Verdict from +100 user reviews

9 reasons to buy

  • The Naturalizer Cairo's price is affordable.
  • It's stylish, nice-looking, and classy, most wearers agree.
  • Many users remark that the shoe is easy to dress, and it matches well with everything.
  • According to several buyers, the Naturalizer Cairo is very comfortable and can be worn almost every day.
  • The quality and craftsmanship of the sneaker are excellent, some reviewers have observed.
  • A few commenters praise the model for its lightweight feel.
  • More than a handful of purchasers have found the Naturalizer Cairo to be well-cushioned.
  • Many wearers share that they would recommend the shoe to others.
  • Several users have received nice comments about the kicks from other people.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A few buyers impart that the Naturalizer Cairo caused blisters at the back of the feet.
  • A couple of reviewers have grumbled that the sneaker is difficult to clean.
  • According to more than a handful of commenters, the shoe runs a bit wide, with the heel constantly slipping off.

Bottom line

Featuring the trademark sophisticated allure of Naturalizer sneakers, the Naturalizer Cairo is for all-day wear. At its affordable price tag of $99, the shoe offers comfort, high-quality craftsmanship, superior cushioning, and a lightweight feel.

Wearers have praised the model for plenty of reasons, such as its versatile and classy looks. However, the shoe has also been found to be difficult to clean. It can also cause blisters and has a rather wide sizing.

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Good to know

The Naturalizer Cairo is a women's shoe, offered in sizes 4-12. Additionally, it comes in both medium and wide width options. It has an upper made up of velvet, leather, or fabric, depending on the colorway. Its traditional lace-up closure helps in tightening or loosening the fit. Meanwhile, the low silhouette keeps the ankle free to move.

Many colorways were released for the Naturalizer Cairo lace-up sneakers. Its varied options include black snake leather, blue metallic studded leather, gold crushed velvet, and harbor mist mesh/canvas. The model's silhouette is simple, smooth, and athletic-inspired, ideal for pairing with everyday outfits.

Any ensemble involving pants or jeans along with a t-shirt will greatly complement the shoe's elegant style. Capri pants, mom jeans or boyfriend jeans will give it an added laidback yet sophisticated flair. Some of the kick's colorways, such as the different black selections, are also subtle enough to be dressed up. They can be paired with dresses or skirts along with a long-sleeve shirt or button-down.

A smooth upper made up of fabric, leather or velvet material graces the low-top Naturalizer Cairo sneaker. It has a subtle 1.5-inch heel that complements the trendy style. The midsole also features a stitched design for added durability and style.

Meanwhile, the rounded toe and classic lace-up system complete the sneaker's classic sensibilities. The collar is padded for additional ankle comfort. No visible branding is found on the shoe, keeping the look simple, elegant, and a bit upscale. The Naturalizer label is instead kept on the insole.

American footwear company Caleres, Inc. launched a lifestyle shoe series for women in 1927. It featured a radical combination of fashion trends and comfort. Naturalizer was born out of that line, quickly becoming one of the first sneaker brands that ladies could rely on for stylish and practical kicks.

Today, the brand's shoes are sought by women for their embodiment of modern femininity. They are casual, simple, comfortable, and supportive – all the features a modern woman needs for everyday life. One such sneaker that showcases these details is the Naturalizer Cairo.

This shoe illustrates how cool a casual style can be. It's a luxe sneaker elevated by a platform midsole. It has several stylish finishes, from snake-print to satin and velvet to fit anyone's taste. With its anything-but-basic look, the model can add an effortless touch to both work and weekend looks. It's a sure favorite for its wear-everywhere design.

  • The N5 Contour technology gives the sneaker superior cushioning and support underfoot.
  • Traction and additional support are provided by the non-slip outsole.
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.