- Canvas upper
- Standard lace closure
- Dual-density midsole
- Gripex rubber sole
- Item #MAM00JO
- Q & A
Comfy, Unique, Overall Excellent
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
I typically wear a size 9 (Brooks) running shoe. Size 9.5 (Ahnu Montera Waterproof) hiking boot/shoe in My right foot is larger than my left, I measure out to wear a 9 in my right foot and a 8.5 in my left. This is important for this review because I originally ordered a 9.5 (not sure what I was thinking) and they were BOATS! I then exchanged them for 9s which I expected to fit like my running shoes, but were also too long in the mid-foot (meaning, the natural break for the shoe was actually farther out toward the tips of the toes, not where the toes meet the metatarsals). I finally exchanged the 9s for 8.5 and found I still have PLENTY of room in the toe box, even on my right foot, almost a hiking boot's toe-room where I'd have to shove my foot all the way forward with much effort to reach the end of the shoe. So, I'd say they run slightly small, comparatively speaking (comparing to all my other casual shoes, 8.5 is usually quite tight on my right foot, but for these, it's still ultra roomy!)
After finally getting the shoe that fits - I fell in love. The color, the look, the comfort, all won me over! I'm surprised that such a low profile shoe can have such a comfortable sole. I've received several compliments on them, and I have to admit - they are a super flattering design.
If they had these in more colors, I'd buy them all. If they had these in hi-top form, I'd probably buy out the company. XD
Just unpacked these sneakers, and I think they'll soon be a favorite. True to size, lightweight, and super comfortable right out of the box. They pack down well for travel, and seem sturdy enough for light hiking or long walks. The simple design is super cool and these will look good with casual city wear as well. Fantastic shoe!