284 users: 4.3 / 5
Arch support: Stability
Use: All-day wear , City , Travel
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Leather upper

Verdict from 10.1 hours of research from the internet

5 reasons to buy

  • Comfortable: A majority of the owners describe the Vionic Demetra as comfortable as bedroom slippers.
  • Pain relief: Multiple people claim that wearing this Vionic walking shoe relieves foot pain caused by plantar fasciitis.
  • Toebox: Several people with bunions mentioned that the toebox was spacious enough to accommodate their condition.
  • Support: According to plenty of reviewers, the arch support's height makes them feel more stable when walking.
  • Stylish: The leather with a plain or an animal print like snake and leopard appeal to a lot of ladies.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Stiff: Some folks have noted that the leather upper is stiff at first but soften with continued use.
  • Heel: A few individuals mentioned that the back collar was too high, and it rubbed their Achilles.

Bottom line

The Vionic Demetra is a slip-on walking shoe that fuses style and function. It comes in plain or printed leather that goes well with shorts, skirts, jeans, and dresses. The use os a contoured EVA midsole has helped consumers find relief from underfoot pain when they stand or walk for long periods. It also comes highly recommended by people who suffer from bunions and overpronation.


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Vionic Demetra: Prowl the city in style

Walking shoes need not be boring. If style and comfort are what you're after, the Vionic Demetra will suit you. The leather upper comes in plain colors and animal printed styles that are head-turners. It is equipped with Vionic's Vio-Motion Support that cups the heel and hugs the arch to provide all-day comfort.

Ladies who would enjoy wearing the Vionic Demetra include:

  • those with plantar fasciitis and need pain relief
  • women who don't like shoes with laces or straps
  • people who like leather walking shoes but don't want to sacrifice style
  • overpronators and those with flat feet that need support under their arches

Nice to know

The EVA orthotic insert is removable. It can easily be cleaned or replaced when needed.

Quickly freshen up the Vionic Demetra by wiping the leather top with a dry or a moist rug.

The collar is cushioned to prevent heel slips and chafing.

Size and fit

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Large (0%)
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