Just say no to Dansko unfortunately...
I LIVED in my Dansko clogs for the past 14 yrs -- not the same pair of course, but I could get a good 2 yrs out of a pair as they were made incredibly well. I'm on my feet all day at work, and the support and comfort these provided were worth every penny -- like as comfortable as bare feet once they were broken in. I had to purchase a new pair recently; same ones i always get. This Dansko company is insulting my intelligence; these are not even close to the same shoes. I guess the leather's been replaced by PLASTIC, because they're so stiff I got a black toenail. And that's after using liquid shoe stretch -- which only works on leather, so the plastic was immune. They pinch my feet -- all i wanna do is sit and then take them off! I never even used to think about my feet, now they're constantly bothering me at work. And the soles squeak on the hospital floors, where they used to be silent. Again, plastic. I have since heard Dansko sold the company and the shoes are now being made in China, so mystery solved. But i'm SO disappointed, I wasted $100.00, and I now need to find another daily shoe after all these years. I need an authentic company that still takes pride in their product and is not trying to cheat the loyal consumers. They used to be the best, but now honestly, these shoes are a shell of what they used to be. THE WORST!