Verdict from 100+ user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • Comfortable: For the majority of reviewers, the Tretorn Rawlins 8 is very cozy to wear.
  • Fashionable: Many users find the retro style of this kick as cute and trendy.
  • Lightweight: It feels airy when worn, according to numerous wearers.
  • Colorways: Tretorn offers this in fashionable hues.
  • Break-in: This sneaker needs no break-in period, a buyer claims.
  • Recommended: Some users highly suggested this sneaker to their peers.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Arch support: Some buyers gripe about the insufficient arch support of the Tretorn Rawlins 8.
  • Toe box: It has a narrow toe box, according to a couple of critics.

Bottom line

When it comes to comfort and style, Tretorn Rawlins 8 is a sneaker you might consider looking at. This retro sneaker dipped in fashionable hues is also packed with comfortable materials that you can lace up for your everyday errands. 

While this kick has some reported setbacks, it is still a highly recommended pair to be included in any sneaker rotation.

Tip: see the best sneakers.

Tretorn Rawlins 8: A retro jogging shoe turns into a fashionable casual sneaker

With its almost perfect vintage look, Tretorn Rawlins 8 is an ideal shoe for sneakerheads who love retro kicks. This sneaker is crafted with leather, textile, and suede on its upper with wedged midsole for an authentic classic vibe. To further elevate the vintage feel, Tretorn branding can be seen on the heel and tongue.

Elle Woods and her Tretorn Rawlins 8

One famous fan of this sneaker is the Hollywood actress and fashion icon Reese Witherspoon. On her Instagram account, she posted photos wearing these Tretorn kicks on several occasions. She shared a photo wearing her soiled Rawlins 8 with a pink summery dress and a yellow bag for a pop of color. She also styled the Rawlins 8 with a pair of dark blue jeans and a white button-down shirt, and another photo posted Witherspoon strutting the Rawlins 8 with her fall flannel. 

Tretorn Rawlins vs Tretorn Rawlins 8

Tretorn Rawlins 8 was engineered using the silhouette of Tretorn Rawlins. In plain sight, these vintage sneakers are almost identical. But looking closely, the Rawlins 8 has a slightly higher leather heel tab and has a shorter tongue. The suede mudguard overlays, meanwhile, is a tad bit thicker in the Rawlins 8 as compared to its prototype. 


How Tretorn Rawlins 8 ranks compared to all other shoes
Top 19% sneakers
All sneakers
Top 15% Tretorn sneakers
All Tretorn sneakers
Top 19% low sneakers
All low sneakers


The current trend of Tretorn Rawlins 8.
Compare to another shoe:
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.