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Skechers Larson - Almelo History
Formed in 1992, Skechers’ first footwear products were mostly utility-style boots and skate shoes. The brand has since expanded their merchandise and produced footwear for athletic and casual purposes.
Today, Skechers is the second largest athletic footwear brand in the United States. The brand now offers its products in 2 main categories: the Lifestyle Division and the Performance Division. Lifestyle shoes include Skechers Memory Foam, BOBS, and Relaxed Fit lines while the Performance shoes include Skechers GOrun and Gowalk.
The Skechers Larson is one of the many pairs in the brand’s Lifestyle section and has at least 8 different iterations under the same name. Skechers Larson – Almelo is one of the shoe models under the name. Larson –Almelo features a sleek sporty design that most consumers are fond of.
Skechers Larson - Almelo Style
The Skechers Larson – Almelo has a casually sleek style that could be worn for business casual gatherings and casual days. The shoe is specifically designed for the gentlemen in mind. It comes in an oxford style, which contributes to its overall polished look. The shoe looks good when paired with almost any casual wear, whether it is shorts or denim pants. For a dressier look, it could be paired with slacks or khaki pants and polo shirts.
Fit & Sizing
The Skechers Larson – Almelo is offered exclusively in men’s sizing. The gentlemen can choose from sizes 6.5 to 14. It has a Medium D width. Although the shoe fits generally true to size, the toebox could run a bit narrow according to some reviews.
Skechers Larson - Almelo’s upper is crafted from a sturdy oiled leather material. It features a traditional oxford lace-up closure. The shoe has stitching accents throughout its upper while leather overlays are placed on the shoe’s toe, sides and heel area. A contrast color side panel with perforation details and embossed logo elevates the shoe’s aesthetic.
The shoe’s tongue is made of woven canvas for breathability. Both its tongue and collar are padded for comfort and cushioning. Moreover, the insole features Air Cooled Memory Foam for added ease and cushioning. Lastly, the shoe’s outsole is made of rubber.
- The low top shoe is also known as Skechers Larson – Almelo Oxford.
- Oxford means the shoe’s eyelet tabs are attached under the vamp and not visible from the outside.
- The Skechers Larson – Almelo’s heel is measured approximately 1 ¼ inches.
- The insoles are not removable.