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Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

Summary

We spent 7.9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

9 reasons to buy

  • The majority of the reviewers said that the Skechers Larson – Almelo is very comfortable, perfect to wear all day.
  • The shoe fits perfectly and is true to size, according to a number of purchasers.
  • Many reviewers refer to this shoe as their “go-to” pair because it goes with almost all of their casual outfits.
  • The shoe is stylish according to several wearers.
  • The Skechers Larson – Almelo is offered at a budget-friendly price.
  • It is available in different colorways.
  • A handful of shoe users appreciate the added comfort the Air Cooled Memory Foam provides.
  • Buyers agree that the Larson – Almelo is a purchase with a good value for money.
  • Some purchasers loved the shoe so much so they bought the same shoe in different colors.

1 reasons not to buy

  • A few shoe users noticed that it does not have arch support.

Bottom line

The Skechers Larson – Almelo’s mature aesthetic, versatile design, and comfortable feel make it a shoe favored by people who like comfort and love a casually sharp outfit. It marries a sporty and sophisticated style flawlessly. Apart from the shoe’s adequate comfort and tasteful design, it is also a budget-friendly pair, which makes the shoe worth the try.


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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.

Notable Features

Notable Features

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.

Additional Info

  • 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.