Verdict from +100 user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • Many reviewers say that like most Timberland sneakers, the Timberland Brooklyn Perforated is comfortable for all day wearing. 
  • Some buyers report that this shoe is lightweight. 
  • The stylish look of this Timberland shoe makes buyers pleased with their purchases.
  • The Timberland Brooklyn Perforated sneakers carry a reasonable price tag. 
  • A few reviewers describe this shoe as functional and casual. 
  • Some reviewers mention that they would love to get more pairs of this shoe in different colors. 
  • The Timberland Brooklyn Perforated sneakers offer a variety of colorways.
  • At least one reviewer says that it is easy to put on.

1 reasons not to buy

  • The majority of reviewers agrees that the Timberland Brooklyn Perforated sneakers run larger than usual. 

Bottom line

Released in February 2019 as part of the Timberland Brooklyn Collection is the Timberland Brooklyn Perforated, a sneaker for men that combines sporty façade and contemporary styling into one. 

Expect breathable and lightweight comfort from this athletic-inspired low-top sneaker with its perforated leather/suede and mesh uppers and Aerocore energy system midsole. Such features make it suitable for all day wearing as attested by the majority of buyers. Beyond a promising functionality and performance are multiple color options and a street-ready flair powered by recycled materials and plastic bottles.

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Good to know

The Timberland Brooklyn Perforated sneakers display a low-top profile with a sock-line, slip-on, internal cleatie construction for easy on and off wearing and a snug fit. Further securing the foot is an outdoor-inspired lacing system with three pairs of metal reinforced eyelets. A pull tab is placed at the heel area. Male consumers can get this shoe in US sizes 7 to 13, medium width. 

This low-top sneaker from Timberland boasts an athletic-meets-casual flair suited for street styling while retaining the brand’s signature outdoor-inspired façade. The premium upper is made of suede combined with mesh and perforation detailing on the toe box, while an internal cleatie construction seals off a sporty appearance. An exaggerated midsole is also in place, which is chunkier than the usual midsoles of most Timberland sneakers.  

Strut a pair of these casual sneakers from Timberland and wear them with your go-to jeans, chino pants, and summer-ready shorts. Colorways available include black suede, navy suede, light taupe suede, medium beige suede, medium grey suede, dark red nubuck, and more. 

As with other shoe models from the Timberland Brooklyn Collection, one promising feature of the Timberland Brooklyn Perforated sneakers is that it is constructed from recycled materials and plastic bottles. With that, not only are these kicks comfortable and stylish, but they are also environment-friendly. 

Design-wise, the Brooklyn Perforated displays perforation details on the toe box which increase ventilation and improve overall comfort. While its profile is similar to the Brooklyn Canvas sneakers, the perforations accent is a distinctive feature of the Brooklyn Perforated aside from the suede/nubuck upper material. 

In February 2019, Timberland introduced its Brooklyn Collection that consist of sneakers made with recycled materials. Every pair in the collection is constructed with at least 50% recycled plastics and 34% recycled rubber outsoles. 

Part of the Timberland Brooklyn Collection is the Timberland Brooklyn Perforated sneakers. These kicks feature a premium upper made with either leather, suede, or nubuck depending on the colorway and combined with mesh and perforation details for increased breathability. 

Colorways released for the Brooklyn Perforated men’s sneakers include navy suede, dark red nubuck, black suede, medium grey suede, medium beige suede, and light taupe suede. Each pair originally retails for $120. 

  • The Timberland Brooklyn Perforated is also referred to as the Timberland Brooklyn Oxford by other retailers. 
  • The mesh linings are made with at least 50% PET while the rubber outsoles are made with at least 34% recycled materials. 
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.