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Bloch Sienna Reviews

47 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

80%Rated 5 stars

16%Rated 4 stars

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4%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

88% "Felt true to size"

86% "Felt true to width"

87% "Moderate arch support"

45 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 12/29/10
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

Both pairs of Bloch’s are at least 1 size smaller than stated size. I wear an 11M. The Sienna is a fabulous shoe, and I would love to own it, but my toes hang over the front and the width is narrow than a medium. Great quality.

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2 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 3/21/10
Overall Rated:1 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I am very unhappy with these shoes. They are very painful when I dance the tango. I am very unhappy. I went my local shoe repair and had them stretched for a week and they still are uncomfortable! I would not recommend them to anyone. My friend bought the same shoe and is very unhappy.

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 13, 2010

Katie c

from Chicago

This is a lovely shoe, very well-crafted! I love how the heel is wider, offering more support and stability. And I love how you can wear the ankle strap in different ways. Plus the self-locking buckle is awesome. I have narrow feet, so I'm also really glad that this shoe actually fits me! A lovely, versatile dance shoe!

Brands I'd also recommend: Dansko, Merrell, Sofft

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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September 25, 2010

Anonymous

 

Fabulous, comfortable shoe. The bottom of this shoe is suede, which as a newbie dancer, I was not expecting. This is a good thing though! It makes turning and dancing easier. You can't wear these shoes outside because of that though. The only pitfall is that I find the heel sort of ugly. All dancing shoes I looked at were ugly to me though.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 17, 2010

New d

from Fairfield, CT

I absolutely love these shoes! I'm new to ballroom dancing and had no idea what it is I needed. On top of that I have narrow feet which made dancing shoe shopping difficult since I was told that I don't want them too loose. So, I talked to a few professional and semi-professional ballroom dancers and they gave me tips on how to fit myself for a pair of dancing shoes. Thank goodness for Zappos and its great CS! Okay, I normally wear a street size 7 and ordered a 7, 7.5, and an 8 (based on other reviewers to size up). With the size 7, my toes are all the way up to the edge, but not over. In normal street shoes, that would be an indication that the shoes are too short. Next 2 sizes up would have given me the length but they were too wide. After speaking to the dancers, I realized the size 7 was the proper fit. You want your toes to get as close to the top edge as possible without going over. You want the shoes to be fitted, but not snug (your feet will expand when you dance), and you want a nice and secure ankle strap. These shoes fit all the bills. These shoes were so comfortable! On my first night with them, I danced for 3 hours straight, no pain at all at the balls of my feet. I did get a little blister at the back of my ankles where the new leather rubbed, but that happens with just about all my new shoes as I have very sensitive skin. Nothing a little bandaid won't fix. I'm used to wearing heels, so the 2 1/4 in was not an issue for me. I could have gone higher. I might with my next pair. I highly recommend these shoes. They are not only comfortable but they are sexy looking! I got the nude and it goes with everything!

Brands I'd also recommend: No clue, I\'m too new :) But my dancer friends recommended Very Fine for practice shoes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

July 30, 2010

Anonymous

 

I am 64 years old. The most comfortable shoe for dancing all night ever. Sexy and pretty, too. Lots of compliments. However, order up a half size.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

June 3, 2010

Anonymous

from Kansas

I purchased the Bloch Sienna for Ballroom dancing. I been using them for about two weeks and I love them. The shoes are light weight, simple but classic and the color matched my skin perfect. My experience with Zappos.com was outstanding-easy shopping and fast delivery. Thank you.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 21, 2010

Sally W

from Naples,Florida

I am very unhappy with these shoes. They are very painful when I dance the tango. I am very unhappy. I went my local shoe repair and had them stretched for a week and they still are uncomfortable! I would not recommend them to anyone. My friend bought the same shoe and is very unhappy.

Brands I'd also recommend: I don\'t know this is my 1st experience

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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Felt a full size smaller than marked

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 21, 2010

Anonymous

from Springfield, Virginia

These are nice shoes. I bought them for Salsa. My perfect shoe was Capezio Peggi which is not made anymore. These shoes are just a tiny bit big, but are very comfortable. I use moleskin for that. The heels are very sharp. I have kicked myself. I prefer a smaller heel, even though most dancers prefer this height or higher.

