Verdict from +100 user reviews

12 reasons to buy

  • The Skechers Gratis - Shake It Off is a comfortable shoe, according to many testers. They described it as like walking on clouds and wearing slippers.
  • According to some buyers, the sneaker is great for everyday wear.
  • Most purchasers revealed that they would recommend the Skechers Gratis - Shake It Off to someone.
  • It’s a budget-friendly sneaker.
  • Several reviewers said they would buy the shoes again, while some already had multiple pairs because they liked it so much.
  • Many wearers lauded the style of the Skechers Gratis - Shake It Off. They described it as cute, simple, flattering, and modern-looking.
  • A couple of users were pleased that the kicks were stretchy to accommodate foot movement.
  • There’s good arch support in the sneaker, discovered quite a few buyers. They described the cushioning as impressive and remarkable.
  • There are a few color options for the Skechers Gratis - Shake It Off. Several commenters expressed that they loved the colors.
  • The shoe is breathable, attested a few buyers.
  • It’s easy to slip on, according to some purchasers.
  • A couple of reviewers added that the sneaker is easy to clean if you get dirt or smudge on them.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Several testers complained that the shoe felt too narrow on the toe.
  • The back area of the Skechers Gratis - Shake It Off rubs at the heel, criticized a few purchasers.
  • One wearer was disappointed that the black material on the toe and heel started to peel off after a few days.

Bottom line

The Skechers Gratis - Shake It Off is a modern and functional slip-on that focuses on comfort and support, resulting in a smooth, easy ride. It’s available at a budget-friendly price tag, making it a valuable option for those looking for affordable and stylish footwear.

Both street and active lifestyles are accommodated in this athletic-inspired shoe. Although it fits true to size, several users have complained that it felt too narrow across the toe. The back area was also said to have caused some rubbing against the heel.

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Good to know

Women’s sizes from 5-11 are offered for the Skechers Gratis - Shake It Off. It’s in medium and wide width and fits true to size. It's designed as a slip-on sneaker with an elastic rope lace-up on the front to ease the foot in and out, providing a snug fit at the same time. It has a knit upper that offers a flexible fit, along with a low-top collar that lets the ankle move freely.  

With a sporty and casual crossover style, the low-top Skechers Gratis - Shake It Off looks great with both jeans and workout wear. Shorts, dresses, and skirts also work well with these kicks. The sneaker has a laidback look that makes it suitable for walking around or traveling or just relaxing with family and friends. It's a simple shoe that can be used for a variety of everyday occasions, paired with any casual outfit. 

Featuring a jersey knit upper, the Skechers Gratis - Shake It Off has a minimalistic yet modern appeal. On the heel and toe are synthetic overlays that contribute to the shoe's durable and stable ride, while adding a smooth touch. There are also reflective stripes along the toe and heel for subtle styling. Stretchy bungee lacing is on the front to complete the sporty look while offering a convenient slip-on functionality.

For branding, the Skechers name is on the tongue and heel, while the S logo is on the side. Additional styling details include stitching accents as well as glossy patent trims on the edges. There are also stripe overlays along the side and textured detailing on the heel. The front panel and collar are made of elastic fabric.

Skechers was founded by Robert Greenberg in 1992. During its early beginnings, the company chiefly produced skate shoes and utility cleats. It then began venturing into sports and lifestyle shoes for men, women, and children, which became highly successful. These days, the California-based company can compete against the biggest names in the footwear industry with its simple and comfortable sneakers.

As a result, the brand is highly sought-after by people of all ages who want functional shoes that take them to places. Its use of celebrity-based promotions and advertisements has made Skechers a hip brand that is always in tune with the latest trends. This practice appeals to a diverse group of people who prefer the brand’s affordable and practical footwear.

Proving its penchant for on-trend casual looks and comfort, Skechers introduced the Gratis - Shake It Off, a shoe that promises a relaxed ride for any occasion. It has a sports-inspired look that makes it appropriate for the go-getter lifestyle while at the same time it’s great for lounging around or hanging out. It’s another versatile Skechers sneaker that is perfect for the modern everyday life.  

  • Air Cooled Memory Foam is used to provide cushioned comfort.
  • The traction rubber outsole is made for flexible support. 
  • Shock absorption is delivered by the lightweight and flexible midsole.
Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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