Hundreds of shoppers swear by these slick, springy rubbers loafers, claiming they feel like "walking on clouds."
If you deal with plantar fasciitis, knee, back or heel pain, these comfy loafers might be up your alley. But to ensure they're worth the $120 price tag, read on for the details.
Vionic shoes are designed to help relieve plantar fasciitis and heel pain — and the Uptown Hybrid Penny Loafers are no exception.
The soft suede or leather upper is anchored on a cushy rubber sole with deep flex grooves for extra comfort.
The brand recommends wearing new pairs for limited hours in the first few days of use to allow your feet to adjust to the orthotics, but they also come with a removable cushioned insole with arch support.
According to reviews, these fit true to size and come in sizes 5 through 13 in several different colourways.
What reviewers are saying
The Uptown Hybrid Penny Loafers have a 4.6-star rating from more than 650 reviews — with some shoppers saying they "love this shoe enough to buy another pair."
"I love this shoe. It's super comfy and good looking," said a reviewer. "I so appreciate the availability of a wide option and am thrilled my foot doesn't look wide in the shoe."
"I have bad knees and walk to work every day, and these are so perfect," added another reviewer. "Feels like walking on clouds and my knees didn't hurt when I got to work. I will definitely buy more."
While many shoppers say they have "happy feet" from these shoes, some reviewers did note that they did run large and feel a bit "heavy."
Having sore, blistered feet from uncomfortable shoes is the worst, and if you're looking for a pair of loafers that are as supportive as they are stylish, the Vionic Uptown Hybrid Penny Loafers from Nordstrom are definitely a pair to consider.these are definitely a pair to consider.
However, if you're hesitant about sizing or the heaviness of the shoes, these might be ones to try on in person before buying.