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- The Paloma from Alegria™ is a stylish twist on the classic mary jane that is perfect for both your casual wear or work attire.
- This style is perfect for those in the nursing, hospitality and other occupational fields because of its ability to provide unmatched comfort and support.
- Beautiful leather or patent uppers in a variety of colors and patterns for any outfit or event.
- Hook-and-loop mary jane instep strap, with a stylish button accent, offers a secure and custom fit each and every time.
- Ultra soft leather interior helps promote good foot health by wicking moisture and keeping feet dry.
- Latex and cork footbed forms to your foot's natural shape and can be removed for personal orthotics.
- PU outsole is engineered to reduce heel and central metatarsal pressure and the bottom is flat to increase stability.
- Rocker outsole also propels you through the gait cycle, rocking you from heel to toe in a natural motion, resulting in less tired feet and body at the end of the day.
- Heel Height: 1 1⁄2 in
- Weight: 13 oz
- Platform Height: 3⁄4 in
- Product measurements were taken using size 38 (US Women's 8-8.5), width Regular. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Each pair of Alegria shoes are hand-stitched and made from genuine leather and suede with their signature rocker bottom outsole. Alegria shoes not only look good on the outside, but also make you feel good thanks to the Perfect Fit Footbed System and rocker outsoles. Their patented, interlocking footbed system features arch support and is loaded with latex, memory foam, and cork to create a uniquely perfect fit every time by forming to the natural contours of your foot. The greatest aspect of all with Alegria's footbed is that they are removable giving you the opportunity to insert you own custom orthotics if you choice to do so. Not to be forgotten is Alegria's special rocker outsoles. Engineered to roll naturally so that you reduce heel and central metatarsal pressure, the lightweight rocker outsole also encourages proper posture and a normal gait.
Whether you are a full-coverage shoe customer or like to spice it up with clogs and mary janes, Alegria footwear is sure to impress you with their style and comfort. With collections such as the Professional Collection, now doctors, nurses, chefs, and hairstylists can enjoy fashionable workforce footwear that not only looks good, but is also stain and slip resistant. Seek color therapy. Seek comfort and style. Seek Alegria.
2% Full size too large
9% Half size too Large
81% True to size
7% Half size too small
0% Full size too small
86% Felt true to width
4% Felt narrower than marked
10% Felt wider than marked
77% Excellent arch support
23% Moderate arch support
0% No arch support
Average rating is 5 out of 5 from a total of 370 reviews.
Top Positive Review
18 people found this review helpful.
These shoes are perfect for my imperfect feet. I recently had one foot reconstructured and the other needs surgery. I purchased 7 pairs, including Dansko, Clark's, Merrells and Keens, and returned and thought there were no shoes for me. I called again with Alegria as a possibility. I spoke with a rep who had been to the manufacturer and also wears Alegria. She suggested Paloma to me, explaining Alegria have so much padding even the ball of the foot. She said the patents are lined with leather and are extremely soft. I chose the tortoise color to wear with all colors. I had a smile as I put them on. I am amazed by the soft glove leather feel of these shoes. I have never felt shoes like these. I am so glad I tried again and now have these adorable mary janes. Thank you to Zappos for treating me great even though I had returned so many shoes in one month. Thank you to Viola for finding the perfect shoe for me.Read more » « Show less November 26, 2011 by Anonymous
Top Critical Review
2 people found this review helpful.
I give them 5 stars for comfort but 1 star overall because of the quality. As much as I love these shoes, I have had to regrettably return three pairs of Palomas due to the sole splitting along the butterfly indentation on the bottom of the shoe. I am so disappointed and am frustrated by having to try to find something that will be as comfortable. Zappos has been wonderful through the process, Alegria, on the other hand, said it was a batch issue and not to worry about it (I've had to replace 3 pairs since September 2011.)I currently have two split soles and foot pain as a result.Read more » « Show less June 9, 2012 by Lisa
These shoes are perfect for my imperfect feet. I recently had one foot reconstructured and the other needs surgery. I purchased 7 pairs, including Dansko, Clark's, Merrells and Keens, and returned and thought there were no shoes for me. I called again with Alegria as a possibility. I spoke with a rep who had been to the manufacturer and also wears Alegria. She suggested Paloma to me, explaining Alegria have so much padding even the ball of the foot. She said the patents are lined with leather and are extremely soft. I chose the tortoise color to wear with all colors. I had a smile as I put them on. I am amazed by the soft glove leather feel of these shoes. I have never felt shoes like these. I am so glad I tried again and now have these adorable mary janes. Thank you to Zappos for treating me great even though I had returned so many shoes in one month. Thank you to Viola for finding the perfect shoe for me.
- Anonymous - customer
- November 26, 2011
These shoes have excellent arch support and a very comfortable foot bed. I am a size 8.5 and I got them in a 38 which is a perfect fit. The velcro strap is nice too because it allows you to adjust the strap to fit the top of the foot without cutting into it or putting too much pressure across the top of the foot. I have high arches so this is a problem I have had with Dansko mary janes. The other thing I like about these shoes is that compared to other Dansko or clog style/comfort foot bed shoes, is that they are light weight but have a sturdy sole. The leather is pretty soft too which means less breaking in time and no blisters! I got them in the Pewter Charmer color and they remind me of a Ziggy Stardust snake. They look a lot more blue-ish multi colored than in the photo here, but for me that's a good thing. I love this brand and plan to purchase more from this company. I highly recommend these for anyone who has fatigue or back pain.
- Jenni E - customer
- from Portland, OR
- February 2, 2012
I love these shoes! Not only are they festive but so comfortable to wear standing for many hours. And they kind of roll when you walk due to the curved sole, which gives you a little boost forward. I debated for an hour whether to get the size 39 or 40 and after reading many reviews decided on the 39, and it fits perfectly. I usually wear a size 9-1/2 but fluctuate between a European size 39 and 40.
- Linda H - customer
- from Salt Lake City, UT
- January 9, 2012
Alegrias are so comfortable and so much fun! I bought the basic black Paloma for choir performances when I have to stand still for over an hour. But now I have thrown caution to the wind and own four more pairs, including the fun prints and ones with bejeweled buckles! I have always worn Danskos for the arch support, but these are even better. I disagree with all those who say they run big, or maybe I just like them looser. I wear a 7-1/2 in most shoes, which according to the Alegria size chart is a 37. But I wear a 38 in Danskos and Birkenstocks because I don't want them to hug my foot like a sneaker, so for me, the Alegria 38s are perfect. If you want them to feel secure like a running shoe or fashion pump, buy a size smaller. If you want to wallow in comfort and have happy feet, buy your true size. (Having said that, I must add a detail: I buy the 38s in the closed styles - Paloma and Feliz and in the Classics, but a 37 in the open-toe sandals.)
- Anonymous - customer
- from Boise, Idaho
- April 2, 2011
Received this shoe in the mail today in Charming Pewter and love the print/color. They are not too flashy, but a bit jazzier than your typical black. Perfect for a day in the OR, or a whole day on your feet. True to size, I wear a size 8 and 38's fit great. A bit wide in the toe area, but every shoe in this brand tends to run that way. I would definitely recommend!
Felt true to size
Felt wider than marked
Moderate arch support
- Jill - customer
- from Ohio
- October 31, 2011