Brands I'd also recommend: Capezio

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 16, 2010

Anonymous

from Houston

These are very comfortable shoes for being dance shoes. As always, there is minimal support for the ball of your feet. I bought "Kushonz" from this same site. They provide some support, but not worth the price. Overall, comfortable shoe. I danced about 3 hours and my feet were ok.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

December 12, 2009

Martie W

from Chicago

I really like these shoes for my beginning tango classes. I never wore heels before, so that was a problem in addition to trying to tango. Further, sandals usually hurt my little toe. I am happy to report that these sandals don\'t hurt my toes and have a very stable heel that is not too high but doesn\'t look like it belongs on a fourth grader, either. The size was on target. I wear a 7, ordered a 7, and the shoes fit. At first the so-called speed buckle was a pain to fasten but it got easier and now I can fasten by touch which is convenient. If you like to dance in heels, but don\'t want a very high heel, these are good shoes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

November 22, 2009

Anonymous

from Marco Island, FL

I call these my magic dancing shoes! We started ballroom lessons and didn't take the plunge right away for shoes, but these make all the difference. The suede bottoms give plenty of slide and glide action, and the ankle strap makes you so confident that you're not going to lose a shoe in the middle of a turn. The heel height and width was perfect; not too high, not too skinny. A really solid feeling on the dance floor. The fit was great, but I usually need a wide shoe, so they may be too wide for a narrow person. I love the larger sizes that Zappos.com offers. This is my new "shoe store."

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

November 12, 2009

Morgan K

from Med/Wide feet with High Arch-ville

I got this mostly for salsa dancing. I already had an Aris Allen 30's T strap with 3 inch heels, and wanted to have something more revealing and sexy with lower heels for comfort. It looks so sexy and cute on. I loved the thick, stable-but sexy low heels. Style-wise, my only complaint is that the sole in front of the toe sticks out a little too much in a pointy fashion (almost half an inch past my toes). The real problem with this shoe is that, like most other dance shoes of this category, it has very thin sole under the balls of feet. It's so thin, you can feel all the straps that go underneath your balls of feet. Ouch (who cares about having the flexible sole, if your feet are hurting like b*tch!?). After dancing on this for only 20-30 minutes, my balls of feet feel like they're on fire. I actually developed some very painful balls of feet and arch pain after I danced in these all night (5-6 hours). Thankfully it was gone after several days spent in my Merrells and in bed, but it definitely made me afraid to dance in these shoes again for awhile! All in all, I have decided to keep these because 1) I have found that using "Dr Scholl's for her High Heel Insoles" works great, giving necessary arch support/cushion and balls of feet cushion this shoe seriously lacks for me to comfortably dance (having balls of feet cushions only didn't do anything at all, I have become a convert for these insoles). Now I'm able to do 2 hour dance sessions comfortably, though I haven't tested them for all-night dancing yet, I have good feeling about it and will try soon. 2) I just love this particular design. I feel very sexy in an understated way in them, and the heels feel so stable. I did end up buying another pair of Aris Allen shoes with lower heels, which doesn't look as sexy as these but helluva lot more comfortable (and of course, I use the gel cushions with all my heels). I'm getting very frustrated with the lack of sexy, comfortable, low heel shoes on the market! I'm considering taking this pair to the cobbler to see if they can glue extra layer of leather underneath the balls of feet, to add more cushion.. Has anyone tried this?

Brands I'd also recommend: Very Fine

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

October 21, 2009

Anonymous

from Naples, Florida

I love these shoes for dancing. Very well padded inside and with suede soles for pivoting. I can dance all night without foot pain. I also have Bloch Jasmin in two colors. I received these shoes in one day and they were cheaper than the dance shoe store.

