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etnies Kids Fader (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) Reviews

28 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

83%Rated 5 stars

0%Rated 4 stars

9%Rated 3 stars

4%Rated 2 stars

4%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

72% "Felt a full size larger than marked"

95% "Felt true to width"

93% "Moderate arch support"

26 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 9/8/10
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I bought these for my 6 year old son who has extremely wide feet. The solid black were worn in a wedding since the rental shoes didn\'t fit. We added more personality with after market laces post event. My son loves them, and the groomsmen were jealous. Thank goodness for Etnies!

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2 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 6/11/10
Overall Rated:1 stars!
Comfort Rated:1 stars!
Style Rated:2 stars!

Very disappointed, construction of shoe very poor. The stitching started coming out within 1 week of wear and in about 1 month there was a hole worn through the padding in the back of the heel. I would never buy this brand again.

Additional 8 Fader (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) etnies Kids Reviews

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2 people found this review helpful  

June 12, 2010

Anonymous

from Fayetteville, NC

My experience with Zappos has been most delightful! The website was easy to navigate and they updated me constantly on the status of my order. I definately give them two enthusiastic thumps up!!

Brands I'd also recommend: DC\'s

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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2 people found this review helpful  

June 6, 2010

Tina

from Melbourne Beach,FL

This is my 9 year old son's third pair of these shoes. These are the only pair of shoes he will wear except when playing football. Each pair lasts about 6 months of very hard wear. The comfortable and great looking.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 10, 2010

Krista s

from dallas texas

These shoes are awesome and worth the price. My son wears in between a 1.5 and a 2; his feet tend to be on the medium-narrow end and the 2 fits perfectly so they must run slightly small/narrow. There is lots of cushion inside for sweet young toes!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

January 4, 2010

Anonymous

from williamsburg, Virginia

These blue etnies are great! My son loves them and so do I. The are sturdy, durable and a great style and color. I am very impressed with the value for the great price. Also Zappos customer service is matched by none. I will buy my family's shoes from Zappos from now on. An amazing company with amazing shoes. You can't go wrong.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

December 2, 2009

Isadora S

from So. Cal.

Although the shoe laces were much shorter than the shoes he just grew out of, my grandson who is age 6 loved these shoes! Thank you Zappos!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

November 16, 2009

M R

from Jers (NJ)

I bought these as an alternative everyday school shoe for my 6 year old who wears mainly Converse. I wanted something green (his favorite color) and something a little warmer/thicker for the colder/wetter days ahead. These are great. The only thing I don't really like about them is that the tongue of the shoe is really puffy, almost to the point where I can barely get the laces around to fully tie the shoes. Other than that, we all love them. They are warm, sturdy and cool. Fits true.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

2 people found this review helpful  

August 28, 2009

Beth

from Florida

My son picked out the sneakers for himself. We ordered them around 7 pm and they were at the door when I got home at 5 pm the next day. Unfortunately, they didn't fit so I called Zappos to find out what I could do. They said they would mail out a new pair and I should return the first pair. By the time I got home the next day, the 2nd pair was already delivered! I did not pay for shipping either way for either pair. My husband did not believe that I did not pay for overnight shipping. He was more impressed than I was. I will definitely shop with Zappos every time I can because buying shoes on line is a gamble as far as fit, and Zappos makes it painless.

Brands I'd also recommend: These sizes run smaller than Vans sizes

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

2 people found this review helpful  

July 22, 2009

Beth

from Noblesville, IN

My 6 year old son loves then and so do I! This is the first time I have bought Etnies, but I have always heard great things about them and I must say, it is all true! These are especially wider than most shoes, which I love because my son has wide feet. The colors are Rad! Green is my son's favorite color. This shade of green is bright and awesome! I'm sure I will be buying many more of this brand of shoes!

Brands I'd also recommend: DC's

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

June 1, 2009

Karrie S

from Maryland

My son loves these shoes! He has received many compliments from his friends in school. He loves the attention that they get. They are true to size and made of excellent quality.

