Verdict from 6.4 hours of research from the internet

5 reasons to buy

  • A majority of shoppers find the Skechers Work: Soft Stride - Softie comfy to use fresh out of the box.
  • A lot of people who work in the food service industry attest to the non-slip feature of the outsole.
  • The cushioning in this Skechers walking shoe is praised by many wearers for alleviating pain in their back and knees.
  • The arch support on this model relieved pain from plantar fasciitis, says several owners.
  • Multiple folks use this shoe outside of work because it looks cute.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Several reviewers have complained of durability issues as the top split from the sole unit with just a couple months of regular use.
  • Some people have noted that the Soft Stride - Softie was a bit heavy, which left their feet feeling tired after the end of the shift.

Bottom line

Amp up your work attire with a pair of Skechers Work: Soft Stride - Softie. This black leather walking shoe features a lace-up closure that allows for secure fit adjustments. The contoured PU insole is removable, so owners can use custom orthotics if they need to.

As for the outsole, it is made of non-slip rubber. It has been certified as OSHA compliant and safe to use in places of work where users may encounter wet floors.

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How Work: Soft Stride - Softie compares

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