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For those of you with multiple pairs of...

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For those of you with multiple pairs of Sanuks, any comments on how the hemp compares to the canvas in regards to odor prevention? I know they are both supposed to be antimicrobial, but is one better than the other at fighting foot funk?

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IMO the hemp does not prevent odor as well as the Vagabond or Donny (I have all three). I don't know if that's the odor staying in the hemp or the fact that my feet tend to sweat a little more in the hemp and there isn't as much ventilation. Don't get me wrong, I love my hemp sandals but if odor is an issue go for the canvas.
Source: 7 years in the canvas and 4 years in the Hemp

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I own the vagabond (~3 years) and the hemp (~4 years). Haven't noticed a difference in odor. I throw them both in the washer with a load of pants and then let them air dry. Have done that with all my non-dress shoes since childhood (even leather) without issue. Whichever model you pick, you will love them!

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BTW - I have used mine for hiking, running XC, kayaking, mtn biking, travel (hemp packs smaller than vagabond, barely more than 2 rubber soles, much less space than my tevas), casual friday, and general out and about. Still look good, still holding up.