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Rated5out of5byBryan von DomitzfromEasily the most comfortable shoe I've ownedSuper lightweight. Perfect for day-to-day use. One aspect of the shoe that I was late to understanding: despite the laces, they are a slip-on. The shoelaces are the weakest part of the shoe, and degrade fairly rapidly. It makes them look more aged than they probably are. Despite that, I'm looking to buy a new pair to replace the pair I have worn the past year.
Date published: 2014-03-26
Rated5out of5byCorey GfromGreat casual walking sho.This is one of the most comfortable shoes I've ever worn. Fit like a glove but lightweight and flexible so that I can even run in them.
Date published: 2014-02-26
Rated4out of5byFirekfromNice while they lastedI wear these everyday (sitting in front of a computer and programming for 5 days of the week) and have had them about 6 months. Although they are incredibly comfortable and lightweight shoes, they seem to have a 6 month lifespan given my use.
Both shoelaces on are severely frayed at every lace hole in the shoe, only a matter of time before they break. I would just replace the laces, but the soles are also wearing through to the midsole at the ball and heel of my foot.
I'm very tempted to buy another pair, but might opt for the slip-on version due to lace issues.
Date published: 2013-09-10
Rated5out of5byKeith from CaliforniafromWhat I've been looking forI love these. I've worn them camping, I've worn them to a weekend long Phish festival, I've worn them going out with my wife, and I've worn them to work. They look great with jeans, cords, shorts. They are great for walking and not bad for light running. I've been looking for a shoe with this level of versatility and an awesome style and these seem to nail it.
Date published: 2013-08-01
Rated5out of5byjereislukefromI'm excited each time I wear these shoesI bought these to replace an aging pair of another brand that were hot and uncomfortable, and couldn't be happier. The first time I tried these on in the store, I was enthralled by how light they were, it was like wearing nothing at all. And they were super comfortable. I was hooked from the start. I was really happy getting these, because I had spent a lot of time looking for a good comfortable shoe that doesn't look like they belong to your grandpa, and had just come up empty. They fit well, maybe just a tad loose for my foot though. I used to wear sandals a lot for comfort, but now I usually choose these over sandals. These are almost like moccasins, I feel like I could be walking silently thru the forest wearing these. They breath well, I've had no problems with heat.
These shoes look great too, good for casual use or something a little more dressy. They are very low cut, I use no-show socks when I wear these with shorts. The materials all seem good quality. They do take a little time to get used to the barefoot aspect, but after a couple days I was fine. The only strange thing with these is that the sole is very thin and now the back bottom edge of my long pants drag on the ground. I have to roll my pants legs up a little to stop this. I could re-hem my pants, but then they would be too short with other shoes.
Date published: 2013-07-20
Rated5out of5byDesert manfromGreat looking and extremely comfortableI've worn these shoes for several weeks and concur with the previous reviews, except that I find Merrells to be the only shoe that I can mail order and expect them to fit consistently and sized accurately. Most importantly, they are wide in the forefoot yet are standard in the heel. I've received unsolicited compliments too, which is nice. As to the Barefoot line of shoes generally, they bring me back to many years ago, before foot control Nikes became dominant and when comfort and lightness was common. I purchased my first pair of Trail Gloves last year, after knee replacement surgery. With "regular" running shoes I couldn't run across the street without great pain. After buying the Trail Gloves, I could run a couple of miles. In part due to a change in stride, but also due to the shoe.
Date published: 2013-05-28
Rated5out of5byDBTXfromGreat casual shoeMy favorite casual shoes. I have both brown and black and wear them to work almost every day. I use a standing workstation and have no problems with foot fatigue. I normally take a size 10 shoe but I wear these in a 9 1/2.
Date published: 2013-05-25
Rated4out of5byTom777fromSuper comfortable!These are great shoes- similar to a barefoot sole and just as comfortable. I wear them to work and as casual shoes. Only reason I rated them 4 stars is the one shoelace broke after a month- it must of been defective. Merrell said they'd send me another pair so I expect them shortly.
Date published: 2013-05-22
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