Verdict from 61 user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • Majority of wearers describe the SeaVees Legend Sneaker Cordies as “very comfortable.”
  • This low-top sneaker looks great with casual wear, according to many reviewers.
  • Numerous users mention that the color of this kick goes well with different outfits.
  • Some individuals notice that this shoe breaks in quite easily.
  • A lot of owners can attest to the quality of the SeaVees Legend Corduroy Sneaker.
  • Like other low-top SeaVees sneakers, this shoe has excellent arch support.
  • Many sneakerheads are happy to receive compliments when wearing this kick.
  • A few reviewers are satisfied with how soft the corduroy material is.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some feel that this shoe is on the large side.
  • A few people comment that this kick is stiff at first.

Bottom line

Taking cues from summer and autumn days in college campuses, the SeaVees Legend Sneakers Cordies is one-of-a-kind. It comes with a soft corduroy upper that is reminiscent of the 60s and 70s. But despite the vintage touch on the design, it remains as comfortable as the other sneakers from SeaVees

Staying true to its relaxed Californian roots, this kick has a minimalist aesthetic with its low-top silhouette and lace-to-toe construction. Overall, the Legend Sneakers Cordies from SeaVees will make an awesome addition to your closet without breaking your bank account.

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Good to know

Available in unisex sizing, the SeaVees Legend Sneaker Cordies come in sizes 7 to 13 and 5 to 11 for men and women, respectively. This low-top sneaker runs a bit bigger than expected. Therefore, it is best to size down when getting this kick.

Also, it comes with a lace-up closure that allows wearers to effectively adjust the fit according to their liking.

This low-top sneaker uses a silhouette that is very similar to the SeaVees Legend Standard model but with a classic twist, credits to its corduroy upper. It is available in neutral colors that make it easy to pair with different kinds of outfits.

Go around town with this sneaker paired with skinny jeans and a striped sweatshirt. It can also be worn with chinos for a smooth transition from office get up to a fun night out in town. Ladies may wear the SeaVees Legend Cordies with either a flowy dress of a pair of boyfriend pants.

The upper of the SeaVees Legend Sneaker Cordies utilize a soft-wale corduroy material that throws back to the fun times during summer breaks in college. It has a custom-contoured footbed that provides excellent cushioning and breathability. 

Underneath this classic looking sneaker is a modern herringbone pattern that is useful in providing slip resistance and all-day comfort.

As a pioneer in the coastal California lifestyle, SeaVees was launched through a groundbreaking ad campaign in the 1960s. The early footwear designs of the brand were the first to transform gym shoes into casual sneakers.

In 2010, after several decades of dormancy, Steven Tiller decided to revive the once-iconic SeaVees sneakers. In just a few short years, these classic footwears have landed a spot in some of the high-end retailers, such as Neiman Marcus and Barneys New York. In addition to that, SeaVees sneakers were also advertised in well-known publications like Playboy and Sports Illustrated. 

Today, SeaVees boasts a plethora of classic-styled kicks that are sold in over 300 retail stores all over the world. Coming from one of its fan-favorite collections, the SeaVees Legend, comes the SeaVees Legend Sneakers Cordies.

This kick is dressed in nostalgic corduroy upper on top of a modern rubber outsole. Wearing it gives an instant 70s vibe to any casual ensemble. 

  • The SeaVees Legend Sneaker Cordies is available in 6 eye-catching colors. 


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.