Verdict from 100+ user reviews

5 reasons to buy

  • Comfortable: The Brooks Addiction Walker V-Strap 2 is comfortable to wear for work and everyday use, says a vast majority of reviewers.
  • Easy on/off: Many senior owners love how this Brooks walking shoe is easy to put on and remove.
  • Toebox: Plenty of folks appreciate the spacious toe box as their toes do not feel cramped. 
  • Insulation: The leather upper makes for excellent protection against cold weather and wet situations, as stated by multiple people.
  • Looks: The semi-formal style looks great for work use, says several individuals.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Strap: Some people have complained that the Velcro straps were too long, making the shoe look cheap.
  • Support: A few users have wished that the arch support on the insole was higher and firmer.

Bottom line

The Addiction Walker V-Strap 2 uses all the features of the original Brooks Addiction Walker V-Strap. But the brand states that the upper material has been updated. This walking trainer features the BioMoGo DNA midsole that adapts to a person's way of walking to provide effective shock absorption. Meanwhile, the Extended Progressive Diagonal Bar prevents overpronation and keeps the foot steady.

The shoe still features a full-length anti-slip rubber that prevents slips and falls. It comes highly recommended for use in the workplace and everyday walking. 

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