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Merrell Lorelei Zip Reviews

215 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

88%Rated 5 stars

12%Rated 4 stars

0%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

73% "Felt true to size"

85% "Felt true to width"

66% "Moderate arch support"

203 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 1/4/12
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I am so pleased with my Merrell Lorelei Zip shoes. I bought them for a trip to London and wore them all day for the first time the day I left Atlanta for the trip. Each day we walked between 5 and 10 miles and, on one occasion when the elevators weren't functioning, climbed 87 steps to get from the Underground to street level. My Merrells never let me down! I am a relatively inactive senior citizen and was afraid I would have aching feet, back, legs, etc. on this trip. Just didn't happen. I have worn these shoes nearly all my waking hours since buying them. I highly recommend them.

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12 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 8/20/12
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:2 stars!
Style Rated:1 stars!

I really wanted to like these. I have other Merrell shoes and they are the most comfortable shoes I own. There were 2 problems with this style - too narrow and the toe was pointed. I have a high bone on the top of my foot, so I could barely get these zipped with very thin socks on. If I had liked the style, I might have kept them and hoped they stretched, but I couldn't get over the pointed toe. In the picture, the toe looks rounded, but it isn't and I didn't care for the look

Additional 195 Lorelei Zip Merrell Reviews

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3 people found this review helpful  

December 21, 2011

Anonymous

from North Texas

I could not believe how great this shoe feels on my feet and me with one foot that just got stitches out. Best I have had on in a very long time.

Brands I'd also recommend: Just Merrell

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

December 2, 2011

Anonymous

from Dickson,TN

I bought my Lorelei's 4 months ago, right before my knee replacement surgery and they have been worth every penny! I'm still recovering (slowly)and a bit antsy about walking and these shoes keep me grounded. I've worn nothing else since surgery. Of course, I love Merrell shoes anyway, as well as Zappos.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

October 27, 2011

Anonymous

from New York

Loved the shoe, but the size 6 is at least a half size too big for me. Will be returning for a smaller size.

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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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

August 11, 2011

Anonymous

from Springfield, NJ

These shoes are super comfortable. They ran a little bigger than marked. I wear an 11 in another pair of Merrells, but these seem bigger. The first time out, the back of the shoe cut in, but it seems to be better now after a few wearings. Overall, really comfortable and light.

Brands I'd also recommend: Dansko, Clarks

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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3 people found this review helpful  

July 30, 2011

Mary H

from Raleigh, North Carolina

I love these shoes! They were comfortable from the first moment I put them on. They are stylish, but very practical and comfy. Definitely worth the price. I plan to buy the blue ones, too.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

July 6, 2011

Anonymous

from chicago

Great service. No problem for returns. They usually ship overnight for free.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

May 26, 2011

Jennifer h

from Lino Lakes, MN

I love these shoes. They fit a little roomier than my last pair of Merrell's, but they are so comfortable! Shipping was fast, and I just love the customer service at Zappos.

Brands I'd also recommend: dansko

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

May 21, 2011

Anonymous

from Annapolis, MD

My favorite overall shoe. Have them in 4 colors. Extremely comfortable and sizes run true. Much more attractive than tennis shoes.

Brands I'd also recommend: Born

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

May 20, 2011

Anonymous

from Edmond, Oklahoma

This shoe is amazing. It accommodates my insert and feels secure on my foot. I wish I would have found it sooner.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

May 16, 2011

Anonymous

from Kansas

I bought Lorelei in the blue, and have had many compliments! It fits well, and is very comfortable. I do wear a short sock with it for more comfort. I wear European size 39/US size 9 most of the time. I bought size 8½ which are just right. Thank you, Zappos, for such good service.

Brands I'd also recommend: Siebel,Rieker

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

May 9, 2011

Anonymous

from Los Angeles

These run big. I had to return and will be ordering a half size smaller.

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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3 people found this review helpful  

April 26, 2011

Janice H

from Lansing, MI

These were immediately comfortable, no break in required. I agree with others though, there's something odd about the zipper. It's difficult to get up and down. I may very well order another pair in the black.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

April 13, 2011

Anonymous

 

Fabulous shoes, the best walking shoe in the world. If I didn't get tired I could walk 500 miles in these!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

April 8, 2012

Anonymous

from Toledo, OH

I bought these shoes to wear in surgery and in the office all day long (I work as a PA in orthopedics). They seem to get the job done. Comfy and easy to put on, and seem pretty supportive. I'd recommend them for those in the healthcare field or those who walk a lot or are traveling.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

December 2, 2011

Anonymous

from Georgia

They are wider in the footbed so they don't look as slim as in the past but not too much so especially with socks.

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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3 people found this review helpful  

September 28, 2011

Anonymous

from New York

It is a comfortable but looks nicer on picture. Size a bit smaller than expected. All in all is a good pair of 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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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt wider than marked

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 19, 2012

Anonymous

from IL

Good fit, very comfortable. If you have any problems with balance, this shoe is a great help.

Brands I'd also recommend: Sketchers

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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Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 16, 2011

Carol C

from Abilene, Texas

I ordered one-half size up from my usual and this shoe is just right with the orthotics I use for very high arches.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

August 23, 2011

Anonymous

from New Jersey

Years ago, I bought a pair of mesh Merrells similar to these and they are well-worn. I have been searching everywhere for these shoes and thanks to Zappos, I have found them. I bought them in white and fuchsia and am so thrilled that Zappos carries them. I have some walking difficulties and these shoes are perfect for comfort, style and support. Though expensive - they are well worth the money.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

June 30, 2011

Anonymous

from ny

Surprisingly perfect! I recently started having serious ball of foot pain on standing and walking and have tried a million shoes ranging from highly padded, structured (think Keen, J-41) to minimalist running styles (Merrell & Vivo barefoot types). The Loreleis have turned out to be absolutely the best for me: The soles are super flexible and thin but seem to have great traction and lots of room for really "using" your feet on different terrain. I was worried that they wouldn't be shock absorbing or cushy enough on the ball of my feet where the pain is, but I'm not finding this to be the case at all. The sole, while super flexible and lightweight, seems to have a good amount of shock absorbing denseness while still allowing your foot and toes to spread out (reducing shock to any one part of the ball of your foot) and conform to the ground. Works for me! I haven't used them for scrambling around on rocky trails and slippery slopes, but I have a feeling they'll be great for that. Extremely happy with my purchase. Wish they came in more colors.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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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 29, 2011

Anonymous

from New Jersey

Great, comfortable casual shoe! Light and perfect for spring and summer.

Brands I'd also recommend: new balance

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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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 20, 2011

Anonymous

from Colorado

Love these shoes. Very comfy. Great with casual capris. I bought them in both tan and black. They must run large because I usually wear a 10.5 and the 10 fits better.

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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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

May 31, 2011

Anonymous

from North Andover, Mass.

Good support, yet soft and cushy. Great with khaki capris for a full day of sightseeing in warm weather. No socks needed, no blisters from day one! Love these shoes, will get a black pair soon!

Brands I'd also recommend: Earth, Birkenstock

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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2 people found this review helpful  

May 20, 2011

Anonymous

from Edmond, Oklahoma

This shoe is amazing. It accommodates my insert and feels secure on my foot. I wish I would have found it sooner.

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

 

Poor Support

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2 people found this review helpful  

April 29, 2011

Anonymous

 

These are very light and comfortable. I wear them everyday hanging out and these are not workout shoes for me. I need much more support than they offer.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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