Size and fit

Hush Puppies offers the Performace Expert in men’s sizing. It has a low-top silhouette which allows the foot to gait or move freely. Also, it has a lace-up closure system that you can tighten or loosen for a more comfortable fit.

Depending on the colorway, the low-top Performance Expert comes with a nubuck or leather upper, which both offers adequate air ventilation for the foot to stay dry. Instead of the tongue, it has a sockliner that hugs the foot as well as offers climate control. For comfort, a memory foam footbed is installed.

Hush Puppies Performance Expert Style

The low-top Hush Puppies Performance Expert has a straightforward design that offers the comfort of a sneaker but with a style that gives a dressy edge. A lightweight shoe, it does not have the traditional tongue. Instead, it has a unique rubber that hugs around the heel.

The Performance Expert Oxford looks perfect with denim and jeans. It can also be an excellent match to khaki pants and suits, among other semi-casual outfits.

Notable Features

It is such a relief finding a sneaker that offers not only excellent comfort but also a fashion-forward and versatile design. Adding Hush Puppies Performance Expert to your arsenal of kicks is the right decision.

Equipped with the Bio-Bevel and Dri-Lex technology, the Performance Expert offers perfect foot climate control and balanced motion resulting in all-day comfort. Also, it utilizes BioTrax groove technology that encourages natural movement as well as guides the foot forward.

Hush Puppies Performance Expert History

Hush Puppies is an American brand that was founded in 1958. In the same year, the brand introduced the soft suede shoe. Subsequently, it has been a favorite shoe when the world discovered a comfortable and casual style. Hush Puppies combined advanced comfort technology with contemporary styling and fun which perfectly fit into everyday life.

Among its comfortable sneakers is the Hush Puppies Performance Expert. It is lightweight. Crafted with nubuck or leather upper, this shoe is perfect for both dress-up and -down outfits. Built to perform, it is a lace-up sneaker that has a sockliner that offers adequate foot climate control.

With the contoured and cushioned footbed, it provides comfort, shock absorption, and arch support. Also, it has a flexible and lightweight outsole that keeps your foot steady.

Nice to know

  • The Hush Puppies Performance Expert has pull tabs located on the collar and near the lace-up closure.
  • It is available in different colorways including Navy Nubuck, Dark Grey Nubuck, Black Leather, and Cognac Leather.
  • The footbed is removable.


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