Trainers by Style: The Best Canvas Shoes


Canvas shoes are the perfect summer footwear, typically made of a canvas upper and a rubber sole, these shoes look great dressed up or down! Canvas is used for a variety of things from ship sails to handbags. It’s lightweight whilst being durable and is also breathable making it ideal for hot summer days. Canvas shoes are great for all the family as they’re easy to clean; brands like Converse even suggest putting your shoes in the washing machine on a short cool cycle, to keep them looking as fresh as possible!

They can also be dressed up or down and look great; teamed with shorts, paired with jeans for a more casual look, or as part of a cute and comfy day look with a summer dress, they look great with pretty much anything! Most importantly canvas shoes can be super comfortable. There are so many brands that make great canvas trainers that we’d be here all day but for now here are our top canvas shoes brands.



Converse is possibly the most recognisable canvas trainers in the world. The brands famous All-Stars are over a century old and still look good today. Their Oxford-style can make any outfit feel preppy, while Hi Tops add a punk edge.


Superga is another brand with a lot of history, established in Turin, Italy in 1911. Their 2750 heritage style is one of their most popular canvas trainers and comes in lots of different colourways and fabrics. The Italian brand also makes fashion-forward platform trainers, in fun fabrics like silk and velvet.

Rocket Dog

The laidback Californian brand takes inspiration from all over the globe for their shoes resulting in beautiful patterns. Every element of Rocket Dog shoes are carefully designed right down to the finishing touches. Rocket Dog canvas trainers come in all kinds of bright patterns and colours – guaranteed to brighten up any dull day.

French Connection

Perfect for those who want classic styles at an incredible price, French Connection makes British designed quality pieces. French Connection canvas shoes come in timeless black, grey & white colourways and all feature the iconic “fcuk” branding.


French brand Lacoste is hugely popular thanks to its high quality and timeless designs. From streetwear to preppy styling canvas trainers from Lacoste complements any outfit. They’re also instantly recognisable thanks to the crocodile logo.

Ralph Lauren

Inspired by the brand’s signature style Ralph Lauren make the cutest canvas shoes for kids, featuring the iconic Pony branding Ralph Lauren canvas trainers never go out of style.

Lyle & Scott

Lyle & Scott is all about versatility and simplicity. The Scottish brand may be best known for its knitwear and golfing range but they make a range of wardrobe staples, their comfortable canvas style shoes are perfect as part of any outfit.


You can shop a huge range of canvas trainers from your favourite big brands, with huge savings against the RRP at MandM.

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