Our verdict


Most wearers marveled about how Avia Avi-Union II Strap fits them perfectly. They also appreciate that they can wear the shoe and adjust the fit without much effort. On the other hand, some lamented that it was too roomy and short. Overall, this Avia pair came as highly recommended for the comfort it provides.


  • Comfortable for walking
  • Fits perfectly
  • Easy to put on and adjust
  • Durable
  • Great quality-price ratio
  • Lightweight
  • Good stability


  • Short in length and spacious
  • Requires a break-in period

Who should buy the Avia Avi-Union II Strap

Suitable for people whose job or lifestyle requires spending long hours on their feet, Avia Avi-Union II Strap is a solid choice if:

  • An affordable shoe with remarkable quality is what you prefer.
  • You need footwear that could accommodate custom heel inserts for your foot condition. 
  • You are after a shoe that could along well with almost all work outfits.

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Updates to the Avia Avi-Union II Strap

  • The rubber compound at the bottom delivers more effective traction. Its oil-and-slip resistance also keeps the wearer sure-footed on smooth and wet surfaces.

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Slip-resistant outsole

A durable rubber compound lines the bottom of the Avi-Union II Strap. It sports a damboard-like design that keeps the foot steady on smooth surfaces. It also has oil-and-slip resistant properties that ensure traction.

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Shock-absorbent platform

The trainer provides cushioning and shock-absorption through its full-length CMEVA foam. This material forms a lightweight and flexible underfoot platform.

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Incorporated into the foam are the gel unit and the Cantilever technology. They enhance support and padding under the wearer’s heel.

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Inside the trainer, a molded EVA insole is found. It adds comfort and cushioning and can be easily removed in favor of custom orthotics.

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Leather for the upper

The Avi-Union II Strap from Avia employs synthetic leather for its upper unit. It only comes in two plain color options: a black one and a white one. It suits most work uniforms.

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Defended and reinforced

The Defender by Scotchgard in the upper material makes it resistant to water and stains. Besides, the high-wear areas of the shoe are reinforced with additional leather overlays.

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Across the midfoot, two hook-and-loop straps are added in place of the lace-up closure. They keep the foothold secure, and it can be easily adjusted at preference.

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