Verdict from 100 user reviews

11 reasons to buy

  • The Ecco Intrinsic fits true to size and width for many reviewers, even for users with wide feet.
  • The majority of the satisfied buyers shared that this footwear delivers excellent comfort.
  • Most users commended the admirable durability of the Ecco Intrinsic.
  • Many liked the stylish and minimalist design of this footwear. Most even shared that they received compliments while wearing their pair.
  • A large percentage of users mentioned the first-rate breathability of this shoe.
  • The lightness of this footwear is highly praised by many purchasers.
  • Most of them highly recommended this sneaker to their friends.
  • Some users loved wearing this for walking around the town while working or doing casual activities.
  • Available in multiple colorways.
  • Quite a few wearers experienced sufficient arch support with the Ecco Intrinsic.
  • Few buyers shared that this pair suits the activities that require standing for an extended time.

3 reasons not to buy

  • One reviewer shared her disappointment that this sneaker stains easily especially the white rubber sole.
  • The Ecco Intrinsic can be purchased at an expensive price point.
  • Several complained that this pair is difficult to put on because of its sock-like construction.

Bottom line

Ecco perfectly blended comfort and style with its Intrinsic model. This shoe displays a unique and fashionable look with maximized comfort and lightness, which are considered essentials of a modern day sneaker. Although Ecco Intrinsic is available in a not so budget-friendly price point, majority vouched for its worthiness because of its premium materials and details that lures classic and sophisticated styling. This shoe is a laudable choice for purchasers who would never compromise style over comfort.

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Good to know

The Ecco Intrinsic is available in men's sizes from 5 to 13.5 and women's sizes from 4 to 14.5 US both in medium width. It has a lace-up fastening system with sock-like collar for a second-skin fit. Meanwhile, the insole delivers optimum cushioning by providing an anatomically shaped inlay for the foot's natural motion. This shoe fits right to size and width.

The low-top Ecco Intrinsic sneaker displays an on-trend sporty look with a luxurious vibe. It showcases perforated details on premium leather upper that sits on top of a flexible, white rubber sole. This lightweight kick features a cool design that can be worn with any everyday ensemble.

Styling the Ecco Intrinsic is relatively easy. Most sport this with khakis, rolled-up trousers, joggers, skinnies, or even with activewear and seal their overall look with a crisp shirt, button-down or oversized hoodies. For ladies, this sneaker can go well with dresses, shirts, and even with shorts, accessorized with hat and shades for a summery look.

The striking perforations all over the premium and soft leather upper of the Ecco Intrinsic is worth every second glace from the onlookers. This unique style delivers superb ventilation to its wearers to warrant on-trend look and comfort at once.

Karl Toosbuy founded the Ecco brand in Denmark in the year 1963, to offer anatomically correct, durable, and voguish sneakers. The brand reached the international stage in 1974 and constructed various factories, research and design centers, and tannery all around the world.

Aside from footwear, the Ecco turned as one of the main producers of high-quality leather products and footwear that can compete with other more popular brands. The brand was aggressive in engineering and endorsing their merchandises in various countries all around the globe.

Ecco also designed various technologies to ensure comfortable and durable sneakers without sacrificing the on-trend look. The Ecco Intrinsic, one model in Ecco's impressive lineups of lifestyle sneakers, displays a real eye-catching design with premium materials and unique design. It also contains technologies to guarantee all-day comfort and support.

  • The Ecco Intrinsic has anatomically designed inlay sole that forms to the natural shape of the foot; thus, providing an excellent cushioning.
  • It has round heel with polyurethane injected outsole for lightness, flexibility, and durability.
  • The sole has low-to-ground construction to provide natural position and foot movement.
  • This design gives an effortless walking experience to the wearers.
  • This product weighs 255 grams.


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