Verdict from 100+ user reviews

5 reasons to buy

  • Many women expressed their satisfaction with the comfort provided by the Propet TravelActiv Mary Jane.
  • The style of the shoe received a myriad of praises; it was found suitable for both casual and dressy clothing.
  • The majority of buyers noted that the footwear was true to size and width.
  • Some wearers lauded how lightweight the trainer felt on their feet.
  • The removable insole was appreciated by those who needed to put their own orthotic inserts.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A good number of users complained that the shoe had a sloppy fit in the heel.
  • The sole unit was too soft and lacked support for some wearers.
  • Several complaints concerned the strap: it was too short for people with a high instep and wider foot dimensions.

Bottom line

The Propet TravelActiv Mary Jane received mixed reviews from the wearers mostly due to the fit inconsistencies as well as the lack of midsole support. Nevertheless, the footwear gained a lot of fans who found it comfortable, stylish, lightweight, and orthotic-friendly. The shoe was also found easy to take with when going on a trip.

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Good to know

The Propet TravelActiv Mary Jane is named after the activity it is meant for, which is traveling. Featuring a casual doll-shoe upper, it is still ready to perform like a sporty walking trainer.

Its platform is made of a lightweight and flexible EVA foam which also doubles as the outsole. The bottom sports the TravelTec design for grip and protection.

The full-length TravelTek EVA compound serves as both the outsole and the midsole of the shoe. Such construction helps in keeping the weight of the footwear to the minimum. The underside employs a special textured design to ensure grip and protection.

The TravelActiv Mary Jane sports a removable EVA insert for cushioning. It also serves to attenuate the impact of each step, keeping the lower extremities free from shock. The insole can be replaced with custom orthotics if needed.

The shoe uses breathable mesh as a primary material for its upper unit. The fabric is made sturdier at the toe box to protect it against abrasion. A nylon mesh material covers the interiors of the shoe for extra comfort.

Synthetic overlays can be seen around the rearfoot and at the hook-and-loop closure. They add structure and support to these areas.

As part of the mary-jane style of the shoe, it features an elastic strap across the midfoot. It keeps the footwear secured on the foot.


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