Who should buy the Skechers Elite Flex-Wasick

The Skechers Elite Flex-Wasick is a lightweight, versatile walking shoe designed for men. It comes from the brand’s Elite Flex line that features the proprietary midsole technology of the same name. It is a solid choice if:

  • Day-to-day activities require you to be on your feet either standing or walking and a shoe with the ability to sustain comfort for prolonged periods of wear is what you need. 
  • Work requires you to change footgear every once in a while that a shoe with an easy-to-put-on design is what you are after. 
  • You are looking for a shoe that has ample collar protection to prevent chafing. 

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Durable sole unit

The midsole of the Skechers Elite Flex - Wasick doubles as its outsole. It is created to be durable to withstand day-to-day wear.

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The outsole also features flex grooves that facilitate natural foot flexion and multi-directional traction.

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Protective platform

The trainer employs the proprietary Elite Flex midsole also used on other models like the Skechers Elite Flex - Hartnell. This full-length cushioning platform is engineered to attenuate shock, keeping the foot protected and comfortable.

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Found inside the Skechers Elite Flex - Wasick is the Air Cooled Memory Foam insole. This layer conforms to the shape of the foot to deliver full underfoot coverage. It is also breathable and helps to circulate air inside the shoe.

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The heel portion is constructed higher than the forefoot to absorb shock upon the heel strike better. The midsole also features an articulated design that enhances the flexibility of the sole unit.

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The Skechers Elite Flex-Wasick's upper

The Skechers Elite Flex - Wasick employs a one-piece Skech Knit Mesh fabric. This material is fashioned to deliver a snug fit but allows natural expansion of the foot while exercising. It has stitching accents that add stability to the upper. There are also interwoven knit mesh panels that keep the foot chamber aerated.

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Easy slide-in action

The trainer sports a slip-on style that is easy to put on or remove thanks to the stretchable fabric at the collar. There are also pull tabs at the apex and the back of the collar that make the footgear quicker to pull up.

Skechers Elite Flex - Wasick Pull Tabs

Amplified comfort

The high apex and heel intend to amplify comfort at the ankle area. The collar is also lightly padded to prevent chafing and keep the heel locked down.

Skechers Elite Flex - Wasick Heel

Facts / Specs

Weight: 9oz
Arch support: Neutral
Use: All-day wear, Travel, Europe, City, Disney
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Knit upper
Features: Lightweight / Cushioned

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