Who should buy Nike Rhyodomo
Finding a pair of footwear that looks fab and can stand up against the elements can be challenging. There are a lot of cold-weather boots that insulate the feet but lack the street-style factor. Nike Rhyodomo, one of the sneakerboots under Nike’s winter lifestyle footwear, is an exemption. Get it if you're looking for a polished look with the use of leather coverage and premium hardware. It also works wonders for those looking for protection from light rain, sleet, and snow.
Who should not buy it
Look away if you
- have a wide forefoot or
- want a sneakerboot in more colorways
As alternatives, we recommend: Nike Lunar Force 1 Duckboot for many many colorways and Nike Air Max Goadome for a not-so-snug fit.
Rhyodomo runs small
This is not just another case of a sneaker running a bit small. Per dozens of reviews, to get this right, you should go 1.5 size up! Also, caution about the toebox - it is narrow and many had to return the sneakerboot because of it.
Sturdy and rough
Many have commented that these sneakerboots look sturdy and there were no complaints in the durability department. They look and perform tough AF.
10/10 support found in Nike Rhyodomo
The upper materials are supportive and, while the outsole has all the work boot elements, the insides got the inspiration from sneakers. This is why the Rhyodomo offers excellent support and comfort.
Nike Rhyodomo is very versatile
It's not just errands around the city or going out. Rhyodomo, according to the reviews, is also great for light hiking. This is when all it's protective package comes to light because it protects the feet from water very well.
All dressed up for the winter
All the reviewers agree: this is a stylish boot. It's not as bulky as expected, it's lighter than similar Timberland boots and it even looks better in person than in the pictures. One tester said "they look quite hardy."
Water stays out
This is a winter sneakerboot and it delivers:
- heel is very padded so there's no way the pebbles or snow could get in
- the design of the tongue makes sure no moisture will get to your socks
- as a sneakerhead has said, the Rhyodomo is "nothing less than all-weather-conditions ready."
Nike Rhyodomo vs. other cold-weather Nike shoes
Nike Air Max Goadome is a waterproof sneakerboot with aggressive lugs, making it pricier than the Rhyodomo. Its style works for those who don’t mind the visible air bubble cushioning unit on the heel. Like the Nike Rhyodomo, this kick locks in the warmth with its padded collar assembly.
Nike Manoa looks more expensive than it is, but it comes at a wallet-friendly price, a fraction higher than the Nike Rhyodomo. The Nike Manoa is wrapped in full-grain leather, mesh, and lightweight foam, so it isn’t heavy as it seems. Unlike the Rhyodomo, this shoe comes with a trail-inspired tread that offers grip.