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Old 05-29-2014, 10:04 AM   #21
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I have been living in a pair of Skechers gowalk shoes, which I bought at a little local store that carries SAS . Unbelievably light and comfortable, and washable. Here is the men's equivalent: with several reviews: http://www.kohls.com/product/prd-133...Relavance=true

These are my first pair of this brand. Somewhat interesting article on the men's Boston marathon winner wearing Skechers: http://www.businessweek.com/articles...en-in-the-race
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Old 05-29-2014, 11:50 AM   #22
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When I began showing signs of osteoarthritis in my knees, my doctor told me (quite rightly) to ditch the Converse and get a good pair of shoes.
Speaking of Converse, I have many pairs of All-Star hightops, some almost 20 years old. Wear them almost every day.

I know they have almost no support in them, but if a foot doctor told me I'd have to give them up, that would be a serious downer for me.
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I go gellin' like those Dr. Scholls commericals.

Both for gym shoes and shoes that look more formal.

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If boat shoes work for you, you may like these:

Men's Bean's Canvas Deck Shoe, Moc: Footwear | Free Shipping at L.L.Bean

Very comfortable and decent price.
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I'm surprised no one has mentioned crocs. Sure the clogs are ugly - but they have other styles of shoes and most have great arch support.

I have big feet and zero sense of style - so many of my shoes are mens shoes. I'm wearing these shoes right now:

Crocs™ Athens | Mens & Womens Sandals | Crocs Shoes Official Site

They offer great arch support and cushion. I regularly wear them on 2 mile walks with the dog.

Crocs also has loafers and other shoes.

The comfort is probably a reason you see surgeons and other OR personel wearing crocs - they have to stand for long periods of time - and need some support and cushion.
Another Crocs fan here. They are super-comfortable.
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Ecco. These are not cheap but they make a lot of great shoes.

ECCO USA | Mens Shoes | Womens Shoes | Golf Shoes | Accessories | FREE SHIPPING

My husband got turned onto these by his ophthalmologist who says he is on his feet all day and they are incredibly comfortable.

So DH bought a pair of slip on shoes and loved them. I then bought a similar pair for me (I've been wearing them almost every day for nearly 3 years and they are still going strong).

In summer 2011, we bought a pair of boots for our son while we were in Canterbury and he has worn them for his everyday shoe since then. They took him from age 17 to age 20 and they are only now about to need to be replaced.

In short, while sort of pricey to buy they last a very long time and are by far the most comfortable shoes any of us have ever had.
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If boat shoes work for you, you may like these:

Men's Bean's Canvas Deck Shoe, Moc: Footwear | Free Shipping at L.L.Bean

Very comfortable and decent price.
Thanks for the heads up, I will buy a pair for winter wear. Summer is leather only because of those pesky little rattlesnakes.
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Thanks for the heads up, I will buy a pair for winter wear. Summer is leather only because of those pesky little rattlesnakes.
We have snakes and fire ants year around, so when I'm in the woods or tall grass, I wear leather or rubber boots at least 12" high year around.

For casual shoes I wear SAS. I recently scored at an SAS outlet store where they had discontinued models for half price. Very little difference between the new shoes and the discontinued shoes.
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