RYKA Women's Influence Cross Training Shoe Review

RYKA Women’s Influence Cross Training Shoe Review

  • MANUFACTURER: RYKA
  • SIZES:  5-11 (B/M) (C/D)
  • HALF SIZES: YES
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT:  ONE POUND
  • MODEL: INFLUENCE-W
  • COLORS:  BLACK/ATOMIC PINK/ROYAL BLUE/FORGE GREY, STEEL GREY/CHROME SILVER/DIVER BLUE/ZUMA PINK, BLACK/SHARP GREEN/FORGE GREY/METALLIC, BLACK/SUGAR PLUM/VIVID AQUA, INFLUENCE/WHITE/AQUA/PINK
  • OUTER MATERIAL:  SYNTHETIC AND MESH
  • SOLE:  RUBBER TRACTION SOLE WITH PIVOT POINTS
  • ALSO:  PADDED TONGUE AND COLLAR, PRECISE RETURN BOUNCY INSOLE, FLEX FOIL AND DIRECT FUSE LAYERS, NARROWER HEEL
  • FIT AS EXPECTED: 73%
  • PRICE GUIDE:  $38.30-$124.05
  • OUR RATING:  4.1 OUT OF FIVE STARS

THE MANUFACTURER

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Unlike most other sports shoes, Ryka Women’s Influence Cross Training Shoes are actually designed to be worn by women. read more

louechy walking loafer

Louechy Men’s Notus Breathable Walking Loafer Review

  • Manufacturer: Louechy
Model Name: Notus

  • Style: Breathable Walking Loafers
  • Sizes Available: 7 US through 12 US
  • Half Sizes: Not Available
  • Colors: Gray/blue, black, coffee, Gray, Ochre, Tan
  • Outer Material: Textile Mesh
  • Sole: Rubber
  • Additional Features and Details: Leather trim attached without glue to the mesh upper and rubber sole
  • Fit as Expected: 71%
  • Price Range Guide: $26.79 – $32.89
  • Our Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

The First Peak

We truly admire this stylish pair of walking loafers. There are many hiking or walking shoes that aren’t very stylish. As soon as you slip them on, you know that you’re going to hike up a mountain. They look the part. read more

Aleader Men's Quick Drying Aqua Water Shoes

Aleader Men’s Quick Drying Aqua Water Shoes Review

  • MANUFACTURER:  ALEADER
  • MODEL NAME:   MEN’S QUICK DRYING WATER SHOES
  • STYLE: WATER SHOES
  • SIZES:   7-14 MENS AND WOMEN’S
  • HALF SIZES: YES
  • COLORS: GRAY, DARK GRAY, BLACK, BLACK (STYLISH),  GRAY (STYLISH), GREEN, GREEN (STYLISH), BLUE, BLUE (STYLISH), GRAY/BLACK, RED,
  • OUTER MATERIAL:  FABRIC
  • SOLE: RUBBER
  • ALSO:   COMFORT DRY SOCKLINER, SOLYTE MIDSOLE, WATER GRIP, MACHINE WASHABLE
  • FIT AS EXPECTED: 79%
  • PRICE GUIDE:   $19.99-$29.99
  • OUR RATING:   4.2 OUT OF FIVE STARS

THE FIRST GLANCE

These definitely look like what they are – and that is a water shoe. read more

Aleader Men's Mesh Slip On Water Shoes review

Aleader Men’s Mesh Slip On Water Shoes Review

  • MANUFACTURER:   ALEADER
  • MODEL NAME:   MEN’S MESH SLIP ON WATER SHOES
  • STYLE: WATER SHOES
  • SIZES:   7-13 MENS AND WOMEN’S
  • HALF SIZES: YES
  • COLORS:    GRAY, GRAY 9976, LIGHT BLUE 9976, SKY BLUE 9976, BLACK, NAVY, BLACK 9976, BLUE, GRAY/NAVY 9976,  WHITE, WHITE/GRAY
  • OUTER MATERIAL: FABRIC
  • SOLE: RUBBER
  • ALSO:   COMFORT DRY SOCKLINER, SOLYTE MIDSOLE, WATER GRIP, MACHINE WASHABLE
  • FIT AS EXPECTED:     75%
  • PRICE GUIDE:   $19.99-$27.99
  • OUR RATING:      4.4 STARS OUT OF FIVE

