Verdict from 81 user reviews

9 reasons to buy

  • Most comments mentioned that the women’s slip-on shoe fits true to size.
  • The Merrell 1six8 Moc AC+is extremely lightweight because of the Merrell Air Cushion+ heel to toe air-ride system with strategically placed lugs.
  • The strategic placement of fabric and mesh in the right places makes this sneaker feel airy and well-ventilated.
  • Some noticed that there is hardly any foul odor coming from the used footwear because of the cushioned footbed with organic treatment prevents feet from being smelly.
  • A few reviewers mentioned that the feet feel protected from impact and comfy with the Merrell Air Cushioned Heel.
  • Lightweight design and cushioning paired with the EVA midsole prevents feet from feeling fatigue even after extended wear.
  • Quite a lot of customers love walking and running errands while wearing the Merrell 1six8 Moc AC+.
  • A group of reviewers finds the EVA midsole light and bouncy adding the shoe could be worn all day without them feeling tired.
  • The rubber outsole of this low-top slip-on has decent grip and traction according to some wearers.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Some commenters noted the difficulty in putting on the Merrell 1six8 Moc AC+ because of its tight-fitting entry at the collar.
  • A considerable number of users claimed the foot slides from the heel because of poor arch support.
  • A couple of commenters claimed that while the collar fits well the toe box felt too broad.

Bottom line

The Merrell 1six8 Moc AC+ is an affordable women’s all-day slip-on sneaker priced at only $80. The budget-friendly kick features an open air mesh upper using the newest Air Cushioning technology from Merrell that promises heel to toe comfort. The FIT.ECO blended EVA contoured footbed is equipped with organic odor control while its midsole raises comfort levels and stability.

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The Merrell 1six8 Moc AC+ runs true to size with a padded collar and a pull tab at the back for easy on and off. It comes in medium width in women’s fitting, and the sneaker ranges from US size 5 to 11.5.

Intended to be a woman’s all-day slip-on, the Merrell 1six8 Moc AC+comes in four exciting colorways to fit everyone’s fashion and mood. From the neutral Black and Grey tones to the vibrant Shaded Spruce and Amaranth, the colors bring to life the kind of relaxed feeling the slip-on design displays.

Every woman that slips on this unique design quickly gets the feeling they can go around town without the hassle of that tying shoelaces. The breathable mesh fabric also helps a lot in keeping the feet breathing when traveling or just running errands during the summer months.

Most striking among the features of this fabric and mesh combination sneaker is the Merrell Air Cushion+ heel to toe comfort that can be felt in the air-ride system with strategically placed lugs for an extremely lightweight cushioning. The slip-on women’s kick also boasts of a FIT.ECO blended EVA contoured footbed with organic control that prevents foul odor from building up.

American shoe company Merrell has gone a long way in developing designs to cater to younger sneaker fans.The Rockford, Michigan-based company, from being a custom cleats maker in 1981, now sells more than 10 million kicks yearly in more than 151 countries while operating 116 of its concept stores worldwide with annual transactions reaching more than $500 million.

Since it was founded some 37 years ago, Merrell was able to produce impressive shoe designs mostly built for the outdoors. Shoe models are coming out of their creative pool models for trail hiking or running.However, as part of their goal of varying their shoe models, the company started making casual lifestyle sneakers and walking shoes such as the Merrell 1six8 Mic AC+ intended for the female market.

The Merrell 1six8 Mic AC+ is an outdoor slip-on for women in vibrant and neutral colorways that encourages one to explore the world by foot. With its superior cushioning and supportive sole, the design which was only launched in 2016 promises users that they are going places with the lightweight shoe.

The 1six8 Mic AC+ from the American brand also brings back to mind its principles of four core values of Comfort, Durability, Design, and Versatility that has moved this company slowly to the top because of its innovative shoe designs.

  • An EVA midsole ensures stability and comfort for the Merrell 1six8 Moc AC+sneaker.
  • The slip-on sneaker also features an M Select Grip rubber outsole that delivers reliable traction and grip.
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.