Our verdict


The Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine was lauded by reviewers for its comfortable build, fashionable design, rich cushioning, true-to-size measurement, and affordability. Despite the vast number of commendations the shoe received from its wearers, Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine was also criticized for its inferior materials and uncomfortable construction. But in the end, the benefits the shoe can deliver overshadowed the flaws.


  • Fits as expected
  • Great stylish and athletic design
  • Comfy insole
  • Versatile
  • Good quality-price ratio


  • Smaller than usual
  • Substandard materials
  • Discomfort concerns
  • Fast insole compression

Who should buy the Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine

The Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine is an update to the Vigor 2.0 line that provides more stability to its wearers. It is a solid choice if:

  • You are after a shoe that provides good quality at an affordable price.
  • Your workout routine involves activities on various types of surfaces.

Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine Logo

Updates to the Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine

  • The previous iteration utilizes a mostly mesh upper, the new model now sports an entirely smooth leather one. This material offers more support and protection to prevent wobbling. 
  • The front and side panels have been microperforated that allows air to circulate throughout the foot chamber.

Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine Updates

Multisurface outsole traction

A flexible rubber covers the entire bottom of the Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine. This compound boosts traction on various kinds of surfaces. It also delivers the flexibility that can keep up with dynamic workouts.

Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine Outsole

Generous insole cushioning

The insole of the Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine is topped with the Memory Foam that delivers plush cushioning. It molds to the crevices of the foot for a more personalized sensation.

Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine Insole

Shock-absorbent midsole

The model employs a shock-absorbing midsole that protects the foot against potential stress and injuries caused by heavy impact. It acts as a stable platform for the midfoot and the heel.

Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine Midsole

Anti-wobble upper

Smooth leather is wrapped around the topmost part of the Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine. This rigid textile supports the foot and thwarts wobbling. Due to the opaqueness of the material, the sides and the toe box have been microperforated for ventilation.

Textured synthetic overlays are sewn over key areas for protection against rips. It also improves the support of the shoe.

Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine Upper

The Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine's lacing system

It employs a traditional lace-up closure for an adjustable fit. It contributes to the lateral support of the shoe as it creates makeshift sidewalls that steady the foot.

Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine Lacing System

Irritation-free tongue and collar

The padded collar and tongue protect the skin against irritation. They also make the trainer have a more snug fit.

Skechers Vigor 2.0 - Serpentine Collar