim, and Drizzle Grey Chambray Mix for the ladies. 

Regardless of its countless colorways, the TOMS Cabrillo sneakers exude an aesthetic that makes them a noteworthy comfort-meets-style TOMS model. 

Although the upper material varies depending on the colorway, this TOMS shoe’s signature features revolve around providing comfort and flexibility to wearers without sacrificing style. One example is the pull tabs. The front (tongue) and rear (heel) pull tabs presented on this shoe are not just for functionality of easy on and off wear, but also for added style as these tabs provide just the right contrast to the casual façade of the upper. 

The TOMS Cabrillo also features a removable, dual-density cotton twill insoles for comfortable support. These insoles have an antimicrobial treatment that helps keep the feet fresh and odor-free. 

TOMS is an American footwear brand currently based in Playa Del Rey, California. It was founded by author, philanthropist, and entrepreneur Blake Mycoskie in 2006 after a vacation in Argentina where he had a first-hand experience observing how children struggle growing up without shoes. 

This led to TOMS One for One business model that aims to help children and their communities around the world with every product purchased. With this initiative, the brand has given over 86 million pairs of shoes to children since 2006. 

TOMS current line-up of shoes includes the TOMS Cabrillo shoe. It is a low-top sneaker that is designed with lace closure and dual pull tabs for a comfortable fit and convenient wearing. Like most TOMS shoes, the Cabrillo comes in several upper materials depending on the colorway. 

  • The TOMS Cabrillo features a lightweight molded midsole. 
  • The insoles are removable. 
  • The collar is cushioned for extra comfort.
  • Some colorways are vegan.
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.