OUR FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Our first impressions on picking up a pair of these fine looking Aleader Water Shoes is a slight attack of déjà vue! read more

New Balance Men’s 574 Classics Running Shoe Review

  • MANUFACTURER: NEW BALANCE
  • MODEL NO:   574 CLASSICS
  • SIZES:    5-18 VARIOUS WIDTHS
  • HALF SIZES: AVAILABLE
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT:    3 POUNDS
  • HEEL:   1.25”
  • COLORS: GRAY/ SILVER, NAVY/GRAY, BLACK/WHITE, NAVY/SLATE BLUE SUEDE, RED, BLACK, GRAY, NAVY, BURGUNDY, NAVY/SILVER/WHITE, HUNTER GREEN WITH WHITE, DESCENT WITH WHITE, SPICE MARKET WITH WHITE
  • OUTER MATERIAL: SUEDE/LEATHER AND MESH
  • SOLE: SYNTHETIC/ CARBON RUBBER OUT SOLE
  • ALSO:   EVA ENCAP HEEL CUSHION, DIE CUT EVA FOAM BED
  • WATERPROOF: NO
  • FIT AS EXPECTED:   74%
  • PRICE GUIDE:   $69.95-$105.15 APPROX
  • OUR RATING:     4.1 STARS OUT OF FIVE

THE FIRST IMPRESSIONS

The first impression of the Classic 574 Running Shoe by New Balance is that these are a timeless classic in more ways than one. read more

Nike Dart 11 Running Shoe review

Nike Mens Dart 11 Running Shoes Review

  • MANUFACTURER:  NIKE
  • MODEL NO:   DART 11
  • SIZES:    5-10 VARIOUS WIDTHS
  • HALF SIZES:  AVAILABLE
  • WEIGHT:   0.63 POUNDS
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT:  3 POUNDS
  • SHAFT TO ARCH:    2.68”
  • HEEL:   1.18”
  • FOREFOOT HEIGHT:   0.86”
  • COLORS:  BLACK/DARK GREY/WHITE, GREY/ORANGE/DARK GREY/ WHITE, BL GRPHNT/PNK FL/ DV GRY/ WHITE, BLACK/ SOAR/ DARK GREY/ WHITE, WHITE/BLACK DOVE/ GREY WHITE, BLACK/WHITE/DARK GREY/ WHITE, ANTHRACITE GREEN/GLO BLUE/ LGN WHITE, COOL GREY/WHITE/BLACK/WHITE, ANTHRACITE GREEN/GLO BLUE/ WHITE, MIDNIGHT NAVY/WHITE/ROYAL BLUE,
  • OUTER MATERIAL:  SYNTHETIC AND MESH
  • SOLE: RUBBER OUTERSOLE
  • FIT AS EXPECTED: 84%
  • TERRAIN:   DRY ROAD, TRACK AND GYM
  • PRICE GUIDE:      $39.99
  • OUR RATING:       4.3 OUT OF FIVE STARS

THE VISUALS

Available in plenty of colors, you shouldn’t be stuck with a boring pair of running shoes, if you pick these Nike Dart 11s as your next regular training partners. read more

