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8 reasons to buy

  • A good many people commented that the Skechers Double Up - Shiny Dancer are very comfortable shoes. One user related that she could walk long distances with these kicks with no problem.
  • A lot of users commended the style of these low-top sneakers with one saying that the shoes “add the perfect amount of sparkle in a girl’s life.”
  • One customer wrote that the shoes were perfect for “kicking it on the dance floor” because they were “like wearing mirrored balls on the feet.”
  • A few individuals mentioned how versatile the low-top Skechers sneakers are. They pointed out that the shoes can be dressed up or down, and used for anything from running errands to dancing.
  • Some buyers found the kicks so cute and the colors too pretty that they bought several pairs in different colorways.
  • One person was delighted at how the platform soles made her look taller without being too obvious.
  • The Double Up - Shiny Dancer sneakers are quite easy to put on or off, one reviewer said.
  • A wearer thought that the low-top Skechers sneakers gave good support.

4 reasons not to buy

  • Several users of the Skechers Double Up - Shiny Dancer said that the shoes run larger than other Skechers models.
  • A good number of reviewers were disappointed that the beadings fell off with just a few uses.
  • The low-top kicks are a little tight when first worn, according to a couple of customers. They mentioned that the shoes needed to be stretched a bit first.
  • A couple of consumers complained that different colorways seem to fit a little differently.

Bottom line

The Skechers Double Up - Shiny Dancer adds a little bling to any outfit. Shiny but not gaudy, the shoes give the right amount of flash. And this makes the sneakers versatile, ably transitioning from casual to formal depending on the occasion.

The colors are eye-catching. Careful use of the sneakers is advised, though, as the beads are prone to fall off, according to some reviewers. The shoes also run a bit longer than standard Skechers sizing. However, when it comes to comfort, these kicks leave nothing to be desired.


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The Skechers Double Up - Shiny Dancer is a women’s exclusive silhouette that is available in sizes ranging from 5 to 11. Half sizes are available. Elastic fabric panels allow for easy slip on and off but keep the shoes secure on the feet. The measurement of these kicks is slightly larger than regular sizing so buying a pair a half size smaller may be considered. Men who would like to own these awesome sneakers may have to opt for one and a half size bigger than their usual size.

Dress these babies up any way you want it. The Skechers Double Up - Shiny Dancer sneakers are so versatile that you can wear them with shorts for walking at the beach or with formal dresses to dance at weddings. The choices are limitless and the rhinestone beads that sparkle so prettily when the light hits them just right make for interesting pieces that should be a staple in any wardrobe.

These pretty shoes are available in four colorways, namely, Black, Pewter, Rose Gold, and Silver. Black goes with anything, and the silver sneakers would look cute paired with a metallic slip dress. The pewter sneakers would look awesome when paired with a silver fitted skirt and a grey top while the rose gold kicks match well with a tulle skirt and fringe top.

Aside from their obvious beautiful looks and the platform soles that just add pizzazz to any outfit, the Skechers Double Up - Shiny Dancer sneakers are packed with all the comfort you could possibly want. Air Cooled Memory Foam insoles keep the feet happy even after several hours of dancing you may put it through.

The Skechers brand has come a long way from manufacturing skate and utility-style cleats since the company’s founding in 1992. Since then, they have diversified to include casual and athletic shoes in their collection and this foray into the lifestyle and performance markets was a resounding success.

One of their recent lifestyle offerings includes the Double Up which is a line under the Skechers Street collection. Skechers Street shoes are designed with an eye towards providing fashion-forward designs while providing advanced comfort technology (Rise Fit, Air Cooled Memory Foam, or Premium Memory Foam).

The Double Up line, meanwhile, focuses on trendy pieces that use ‘flatform soles’ and sparkly rhinestones. One such silhouette from this line is the Double Up - Shiny Dancer which are classically-styled shoes dressed up in metallic microfiber faux-suede uppers and covered in stunning rhinestone and bead details.

  • The ‘flatform’ soles of the Skechers Double Up - Shiny Dancer measure one and a half inches.
  • The rubber traction outsoles feature a star accent.
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.