Size and fit

The Skechers Empire – Sharp Thinking is available in women’s sizing which ranges from US 5 to 11, including half sizes, in Medium width. It boasts a low-top construction with a soft woven knitted upper for a snug fit that allows non-restrictive and flexible foot movement. Its slip-on design is accompanied by a bungee lacing system that can be adjusted for a secure fit.

Skechers Empire - Sharp Thinking Style

The Empire – Sharp Thinking shoe from American footwear brand Skechers comes with a low-top and slip-on construction that speaks effortless sporty-casual style. With several colorways made available, one could quickly pick out a pair to strut for a day full of activities, when running errands, for work, or just for any casual event. It isn't flashy. Its design is clean and simple, which only makes it a versatile piece to wear with a wide range of outfits.

Notable Features

The Skechers Empire – Sharp Thinking is another addition to Skechers’ long list of comfortable sneakers that also deliver concerning comfort. It features a nearly one-piece knitted fabric with stretch and ventilation panels. The collar is also made of a stretchable knit fabric to support the slip-on construction and the bungee stretch laced front panel for easy on and off wear.

Skechers Empire - Sharp Thinking History

One of today’s leading names in the sneaker industry is Skechers, an American performance and lifestyle footwear brand that was founded in 1992 by father and son Robert and Michael Greenberg. It is currently headquartered in Manhattan Beach, California. Although relatively younger than other sneaker brand giants such as Adidas, Puma, and Nike, it has already proven a spot in the industry with its countless shoe releases that almost always appeal to consumers of all ages.

Its lifestyle division includes shoes with Memory Foam technology, while its performance division features Skechers GOrun and Skechers GOwalk. Memory Foam is a cushioning technology utilized primarily on the insoles for a personalized fit. It works by contouring to the feet.

One of the Skechers shoes that belong to the Skechers lifestyle division is the Skechers Empire – Sharp Thinking. It is a low-top sporty casual shoe with a slip-on and sock-like construction, and a bungee type of lacing system for a secure and snug fit. It also features Air Cooled Memory Foam insoles that offer enhanced breathability and superb cushioning. Recent colorways of the Skechers Empire – Sharp Thinking include Navy/Pink, Slate/Pink, White/Black, and Black Charcoal. Each pair retails at $70.00.

Additional Info

  • The Skechers Empire – Sharp Thinking displays a reflective Skechers S logo on the lateral side.
  • On the heel is a reflective stripe that bears another Skechers logo.
  • Also featured is a soft fabric shoe lining for added comfort.
  • The Air Cooled Memory Foam insoles provide cushioning and enhanced breathability.
  • The rubber outsole of this Skechers shoe allows superb traction.


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