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Il y a 2 couture à l'intérieur du contrefort du qui cause une irritation à l'arrière du talon et peu devenir très douloureux,de plus dès la prise en mains les souliers semblent bon marché et ne vaux visiblement pas le prix demandé,dommage car à l'oeil ils sont plutôt jolie.
I rarely write reviews so heads up: this product is a stinker. First the good: you can pick these up on amazon for sub $50 if you get lucky, I think I paid around $70-80. They are very comfortable and stylish, if you want an affordable take on the clean classic leather sneaker that brands like common projects have turned into an (expensive) modern icon. Great, what’s bad then? I’ve only worn them about 20 times, and they are now unwearable. I questioned the leather from the start and decided to try to be extra careful with them, but the leather started deteriorating right off the bat, with my pant leg wearing through the nice brown color on the the left shoe and into the lighter color underneath, see my pic. Like seriously, I think the top color is airbrushed on or something. Then the color started coming off the left shoe’s toe, revealing light brown underneath. The last straw was just now I accidentally stepped on a piece of packing tape and it touched the toe of my shoe. I pulled it off, and along came the color of the leather! Now the shoes are completely unwearable. Wtf? Weirdly, the leather on the right is also degrading noticeably, but not nearly as fast as the left shoe.
My recommendation: if you want a shoe that will look fly for an event or two, these are a decent pick, but if you want to use this look as part of your regular wardrobe then look elsewhere: the breeze from a butterfly wing can take the color off these puppies 🦋
Firstly I purchased a black pair in 11,5D and really liked them accepting the fact that they won’t last too long. Their soft leather has a nice soft feel but it wrinkles and stains easily. Anyhow, I ordered a second black pair and a third in light brown, both same size. To my surprise these supposedly same shoes had an entirely different fit! The brown was much tighter and was hard and unpleasant to wear for the whole day while the black felt soft and comfortable in just a couple of hours. I thought I received a wrong size but the printing inside indicated that both shoes where 11,5D. So I decided to measure them. From the pictures attached it’s obvious that despite the fact that they are the same model made by the same manufacturer or production line, there are not the same! This is the first time something similar happens to me after buying hundreds pairs of shoes! I am worried that these are not original CH’s! Buyers be aware! There is something “fishy” here!
I was happy to see a pair of "Cole Haan" shoes for a discounted price, just $50. First impression out of the box not promising, though. They smell. Like cheap vinyl. Nothing like leather. They are so light it makes you wonder "hmmm, are these not leather?" The shoes look nice. So I read the reviews. The reviews seem to confirm that this initial impression won't turn into promising long term wear.
I've had a couple of pairs of Johnston and Murphy Allister shoes. In the photo below, the Cole Haan/CH is on the left and the Johnston and Murphy/JM is at the right, about 6 mo old. The JM is a much better shoe. It seems more sturdy. The leather appears better quality. The shoes are more substantial. The interior of the JM shoes are leather lined. The interior of the CH shoes are cloth lined. The foot bed of the CH shoe is a foam piece, more like a cheap pair of sneakers. The JM foot bed is a nicer leather piece.
Perhaps the CH shoe is supposed to be "light weight" but coupled with the ultra cheap plastic smell, I'm thinking of returning them.
I would expect that CH shoes are comparable quality to JM, but maybe not. You are better off picking up some JMs new old stock on eBay if you are going for a good deal in fashion sneakers.
These are beautiful shoes. And as is customary for the brand, Light as a Feather. However, they are not worth even half the price of their GrandPro series counterparts.
Most importantly, the sizing is woefully inconsistent. I traditionally wear an 8.5 in Cole Haan, 3 pairs in 2 colors and the “Medium” width varied over 1.4 inches in 2 of them, and the 3rd was closer to the narrow ones. The most narrow pair was unwearable.
Secondly, once I picked a pair that “fit” and returned the others, I gave the remaining sneakers 5 separate 1 hour walks thru my neighborhood. Each walk separated by 3-4 days. And after each walk I had a new blood stained area on my sock. I get it, shoes need to be broken in. But 5 hours of walking and 8 band-aids, for sneakers?
Finally, the sole of both sneakers was noticeably separating on the left shoe, and the right shoe already had 3 creases. I wasn’t playing street hockey. I was just walking around a relatively flat 4 mile circle.
My Cole Haan GrandPro slip-on sneakers from (now) 3 years ago, which I wore with religious fervor, show less wear on the soles. And have earned their creases. Love the brand. Stick w/ the higher end shoes. Those are worth it. The $45 I saved on the CrossCourt series was a painful and time consuming lesson.
I had hopes that this shoe was going to be a good deal. My first impression was that the pair was very light weight, and I actually doubted that it was made of leather. The shoe is definitely stylish, and I actually received a few compliments from friends/family after trying them on. But the shoe was too tight. I’ve been a consistent 11D for most brands, but this shoe felt like a narrow 10D. It also rubbed badly on my ankle above the heel. They’re made in Vietnam, and this may be the reason for inconsistent sizing. Unfortunately I had to return them for a refund.
This shoe is advertised as 'white'. It is more of a pale 'gray' color, and the color clashed with the 'pure' white laces. In addition, the sole is yet another shade of white! I immediately put them back in the box and headed to the nearest UPS Store. If your looking for a 'true' white sneaker, keep it movin'.
The shoes are nice and very light. Also look really good with jeans or khakis. But, like most of the other reviews on here, they dig into your achilles so you will have some skin worn off if you wear these for long periods of time. If you just wear them for short periods with socks that cover that part of your achilles, you should be okay. For that, I took two stars off.
Tears up the back of my ankles. There's something about the way the back too of the shoe is pointed inward towards your the back of your ankles that makes it rub. I made it though 30 minutes of walking before my ankles were raw.