Who should buy the Skechers Equalizer 2.0

The Skechers Equalizer 2.0 was crafted as a walking shoe for both athletic and casual wear. It is a solid option if:

  • A shoe that could accommodate wearers with wide foot dimensions is what you are looking for.
  • A walking companion that could relieve discomfort associated with bone spurs and rheumatism is what you need. 

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Updates to the Skechers Equalizer 2.0

  • The Skech Knit upper on the 2nd version is made of a more tightly woven mesh. It is meant to deliver a snug, sock-like fit.
  • Another update is the Relaxed Fit design. It aims to make the walking experience even more comfortable by offering a roomier toe box for a toe-splay.
  • The Memory Foam insole now boasts of the Air-Cooling feature. Not only does it offer an extra layer of cushioning, but also aids in wicking away moisture and keeping the interior dry and free of unpleasant odor.

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Abrasion-resistant outsole

The Skechers Equalizer 2.0 employs a rubber outsole to protect the platform from abrasive surfaces. It is engineered to provide traction on a variety of surfaces with its textured design. The rubber is also non-marking, which means that it leaves no marks or lines on polished floors.

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The outsole unit is comprised of the strategically-placed pods and grooves to accommodate the natural bending of the foot throughout the walking gait cycle.

Skechers Equalizer 2.0 Grooves

Lightweight platform

The Dual-Lite midsole is utilized in the Equalizer 2.0. It is a full-length, dual-density compound which is designed to provide a lightweight yet supportive cushioning and shock attenuation.

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An additional layer of cushioning is offered by the Memory Foam insert. It aims to make walking an enjoyable experience by molding to the shape of the wearer’s foot. The insole is also Air-Cooled which implies that it allows air inside to maintain a healthy and odorless environment.

Skechers Equalizer 2.0 Memory Foam

Quick slip-on action

The upper unit of the Skechers Equalizer 2.0 features a slip-on silhouette with stretchy gore gussets on the sides. This construction holds the foot securely throughout the wear and makes it faster and easier to slip on and take off the shoe.

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Supportive upper

The Skech Knit Mesh is the primary material used in the upper. It is tightly woven in this particular model and wraps the foot in a soft yet supportive manner.

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The quarter panels of the shoe have an Open weave mesh to ensure that the foot chamber stays ventilated as the heat builds up during the walk.

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Cozy rearfoot area

The trainer has a padded collar to offer additional comfort and support for the ankle area. A soft interior lining contributes to the amenity of the footwear.

Skechers Equalizer 2.0 Rearfoot

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 10oz
Arch support: Neutral
Use: All-day wear, Travel, City, Disney
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Knit upper
Features: Lightweight / Cushioned
Condition: Plantar fasciitis

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