Looks pretty slick, doesn’t it? The Zemgear Playa round (who comes up with their names?) looks a lot like the old Nike Kukuni series that I’ve still been looking for in vain on E-Bay over a decade after their discontinuation, only without all the foam on the bottom. After reading some reviews, I found several complaints […]
It’s inexpensive, slip-on, zero drop, and built to handle water. When I received the shoe, however, I was disappointed. It fits comfortably, with or without socks, but when I walk, it makes a skreeek skreeek skreeek sound as my foot expands and contracts on the foot bed, even with thick socks.
On the bright side, never in my life have I put on a shoe and had my feet feel so instantly at home. It was like I was wearing shoes that I had spent a year breaking in, or like I had merely put on a pair of socks. This is a zero-drop shoe, which means that they don’t have high-heels like most running shoes.
The Lacoste Swerve (pictured) is one of many Velcro (that’s hook and loop if you’re snooty) Lacoste mens shoes. You know Lacoste, they’re the ones with that alligator on all their shirt pockets. I don’t think it adds anything to the asthetic here, and it’d get Sharpied over if I had a pair. That said, […]
The Merrell Eddy Slip on is no longer being made, but it is still relatively easy to find. Be warned that Merrells tend to run about a half size small, especially if you have tall arches or wide toes, so order a half size larger than you usually would. They came in black, smoke grey(pictured), […]
The Courtyard Slip On Low by And1 isn’t a true slip on shoe, it’s laces optional. There are eyelets under the central band, and they even come with laces, yet they are advertised as slip ons. I don’t know whether to ask why, or to ask why not?