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Bass Joanne Reviews

239 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

60%Rated 5 stars

12%Rated 4 stars

12%Rated 3 stars

12%Rated 2 stars

4%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

86% "Felt true to size"

86% "Felt true to width"

58% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 194 Joanne Bass Reviews

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March 29, 2012

Anonymous

from Bloomington, Indiana

Very comfortable, pretty. I am keeping these sandals, but FYI, they make a puff-of-air sound as you walk. I am hoping that will go away as they get more worn, because my office environment is very quiet! I Googled this sound effect and found 3 other people who reported it on another site. But I still love the shoes and intend to keep them. 4 stars is only because of the puff of air syndrome.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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No arch support

 

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Felt narrower than marked

 

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June 9, 2009

Courtney

from Chicago

Great sandals, really comfortable. My only complaint is they make a gaseous noise when you walk. Luckily, I live in a city so it is not the big of a problem.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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March 30, 2009

Tiphanie

from Long Island

Price is right! For the price, these sandals are great. I only gave 4 stars because there is minimal arch support. I think they do run a tad bit small... As always, Zappos did a tremendous job!

Brands I'd also recommend: Dansko, Sven, Pro-Keds

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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No arch support

 

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June 21, 2012

Anonymous

from California

I like these sandals. They are casual, but a little nicer than tennis shoes or flip flops. Only one problem: the right shoe makes a hissing sound when I step. Weird!

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

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May 6, 2009

Anonymous

from Los Angeles, CA

Lo-o-o-o-ong Toe Bed! I do have short-ish toes, but these shoes were set up very strangely for my feet. The front strap was way too far from my toes... like at least a half inch before my toes even began! So I felt like I was going to slip straight out the front. Not recommended for narrow feet! Or short toes! Everyone else is super lucky because these are very, very cute.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

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No arch support

 

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Felt wider than marked

 

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April 1, 2009

Caroline

from Birmingham

Not the Same Old Shoe - I have worn these shoes before, and was excited to see them again. They are not the same old shoe, however. They are made of thinner leather, and are just skimpier and less comfortable than they were many years ago.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

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No arch support

 

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June 30, 2009

Katherine L

from Chicago

I was delighted with these shoes when I first received them - they were very comfortable, basic/classic in appearance, and well-priced. After about a month of wearing them, the leather heel strap ripped in half. Other reviewers had commented that this might happen, but I took the risk when I shouldn't have...

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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May 18, 2009

Anonymous

from Seattle

I thought this was a really cute shoe, comfortable and flat. Good for summer walking. However, a quick walk across the living room ended all that. The air in the cushion of the sole is expelled with each step creating an awkward "farting" noise. There’s really no other way to describe it. Perhaps in time this would go away, but I wouldn’t want to take the chance.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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April 23, 2009

Rosie P

from Fayetteville, Arkansas

Poor workmanship! I love the look and the style--however, the strap broke the first time I put them on! I was so sure I would love the shoes; I didn't keep the return materials. So, I am not sure about how to return them. I'm hoping it is just a "faulty" shoe. I would like to try another pair.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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April 27, 2009

Anonymous

from Washington DC

Think twice before you buy this shoe - I received the shoes on Thursday, April 23. Wore them around the house to make sure they were comfortable. Put them on today to go to work and the back strap came undone while I was sitting on the train! Luckily, I always have an extra pair of shoes at work. For the price, I expected the shoe to last more than four days. It's a very cute shoe, but I can't give it a higher rating considering the shoddy material used. Other stores make a sturdier shoe than this. I'm so angry that I had to lose my money this way.

Brands I'd also recommend: Softshoe

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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August 21, 2015

Anonymous

from Los Angeles, CA

Bass is a reputable brand, and the cushioned sole was exactly what I needed. Zappos offered the style and size I wanted at a reasonable price.

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

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Felt true to width

 

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July 14, 2015

Farrah G

from New Jersey

Very comfortable shoe. I find that the tighter you pull the straps the more secure they feel. I'm ordering my mother a pair.

