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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by tearalong » 26 Oct 2016, 14:37

slowlearner wrote: Ditto on this. I got a pair of black DCs last year and they're awesome. :yep
DCs are my favourite casual shoe - I have 5 pairs
DCs come up on Catch of the Day all the time. They are consistent in their sizing so if you have one pair that fits, all the other styles in that size will fit too.
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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by BassLine » 26 Oct 2016, 15:41

Camper shoes top the list for comfort, style and durability.
Rockport & Ecco are good, but quality has gone down over the last 10 years.
Merril & Clarks are super comfy but not classy.
Aquila & Windsor Smith have some excellent shoes/boots for the price range.
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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by FunkDragon » 27 Oct 2016, 19:18

I find Colorado shoes very comfy. They have dress / casual shoes / boots that are more like hiking shoe inside. Lots of support and comfy for long times on your feet. Not usually too badly priced.

I also like Redback boots (hiking / work boot style) very comfy / good support - good for long gigs too.

Or I just bust out my snakeskin boots... :)
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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by alex1109 » 09 Apr 2019, 08:13

I would prefer to wear the light weight comfortable work shoes whit the neon color for stage show. The main point is are we comfortable in the shoes? As this question always occurs in the mind of everyone because everyone wants to be comfortable when the were doing something important. We must always have to wear the work shoes because they were light in weight and looks very pretty.

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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by terry » 09 Apr 2019, 09:46

Adidas Ultraboost are really, really good.
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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by onehandclapping » 09 Apr 2019, 10:32

Love my Skechers,bought a few pairs but the ones I love they don’t make anymore,so I just keep them for the band.Decided to just sit on a tall stool now so life is easy no more sore legs👍
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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by BazzBass » 09 Apr 2019, 14:28

I buy a $200+ pair of black leather walking shoes from Athletes Foot. they last for years and have great cushioning
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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by FahnCahn » 09 Apr 2019, 14:33

RM Williams.
I remember when I got my first pair, didn't realise that shoes could be that comfortable.
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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by narcdor » 09 Apr 2019, 15:21

FahnCahn wrote:
09 Apr 2019, 14:33
RM Williams.
I remember when I got my first pair, didn't realise that shoes could be that comfortable.
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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by bigswifty » 09 Apr 2019, 20:47

After some incidents since my last post in this thread I've gone to boots except in a very few venues where I don't have to lug band gear and where I'm confident things will be cool. If it's not too hot I'm going with some Timberlands. If it's hotter then some Merrell Moabs. Stuff "cool", I want to go home pain free (well I'll take pain minimised at this point) and intact.
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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by Petebass » 09 Apr 2019, 23:35

Zombie thread. Oh well, it gives me a chance to update my footwear situation.

I'm still wearing the Ascent shoes for gigs that require we dress up. But for more casual gigs, I'm digging the new memory foam insoles. I have two pairs, one by Diadora, one by Adidas, and both are excellent.
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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by Fatso » 17 May 2019, 17:03

I've tried all sorts of shoes. RM's are the ONLY shoes which don't make my feet ache. They can take some ppunnishmet too. 10 years old, 1 re heel and they're still as good as the year after I bought them. An excellent investment.

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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by DeadlyErnest » 17 May 2019, 17:26

Petebass wrote:
25 Oct 2016, 21:51
I have a pair of "Ascent" brand shoes I bought at Athlete's Foot. They are basically a disguised "training" shoe, very lightweight and comfortable. Mine feel like sneakers but look like dress shoes because that's what I needed at the time (corporate/function band). But some of the other styles they offer might me more what you're after. Can't hurt to have a look:-

https://store.ascentfootwear.com.au/mens
+1 to that. Cost more but you really need to do your feet a favour too.
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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by BassLine » 18 May 2019, 10:34

All-Black running shoe for lightweight, cushioning, & support with my orthotics.

Combined my snowboarding compression socks & Magnesium sports drink, I can jump around for hours with NO PAIN in my feet/legs/back that night or the next day.
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Re: Comfortable Shoes

Post by rev matt » 20 May 2019, 14:51

Sketchers - I bought some in Melbourne last year. They look like low cut leather boots, but are as comfy - as!
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