Clarks Women’s Alto Madi Wedge Sandal surpassed my expectations starting from their design, their elegant look, and the comfort they offer to the one who wears them. This pair was surely the only one that got a perfect combination of good looks and anatomic footbed. That was a double win for my taste, and my feet.
I got my Clarks Women’s Alto Madi Wedge Sandals for my niece’s wedding a couple of months ago, and it turned out to be a good deal in every meaning of the word. I spent a fair price for them; I was even ready to pay more for comfortable, well designed shoes, that would be elegant, classy and good for both my feet and arches.
I purchased a pair of black Clarks, and got them in the desired size. They fit perfectly; my wide feet were grateful that I picked the right sandals.
Thanks to the great design of the velcro straps, I could adjust them any which way I wanted to. There were no blisters around my toes, nor around my ankle; the designers did a fantastic job by making the Clarks Women’s Alto Madi Wedge Sandals easily adjustable.
This was perhaps the only pair of comfort sandals that I liked; usually anatomic shoes aren’t that appealing, especially sandals, but that wasn’t the case with Clarks Women’s Wedge Sandals. They look modern and classy, and their minimalist look is amazing for wearing them with just about anything.
Perfect Summer Footwear
These sandals have leather straps, and are ideal for hot summer days. Also, the straps are very easy to clean. You can literally wipe the straps with a damp cloth, and they are good to go.
The skin on my feet had no problems enduring a long wedding day. The wide ‘open concept’ allowed the air to circulate, so my feet didn’t sweat, and the straps were wide enough not to cut into my flesh.
The front strap is adjustable, just as the two in the back are, allowing the person who wears the Clarks Women’s Alto Madi Wedge the ultimate control. You can pull the velcro straps in, or loosen them as you wish, and they will fit perfectly. Therefore my feet were not swollen at all – thank heaven!
I very much appreciated the manmade sole, and the two inch high heel that elevated me enough to look more elegant and classy in my cocktail dress. Yet the sandals were not too high to cause back pain or arch discomfort whatsoever. I usually avoid wearing high wedges or heels mainly because of my back problems, but this pair turned out to be pretty comfortable even when worn for a long time.
The platform in the front measures 0.75 inches, making the sandals perfectly balanced. The fall of the arch is not too drastic, and I highly recommend the shoes because of this. I believe these are ideal for business women who need elegance at work, but not at the expense of their feet and back.
Casually Fancy Women’s Walking Sandals
The Clarks Women’s Alto Madi Wedge Sandals are perfect for any summer combination, and not only for weddings or more formal events. For instance I wore them on my short Atlantic City vacation, where I walked a lot, only going back to my hotel for sleeping.
They were comfortable enough for any activity from relaxed dining by the beach, to sightseeing or a night at the casino. I didn’t even have to put on my sneakers because I didn’t feel any discomfort wearing these sandals all day long. The wedge heel is made of faux cork, so stepping on it during regular walks, doesn’t put a lot of pressure to the foot.
The cushioned footbed combined with the rubber outsole are ideal for safe, long walks. I never felt as if my balance was threatened while wearing these sandals. They are great for walking on any terrain.
These shoes turned out to be a good investment, and I’m sure I’ll wear them next summer too. I now can see why my friends recommended Clarks. Their prices are reasonable, and the quality of the shoes they sell is quite satisfying to my shoe-loving sensibilities.