kwiss cannonshield

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The K-Swiss Cannonshield sneaker is inspired by the easy-going Californian active lifestyle where strolling, marching and striding are the norm – discover our complete list of the best walking shoes. It is part K-Swiss branded casual sneakers that are named cannon such as the Cannoncourt. 


  • Synthetic Leather Upper
  • Nubuck (Synthetic Suede)
  • Rubber Midsole
  • Soft Sock Line
  • Thick Laces
  • Rubber K-Swiss Branding 

Check out the exclusive Saucedby on feet images. 

kswiss cannonshield tongue

Does K-Swiss fit true to size?

No, K-Swiss sneakers tested do not fit true to size. The K-Swiss Cannonshield fits very tight if it is true to size, would recommend going half a size up. Wear thinner socks for a true to size fitting. 

Extra padding around ankle and tongue cushion feeling. Does not fit true to size.
Lightweight.Nubuck lining on toebox and heel hard to clean. 
The versatile design can be worn with anything. Very little cushioning from rubber midsole, firm ride.  
kswiss cannonshield heel


  • The design with different fabrics and overlays is fantastic.
  • There is too much padding around the ankle which means they feel uncomfortable with thick socks.   

What size should you get? 

If you will be wearing the K-Swiss Cannonshieldfor casual wear recommend going half a size up.  

Narrow Feet

For narrow feet, you may feel like they fit tight on feet, half a size up. Wearing thin socks helps with fitting.

Medium Feet

Medium width feet the K-Swiss Cannonshield trainers will fit tight on your feet, it’s best to loosen the laces slightly for the best fit. 

Wide Feet

The K-Swiss cannonshield on wide feet fit tight would suggest you get a size up. If the sneaker feels too tight remove the insole and wear them without. 

Extra tips for wide feet 

  • If you have wide feet the widest part of your foot is likely to be pressed against the toe box. 
  • Loosen laces and open the tongue when putting the sneakers on.   
kswiss cannonshield laces

How to clean K-Swiss Sneakers

The Nike K-Swiss Cannonshield are made with a leather and nubuck (synthetic suede) upper. To clean it’s best to use a sneaker cleaning kit that has a suede brush for best results. 

Discover the best way to clean trainers cleaning video. 

To keep the K-Swiss Cannonshieldfresh place them in freezer bags (keeps dust away) and insert shoe trees inside (maintains shape)

What to do if you have two different size feet?

Having different-sized feet is normal and if the difference in size is small you should:

  • Choose the larger size if feet are between sizes or if one foot is bigger than the other. 
  • Wear thinner or thicker socks depending on the difference in size. 
  • Measure in the late afternoon when feet are largest due to swelling.
  • Loosen laces if the shoes become tight. 

Final Verdict:  

  • K-Swiss cannonshield is reasonably priced.  
  • The leather easily creases.
  • Be careful cleaning the suede.
  • No cushioning in the heel.

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