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- The Propet TravelFit Prestige features a two-toned mesh upper. It sports bungee laces with a toggle for adjustment secure the foot.
- An ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam serves as both the outsole and the midsole of this footwear. However, the heel is lined with an extra layer of rubber for added durability. There is also a removable EVA insole for enhanced shock absorption.
The Propet TravelFit Prestige caters to the unique shape and dynamics of women’s feet and comes in US sizes 6 to 12. Ladies in search of wide walking shoes will be delighted that this model comes in D - Wide, 2E - X-Wide, 4E - X-Wide and also in 2A - Narrow, and B - Medium. It is marked true to size and width.
The bottom of the sole unit has been crafted to endure walking on abrasive surfaces like concrete. It has sipings that promote natural foot flexion for a smooth heel-to-toe transition. The heel is reinforced with a layer of rubber for added durability and enhanced traction.
A lightweight EVA foam makes up the midsole of the Propet TravelFit Prestige. This compound reduces shock from foot landings. Inside, an insole also made from EVA foam, amplifies the comfort provided by the sole unit. It can also be removed for extra depth to accommodate the use of custom orthotics.
The upper of the Propet TravelFit Prestige is made from a two-toned mesh fabric. This material is soft and breathable, allowing air to cool the inside. An external heel counter ensures a steady hindfoot while walking.
The interior is lined with soft mesh. Light padding is found on the tongue and collar for a comfortable in-shoe experience and secure lockdown.
A speed lacing system secures the midfoot. It utilizes a bungee cord with a quick-release toggle for easy on-and-off action.
The Propet TravelFit Prestige bears the A5500 code, which means it is suitable for people with diabetes. It is eligible for reimbursement under the Therapeutic Shoe Bill. Another trainer to consider if in search for diabetic footwear is the New Balance 577. It uses a supple leather upper, available in varying widths, and an ABZORB midsole.