Macbeth Matthew Reviews

36 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

56%Rated 5 stars

20%Rated 4 stars

8%Rated 3 stars

16%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

85% "Felt true to size"

79% "Felt true to width"

45% "Moderate arch support"

29 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 4/24/11
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

This is my second time purchasing this shoe by Macbeth. If you're looking for the simple style of an understated "Chuck" by Converse but can't stand the months of breaking it in, this is the shoe for you. The sole has a moderate arch for those who aren't flat footed, so comfort is immediate. The lining is thicker than that of a Chuck or even the Macbeth Elliots, so your feet wont freeze in the cold. I usually wear a 10 in other shoes, but for Macbeth its usually a 9.5, so they run a little big. My older shoes I'm replacing have stayed together very well, the inner lining in the heel was the first to wear out, but the shoe is still comfortable and the outer lining is dirty, but perfect condition. All in all, my go to shoe, highly recommended.

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7 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 3/31/11
Overall Rated:1 stars!
Comfort Rated:1 stars!
Style Rated:4 stars!

Took a 25 minute walk in them. Now have two big blisters on my heel. Hurts like hell. Plus, after 2 weeks they still squeak. Also, the laces are way too long, keep stepping on them. Regret purchasing these as they're more expnsive in Sydney, Aus.

Additional 31 Matthew Macbeth Reviews

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2 people found this review helpful  

May 19, 2011

Anonymous

 

The shoe does seem to be narrow compared to most shoes which worked great for me because I have large but very narrow feet. Love the shoes and I'm going to order another style from Macbeth. The quality seems to be very good as well.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

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April 23, 2011

Robert S

from Baltimore, MD

These shoes feel as amazing as they look. Good quality, and I'll be wearing these instead of Chuck Taylors from now on.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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October 19, 2010

Anonymous

from Minnesota

I have had these shoes for just over a month and they have been great. I have high arches and bought them knowing they were essentially flats. Thankfully my custom inserts fit in these shoes and make them fit like my feet. I walk or bike 2 miles to my college campus every day and have not had any structural issues with these shoes. Only downside, they don't breathe well and my feet sweat.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 28, 2010

Anonymous

 

Everything worked out great. Loved the free shipping and the website is great to use. Good prices as well. The shoe is just what I expected, love it.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 5, 2010

Anonymous

 

Possibly the most comfortable, lightweight shoes I've ever had! I'm very happy with this purchase, and I always appreciate Zappos quick, courteous service! You have the best customer service out of all the businesses I deal with... thank you, it is a pleasure dealing with you.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 9, 2010

Rome

from Indianapolis

I was looking for a shoe that had the same styling as Chuck Taylor, but more with more arch support and something that I can wear in the winter. I have a pair of PF Flyers, but the canvas shoes are not my ideal for shoe for cold weather. Enter the Macbeth Matthew. This shoe had the arch support I was looking for as well as the Chuck Taylor style. The leather/suede and canvas combo allow my feet to breathe and to stay relatively warm in cold weather. I really like these shoes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 29, 2009

Nate M

from Ohio

Great shoes,Their some of macbeth\'s best so far. I love zappos they don\'t charge shipping and they came to me in two days. If you like shoes get macbeth\'s and get them on zappos.They feel true to width and size thanks zappos

Brands I'd also recommend: Any other macbeth shoes

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 15, 2009

Anonymous

from Sheffield lake, ohio

My grand daughter wanted these shoes for her 16th birthday. Service was quick and great and she absolutely loves her shoes! Thank you for making shopping so easy and offering great shoes!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

April 12, 2009

Erika H

from Virginia

Zappos has great customer service - In the past, I have ordered from zappos and I have never regretted my decision. Not only do they have free shipping, but they always send my order faster than they originally promised. My order has come as fast as only two days! My products are never defective and are always exactly they way I expected.

Brands I'd also recommend: other Macbeth styles, such as the Manchesters

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

October 10, 2011

Alexander A

 

PROS: -Environmentally friendly company. - Great looking shoe. - Good build quality. CONS: Comfort - I would not say that I have particularly wide feet, however with these shoes I do feel a lot of pressure near my toes (like the shoe is squeezing them together).

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 9, 2011

Matt E

 

Shoes look awesome, but fit very slim. I have a narrow foot and these felt incredibly uncomfortable when I initially put them on. I am still debating if they look better with the default black laces or white ones...hmm.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

October 25, 2010

Joel K

from Seattle, WA

I bought these at a Journey\'s store, I have worn them for a few months and the heel is already worn out. So durability wise not very, but the outside isn\'t worn at all, and they are very comfortable despite the squeak sound when I walk because of the rubber backing in the heel against my sock.

