Size and fit

The high-top TOMS TRVL Lite High is available from 7 to 13, in US men’s sizes only. According to most reviews, it fits true to size. it has a regular lace-up system. The metal eyelets and fabric laces offer an adjustable fit. Foot entry is hassle-free due to the back pull loop. Also, it has a breathable textile lining that provides ventilation.


Except for the back pull loop and the embossed branding on the bottom of the back heel, the TOMS TRVL Lite High bears many design similarities to the iconic Chuck Taylor. From the shape of the sneaker up to the pattern on the toe box midsole, it would be understandable for some to mistake it as an iteration of the timeless high-top.

It showcases a textile upper with not much design detailing that gives a laidback and classic vibe to one’s lifestyle fashion. Pairing the TOMS TRVL Lite High with casual clothes will never be a challenge because of its two-toned colorways and unassuming aesthetic.     

Notable Features

The TOMS TRVL Lite High has a cork-covered insole that gives optimal underfoot support and comfort. This insole also molds to the unique shape of the wearer’s foot. Enhanced flexibility and rebound technology can be expected due to the interior cushioning on its midsole. The wave-pattern tread on its outsole delivers high-slip resistance.


Blake Mycoskie, a businessman from Texas, started the TOMS shoe company back in 2006. Mycoskie got the inspiration of entering the footwear business while on a vacation in South America. During that vacation, the alpargatas, the footwear used by Polo players, got his attention. This shoe impressed Mycoskie and became the so-called prototype on most of his company’s sneaker releases. Since the company’s inception up to the present time, its base of operations is located in Playa Del Rey, CA.

TOMS has been praised by many for its efforts in giving back to the community. The One for One campaign ensures that every shoe bought from TOMS, there is a corresponding shoe that will be granted to a child in need. TOMS also has its share in helping the environment by releasing animal-friendly and vegan products. One of these sneakers is the TOMS TRVL Lite High, which has a canvas upper.

Additional Info

  • The regular price of this TOMS high-top is $85.
  • Black, Olive, and Neutral Grey are its available color schemes.
  • The weight per shoe is approximately 9 oz.
  • Its cupsole is made up of ultra-lightweight rubber EVA compound.


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