If you’re looking for a comfortable walking companion that also looks good, this model is just right. It is constructed using light materials that make it easy to move and feel comfortable in. The responsiveness of the midsole is amplified by the high-rebound elements on the outsole. The combination of these features, plus the soft upper material, makes for a pleasurable walking experience.
Making up the midsole of the GOwalk 5 - Captivated is the full-length ULTRA GO technology. This cushioning unit is lightweight and very responsive to movements. It ensures that the feet and the legs won’t easily tire during long periods of use.
The exposed midsole also serves as the outsole in this model. It is made of hard-wearing foam, so walking on rough surfaces doesn’t quickly wear it down. It also delivers traction on various types of surfaces.
Under the heel and the forefoot sections is the COMFORT PILLAR TECHNOLOGY. These elements have a high-rebound, allowing it to react with each step to ensure maximum underfoot comfort.
Its dual-density nature provides wearers with stability and support. It is flexible at the forefoot, promoting smooth heel-to-toe transitions, while the slightly thick heel is designed to support eh weight of the wearer.
A Skechers Air Cooled Goga Mat lines the inside of this shoe. This layer provides maximum underfoot coverage and prevents in-shoe slippage. It also has aeration features that aid in keeping the feet fresh and comfortable.
The Skechers GOwalk 5 - Captivated gets its style from boat shoes, complete with the moc toe detailing. The top is crafted from soft woven canvas with faux leather accents.
It is a slip-on walking trainer, which makes it quick to put on or take off. This design is suitable for those who don’t have time for straps and laces. However, it does have a three-eyed lacing system that completes its boat-shoe style.
Both the tongue and the collar are lined with soft foam. The foam serves to enhance the foothold and the comfort the top provides.
- Like the original Skechers GOwalk 5, this iteration is also machine-washable. The brand recommends using the gentle wash cycle then leaving it to air-dry.
- Skechers completes the boat-theme with the anchor and rope design of the ‘S’ logo on the lateral side of the heel.