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Cole Haan Air Carter Split Reviews

47 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

60%Rated 5 stars

28%Rated 4 stars

8%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

4%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

84% "Felt true to size"

87% "Felt true to width"

63% "No arch support"

44 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 8/9/11
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

These shoes are top quality. The Nike Air insoles are very comfortable right out of the box. They come in a fancy drawstring bag within the normal box -- nice touch. Split toe looks good for business casual, or a suit and tie. The smooth bottom also use these for ballroom dancing. Shoes like this are hard to find at this price.

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3 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 6/16/10
Overall Rated:1 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I have a wide foot, difficult to find a good fit, but this shoe fit perfectly. Very comfortable from the start, no significant break-in needed. The only complaint is that after a month of use, the soles and heels are shot. The shoe is worthless unless I want to spend the time and money to get it resoled and re-heeled. Very dissatisfied on that front. May purchase one more pair, but I expect the same result and if so I would not purchase again unless you have a good relationship with a good cobbler.

Additional 27 Air Carter Split Cole Haan Reviews

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 22, 2010

Anonymous

from Boston, MA

These shoes are great. True to fit, shiny and super comfortable with the Nike Air system. I had never owned a pair of Cole Haans, but I am a fan now. I would definitely buy again. These are great shoes. Style and comfort, what more can you ask for.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 27, 2010

John G

 

I am a huge fan of Cole Haan to begin with, and then add in Nike Air! Incredibly comfortable. These are great looking and feeling shoes. Comfortable from the very first wear.

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

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Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 14, 2009

Anonymous

from Charles Town, WV

I actually needed a wide in this shoe and Zappos was prepared to help me, but I decided to keep the shoe, and it has been working out well so far. Overall it is a comfortable shoe.

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

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

October 14, 2009

Bob F

from Thornton PA

Very comfortable and great looking shoes. Wore them the first time (with orthotics) with absolutely no pain. Would definitely buy again.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

August 20, 2009

Larre S

from Baltimore, MD

Although these shoes are a bit more expensive than what I am used to paying for shoes, I think the extra cost was well worth it. The shoes are very well made and comfortable. I usually wear a 4E width shoe and although this shoe is just "wide", it does fit well. The finish on the shoes is not "shiny", but it is very nicely polished--looks great. I can\'t think of anything negative to say about these shoes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

June 30, 2009

Anonymous

from Philadelphia

These shoes are so comfortable! The Nike Air really makes a huge difference. When I'm on my feet all day, I really can notice the difference between these and other shoes in that my feet just don't feel as tired. My heels are never sore as they sometimes are in other shoes. Definitely would recommend the Cole Haan Nike Air shoes. The leather is so soft and seems to be of excellent quality. For the comfort and quality, I would say worth the price. Hoping to have these for several years to come!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

April 5, 2011

Anonymous

from Bethel CT

This is a very good looking shoe, but very stiff and my feet were killing me until they broke in, but that's what you get with a formal shoe like this.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt narrower than marked

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 16, 2011

Anonymous

from Cincinnati, OH

Definitely took a while to break in. I bought a pair of Air Carter Cap Toes at the same time, which fit like a glove after a couple of days. These still aren't that comfortable after a few weeks. The feel good, but not fantastic like the cap toes.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 12, 2010

Anonymous

 

Felt tight at first for an EE. So broked them in by sraying a 50/50 water/isopropyl alcohol mixture and wearing them with thick socks. Excellent cushioning and very comfortable.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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Felt narrower than marked

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

November 10, 2010

Anonymous

 

Good looking shoe and comfortable.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

October 19, 2010

Dave

from Chicago

Nice shoes overall. \r\nVery true to size. High shine and work well with both business casual and business formal attire. Could be used with a tux potentially. Comfortable all around and can be worn the whole day without fatigue.

