Who should buy the Skechers GOwalk Smart

The Skechers GOwalk Smart is a sensible pair of walking shoes. A product of style and comfort combined, it has the necessary cushioning to amplify shock absorption and stability. It is a solid choice if:

  • You are looking for a shoe designed to provide comfort when worn on uneven surfaces. 
  • A shoe that could keep your feet cool and fresh when traveling for extended periods is what you need.
  • Work requires you to change footwear every so often that a pair that offers quick slip-on and slip-off style is what you want. 

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Flexible forefoot

The ULTRA GO cushioning technology makes up the midsole of the GOwalk Smart. This layer features a dual-density characteristic that allows it to be flexible at the forefoot while the heel remains sturdy.

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The midsole employs the SMART FLEX DESIGN. This ribbed appearance adds flair to the shoe and it also enhances its flexibility.

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Shock-absorption amplified

Another innovative element found in this trainer is the COMFORT PILLAR TECHNOLOGY. These little buttons are placed under the heel and the forefoot.

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They amplify shock absorption and adjust to uneven surfaces, ensuring a pleasant walking experience.

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Anti-slippage insole

The Skechers Air Cooled Goga Mat insole is used on this model. This layer prevents foot slippage and has breathability features that keep the foot fresh. It also increases the shock-attenuating property of the midsole.

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As the midsole also serves as the outsole, it is made to be durable to endure wear and tear associated with walking on the streets. It uses a whipstitch tread pattern that adds traction to the underside.

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The Skechers GOwalk Smart's breathable upper

The top of the Skechers GOwalk Smart is made using an air knit mesh. This fabric is soft, allowing it to snugly wrap the foot but still allow for movements. The large pores on the material promote breathability, so the foot is kept cool even when traveling for extended periods.

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A whipstitch detail can be seen on the lateral and medial sides of the upper. This stylish element appears to connect the upper to the midsole.

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The inside is lined with a soft and smooth textile. It prevents chafing, delivering a great in-shoe experience even if you don’t wear any socks.

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Quick slide-in action

The GOwalk Smart sports a slip-on construction that makes it easy for owners to wear or take off the shoe. There’s a Quick-Fit Portal at the back that can be used to pull back panel over the heel in a jiffy. Because there are no laces in this footgear, the cushioned collar snugly hugs the heel. It prevents heel slippage or the shoe from flying off when you’re walking.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: 5.5oz
Arch support: Neutral
Use: All-day wear, Travel, Europe, City, Disney
Collection: Skechers Gowalk
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Mesh upper
Features: Lightweight / Cushioned

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