Who should buy the Skechers GOwalk Lite-Eclipse

Whether you are going on a yacht trip or like the style of boat shoes, then this Top-Sider-inspired walking shoe from Skechers might fit the bill. It is a solid option if: 

  • Work or other everyday activities require you to be on your feet, and a shoe with sustained comfort for extended hours of wear is what you need. 
  • A walking companion that could withstand rough surfaces is what you prefer. 
  • You've been sustaining chafings lately that footwear with the ability to prevent such discomfort is what you are after. 

Skechers GOwalk Lite - Eclipse Who Should Buy

Enhanced outsole traction

The Skechers GOwalk Lite - Eclipse utilizes a full-length sole unit that functions both as a midsole and an outsole. It is constructed to be hard-wearing so it doesn’t quickly wear out when used on rough surfaces.

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The underside features a woven-like tread pattern that promotes flexibility. It also enhances the traction of the outsole, preventing the foot from slipping.

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Reducing the shock

Protecting the foot from impact is the 5GEN midsole. This cushioning unit is manufactured to be flexible to promote natural foot bending. It is also responsive and reduces shock to prevent it from traveling to the joints of the lower extremities and causing discomfort.

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A cozy footbed

The Skechers GOwalk Lite - Eclipse is also equipped with the Goga Max insole. This plush element amplifies the shock absorption of the midsole and keeps the foot comfortable and supported during extended periods of use.

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The Skechers GOwalk Lite-Eclipse's upper

The Skechers GOwalk Lite - Eclipse sports a design reminiscent of boat shoes. This slip-on footwear uses the Leather-Tex fabric for the upper. The material appears like textured leather, but it is a type of textile that keeps the foot protected and supported.

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The forefoot features the moc toe detailing along with stitching accents at the quarter which are standard features found on boat shoes. Lining the inside of the shoe is a soft fabric that aims to deliver a cozy fit.

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Though the trainer can be easily slipped on, there is a three-eyed lace-up structure at the midfoot that wearers can utilize for fit adjustments. This design further solidifies its Top-Sider design.

Skechers GOwalk Lite - Eclipse Lacing System

Anti-chafing rearfoot section

The instep and collar prevent irritation. The instep aims to spread out the pressure created by the lacing system while the plush collar is designed to lock the rearfoot down and avert chafing at the Achilles.

Skechers GOwalk Lite - Eclipse Rearfoot

Facts / Specs

Weight: Women 4.8oz
Arch support: Neutral
Use: All-day wear, City
Collection: Skechers Gowalk
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Synthetic upper
Features: Lightweight / Cushioned

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