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Born Nathaniel Reviews

36 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

92%Rated 5 stars

8%Rated 4 stars

0%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

67% "Felt true to size"

97% "Felt true to width"

58% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 16 Nathaniel Born Reviews

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1 person found this review helpful  

May 22, 2012

Anonymous

from Green Bay, Wisconsin

My first purchase with Zappos was great. The customer service representative was extemely friendly and helpful. The shoes came on the promised day and were the exact size and style I ordered. I will buy from Zappos again.

Brands I'd also recommend: Florsheim

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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July 18, 2011

Anonymous

from Mount Pleasant, MI

I bought these shoes for my husband who needs good looking and very comfortable shoes. Mission accomplished!

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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November 23, 2010

Anonymous

 

Good fit, look sharp. I've had a lot of positive comments on these.

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

 

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November 3, 2010

Andrew

from Tampa, FL

Love them. The leather has a nice distressed look but not too worn looking. Very comfortable supportive sole.

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

 

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May 14, 2012

Anonymous

from Michigan

Comfortable and versatile shoe, I have worn this shoe with a suit as well as jeans and I like to think it looked fine in both occasions. I will probably also get the brown to wear with jeans and khaki chinos. It does run about a half size large, so order smaller than you normally wear.

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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Excellent arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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June 30, 2011

Jacob J

from Tazewell Virginia

Great looking and feeling. Leather toe tore on front of shoe with very little wear.

Brands I'd also recommend: Keen

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 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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Felt true to width

 

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July 13, 2014

Mike D

from Phoenix, AZ

Super comfortable shoe! I bought these to wear to work - office job. They are perfect. I can walk in them all day without any issue. Lightweight, feel great. I love this style too. It stands out, but not too much. I believe the style is called "bicycle." The size seems spot on. I wear an 11 in Clarks, Ecco, Cole Haan, and Nike.

Brands I'd also recommend: Clarks, Ecco, Cole Haan

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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June 19, 2014

Anonymous

 

This shoe is a departure from my normal shiny shoe for work, but I love wearing them. The shoe is very comfortable, but be aware that they tend to run about a size smaller than many other shoes.

Brands I'd also recommend: Ecco, Clarks

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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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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March 18, 2014

Terry G

from Elizabethtowwn, KY

Very comfortable shoe. True to size, nice looking casual shoe. I have a hard time finding a comfortable shoe because I am almost flat footed. I have a very low arch but these shoes are great.

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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March 4, 2014

Anonymous

from New Jersey

This was my first pair of Born shoes, but they won't be my last. I've had them about a year and I couldn't be happier. They look great and they're very comfortable. Mine took a couple days to break in the heel. I've had them a little over a year and they're holding up very well. I wear them at least three times a week to the office and casual events.

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

 

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Felt true to width

 

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February 24, 2014

Mark H

from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Unique style, very well made, and perhaps the most comfortable shoes I have ever worn.

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

 

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January 31, 2014

Anonymous

 

I probably research and overthink things way to much, but after doing my homework I decided to purchase this shoe. Can't be happier with my decision. Very comfortable and love the look. They did run a 1/2 size large than my previous style.

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

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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December 24, 2013

Anonymous

 

These seem to be well made shoes. The only issue with them, and the reason that I am returning them, is that they are too narrow, and there is no wider option available.

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

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt narrower than marked

 

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October 8, 2013

Anonymous

from Chicago

These are great shoes. Comfortable and look good. I wear them to work with a suit and they look great. Great for walking around as well. The fit is perfect. But the main thing about these shoes is the comfort.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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September 18, 2013

Laurie R

from Camano Island, WA

Bought these for my 24 year old grandson. He had never worn Born, but wore these to his first day of work. He said they are terrific and the comfort is amazing. I knew that; I have worn Born for years!

Brands I'd also recommend: Josef Seibel, Clarks

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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September 11, 2013

Charles B

from Nyssa Oregon

I have been very pleased with the results of Zappos. The delivery was great and the products as well. I would recommend Zappos and these shoes. They are light, comfortable and feel great.

Brands I'd also recommend: Ecco

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

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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September 8, 2013

Anonymous

from Portland, OR

My husband loved these, right out of the box. Said they were super comfortable (his main concern) and they are very stylish and look great with jeans. He has an Achilles problem so he is always looking for shoes that are soft on his heel - these certainly fit the bill. They're gorgeous. They are darker in person than shown here. We ordered two sizes because others said these ran large. My husband did not find them to be large. He kept the true size and returned the smaller one.

Brands I'd also recommend: Ecco

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 10, 2013

Anonymous

from Katy, TX

I originally purchased a brown pair and subsequently followed up with a black pair. I was looking for a semi dressy oxford that could go with jeans or business casual work wear. I have had other pairs of born shows but the Nathaniel felt very comfortable and required very little break-in. The smooth leather sock lining allows for comfortable sockless 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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Felt true to width

 

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May 20, 2013

Eugene C

from Buffalo, NY

The cost of the shoes is reasonable. The leather is good quality, and the stitching is well done. I appreciate the leather upper and rubber outsole. The lining is not fully leather since there is a fabric layer in the toe-box that is in contact with my foot. The chestnut color is a little darker when viewing the shoe in person than when viewing it online, but it still is an attractive color. The European size 43/US size 9.5 fits me perfectly. I also tried the European 44/US 10, which is my usual shoe size in this type shoe, but found this size slightly long. Overall, I am pleased with the shoes and would purchase another pair.

Brands I'd also recommend: Mephisto

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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March 19, 2013

Greg

 

These shoes exceeded my expectations. They look dressier than they do on the website, which is good because it makes them more versatile for me. They go great with khakis as well as jeans. I also did not expect them to be as comfortable as they are. The build quality appears to great, but only time will tell.

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

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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February 28, 2013

Anonymous

from CT

Got these for my son for school, and they look and, he says, feel great. They are much nicer looking than they look on the website. Perfect "dress casual" for school uniforms without being "dorky." They looked so nice my husband wanted me to order a pair for him!

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

 

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January 31, 2013

Jeffrey H

from Columbus, OH

These are comfortable, with some built in arch support and a larger toe box. They did not require any break-in. I've become a fan of the brand and would definitely buy it again (in fact I did, I now have a pair in mahogny leather).

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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January 28, 2013

MAJ

from MTE, NJ

Great shoe, bought it for work, so I am wearing it every day...goes well with khakis, jeans, whatever, it's a very nice shoe It's surprisingly comfortable as well. Great shoe, looks good, wears well with any outfit, great buy.

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

 

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December 13, 2012

Charles M

from raleigh, NC

I ordered these a month or so ago for a Thanksgiving dinner but now wear them almost all the time! The fit great & wear oh so well! I'm actually thinking of purchasing another pair in black.

Brands I'd also recommend: Born, CAT, Sperry

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

 

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November 20, 2012

Anonymous

 

I found this a good general purpose shoe, the styling works with jeans or casual business attire. Comfortable enough to wear all day and has a generous toe box (which I need). Overall I felt it's a good value shoe; for the quality of materials and construction (leather, stitching etc) and the price point, just right. Highly recommend the Born brand, and I will look to them again.

Brands I'd also recommend: Seibel

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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