Our verdict


Sporting the Skech-Air Envoy from Skechers means traversing the trail with a whole lot of quickness minus that dreaded premature leg fatigue. It supercharges your every step, giving you a confidence spike no matter if the terrain is semi-rugged or well-maintained. And have we mentioned yet that it's both multi-use AND quite inexpensive? Yes!


  • Roof-busting comfort level
  • Zero break-in
  • Supportive arch
  • Stellar stickiness
  • Versatile performance
  • Great fit
  • Super affordable
  • Beautiful in real life


  • Gets untied easily
  • Lacks breathability

Who should buy the Skechers Skech-Air Envoy

The Skech-Air Envoy is a day hiking shoe that gives a burst of speed when you need it. Purchase it if:

  • You're looking for cheap hiking shoes that you can feel very comfy in on day one.
  • The terrain you often take on is moderately rocky with some mild slopes.
  • You wish to own just one shoe for work, outdoor leisure, and hiking.

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Who should not buy it

With no reported lacing issues, the Merrell Moab Speed is a fantastic alternative to the Skech-Air Envoy. You might also be better off wearing the Salomon Outbound Prism if you usually hike in warm conditions.

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The immeasurable plushness of the Skech-Air Envoy

The featured shoe's comment basket is filled with raves about its high level of comfort. The following are but a few examples:

  • "Like walking on air."
  • "Super comfortable."
  • "These feel great on my feet."

That said, what sweetens the deal is its non-existent break-in period, according to numerous reviewers. Apparently, this shoe will "cradle your foot in comfort" (as one adventurer puts it) straight from the box.

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Armor for your arch

Among the Skech-Air Envoy's aces is its bracing design, particularly around the midfoot. "Mad arch support" and "crazy good arch support" are two of the best remarks about it.

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Tons of grip in the Skechers Skech-Air Envoy

Experienced trail-goers are impressed with the featured hiker's adhesive power. I "don't have to worry about slipping with these shoes," says an adventurer. Another one says that it provides "excellent grip when walking on hard surfaces."

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Wanted: More dependable laces

Many outdoorsy folks aren't impressed with the Skech-Air Envoy's laces. They say they get undone easily. Compounding the issue is their short length, making doing a double knot quite difficult.

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Spot-on fit in every pair

With comments like "perfect fit" and "these fit like an old friend," the Skechers Skech-Air Envoy is on the money fit-wise.

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Skech-Air Envoy: More than just a hiker

The Skechers Skech-Air Envoy is quite versatile in terms of utility, and trail-goers agree. One of them says that it's "good for daily office use," while another says that it's "great as an everyday casual shoe."

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Attractive in more ways than one

This Skechers offering "looks better in person," says a verified purchaser. It's a trait that many deeply appreciate. But perhaps what's even more captivating is its very low asking price of $90. So, with this shoe, you're not just going to look your best; you'll also save some cash, which you may spend on other worthwhile stuff.

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Not the most breathable

There are those who find the Skechers Skech-Air Envoy poorly ventilated. A non-professional reviewer says that their feet "are hot and sweaty all the time" in it.