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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No arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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June 2, 2015

Jen

from NYC

So I've only been wearing these a few hours, but so far they might be the most comfortable sandals I've ever worn -- the pillowy, suede-like insole is my favorite feature of the Bass Sunjun line. I've been wearing the Bass Margie sandal for a few years, and while it's pretty comfortable, I do have to squeeze my toes in and mess with the placement of the straps while I break them in. I don't think that will be a problem with this style. I have very wide toes and a very narrow heel, so finding sandals that fit is almost impossible. I love that I can adjust both the ankle and foot straps, so that I really do have a perfect fit. Also, I live in a city that requires a lot of walking, and it's great to find a cute sandal that works for my lifestyle. So for those of you with "challenging" feet like mine, I would highly recommend giving these a try.

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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May 31, 2015

Leah H

from Washington

I love these shoes. This style is a forever one. They are comfy and easy on the feet and back. Wish it came in a wider width. Had to go a size larger to get the width I needed to fit.

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

 

Runs Narrow

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May 19, 2015

Guinevere C

 

Our daughter has narrow heels and long feet for her age (now 12). She is now wearing her third pair of these sandals, for the third summer in a row. We have tried many other styles, but have always come back to these sandals. Basic, yes, but also perfect.

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

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Felt true to width

 

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May 18, 2015

Lynn P

from United States

The third pair of white sandals I ordered and this one's a keeper. Comfortable, half the price of others. Have ordered also in black and red. You find something good, you've gotta jump on it!

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

 

Runs Narrow

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May 17, 2015

Anonymous

from Happy Valley, OR

This sandal remains a favorite. Comfortable. Consistent sizing from year to year. I generally wear an 8 WW in a sandal or sling back shoe, but with the Bass Joanne an 8 W fits me better. As usual excellent Zappos service.

Brands I'd also recommend: Softspots, Easy Spirit

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

March 25, 2015

Teresa

from KY

I have very wide feet so it's very hard for me to find shoes other than athletic shoes that fit. I bought these in a size 6 the widest size they sold for a cruise we were going on. When they came I was afraid that they wouldn't fit. When I tried them on they felt amazing and the leather was so soft. No pinching or forcing my feet to break them in. They looked great and felt great! Great purchase!

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 true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

March 25, 2015

Teresa

from KY

I have very wide feet so it's very hard for me to find shoes other than athletic shoes that fit. I bought these in a size 6 the widest size they sold for a cruise we were going on. When they came I was afraid that they wouldn't fit. When I tried them on they felt amazing and the leather was so soft. NO pinching or forcing my feet to break them in. They looked great and felt great! Great purchase!

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 true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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July 31, 2014

Linda V

from TN

These are comfortable. I have skinny feet and had to get the shoe repair folks to add another hole in the straps.

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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July 30, 2014

Patty D

from Montclair, New Jersey

I got 2 pairs. The first time I put a pair on, I thought that they were made for my feet! The first day, I walked distances with zero rubbing, blistering or discomfort. The next day I tried the other pair to make sure it wasn't a fluke! Nope! So, I bought 3 more pairs and plan to wear them all to death. Classic style that can be casual or moderately dressy is great. I haven't had such happy feet in a very long time!

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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No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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July 7, 2014

Anonymous

from Elverta, CA

Great sandals. I shopped everywhere returned countless sandals. These are perfect fit and price.

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 true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

July 1, 2014

Karen B

from New Jersey

I have worn this particular saddle for many years. My pair finally wore out and I tried to get another pair only to find Bass no longer made them. I tried looking for something similar, which I never found. I was so happy when I found these and immediately ordered a pair. I love these saddles! Very comfortable, like walking barefoot. Thanks for bringing them back!

Brands I'd also recommend: I am only familiar with this sandle

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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No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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June 30, 2014

Anonymous

from United States

True to width and length. Returned them because with every step taken they make a whishing noise. Think of air rushing out from below your foot. I saw that others did not like the noise either but decided to try them anyway.

Brands I'd also recommend: Soft spots, birkenstock, new balance

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

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

June 26, 2014

ELIZABETH L

from FORT MYERS ,FLORIDA

I am a long time customer and am very satisfied with the service I received regarding these shoes. I am, however, extremely disappointed with this product. I wore them twice and the whole side of the shoe ripped. I also have the white ones, which after wearing them several times, both shoes got holes in the heel. I have received free of charge a new pair of both colors. I am hoping they will work out better. I will keep you informed as to how it works out. Thank you.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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