Brands I'd also recommend: Bloch yasmin

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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September 23, 2009

Karen W

from Modesto, Ca

This is my fifth pair of Bloch dance shoes. I have tried other brands, some more expensive and some less, but Bloch is the only brand that is consistently comfortable on my feet. Thank you, Zappos! You carry more styles of Bloch shoes than any other website I have found.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 22, 2009

Anonymous

from Nashville

Love these shoes. I use them for salsa dancing. They are very comfortable. The heel is a great height and thick enough that it gives good support, not like a thin heel which is more wobbly. I love dancing in these shoes. I seem to like Bloch shoes the best for comfort and performance for salsa.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 1, 2009

Patricia

from New York, NY

A great choice. They are very comfortable and can be worn for a long time without excessive foot fatigue. I wear them for swing dancing and they were great. I agree with the other reviewers, a great set of shoes and pretty on the foot!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

July 30, 2009

Louise O

 

I am a new dancer and these shoes are very comfortable with a solid heel, and very attractive. However, the buckle on one shoe came off the second time I put them on, and I\'m disappointed about that.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

July 29, 2009

Darolyn L

from Buckeye, Arizona

I have purchased a lot of dance shoes, but this is the first time I have bought them online. As always in the past, Zappos has provided a product that is always what I hoped it would be. They are extremely comfortable and the fit is perfect. I bought this shoe in both colors. Thank you again, Zappos.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 20, 2009

Ms T

from North Bergen, New Jersey

I like these shoes alot. At first I didn\'t think I would like the ankle wrap around strap, usually I get a t-strap style but I found that after wearing them a while, they provide more support to the ankle cup. the straps keep the foot in place instead of sliding all around in the shoe. Plus those self- buckeling buckles are a MIRACLE since I teach ballroom dancing I\'m always switching shoes and that is a real timesaver. The very best part of this shoe is the wider-than-normal heel. It is a most stable feeling, the wider heel. It\'s also a bit lower, 1.5 inch, but they feel and look very good on. Anyone who has shaky ankles or tore ligaments in the ankles will appreciate these shoes. The shoe leather is a nice quality. I may have to order these in a champagne colour as well. Also, if you look at the various shoe views, if you look at the one where you are looking at the back of the shoe/heel, some shoes have misaligned heels. the heel is crooked, not centered, making for a wobbly dance experience. Not these shoes! they are very well made. I much prefer the Bloch brand over the Capezio ballroom shoes. Nice job zappos for getting them into their stock!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 29, 2009

Anonymous

from Washington, DC

The service was great; I got the shoes on time, and in good shape. The shoes are absolutely beautiful, comfortable, flexible, weightless and even though I have wide feet the fitting is perfect.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 25, 2009

Jody S

 

A style and comfort that I was looking for in a black, dress sandal. It looked so nice on my foot but the front sole is too narrow and a couple of my toes hang over a bit and if I go a 1/2 size bigger the shoe will be too long looking and may be too lose fitting. Was very disappointed that I had to return them due to that issue.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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May 24, 2009

Anonymous

from Chicago, IL

Perfect dance shoe. Light and comfortable.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 28, 2009

Gwynn

from El Paso, Texas

These are great for Salsa Dancing - I have been salsa dancing for over 2 years, and I have been looking for some good dance shoes. I was so excited to see that Zappos was now carrying Bloch dressy dance shoes. I ordered them right away and WOW! They are awesome. I wore them to class and they were so comfortable - no blisters, no pinching, pure comfort. I also got several compliments about how nice they look. I am sold on these shoes for Latin dancing.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 16, 2009

Susan

from Syracuse, NY

Bloch Sienna - Awesome dance shoe, perfect heel height, very comfortable. I really like the buckle as well. Great for hours of Salsa dance.

Brands I'd also recommend: Naot

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 31, 2009

Brigid

from Brookeville, MD

Ballroom dance shoes - Comfortable, elegant, stylish, and the best dancing shoes. Perfect fit. Great for hours of dancing. Received many compliments on this shoes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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January 25, 2009

Anonymous

 

Very comfortable - This shoe is the most comfortable heel I've ever worn. After 4 straight hours of teaching salsa my feet started to hurt, but usually they hurt after 2! I usually wear a wide shoe, but this fit really well.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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