The more sensible sneakerheads among you will have put your canvas-constructed kicks into hibernation over the past few months. Fortunately, But as extra support and insulation becomes less of a footwear priority, canvas sneakers are very much back on the shopping agenda, with plenty of stylish spring and summer friendly options available in low- and high-top form.
Cool, lightweight, and comfortable, canvas sneakers are typically made from breathable cotton. For both this reason, and the fact that they’re easily paired with jeans, wide-leg pants, and shorts, the laid back footwear tends to get the most outings of any in your rotation in warmer months.
Anyone with a passing knowledge of sneakers will know that two brands tend to reign supreme on the canvas sneaker front – Vans and Converse. The former’s classic Slip-On and Old Skool models will never not be a timeless spring/summer style, whether opting for classic black, checkerboard, or a more statement print, and the latter’s high-top Chuck Taylor ’70 is a sneaker silhouette that needs no introduction.
But the canvas sneaker market does not begin and end with these two trusty labels. Though the classics are worthy additions to any collection, more fashion-forward canvas offerings abound from the likes of Acne Studios, visvim, and even Prada.
Below we’ve selected 10 low-top and 10 high-top canvas sneakers leading the way right now. Peep our full list, and let us know your favorites in the comments.