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Ahnu Maia

  • 5 stars
    58%
  • 4 stars
    15%
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    13%
  • 2 stars
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  • Spice up your casual attire with cool comfort and chic style when you wear the Maia sandal from Ahnu™.
  • Soft metallic sheen blended with nubuck leather straps in an updated huarache sandal silhouette.
  • Goring at the back heel offers easy and convenient on-and-off wear.
  • Leather, pig skin, and Aegis® antimicrobial lining offer abrasion-free wear.
  • Microfiber suede wrapped footbed make this a comfortable sandal for all-day wear.
  • Supportive EVA midsole for all-day comfort.
  • 4mm rubber skin provides both a layer of of protection and easy flexibility.
  • Durable rubber outsole.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 6 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 9, width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

63% Felt true to size
  • 2% Full size too large
  • 32% Half size too Large
  • 63% True to size
  • 3% Half size too small
  • 0% Full size too small
88% Felt true to width
  • 88% Felt true to width
  • 0% Felt narrower than marked
  • 12% Felt wider than marked
67% Moderate arch support
  • 26% Excellent arch support
  • 67% Moderate arch support
  • 7% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Spice up your casual attire with cool comfort and chic style when you wear the Maia sandal from Ahnu™.
  • Soft metallic sheen blended with nubuck leather straps in an updated huarache sandal silhouette.
  • Goring at the back heel offers easy and convenient on-and-off wear.
  • Leather, pig skin, and Aegis® antimicrobial lining offer abrasion-free wear.
  • Microfiber suede wrapped footbed make this a comfortable sandal for all-day wear.
  • Supportive EVA midsole for all-day comfort.
  • 4mm rubber skin provides both a layer of of protection and easy flexibility.
  • Durable rubber outsole.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 6 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 9, width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

Ahnu Maia

Average rating is 4 out of 5 from a total of 60 reviews.

Top Positive Review

3 people found this review helpful.

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Style

Fantastic combination of comfort and style! The Ahnu Maia hugs your foot with super-soft leather straps and a cushy footbed that seem to mold around and provide a custom fit. I usually wear a 9.5 or 10, so based on previous reviews I ordered the 9.5. I can understand how this shoe might not fit everyone - and since the straps are not adjustable, it will be highly dependent on the shape of your foot. I found them to be a little long in the toe area, even though I have fairly long toes - but the arch and metatarsal support hit me in just the right places so I was very happy with the fit. The straps felt a little snug at first, but as soon as my feet got settled in and I took a few steps, it was like walking barefoot - only better! I got the dark charcoal color and I think it will go with pretty much everything. The sole is shocking pink, just for fun. The leather uppers are extremely soft, as are the microsuede fabric linings. This is a great transitional sandal for spring and fall, as it's not quite so "bare" as some, while still showing off a beautiful pedi and allowing my feet to breathe. This is my first pair of Ahnu shoes, and I will definitely look at more.

Read more » « Show less May 14, 2013 by Peace i
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Top Critical Review

3 people found this review helpful.

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Comfort
Style

This is my 2nd Maia review. I'm giving 1 star "overall" to counterbalance my previous 5 star review. Mine is the one that starts, "Love. Super comfy and secure-feeling. A little bit tricky to size though..." This shoe smells. After a week of wear -- light commuting, sitting still at work all day -- these shoes smelled so strongly I was embarrassed to wear them indoors. I could smell them when I flexed my foot, so air hit the sole. I continued to wear them on errands for a few months, but it's not worth it. I hate tossing out shoes, but I'm going to have to do it. Bummer.

Read more » « Show less February 17, 2014 by Liza
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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Fantastic combination of comfort and style! The Ahnu Maia hugs your foot with super-soft leather straps and a cushy footbed that seem to mold around and provide a custom fit. I usually wear a 9.5 or 10, so based on previous reviews I ordered the 9.5. I can understand how this shoe might not fit everyone - and since the straps are not adjustable, it will be highly dependent on the shape of your foot. I found them to be a little long in the toe area, even though I have fairly long toes - but the arch and metatarsal support hit me in just the right places so I was very happy with the fit. The straps felt a little snug at first, but as soon as my feet got settled in and I took a few steps, it was like walking barefoot - only better! I got the dark charcoal color and I think it will go with pretty much everything. The sole is shocking pink, just for fun. The leather uppers are extremely soft, as are the microsuede fabric linings. This is a great transitional sandal for spring and fall, as it's not quite so "bare" as some, while still showing off a beautiful pedi and allowing my feet to breathe. This is my first pair of Ahnu shoes, and I will definitely look at more.

I'd also recommend: Jambu, Naot

Fit Survey

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Runs Large

Felt a half size larger than marked

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Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from tidewater, va
3 people found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 1 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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This is my 2nd Maia review. I'm giving 1 star "overall" to counterbalance my previous 5 star review. Mine is the one that starts, "Love. Super comfy and secure-feeling. A little bit tricky to size though..." This shoe smells. After a week of wear -- light commuting, sitting still at work all day -- these shoes smelled so strongly I was embarrassed to wear them indoors. I could smell them when I flexed my foot, so air hit the sole. I continued to wear them on errands for a few months, but it's not worth it. I hate tossing out shoes, but I'm going to have to do it. Bummer.

I'd also recommend: Sofft, Lassen

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from San Francisco Bay Area
3 people found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 1 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I loved these shoes, they do seem to run a little big and I had to return them for a size smaller than I usually wear but they are quite possibly the most comfortable sandal I've ever worn. However, I've worn them for just three days (in an indoor, air-conditioned conference center) and they smell terrible. I don't usually have smelly feet but something about the suede insole must cause a reaction or something. I'm really sad, because they're beautiful and incredibly comfy but today I was embarrassed to find a sourness wafting from my feet - yuck! Zappos legendary customer service has been most helpful but regretfully I'd not recommend these

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt a half size larger than marked

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from Maine
1 person found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Love. Super comfy and secure-feeling. A little bit tricky to size though. I initially ordered these in 6.5/Chocolate Chip. "Chocolate Chip" is misleading; they were really rather olivey. They also felt a little snug, but I like my feet to feel hugged, so I thought I'd try them again in another color. I meant to order the same size in Pansy, but I ordered size 7 by mistake. A moment of serendipity. Re: length, 6.5 and 7 both look fine. Re: width -- more complicated. On the 7s, the toe straps are a little loose and the upper straps feel "fitted". The heel is a little loose side-to-side, but good in terms of length. Recall that I like the hug feeling: my first reaction was that the 7s were too loose all over, but I'm keeping them. Here's why: my feet swell walking around all day, so that slight extra room comes in handy. It's not visible at all. Plus, the Pansy color is adorable -- a little bluer than shown on my screen, like a purplish wine. Bottom line: if you consider your feet wide or fleshy, I'd recommend the upper end of your size range. If your feet are narrow or skinny, go with your smaller size. My feet: 37 Euro - 7 US, narrow heel, wide toe - "compressible feet" in dance terms - no need for arch support.

I'd also recommend: Patagonia, Born, Sofft

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from Berkeley, CA
1 person found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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This is my second pair of Ahnu shoes...both purchased for a future trip to Italy. They both feel amazing right out of the box -- these people are doing something right! My feet run medium width, leaning towards narrow, and if anything, their shoes are a 'tad' too wide for me -- but not enough to whine about.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from houston, tx
$89.95

Width: B - Medium

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