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Old 01-25-2017, 03:14 PM   #1
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So what would you say are some of the most comfortable shoes that you have worn? Anything from your everyday walking shoes to business / casual shoes. Let's hear it.
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I heard Crocs are good.
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Superfeet insoles.

There are different profile/heights for different types of shoes. I used them per recommendation from my Physical Therapist after an accident and they made a load of difference. So far I've used Orange/Green for everyday shoes, and blue for dress shoes.
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Old 01-25-2017, 03:30 PM   #4
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i fucking hate Nikes...they make my feet hurt. Doesnt matter the model of Nike, all of them make my feet hurt!!

I have been rocking Sperry boots! dressy enough to head to the office but rugged enough to stomp through stuff and probably the most comfortable shoe/boot ive worn in the last 4 years
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I have a pair of Doc Marten boots, that I wear while riding my motorcycle.
The most comfortable shoes I've ever had.
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i fucking hate Nikes...they make my feet hurt. Doesnt matter the model of Nike, all of them make my feet hurt!!


Nikes are some of the shittiest shoes ever.. Esp those "free runs" that everyone seems to love.. Such utter crap; horrible, no support shoes..
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New Balance #1 for me - I have a couple pairs of Doc Martens, one 10+ yrs old and still is very comfortable. I need to start some threads...

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Nikes are overrated and overpriced. Doc Martins used to make very solid shoes but their quality went down hill lately.
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My boots are Durango Rebels and were by far the most comfortable in the ~$100 section. However, I have put on a pair of Lucchese in the store that felt like I was only wearing socks. Those were freaking amazing.

I have a pair of Bostonian Flexlite that are very comfortable, but I never wear dress shoes.

When it comes to sneakers, I don't have a particular brand, and I find that models within a brand will fit very differently. My last purchase that I ran a 10K in were 361 which is the equivalent of Chinese Under Armor.

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Doc Martins used to make very solid shoes but their quality went down hill lately.
Have they gotten even worse now? I've worn Docs since 1989 and I noticed the quality went down hill since early 2000's when they moved manufacturing to China. The quality of the leather and sole on my UK made boots are much much better than my China made shoes. The last pair I bought was in mid 2000's and I haven't bought any since. If I were to buy a new pair, it'd be from their Made in UK collection.
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Last two pairs i got were made in china and the quality of the leather sucks! I had a paid that was made in UK and they were amazing!

I don't mind paying a little more for quality but hate when they start cutting corners so for that reason I don't buy Martins anymore.

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I have a pair of casual Ecco slip ons that are comfy.
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Adidas Ultra Boost for casual use
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Ecco for business. Super comfy.
I like my Merrells for casual/athletic shoes, but New Balance are pretty comfy too
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Asic Nimbus - sneakers (with custom orthotics)

Eccos...pretty much anything.
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Hoka One One for a fat guy running, big toe box and a ton of cushion (too much for most people)

I love my Allen Edmonds, but they were on clearance and I can't find another pair.

Somebody gave me a pair of ugg loafers that were very comfortable, but I'm not going to admit that I wear them.
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Adidas Ultra Boost for casual use
Dude.... I just went to buy some for a friend's birthday and tried some on and those are fucking ridiculously comfortable... I couldn't believe it...it felt like walking on clouds...
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Ecco for business. Super comfy.
I like my Merrells for casual/athletic shoes, but New Balance are pretty comfy too
Exactly what I've got and find both very comfortable. Especially the Merrills for walking. I've got (I think) Plantar fasciitis and my feet have gotten wider with age .... the Merrills are a god send.
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I have a pair of Doc Marten boots, that I wear while riding in my Subaru Outback.
The most comfortable shoes I've ever had.

You don't say


I don't have any specific brands I prefer. I usually go shopping for skate shoes and whatever they have in stock is pretty comfy.
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I bought a pair of Timberland mid-top light hiking boots (out of production months after purchase) that really felt perfect about 7 years ago; they've been beaten to heck and the lugs worn down completely. They were very comfortable to wear, for long days with full pack or jumping on boulders.

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Nikes are some of the shittiest shoes ever.. Esp those "free runs" that everyone seems to love.. Such utter crap; horrible, no support shoes..
Nike ACG mid-top light hikers (out of production, replaced by really ugly multi-colored trail shoes and shiny black leather boots) replaced the Timberland light hikers about 4 years ago. The Nike ACGs are really comfortable, but now the lugs are worn down to the point that they are only casual street wear. I really should have bought two pairs at the time...
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oOoO I wanna try Ecco!!!
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Old 01-26-2017, 07:51 AM   #25
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Ecco seem very popular on here, have to try me a pair
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Ecco's are fantastic...been wearing them for nearly 15 years now. Probably had over 20 pair at this point. And Ecco as a company stands behind their product if you have problems.

THAT SAID...I feel like Eccos over all quality has been taking a dump in the last several years. And because of that I have become way more picky about which ones I get.
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Old 01-26-2017, 11:29 AM   #27
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thats the tough part!

I dont understand why shoes cant be beautiful, comfy and quality...
i'd pay for a shoe that gloves my foot, is pretty and can last a few years
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Those exist. You just have to pay for them.
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you pay for Eccos...

The nice thing is if anything fails they replace them. You mail them back and get a gift card to buy new pair on their site. I've used 3-4 times.
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Where do they draw the line between failed / defect and normal wear and tear?
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I don't have any specific brands I prefer. I usually go shopping for skate shoes and whatever they have in stock is pretty comfy.
Those were my first pair of Doc's, now I have three.
Still waiting for the Indigo Girls, Shawn Covin and Sarah McLaughlin to come around on tour so I can see them in my Doc Marten's
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Reebok currently, had a pair of Cole Haans a while back that were awesome before they went with Nike soles.
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Where do they draw the line between failed / defect and normal wear and tear?
Several year old well worn boots, sole developed a crack....gift card.

2 year old sneakers worn into the ground and falling apart, Sole split....gift card

6-7 year old boots worn to hell and back...latex sole started breaking down and turning to jelly.....gift card

boots, worn in harsh climates....interior liner in toe box was sagging causing discomfort.....gift card
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Honestly Nikes work the best for me. And I've used other brands and the Nikes lasted longest. I've carried between 190-225 pounds the last 10 years for reference.
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Several year old well worn boots, sole developed a crack....gift card.

2 year old sneakers worn into the ground and falling apart, Sole split....gift card

6-7 year old boots worn to hell and back...latex sole started breaking down and turning to jelly.....gift card

boots, worn in harsh climates....interior liner in toe box was sagging causing discomfort.....gift card
That is impressive customer service right there!
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Story about customer service.

Got a pair of Sorel boots for my daughter about a month ago. After a week, the shoe lace broke. I called customer service and argued with them for about a week because they kept saying that shoe laces aren't part of the warranty. Finally, I posted a nasty customer review of that shoe on their website. The next day, customer service gets back to me and says that shoe lace repairs are included in the warranty.
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Several year old well worn boots, sole developed a crack....gift card.

2 year old sneakers worn into the ground and falling apart, Sole split....gift card

6-7 year old boots worn to hell and back...latex sole started breaking down and turning to jelly.....gift card

boots, worn in harsh climates....interior liner in toe box was sagging causing discomfort.....gift card
Dayum!
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Ecco's are also the only shoe/boot I can comfortably wear for 12+ hours a day standing, walking, working, terrain and NOT need to wear custom orthotics...I keep those for my Asics (after my podiatrist told me to stop wearing Nikes)
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Clarks, Sketchers and Crocs, although Clarks' quality isn't what it was a few years ago.
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I had quite a few sketchers and I wouldn't say their comfortable.
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