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Keen Austin Shoes - Men\'s

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    Keen Austin Shoes - Men's

    The Keen Austin shoes are the ultimate urban explorers, bringing style and comfort to your everyday wear. See details

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    The Keen Austin shoes are the ultimate urban explorers, bringing style and comfort to your everyday wear.

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    The Keen Austin shoes are the ultimate urban explorers, bringing style and comfort to your everyday wear.

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    The Keen Austin shoes are the ultimate urban explorers, bringing style and comfort to your everyday wear.

    • Water-resistant full-grain leather uppers are supple for a comfortable, stylish fit; nubuck leather accents and contrast stitching complement the hip styling
    • Classic Oxford-style lacing secures instep while padded collars and tongues enhance comfort
    • Leather-lined heel pockets and polyester mesh linings in the forefoot area enhance comfort and moisture control
    • Patented rubber Toe Guard and wraparound heels protect feet and uppers against bumps and abrasion
    • Removable Metatomical™ EVA footbeds are custom shaped to provide ample cushioning, rebound and arch support; will accommodate orthotics
    • Compression-molded EVA midsoles support and buffer feet against shock and fatigue
    • Keen Austin shoes feature durable rubber outsoles that supply ample traction in a variety of environments

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    Keen Austin Shoes - Men's Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Casual
    Ankle
    Lace-up
    No
    Water-resistant nubuck/full-grain leather
    Leather/polyester mesh
    EVA
    Rubber
    Men's
    Footwear height
    Footwear closure
    Waterproof
    Upper
    Lining
    Midsole
    Outsole
    Gender

    Keen Austin Shoes - Men's

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    Keen Austin Shoes - Men'sis rated4.1111out of5by18.
    Rated4out of5byfromComfortableI bought these shoes a few weeks back. I've always been happy with Keens because of the souls and arch support. These are no different. The biggest drawback is the firm leather around the ankle. With use the hope is the leather will soften, currently it is stiff enough that a day of wearing the shoes has already destroyed multiple pairs of socks by rubbing to the point of fraying the cotton.
    Date published: 2014-04-18
    Rated4out of5byfromCasual comfortable walking shoeAlthough I've only slipped these shoes on twice they are a comfortable fit true to the size. The shoes are classy looking and best for any casual occasion.
    Date published: 2014-04-18
    Rated4out of5byfromGood comfortable shoeComfortable right out of the box
    Date published: 2014-02-27
    Rated3out of5byfromDon't seem as well made as in the pastI've had two earlier pairs of Austins -- still have them in various states of wear. They have been great shoes -- versatile, comfortable, and long lasting. Just got this new pair, and have to say they feel a bit lighter weight and don't seem as well put together -- irregular looking glue lines along the sole and just a overall feel that seems less substantial. Just got them though, so we'll have to see. I'll report back as I put them through the paces.
    Date published: 2014-01-22
    Rated1out of5byfromExtremely DisappointedI have owned 4 pairs of Keen Austins over the past 6-7 years. I walk about 3 miles per workday on concrete/pavement. I have also used them as my everyday/runaround shoes. My first 3 pairs of Austins were amazing: 1) Great arch support that lasted roughly 1.5 years each pair. 2) Wide toe box is perfect for my feet. 3) Sturdy construction for the type of abuse I dish out due to my gate. 4) Look and feel good for a long time. Unfortunately my latest (4th) pair have fallen short on the overall quality I have come to expect from Keen. I have owned them for roughly 10 months and this is what I have experienced: 1) 5 months into usage they started to squeak. This is exceptionally annoying and distracting. I can live with squeak because I am a function guy...but I don't like it. 2) The arch support has fallen dramatically in this pair. I feels as though my feet are being ripped apart. I still own pairs 2 and 3 for yard work and they are more comfortable than pair 4. 3) I have also noticed the stitching is giving way much quicker than the other pairs. I thought that maybe since I have owned 3 other pairs of the Austins that maybe it was a fluke. It isn't. I discovered my father-in-law has a pair of Austins and has experienced all 3 issues I am reporting. I suspect they have made changes to their manufacturing/quality control practices and the end result is a lower quality shoe. I am very disappointed. I also have a pair of Keen activity sandals that are roughly 6 years old. I have been a loyal Keen customer. With my latest experience, I was hesitant to give Keen my business again and moved to another manufacturer and have been very pleased with the decision. My father-in-law is looking to do the same. I have written them about my experience and have yet to hear back... I sincerely hope they look at what detrimental changes have been made with this product and correct them.
    Date published: 2013-11-24
    Rated5out of5byfromHubby loves!I purchased for my husband. He wasn't crazy about the Keen style of upper at first but now he loves them because they are great for his feet - he has foot problems. They do run a size small. I took the advice from the REI rep & ordered up and he was correct. The gargoyle grey is a greenish grey not like the nice slate grey in photo on web. My husband didn't mind. He's happy with his shoes.
    Date published: 2013-10-31
    Rated4out of5byfromComfort and style!Overall, these are GREAT shoes. Stylish, comfortable, and well-cushioned. I've gotten a lot of compliments on them, too!
    Date published: 2013-10-30
    Rated4out of5byfromNice looking low rise hikerKeen has become my go to brand for hiking/outdoor shoes. Theses are pretty stylish for outdoor shoes. at first glance you could definitely wear these at the office on casual fridays and then hit your favorite trail. When I first put them on it definitely fit like a keen...extra width in the front. Feel like I'm riding on my heels when standing but overall comfort feels great. I'll add to the review as I wear it more.
    Date published: 2013-09-28

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