Brands I'd also recommend: Converse, Adidas

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

October 9, 2010

Chris S

from Madison, WI

I like these shoes but for the first 2-3 weeks I had them they were noisy! Every step I took sounded like I was walking through a swampy bog. Eventually the material inside the shoe that meets the back of my heel ripped and they've been quiet ever since. The shoes are very comfortable, and look good, but are warmer than I hoped this canvas shoe would be. Would be a good cool/cold weather shoe as long as you're not trudging through snow or rain. Seems to be holding up very well (save the material inside the heel) after about 3-4 weeks of use.

Brands I'd also recommend: Simple, ONITSUKA TIGER, `es

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

October 3, 2011

Nick C

from Portland

Great looking shoes, but were horribly uncomfortable for a while. They are still uncomfortable after a couple weeks, but not as bad. A lot of pain in the very stiff heel of these shoes, and some pain on the sides of my foot due to them being narrow. They feel about a half size smaller than they should be also. They look great, but are the most uncomfortable shoe I've ever owned. They are slowly getting better.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 8, 2010

Austin

from Seattle

These shoes fit great, but I found them to be extremely stuffy and NOT breathable. I find that even after about 30 minutes of wearing them that my feet are sweaty and uncomfortable. I was trying to find something close in style to my (now discontinued :( ) Simple brand Car Tyre shoes, and thought that I had found the ticket. These shoes look rad and I like Macbeths values as a company, but I was let down by the breathability of these shoes. To me, the best part of new shoes is putting on brand new socks with the new shoes that are clean, dry, and soft for at least a few months of the wet seattle weather. I was so bummed! Guess I'll keep looking until I can afford different ones.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 7, 2011

Anonymous

 

They were OK, but I thought they would be way better. They felt very narrow and they were extremely stiff. The heels would rub on the back to where I couldn't wear them after 10 minutes. Nice look, but terrible feel.

Brands I'd also recommend: Vans

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

November 21, 2011

Anonymous

 

I've have a pair of Macbeth Elliot shoes that absolutely love, so when I bought these I thought I would love them too, but that wasn't the case. Hated these shoes, the heel of it hurt so much it was too painful to wear. I really loved the way they looked, but the pain was too unbearable and I had to return them.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 15, 2011

Alexander A

from US

Little thorn on this one. Didn't exactly look like the shoe on the picture when I received it. Not saying that is it false advertising but I was a little frustrating having to return it. The part covering your toes is pretty hard and she shoe in general felt pretty stiff.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

April 3, 2010

Galen S

 

These shoes looked pretty awesome when i got them, i put them on and they were comfortable, i wore em for about a week and a small tear appeared on the part near the ankle. Then another tear appeared on the same place on the other shoe. Then the back on the heels tore. then the toes tore. ive had these shoes for about a month and they look like old shredded rags. DON'T buy these unless you take excellent care of your shoes and will wear these like once a month. these aren't everyday shoes.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

June 7, 2012

Savannah

from san antonio tx

I am going to order these shoes because I love Macbeths and I also have two other pairs of Macbeths. I really enjoy them. They are really comfortable.

Brands I'd also recommend: adidas, nikes, or vans

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 3, 2012

Craig W

from Ontario, Canada

I loved the Matthew from Macbeth and I have a lot of Macbeth shoes. The material is light with a large bit of rubber around the base of the toe for good durability. The insole has a extra bit of padding foam underneath which is nice though it does wear after a while like most shoes. There is not a lot of cushion on the inside so buy your size as this is one of the only Macbeth shoes I found fit true to size on the first try. One of my favourite features of this shoe is the big of reinforced strip of rubber on the inside of the heel, to fiz the problem with the Eliot. This bit of rubber makes the heel harder which makes the shoe easier to put on and after a lot of wear it's still in tact. Another low profile shoe so there is not much arch support. It is a bit wider than the Eliot though not much but the light material does allow for some give. All in all a great shoe by Macbeth.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

May 5, 2012

[lok]

from pdx

Comfortable vegan shoes. They run a little narrow but unlike other shoes, they are able to fit wide feet without causing pain over time. I've used them for short hikes, walks, and bike rides. I would not recommend these for anything more strenuous as they are really just meant to be a basic casual shoe. The gray laces they come with are ridiculously long, and pop way too much until the shoes get a little dirty. Other than that, nice fit, nice style, are my "go to" shoes outside of work.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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October 26, 2014

Anonymous

from Berkeley

I bought these for my boyfriend because he needed a good walking shoe before we went on a trip. The look on his face as soon as he tried them on was something I'd never seen when he put on shoes before. I think Macbeth has finally turned him away from cheap Target sneakers! Very comfortable for all-day wear.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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November 19, 2013

Ron H

from Tacoma, Washington

Good overall shoe, or two. Took them to Scotland, and walked all over. They kept my feet dry and warm!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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November 9, 2013

Anonymous

from California

These are comfortable nice shoes. They run in Converse size though. So if you skateboard and wear size 9 1/2, buy a size 9.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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