Brands I'd also recommend: DC Shoes

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

2 people found this review helpful  

April 6, 2009

Tina A

from Carrollton, GA

I bought these for my nephew, for his birthday and he is a skateboarder. He wanted them in bright red. He loves them. The quality of the shoe is wonderful. Zappos has great prices, along with free shipping. You know your order will come right on time. That is wonderful, not worrying, about the arrival time, when you order online.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

April 1, 2009

Anonymous

from Sunny California

Great Shoes - Really love these shoes. My son likes the artwork on the sides and back...And I like the fact that they seem to be durable at this point...with a 7 year old boy, we go through shoes like Kleenex...Would definitely recommend these as a great alternative to the canvas Vans that seem to not last long at all.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

January 1, 2009

Leslie

from New Baltimore, MI

My 8-year-old LOVES them... I ordered them a half size big, as skate shoes tend to run snug, and I was glad I did. My son loves the shoe for school and general running around the neighborhood, and thinks he looks cool doing it.

Brands I'd also recommend: Woman's Etnies and DC shoes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt narrower than marked

 

Runs Narrow

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 10, 2008

Lori

from Danville, PA

My Son Loves These Shoes! These shoes are well made, as other Etnies have been. These shoes look great and my skater son loves them. I purchased the Metal Mulisha color and these hide dirt and are very cool!

Brands I'd also recommend: Circa

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

October 16, 2008

Anonymous

from Milan, Indiana

My grandson loves these shoes. They fit great, he wore them all day and said they were comfortable and didn't hurt his feet at all.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

October 12, 2008

Cynpinm2

from Las Cruces, NM

Etnies Kids Faders are fabulous! We had searched umpteen skater shoe websites for these shoes, to no avail. None offered kids sizes. We were thrilled to find them on Zappos!

Brands I'd also recommend: DC, Globes

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

August 25, 2008

Dawson's M

from Georgia

Awesome shoes and service - We love the Etnie Shoes that we purchased for my 9 year old son. He is very picky and loves the look and comfort of these shoes. On top of that, Zappos automatically updated our shipment to overnight and my son was so excited when they came the following day. Of course, mom loved it because I was not charged extra!

Brands I'd also recommend: Heely's or DC

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

August 21, 2008

Kimberly L

from Kentucky

Shoes are great. They seem to run smaller than normal. I would suggest a half size bigger.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

May 8, 2008

Anonymous

from Saratoga, California

Good value, fast service on this shoe! We tried on a pair of Etnies at the mall and we thought that the youth size 5 1/2 fit but when we got the shoes they seemed bigger so my son has too wait to grow a bit more because they are too large. Overall we like them and don't feel we need to return them for a smaller size. As we think he would quickly grow out of the size 5.

Brands I'd also recommend: Merrill, Rockport for Women (cute and comfortable)

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt a full size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

March 2, 2010

Anonymous

from Coos Bay, Oregon

These shoes are as cute as they look. Unfortunately the laces are very short and won't stay tied. We had to go out and buy new laces. Also the tongue is very thick. I would probably spray them with a waterproofing spray immediately as they are suede and easily marked by water. They do seem to be comfortable enough but the laces coming undone constantly put my son off after just a few times.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

June 11, 2010

Anonymous

from atlanta, ga

Very disappointed, construction of shoe very poor. The stitching started coming out within 1 week of wear and in about 1 month there was a hole worn through the padding in the back of the heel. I would never buy this brand again.

Brands I'd also recommend: circa kids, vans, polo, DC, converse

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt narrower than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

1 person found this review helpful  

June 4, 2012

Karen

from Massachusetts

While my son loved these shoes, after 6 months of wear, I had to post a review. They didn't wear very well at all. The front part of the sole is glued on (as opposed to sewn) and they have come apart. My other son got a pair of Nike kicks and they've held up much better to the same type of wear. Aside from being dirty, they aren't worn out compared to these Etnies. Kind of disappointed...expected better.

Brands I'd also recommend: Nike, DC Kids, Vans

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

September 14, 2012

Aimee

from Alma, CO

My child and I both love this shoe! They have great cushion around the ankle and the heel. They are soft inside and out. We love these shoes!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

October 23, 2012

Brian F

from Middletown, DE

Purchased these for my 6yo because he is hard on shoes. I figured the black would last a while, plus they are a slight bit wider to fit his feet. I was disappointed because a few months after wearing them, the leather around the toe separated from the rubber surround of the sole. I just chalked it up to boys being boys. I have since bought a different style of Etnies, and they are holding up fine. Once again, you can't beat Zappos. Always a pleasure dealing with them.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

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