Amazon calculates a product’s star ratings using a machine learned model instead of a raw data average. The machine learned model takes into account factors including: the age of a review, helpfulness votes by customers and whether the reviews are from verified purchases.
Good shoes, but the way they are pictured, it looks like they might be the kind where the laces are stretchy and you don't tie them. That's what I thought when I ordered them. But the ends of the laces are just tucked into the shoe in the photo. These are regular ol' lace-up sneakers.