Verdict from +100 user reviews

9 reasons to buy

  • A lot of users love the Skechers Bounder for its extreme comfort that lasts all day.  
  • Numerous wearers claim that the pair is lightweight. 
  • Quite a lot of reviewers like that it’s a slip-on sneaker but has stretch laces that make it look like a lace-up pair. 
  • Some users say that the pair fits like a glove and feels snug all throughout the day. 
  • Many reviewers comment that the Bounder from Skechers is easy to wear on and off and has a great in-shoe feel. 
  • A number of reviewers love that it comes in wide sizes that fit them well.
  • A lot of customers love the sleek design that goes well with casual, sporty, and even semi-formal outfits saying it’s a casual pair fit for any occasion. 
  • Many users claim that the pair has great cushioning and doesn’t make your feet hurt even after wearing for long hours. 
  • Numerous customers say that the pair fits great right out of the box and doesn’t need a breaking in period.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A reviewer says that the outsole wears off after a couple of usage for outings. 
  • A user wishes that the pair came in more colorways.

Bottom line

The lifestyle sneaker Skechers Bounder is a great pair for everyday use. With its Air-Cooled Memory Foam insole and highly flexible midsole, it’s an extremely comfortable pair and provides a great amount of support that lasts all day. Its outsole featuring a multi-directional traction design gives it a good amount of grip. The pair’s sleek design is versatile and goes well with any outfit.

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Good to know

The Skechers Bounder is available in US men sizing in a regular and wide fit. Women can size down to 1 ½ size. It has a padded collar and tongue that cushions and supports the foot. The upper has ventilating panels making it breathable. It’s a slip-on pair with bungee laces that stretch for ease of wearing.

The Skechers Bounder is a lifestyle shoe with athletic features. It’s upper made of flat knit mesh fabric and smooth synthetic overlays with interwoven designs creates a sleek and sporty style. The Air-Cooled Memory Foam insole, highly flexible midsole with impact cushioning protection, and multi-direction traction design on the flexible outsole make it a perfect walking and training sneaker. It’s a versatile pair that can be worn with anything from casual outfits to sportswear.

The lifestyle sneakers Skechers Bounder features a sleek sporty style with athletic features. It has a nearly one-piece flat knit mesh upper with smooth synthetic side and heel panel overlays for added durability. The slip-on bungee stretch laced design allows users to wear the shoe with ease. Stitching accents and knit-in athletic striping design in two patterns add details to the pair. 

Interwoven ventilating panels make the sneaker airy and breathable and keep the feet from sweating. It has a heel tab and instep tab that allows easy wearing. It has a soft fabric lining and a padded collar and tongue that add cushioning and support.

The insole is Air-Cooled Memory Foam cushioned for lasting comfort. A bounder design midsole features superior impact cushioning protection and is highly flexible for free movement. The outsole is also flexible with multi-direction traction design to ensure grip.

Robert Greenberg, founder and then CEO of LA Gear decided to start another company named Skechers on May 29, 1992, intended to distribute Doc Martens Shoes. After almost a year, his interests changed and decided to turn Skechers into his own line of footwear. His first releases were skate shoes and utility cleats. 

In 1993, the Chrome Dome was introduced by the brand to the market and it became a breakthrough.  It was a spark plug entry that promoted a sneaker made to be worn by both men and women. The grunge vibe was a trend at that time and that made their grunge style sneaker a hit. The company began having celebrity promoters with the likes of Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera and many others who increased their popularity. 

Starting the mid-2000s up to this day, Skechers has been innovating and introducing lifestyle sneakers that combine comfort and style for everyday purposes.

  • The Skechers Bounder comes in regular and wide sizes.
  • It has several colorways that easily match any outfit: All Black, All White, Navy, Black with White sole, and Burgundy.

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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.

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