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

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

May 8, 2010

Bill C

from New York, NY

I usually wear an 11 wide and these shoes feel about a 1/2 size small to me. Other than that, the shoes are very comfortable. The Nike air technology provides a lot of cushioning and the make the shoe much more comfortable compared to other leather soled shoes.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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Felt narrower than marked

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 15, 2009

Anonymous

from Santa Monica, CA

Shiny! This shoe is shiny! It looks like it belongs underneath a Marine in full dress. Shoe is pretty comfortable (although a little sharp at the top of the heel) and appears very well made.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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No arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 15, 2011

Ken

from Livonia, MI

They way too big to be a 6 1/2. I know that's my size because I'm wearing pair that fits but needs to be replaced.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a full size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

May 15, 2010

Anonymous

from Torrance, CA

The shoes are extremely well made and look sharp. I ordered 11 wide and they are still very very stiff. My feet are bruised from the pinching. The shoe repair man has stretched them twice and they are now wearable without pain. I probably would not buy these shoes again.

Brands I'd also recommend: Churches English shoes

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 true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

June 16, 2010

Mike J

from Chester, NH

I have a wide foot, difficult to find a good fit, but this shoe fit perfectly. Very comfortable from the start, no significant break-in needed. The only complaint is that after a month of use, the soles and heels are shot. The shoe is worthless unless I want to spend the time and money to get it resoled and re-heeled. Very dissatisfied on that front. May purchase one more pair, but I expect the same result and if so I would not purchase again unless you have a good relationship with a good cobbler.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 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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1 person found this review helpful  

August 24, 2011

Anonymous

from Glenview, Illinois

Great shoe. Got 10.5 EE. I was concerned about whether they'd be wide enough (I usually get EEE), but they were great. I can't believe there aren't more shoes in this color - so much better looking than standard browns.

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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Felt true to width

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

August 14, 2011

Anonymous

from Austin, Tx

They fit great, no break in needed. They do squeak, not sure what that's about. They look great - the burgundy is so dark that when I opened the package I thought they were black at first.

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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1 person found this review helpful  

June 11, 2011

Phi T

from Bixby, OK

I order for a friend wedding in k.c. I wore it all day and my feet felt great. I ordered the 3e and would order again.

Brands I'd also recommend: Hush Puppies

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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Excellent arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

May 31, 2011

S. S

from Fayetteville, AR

Was looking for this shoe, just didn't know it until I read the other reviews. Great color, comfort & quality. Plus, the Zappos customer service was 5-stars as well.

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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1 person found this review helpful  

May 4, 2011

Anonymous

from Boston, MA

Great shoe. Took a little bit to break in but I think that's because of the high quality leather they use. A little stiff, but now that it's broken in I feel like these shoes are going to last a long, long time. I've bought dress shoes from a few other makers but these strike me as the most durable and are classy to boot. If you're looking for a slightly dressy shoe (they're shinier than most) then I recommend these. Oh, and the NIke air cushioning is pretty darned nice. I'm often a little skeptical of stuff like that but I've definitely noticed a difference.

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

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

April 25, 2011

Michael D

from Pittsburgh, PA

Great shoes. Own another pair of Cole Haan too. Lots of compliments from others, great looking and most important, very comfortable.

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

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt narrower than marked

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

April 18, 2011

Anonymous

from Chicago, IL

Haven't had a chance to wear them around a lot yet, but one thing to note is that the shoes are very narrow. I have never purchased anything other than regular width shoes, but the D width on these shoes was just painful to wear. I got the EEs and they're far more comfortable.

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 narrower than marked

 

Runs Narrow

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1 person found this review helpful  

April 18, 2011

Thomas C

from Philadelphia, PA

Great shoe! Definitely requires some patience as it took me a solid week to break them in. Instantly they felt tight when I put them on for the first few times but that disappeared as the leather molded to my foot. The shine on the exterior certainly holds up well. I've never owned a more comfortable shoe, something to do with the Nike air inserts.

Brands I'd also recommend: Kenneth Cole Reaction, Calvin Klein

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 narrower than marked

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

April 15, 2011

J S

from Selinsgrove, PA

First time experiencing Cole Haan. I was worried about the break in period as I have been having some problems with my feet lately. I was surprised I was able to wear these a full 11 hours on the concrete sales lot today and I feel great! The Nike Air technology is amazing! I couldn't be happier with these shoes. I do hope that they will hold up for me as I am a car salesman, I am on my feet all day and I walk around a concrete car lot.

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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