Verdict from +100 user reviews

10 reasons to buy

  • Most of the reviewers admired the retro style.
  • Available in multiple colorways.
  • Offered at a very affordable price.
  • Most of the reviewers used the word “comfortable” to describe their experience while wearing the Jazz Low Pro Vegan.
  • Some appreciated the 2 sets of laces that came with the box.
  • The colors and the materials are stylish, according to a lot of buyers.
  • Some loved their experience of no breaking in required and fit them perfectly right away.
  • The wide toe box is a plus point for many users.
  • Many testers valued the lightweight feel, from sole to the tongue and from toe to heel.
  • Customers who are susceptible to back pain recognized that this pair reduced their foot, leg and back pains.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A number of critics disclosed that the upper is not durable enough. 
  • Some complained of no arch support.
  • A handful of reviewers felt that the Vegan version is stiffer compared to its predecessor Jazz Low Pro.

Bottom line

The Saucony Jazz Low Pro Vegan successfully fused a vegan lifestyle with fashion and sports. This shoe uses canvas and hemp on the upper producing a classic, stylish jogger profile, excellent traction due to quality rubber outsole, the Jazz Low Pro Vegan has effortlessly blended with superb fashion taste, with no reservations. 

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Good to know

The fit of the Jazz Low Pro Vegan is typical of a running shoe from Saucony. It runs true to its size and is available in the medium width for men and women sizes. This is being offered in men’s size 4.5 to 14 US and 5 to 12 US for women’s size.

The Jazz Low Pro Vegan is a throwback stylish pair that is perfect for casual wear days. When worn on the streets, this pair is chic when paired with jeans or joggers and tees. The retro vibe this shoe affords is perfect fashionable people rooting for the old school feel.

The Saucony Jazz Low Pro Vegan just proved that sneakers can be Vegan too.  Some sneakers can be materialized using resources that are not derived from animals. Even the glue which keeps the sneakers in one piece is vegan produced by the Saucony itself. The organic and vegan canvas and hemp on the upper helped create a fashionable profile and a comfortable pair.

The Jazz was introduced in 1981 and was designed by podiatrist Frank Santoprieto. They aimed at creating sneakers that are lightweight and with optimal balance and comfort that was particularly designed for running. The Jazz has lace with padded collar, tongue, and footbed, with nylon or suede upper, removable insole, EVA midsole and durable rubber outsole.

They also incorporated advancement in technology, such as  Maxitrac triangular lug outsole, “Butterfly Balance” design and inserted a Saucony sock. It’s a low-top profile that was named the best quality runner’s sneakers in the 80s. The Jazz design remained unchanged until today and considered the brand’s best-selling sneaker of all time.

Today, Saucony is now offering a variety of shades and key drop variations to cater everybody’s need. In 2002, the Saucony presented the Jazz Low Pro which is a sleeker variety of the classic Jazz silhouette. It has closer to the ground design, but still carries the fresh throwback style of its initiator.  And soon after, they came up with the Vegan version to cater to the Vegan enthusiasts.

  • The presence of canvas and hemp upper that is considered slim-fitting.
  • With padded collar and tongue and lace up front.
  • Well cushioned insole and textile lining
  • EVA midsole that is low to the ground that provides support, cushioning and shock absorption.
  • With effective rubber traction outsole technology called the XT-600 ™ triangular-lug.


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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.