Who should buy the ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker

Take the Soft 7 Sneaker from ECCO if you are looking for a: 

  • quality-oriented pair of shoes that welcomes orthotics
  • low-top kick with a straightforward design and a soft, pillowy sensation for daily strolls
  • versatile sneaker that's perfect for walking and traveling

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Who should NOT buy it

Skip the ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker if you are looking for an affordable pair of kicks. Go for the Nike Court Legacy or the Nike Daybreak instead. They have the same low-top design as the Soft 7 Sneaker but they are offered at a more affordable price. 

ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker heel

Fits any outfit

Numerous purchasers praise the versatility of the ECCO Soft 7 sneaker that can match a variety of outfits—from a sporty, laidback, to a smart-casual ensemble.

ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker low-top sneaker

According to them, the ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker gives the same vibe as the Converse All Star low-cut in leather. Several have also dubbed the white colorway as a "better alternative" to the Adidas Stan Smith.

Sink your feet into the ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker

Walking and traveling becomes a more pleasurable experience because of how comfortable these sneakers are, according to a high number of reviewers. 

ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker cushion

The insoles of the shoes are like contoured pillows that mold to the foot. There are no reports of strained feet, especially after an extended period of standing. 

A bang for the buck

It costs $150, but sneakerheads don't mind. They state that it's worth every penny for its durable construction. Despite the upper being plush and supple, it still remains solid even after several months of daily wear. 

ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker quality

Welcomes orthotics

Testers who wear custom orthotics appreciate the roomy fit of ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker. The roomy fit of the shoe is also lauded by droves of wide-footed sneaker fans. 

On the flip side, however, narrow-footed wearers find this fit "too roomy" for their liking. There's more than enough space, some have experienced slippage inside the shoe. 

A wide array of colors

Like other ECCO Soft sneakers, it offers a variety of attractive color options.

ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker toe box

The ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker has insufficient laces

Critics complain about the laces being "too short" and not staying tied. 

ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker lacing system

Annoyingly noisy

The outsole is so squeaky, many find it bothersome. This is because of its rather grippy quality. 

ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker outsole

Facts / Specs

Style: Minimalist, Dressy
Top: Low
Inspired from: Casual
Collection: ECCO Soft, ECCO Soft 7
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede, Rubber Sole, EVA
Season: Summer, Spring, Fall

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