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Ariat Tambour Reviews

297 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

60%Rated 5 stars

16%Rated 4 stars

12%Rated 3 stars

12%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

61% "Felt a half size larger than marked"

90% "Felt true to width"

82% "Excellent arch support"

284 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 11/1/11
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

Kudos to the Zappos customer service rep who told me that 68 percent said it felt 1/2 size larger than marked. Bought these on Saturday and was wearing them Monday afternoon! Super stylish and very comfortable. Would buy another pair and would recommend them to my friends.

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13 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 6/18/13
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:2 stars!
Style Rated:4 stars!

Clogs are loose fitting by design. These are quite tall and have a very narrow base. The combo meant I kept rolling my foot, especially when turning. Cute clogs but no WAY I can wear them casually, let alone to work.

Additional 277 Tambour Ariat Reviews

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April 8, 2014

Anonymous

from Fortuna, California

At first it seemed like the Ariat would be comfortable enough to wear all day and it went well with dress slacks. However after long days on my feet as a teacher, my feet were killing me and I couldn't wait to get them off. They are too tight on the top of my foot since I have a high arch and even with the arch support the bottoms of my feet ached. If you can sit for awhile and not stand/walk in them all day then I think they would be just fine.

Brands I'd also recommend: clarks, dansko, aerosoles

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt narrower than marked

 

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March 26, 2014

Anonymous

from Harrisburg, PA

So Comfortable! Wear this style working on my feet in a medical office all day. Feet and legs feel great all day! Wore Danskos for years but they're not comfy anymore for me.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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March 26, 2014

Carmen N

from Honolulu, Hawaii

This Ariat runs small. I am usually a size 8 in Ariat footwear but this one is too tight. I am returning it.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a full size smaller than marked

 

Runs Small

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March 21, 2014

Anonymous

from Pittsburgh, Pa.

This is a great shoe. My first pair arrived with the stitching over the top coming apart but Zappos promptly replaced them, no hassle at all. I have received many compliments on this shoe and the black and brown combo is wonderful.

Brands I'd also recommend: Sanita,Dansko

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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March 5, 2014

Susan P

from Lake Elmo, MN

My physical therapist recommended these shoes, and they are fantastic! They are so comfortable that I ordered a second pair. I am usually an 8M and they run true to size.

Brands I'd also recommend: Jambu or J-41

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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March 4, 2014

Jodi M

from Los Angeles, CA

Wow! What service from Zappos! I have never had to return a pair of shoes before, these said they ran long but they seem not to be. The other shoes I ordered the same size fit fine. What I also can't believe is how they shipped me a new pair before I shipped the originals. What was great is it allowed me to check which one fit the best. I also need to thank Zappos because without the Zappos community I would not have discovered these, and they are more comfortable than the Dansko clogs I have been wearing. I have narrow bony feet and bony heels. These shoes are amazing. I am going to buy another exactly the same. I am very very impressed.

Brands I'd also recommend: Dansko, Born, Jambu, Merrell

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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February 14, 2014

Anne M

from Orange County, New York

Let me chime in on this lovely Ariat Tambour. It's my 2nd pair (I liked the 1st pair so much, I bought the 2nd pair - in Black with patent leather to be my go-to dressy work shoe). My 1st pair's lasted for years, and they wear beautifully and shine like new with a little shoe polish! One Reviewer wrote that she'd turn her foot in these, but I surely don't know how! I like the stability these shoes afford. Maybe she's got the wrong size, or maybe she needs a shoe style that comes in narrow width, I don't know. But for my hard-earned money, I give Ariat Tambour a 5 star rating (and of course kudos to Zappos folks for all their great Customer Service)!

Brands I'd also recommend: Dansko, Keen, Born

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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January 3, 2014

Anonymous

 

I wear a 7.5 or 8 and after reading the reviews, ordered a 7.5. My toe rubbed the front while at the same time, my heel came out of the shoe when I walked, so a 8 did not seem like an option. Others had stated at the heel runs wide and I agree. I have worn Ariat equestrian boots for horseback riding for years and love them, and I really wanted this shoe to work, but it didn't. Cute, tho!

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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January 1, 2014

Anonymous

from Canton, Ohio

Comfortable shoes. Took the advice of others about order size for these. My wife was having issues with heel pain while working her retail job. She does not have the foot discomfort now. We are happy that was the case after spending the money for these.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 19, 2013

Anonymous

from Texas

These shoes are incredibly comfortable. I ordered my usual size 9, medium width, and they fit fine. I've been wearing them with a medium weight winter sock. They have great arch support - I have plantar fasciitis and was able to wear them all day with no pain. The leather is nice and looks high quality. I like the heel height, I am short 5'1" and I wanted a shoe that I could wear with jeans and this is perfect. I read a lot of reviews before ordering and found that this shoe had a lot of positive ones . I agree. I don't mind paying the price for the comfort.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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November 22, 2013

Lauren

 

I just purchased the Ariat Tambour. I love all of the Ariat clogs and have been wearing them for years. They always fit the same way. I have a wide foot. They fit me well, are comfortable, and last forever. I have received many, many compliments on the Ariat clogs. Just bought my husband a great pair of Ariat boots too!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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November 16, 2013

Denise

 

I couldn't turn left or right in across the hardwood floors in my living room without rolling my ankle and losing my balance. I've never had this problem with high heeled shoes, but the heels on these were just so unstable. Bummer, because they are such cute shoes, but I had to return them. I can't risk falling every time I turn a corner at work.

