We spent 6.7 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

9 reasons to buy

  • The Ecco Fara Tie fits true to size according to the majority of reviewers.
  • It is available in a number of colorway options.
  • Comfortable was a frequent word used in describing this pair.
  • Most of the consumers found the shoe's style to be attractive. Some even added that it looks better in person than in photos online.
  • A reviewer was pleasantly surprised that the upper didn't crease.
  • Some practical purchasers said that it is versatile enough to be paired with a multitude of outfits.
  • The shoe is lightweight based on a number of wearers' opinions.
  • It provides adequate support and cushions impact. Several shoe users even added that it helped in their condition called Plantar Fasciitis.
  • A couple of buyers commended the pair for being well-made and durable.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A few reviewers complained about how the shoe displayed scuffs and marks so obviously.
  • Some shoe users griped about how the leather material is too stiff.
  • It stains easily according to a couple of respondents.

Bottom line

Offering a change in style, the Ecco Fara Tie mixes things up from the brand's usual mature aesthetic. The shoe displays a sporty and casual demeanor that takes inspiration from the classic sneaker. Its streamlined upper remains simple with just a touch of feminine style. Boasting of excellent comfort, durability, versatility, and stylish appeal, consumers find these characteristics enough reason to buy a pair despite some minor issues.


Top: Low
Inspired from: Casual
Price: $140
Colorways: Black, Grey, Pink, Silver
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The Ecco Fara Tie is an exclusive for women's shoe with sizes that range from US 4-4.5 to 12-12.5. For the most part, this sneaker runs true to size however a few reviewers have mentioned that since there are no real half sizes available finding the right shoe size might take a few tries.

This shoe's lining is crafted from a textile material for breathability while leather insoles with Ecco's Comfort Fibre System technology provide excellent cushioning and in-step comfort.

The Ecco Fara Tie’s streamlined upper exudes a perfect fusion of femininity and casual sporty vibes that could resonate well with ladies who are looking for a more elegant pair of sneakers. Inject class and daintiness to your everyday casual sporty look with the Ecco Fara Tie. Pair it with staples such as jeans and leggings for a comfortable and laidback ensemble for a casual day out. Or opt for a skirt and shirt combo or a dress for a more feminine look.

This pair's clean upper that's bathed in beautiful, effeminate hues exudes a sweet yet sporty vibe. Ladies with the same taste in style are quick to notice the shoe as it appeals to them instantly. Also, this pair's sneaker-inspired design is a bit of a departure in the usual mature style of Ecco which impressed a number of long-time fans and on-lookers.

Karl Toosbuy had known early on that he wanted to start a company that manufactured footwear. Having been trained in shoe crafting since he was a little boy, he became utterly captivated by the process of creating a pair. And in 1963 his dream finally came true by founding Ecco. Toosbuy established Ecco with a vision of manufacturing innovative Ecco shoes that allow the user's feet in taking control of every step instead of the contrary. This became Ecco's groundwork moving forward.

Since the brand's introduction, it has grown exponentially in both popularity and product-wise. From being a local Danish brand that manufactured only women's shoes, Ecco is known today at an international level and houses countless products for different markets. Their product lineup now includes men, women, and kid's footwear and bags and accessories.

One of the brand's many women's shoe designs is the Ecco Fara Tie. It displays a sleek upper and comes in a number of colorway options. Lastly, the sneaker comes in two variations – patent leather upper with a shiny finish and metal D-ring eyelets and soft leather upper with feminine perforation details and with a traditional eyestay design.

  • Price varies depending on the variation. Models with a shiny patent leather upper retail for $140 while those made of soft leather upper with perforations retail for $130.
  • The shoe is also called Ecco Fara Casual Tie.
  • It is offered in Medium width.
  • The insoles are detachable.
  • Variations with perforation detailing offer enhanced breathability.


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