Verdict from 100+ user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • A number of customers love the Skechers Equalizer Double Play for its slip-on construction that slides in and out easily and still feel snug on foot. 
  • Numerous reviewers love the Gel Infused Memory Foam saying it feels like walking on clouds in them.
  • Quite a lot of reviewers who have foot complications recommend the pair for its lasting comfort that doesn’t give foot pains at the end of the day.
  • Some users bought multiple pairs of the Skechers Equalizer Double Play saying it’s one of the most comfortable Skechers sneakers they’ve worn. 
  • Many customers claim that the sneakers fit great right out of the box and does not require a breaking in period. 
  • A lot of reviewers say that the sneakers are very lightweight. 
  • Most users attest to the extreme breathability of the pair that keeps the foot cool and dry even for long hours of wearing.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A few users say that the sole wears out quickly.
  • A couple of users note that the sneakers lack arch support.

Bottom line

Overall, the Skechers Equalizer Double Play is a great slip-on pair for people who are always on the go. It has an easy slip-on design in a very breathable upper made of Skech Knit Mesh fabric. The Gel Infused Memory Foam and SoftFlex midsole keeps the foot well-cushioned and comfortable all day. It has a clean sporty moc design that easily matches everyday outfits.

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Good to know

The Skechers Equalizer Double Play is a men’s slip-on sneaker available in US sizes. Women can size down to 1 ½ size. The slip-on style has elastic fabric panels on each side for easy wearing. It has a very breathable upper made of Skech Knit Mesh fabric. A padded collar and soft fabric shoe lining that gives is a comfy and cozy in-shoe feel.

Another slip-on Sneaker by Skechers is the Skechers Equalizer Double Play that comes in a sporty style moc design. It has a nearly one-piece Skech Knit Mesh upper with stabilizing and ventilating panels that give it a double mesh texture adding to its sporty vibe. It has a solid color upper with color-matching stitching and overlay detailing. The branding adds subtle accents in neon colors with a Skechers tag on the lateral side, Dual-lite type on the sole, and a Skechers type on the heel. 

The sporty style is paired with an extremely comfortable Gel Infused Memory Foam Insole, a lightweight FlexSole, and a flexible sole with traction patterns. The Skechers Equalizer Double Play is a great combination of superb comfort and a clean sporty style that matches any casual or sporty outfit perfect for everyday use It comes in four colorways namely: Black, Black/White, Navy, and Charcoal/Orange.

The Skechers Equalizer Double Play is a men’s sports style sneaker paired with unparalleled comfort. Its upper is made of a nearly one-piece Skech Knit Mesh fabric which is an engineered mesh featuring solid stabilizing panels that make it structured and durable and ventilating panels that keep it cool and breathable. It has stitching and overlay accents that add to its durability. 

The slip-on moc design has elastic fabric panels on each side allowing an easy slide in and off. It has a soft fabric shoe lining and a padded collar to ensure a cozy and comfortable in-shoe feel. Full-length Gel Infused Memory Foam insole gives it superb comfort cushioning. Its midsole is made of a Shock-absorbing FlexSole paired with an equally flexible traction outsole for a lightweight and flexible sole that has a good amount of grip on any surface. 

Skechers was founded in California in the year 1992 by Robert Greenberg. It was initially established to distribute Dr. Martens shoes but Greenberg had a change of plans after a year. He decided to work on the brand making it his own designing and marketing footwear for a niche market. With Greenberg’s knowledge of creating and marketing footwear from previously working with L.A Gear, the brand has since then become one of the well-known sneaker brands in the world. 

With its worldwide recognition in the footwear industry, the brand has expanded its products creating shoes for all sorts of purposes. The men’s Skechers Equalizer Double Play is one of the sneakers released by the brand. It’s a slip-on sneaker in a sporty moc design with an almost one-piece Skech Knit Mesh. A fabric engineered by Skechers to allow optimum breathability. The sneakers also come with a Gel Infused Memory Foam insole paired with a shock-absorbing FlexSole midsole that keeps it cushioned and supported with every stride.

  • The Skechers Equalizer Double Play sneaker is machine-washable.


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