Brands I'd also recommend: Dansko, Sanita

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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November 5, 2013

Leslie

from Portland, OR

I followed the advice gleaned from the other reviews and got these in a 7-1/2 instead of an 8. Unfortunately, I could not even get my feet inside the shoes (I don't have wide feet, either). As cute as they are, I am returning them. I don't feel confident exchanging them for a larger size, because I am worried that even an 8 will not fit.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a full 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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October 24, 2013

Anonymous

 

Just received my first pair of Ariat shoes. I must say, they are incredibly comfortable & well-made. I've been a Dansko loyalist, but I may have found a new favorite brand. They fit better & seem less clunky than my Danskos & my feet don't slip around as much in them either.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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October 7, 2013

Anonymous

from Appleton, Wisconsin

The shoes look very nice with jeans. They are very hard because the insole is thin. I work as a teacher's helper and I needed good looking and comfortable shoes. These shoes are too hard. My feet hurt so much at the end of the day. Too bad I cannot return them. Zappos as always, super!

Brands I'd also recommend: allegria, merrell

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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October 4, 2013

Anonymous

from Planet Tee

Bummer! I can't even squish my smaller foot into this shoe. I read they ran big, so I got a 10 for my size 10.5 feet. No such luck, it is a true 10. Beautiful shoes, though. Hope the 11 runs small! (smile)

Brands I'd also recommend: Dansko

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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September 4, 2013

Anonymous

from Hawaii

I bought the Ariat Ashland clog in size 7 last year and fell in love with this brand. No break-in period, and fit my foot perfectly, with surprisingly good arch support. Just received the Tambour in size 7, and the toe box design is slightly different, a little less room, and ran short so that the right side toes pressed up against the front of the shoe, so am sending them back with Zappo's great return service, and am going to order the 7.5 when it comes back in stock and see if that will work. It's a beautiful black shoe, with a very nice heel height that doesn't feel uncomfortable or unstable.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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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

 

July 28, 2013

Emily N

 

Very lightweight and comfortable. My feet are a little wide, so the Ariats feel a little tight, but I can still wear them all day with no problem. They seem very durable and well made.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Felt true to width

 

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July 17, 2013

JML

from San Francisco, CA

I really liked the look & feel of this shoe - the only problem: the instep was a bit low. Normally, I can stretch it up but the shiny band of plastic (that looks nice) won't stretch. I prefer Ariat to all brands so I'll keep looking.

Brands I'd also recommend: 1st: Ariat 2nd: Dansko

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

 

July 12, 2013

Angela

from Florida

Too stiff and hard, not bendable. Appeared narrow around the band of the cut out. Did not work for me. Zappos on the other hand is phenomenal, always there and always professional.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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June 27, 2013

Cindy R

from Buckingham, PA

After reading reviews, I ordered a half size down, and they fit perfectly - even with thick socks. I'm a server in a restaurant and these shoes are the most comfortable shoes I have ever worn starting from day 1. I've been wearing them 8 hrs a day, 5 days a week, and for 4 months now. My feet are very happy! I'm going to order another pair since I wear them so much.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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June 18, 2013

Denise M

 

Clogs are loose fitting by design. These are quite tall and have a very narrow base. The combo meant I kept rolling my foot, especially when turning. Cute clogs but no WAY I can wear them casually, let alone to work.

Brands I'd also recommend: Sanita, Dansko

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

May 26, 2013

Adrienne

from Santa Fe, NM

I love this shoe other than the fact that they scuff so easily. Within one week of wearing them the toes started to scuff and after one month they look old and need to be polished.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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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

 

May 22, 2013

Anonymous

from Frederick, MD

I'm a table games dealer at a casino: on my feet during all eight hours of my shift. Wanted a pair of shoes that would be supportive, comfortable, AND stylish, and these fit the bill nicely. Receive a lot of compliments on the laser cut leather design across the top. Have absolutely no complaints about these shoes. Had ordered a pair of Danskos, but the velcro strap failed, and I couldn't find a stylish replacement in that brand.

Brands I'd also recommend: Jambu, Dansko

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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May 12, 2013

Jennifer

from United States

I really wanted to love this clog, but it's just not at all orthotic-friendly. For a clog it's very narrow. I tried one OTC orthotic and two custom orthotics and could only squeeze the OTCs in, and then the pressure across my instep was a deal-breaker. The insoles that come with the shoe are thin and have nothing in common with a true, stabilizing orthotic. They tip the foot inward and exaggerate pronation. It does have plenty of room in the toe, a rigid rocker sole that controls motion, and a narrower heel. Again, I want to love it! If you have lower arches and can wear a narrow dress orthotic, probably a good choice.

Brands I'd also recommend: Dansko

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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