Verdict from +100 user reviews

10 reasons to buy

  • The sneaker looks better in person than in the photos online.
  • As observed by a few reviewers, the sneaker is built with high-quality materials.
  • The fabric lining adds to the sneaker's overall cozy feel.
  • The Lacoste LT Spirit 2.0 is a good-looking shoe according to several users which is fantastic in style and wear.
  • It is a sneaker with a good value for the money.
  • It is super lightweight and practical to be sported for everyday use.
  • Overall, the comfort of the Lacoste LT Spirit is well-appreciated by many users.
  • Many would highly recommend this sneaker.
  • It is also durable.
  • The form and structure of the sneaker are practical and perfect for everyday use.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A couple of wearers were confused on how the sneaker is supposed to be laced. They just can't seem to find the right way to secure it.
  • The opening was a bit tight to slip the feet in, according to one customer.

Bottom line

By reinventing the lively look of the LT Spirit series, Lacoste had introduced a timely addition to cross all boundaries with the sleeker and more sporty looking Lacoste LT Spirit 2.0. The smooth and seamless toe box of the sneaker is complemented aesthetically by the two-tone colorway and the heel panel at the back. Price and comfort is not a problem for these bad boys as it can deliver supreme comfort in a vessel that can last for a long time.

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Good to know

The textile upper of the Lacoste LT Spirit 2.0 is given more grace by a stretchy insock for breathable comfort. It uses a lace-up enclosure for an adjustable fit. Men can purchase the sneaker starting from size 7 to 13 with half size which is constructed in D medium widths.

The sporty-looking low top Lacoste LT Spirit 2.0 would best go along with shorts for summer wear or folded-up jeans for a casual look. Chinos would complement the outgoing look of the two-tone uppers which should be partnered with long-sleeved shirts or even Lacoste shirts. Remember that when sporting outfits, conflicting brands should not be worn.

The remodeled Lacoste LT Spirit 2.0 features a seamless and patchless toe box as compared to its previous versions. It also embodies a circular knit pique upper which has a two-tone pigment for contemporary styling. The heel counter at the back also complements the overall color cue of the upper.

The prestigious story of a French brand like Lacoste can be traced back to the brilliant story of its founder, Rene Lacoste. Lacoste, the man responsible, was a world-renowned tennis player who won grand slam contests during the 1920s. His magnificence not only reflected on the court but also in creating a lot of things. Figuring that long-sleeved apparel does not suit the court sport too well, he devised a fresher and more comfortable shirt for playing thus La Chemise Lacoste was born.

In 1933, Lacoste and Andre Gillier started to commercialized the Croc emblazoned shirt design knowing that Gillier is the president of a French knitwear company at the time. After a couple of decades, the Lacoste brand introduced innovations to their clothesline by incorporating monochrome colors and striped patterns to their design repertoire. A year after, Lacoste met up with apparel giant Izod to license their product to the United States. Izod continued to carry the Croc shirt until 1993 where Lacoste became a stand-alone company.

Lacoste tennis shoes were first released in the 80s along with other leisure products like sunglasses, perfumes, and many more. The lifestyle brand remained unshaken throughout the years despite its high-society price range. As the years progress, design trends for Lacoste shoes would soon cope with the morphing public which now caters all sorts of ventures from street-smart wear to outdoor-sporty sneaks.

One model in its outdoor-inspired category is the Lacoste LT Spirit 2.0 which is an upgrade of the original LT Spirit. The LT Spirit Series contains many iterations including the 117, 217, Elite and other designs which are sometimes dedicated for kids. The Lacoste LT Spirit 2.0 cleans the front look of the previous models and revamps its uppers into a circular knit.

  • The rubber outsole displays the iconic Rene-inspired tread for grip and traction.
  • The engineered mesh upper has a textile interior for a cozy feel.
  • Croc brandings can be seen on the lateral panels of the shoe as well as the mid shank part of the outsole.
  • Heel and tongue pull tabs grant easy access.
  • The sneaker is originally priced $100.
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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.