Verdict from +100 user reviews

10 reasons to buy

  • The Steve Madden Ecentrcq is very comfortable and can be worn all day long, many wearers have revealed.
  • It’s a stylish and cute pair of kicks, most commenters have admired.
  • Most reviewers will recommend the model.
  • This shoe goes with everything, a lot of buyers praise.  
  • Several purchasers have bought the Steve Madden Ecentrcq in different colors.
  • The Steve Madden Ecentrcq is budget-friendly, with a lot of reviewers saying that the shoe’s value at its price is satisfying.
  • Quite a few users have shared that they wear this model from the Steve Madden sneaker series all the time.
  • Several buyers commend the shoe as it can easily be slipped on and off, especially when one is on the go.
  • Some purchasers impart that they have received many compliments for the Steve Madden Ecentrcq.
  • It's perfect for the summer or fall season, some wearers have attested.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Several commenters added that the shoe runs rather narrow.
  • The Steve Madden Ecentrcq is very rigid and hard to break in, which results in blisters, some users have complained.

Bottom line

The Ecentrcq from the Steve Madden casual shoe collection has been much admired for its stylish, cute, and versatile look. It has a casual charm that makes it suitable for many activities, especially in the summer or fall. Some users have bought multiple pairs because they find the model so pleasing.

Additionally, the shoe has been found to be comfortable. However, several wearers note that the sneaker runs narrow. It has also been found to have a painful break-in period.

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Good to know

Women’s sizes are offered for the Steve Madden Ecentrcq. It’s made with a leather upper that delivers a durable fit, while its slip-on structure makes it easy to put on and off. The ankle can move freely with the sneaker’s low-cut collar.

The low-top Steve Madden Ecentrcq is available in a few colorways: grey, nude, and black as well as the monochrome options of black/black and white. Its quilted design on the upper lends it a classic appeal, perfect for pairing with simple casual essentials such as jeans, shorts or skirts and t-shirts.

For a preppy flair, this sneaker could be worn with a tank top and a blazer, a pleated mini skirt, and knee-high socks. This shoe has a low-profile vibe that makes it versatile for everyday activities or office wear.

With its quilted leather upper, the Steve Madden Ecentrcq exudes modern sophistication. Stitch detailing all over the upper gives it a preppy touch. It also has a one-inch platform sole that adds a boost of height and style. There is an elastic dual goring on the sneaker’s tongue to facilitate an easy slip-on function. Steve Madden branding is found on the heel for a simple and subtle imprinting.

American fashion designer Steve Madden founded his eponymous company, Steve Madden, Ltd., in 1990. He started with a modest investment amounting to $1100, making his sales from the trunk of his car. From there, the brand became one of the leading footwear companies in the U.S.

It all began at a factory in Queens, New York, where Steve Madden molded the company, making waves in the shoe industry with his distinctive creations. Among his many inspirations is his New York upbringing as well as rock and roll. As a result, the brand’s shoes often feature smooth and classic styles complemented by edgy details for an eye-catching flair.

His vision of providing stylish men and women with trendy pieces that can let them express themselves has driven the company ever since. In over 80 countries, Steve Madden accessories, footwear, and bags are made accessible. For its footwear division, the brand is unfailing when it comes to delivering relevant and convenient styles.

One shoe which stands out is the Steve Madden Ecentrcq, a fan favorite. It's designed with a fierce attitude, made as a slip-on sneaker with a unique quilted appearance that is as simple as it is chic. The brand's trademark durable touch is found in the shoe's leather upper and rubber outsole. Subtle yet inimitable, this Steve Madden creation is ideal for the modern woman.  

  • This sneaker has a lightly padded insole that offers comfort and cushioning.
  • The shoe’s rubber outsole provides support and traction across different surfaces.
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.