asics titanium front

ASICS Women’s GEL-Venture 5 Running Shoe Review

  • MANUFACTURER:  ASICS
  • MODEL NO:  VENTURE 5-W
  • SIZES:  5-12
  • WEIGHT:  8. 7 OUNCES
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT:   3 POUNDS
  • COLORS:   SILVER/GRAY/TURQUOISE/LIME PUNCH, BLACK/AQUA/MINT/FLASH/CORAL, INDIGO GLOW/PINK/LIVING/ CORAL, PHLOX/SPORT/PINK/CORAL, SILVER/GREY/CARBON/DUTCH BLUE, TITANIUM/PISTACHIO/PINK GLOW, FROST GRAY/GRAY/SILVER/MAGENTA, FROST GRAY/SILVER/SOOTHING SEA, OCEAN DEPTH/ ARUBA BLUE/PINK GLOW, SILVER GREY/CARBON/ DUTCH BLUE
  • OUTER MATERIAL:  SYNTHETIC RUBBER
  • SOLE:   SYNTHETIC, RUGGED OUTERSOLE
  • ALSO:  REARFOOT GEL CUSHIONING SYSTEM, REMOVABLE FOAM SOCKLINER, HIGH ABRASION RUBBER
  • FIT AS EXPECTED:  84%
  • WATER RESISTANT:  NO
  • PRICE GUIDE: $41.25-$79.95
  • OUR RATING:    4.4 STARS OUT OF FIVE

THE DESIGN OVERVIEW

Serious shoes for serious running shouldn’t have to mean boring or frumpy in our view and happily it seems as if manufacturers Asics agree. read more

Merrell Men's Moab Ventilator Mid Hiking Boot

Best Hiking Boots for Men – 2018 Reviews

On this page we review men’s boots, and specifically those designed for men who enjoy walking and hiking. Most guys know that if you are going on a hike, then certain items will be your friends, and a good pair of quality boots is right at the very top of the agenda, or they should be, in our opinion. read more

Teva Men's Omnium Closed-Toe Sandal Review

Teva Men’s Omnium Closed-Toe Sandal Review

  • SHOE TYPE: SANDAL
  • SIZES: 7-16 (D) M US
  • HALF SIZES: AVAILABLE
  • MATERIAL: SYNTHETIC AND MESH
  • VEGAN FRIENDLY: YES
  • OUTER SOLE: RUBBER
  • DIMENSIONS: 12 x 8 x 4 INCHES
  • ITEM WEIGHT: 13.4 OZ APPROX (SIZE 9)
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT: 7 POUNDS
  • WATERPROOF: YES
  • ADDITIONAL INFO: RUBBER TOE BUMPER, SHOC-PAD HEEL ABSORBER
  • FIT AS EXPECTED: 82%
  • COLORS: OMBRE BLUE, BUNGEE CORD, BROWN, BROWNED, TURKISH COFFEE
  • BRAND: TEVA
  • MODEL NO: OMNIUM
  • OUR RATING: 4.4 OUT OF FIVE STARS
  • PRICE GUIDE: $58-$99.95

THE DESIGN VIEW

Before we get started, we should mention that this particular sandal appears to come in two incarnations, in vegan ‘spider rubber’ and the leather alternative. Our review is concerned with the vegan rubber version. read more

Teva Men's Katavi Thong Outdoor Sandal

Teva Men’s Katavi Thong Outdoor Sandal Review

  • SHOE TYPE: FLIP FLOP/ SANDAL
  • SIZES: 7-16 US
  • HALF SIZES: NO
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT: 2 POUNDS
  • DIMENSIONS: 14.5 X 7.5 X 5.7 INCHES
  • MATERIAL: SUEDE/ RUBBER/NYLON
  • OUTER SOLE: NON MARKING RUBBER
  • ALSO: EVA MOLDED FOOTBED, CONTOURED FOOTBED
  • WATER RESISTANT: YES
  • WASHABLE: YES BUT HANDWASH ONLY
  • COLORS: BUNGEE CORD, WALNUT
  • BRAND: TEVA
  • MODEL NO: KATAVI THONG
  • FIT AS EXPECTED: 84%
  • OUR RATING: 4.5 OUT OF FIVE STARS
  • PRICE GUIDE: $49-$55+

THE HISTORY

When is a flip flop not a flip flop? When it is made by Teva, the aquatic footwear specialists. read more