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Merrell Barefoot Wonder Glove Reviews

246 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

76%Rated 5 stars

8%Rated 4 stars

8%Rated 3 stars

4%Rated 2 stars

4%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

67% "Felt true to size"

85% "Felt true to width"

71% "No arch support"

Additional 126 Barefoot Wonder Glove Merrell Reviews

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September 17, 2012

Anonymous

 

Awkward shoe. Tried to get these for my restaurant job but they just won't work. The toe box is too triangular, the curve from big toe to little toe is too dramatic. Thankfully Zappos has an awesome return policy!

Brands I'd also recommend: Vivo

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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September 16, 2012

Taryn

from Norton, OH

I bought a pair of these shoes because after spending a whole summer barefoot or in flip-flops, spending a day on my feet for wedding photography in regular shoes left me hurting. I needed something that would look semi-dressy, protect my feet, but give my feet the freedom to be barefoot. These shoes hit the mark on all of these points! I recently did a shoot where we accidentally ended up doing a 1½ mile hike in a park over rough, rocky terrain and these shoes protected my feet against the elements extremely well. It was amazing to both feel the texture of the ground as if I were barefoot, while feeling completely protected. And after 3½ hours of continuous walking, my feet did not feel swollen or aching like they normally do in any sort of athletic shoes (and I do own a pair of Merrell hiking shoes). I did have to mark these as "no arch support", but there is a little support at the arch because of how the strap comes across the foot. But having acclimated my feet to barefoot walking prior to buying these, it was a bonus. Overall, I am in love with these shoes and now want to buy another pair in a different color so I do not wear these out too fast!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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No arch support

 

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September 15, 2012

Jenny S

from Seattle

Haven't worn them much and not sure I can keep them because the Indigo color is WAY more purple than they appear on screen. Wish I had ordered black. Also, 8.5 is my size down and they seem a little loose. Probably will just keep them so I don't have to post office.

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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No arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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September 11, 2012

Anonymous

from Tempe, Arizona

I love these shoes. They are very cute and casual. There is not any support, but I find the Mary Jane strap helps with my support. The only draw back for me is living in Phoenix, the heat of the pavement on our triple digit days goes through the sole - I just walk quickly!

Brands I'd also recommend: Keen, Privo

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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No arch support

 

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September 11, 2012

Sue V

from Palm Beach Gardens, FL

I love these shoes! I have many foot problems including a large bunion and I can only wear sandals, but these shoes are stretchy enough to be very comfortable. They are good-looking too. I have lived all my life in Florida and go barefoot a lot, and these really do feel like a glove on bare feet! They don't have a lot of support so if you need that, these may not be for you.

Brands I'd also recommend: Arcepedico

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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September 9, 2012

Zelora

from Northern Virginia

It's been a while since I was this disappointed in a shoe! I have some J-41's that are light/thin athletic shoes, and like them. As a former dancer, the idea of a ballet-ish shoe appeals to me -- a lot. In fact, I planned to wear these shoes for an upcoming (not ballet) dance performance. But the first slip-on of this shoe demonstrated -- failure, for me anyway. The shoe is surprisingly wide in the entire back area. Without that long strap, it would have slipped right off my foot. At the same time, it is a short shoe and squeezes my toes, especially the outer (smaller) toes, uncomfortably. I normally wear a 7 and at times a 6.5, but in this shoe I ordered a 7 and...I'm really surprised that it fit so poorly. I can't keep and wear this shoe. During the last few years I keep finding shoes that are much too wide. What I think is happening is that shoe manufacturers don't want to make different widths, as they end up with too much overstock to keep the young MBA's happy. They figure "if the shoe fits, wear it" (even though if your foot is narrower, the shoe falls off again). My feet are narrower at the heel and medium in front -- not an unusual foot type. Years ago, more shoes fit me, so I am not happy with this shoe trend. Are we growing new generations of females with wide feet now?! I doubt it, actually.

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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August 29, 2012

Cheetahmiller

from Albany, NY

I love this shoe! It goes great with my summer and fall skirts and dresses, shorts or jeans. It is very comfortable, more so than any other ballet flat I have tried. I can wear them all day with out my feet getting sore.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 28, 2012

Anonymous

from New York

I love these comfortable shoes, they are like wearing gloves on my feet. I have worn them on long shopping expeditions and they felt great. I also like that they go with both casual and work clothes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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August 26, 2012

Anonymous

 

Super comfy shoe but I have had to return it twice now as it runs small. Standing I have no issues but as soon as I start to walk my toes slide forward to front.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 22, 2012

Sarah G

from NYC

Most comfortable shoes I have ever owned. Seriously, this shoe is unfair to other shoes. In a few short months I have worn mine most days. Excellent for walking the dog, running to the store, and basically bumming around. The soles are so flexible and durable. I hate wearing shoes in general - I'm a barefoot girl all the way! These shoes get me as close to being barefoot as I can be in NYC without worrying about my feet becoming filthy or injured.

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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August 14, 2012

Mary

from Montana

Love these shoes. Aluminum color goes with anything. Comfortable, good for feet/leg muscles.

Brands I'd also recommend: Olakui, Clark

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 13, 2012

Carmel G

from Fort Mill, South Carolina

This is without a doubt the most comfortable shoe I have ever worn. I have been in and out of the hospital during the past year and walking has been an issue during much of that time. I feel very safe and secure wearing this shoe as it molds to your foot and hugs it like a glove. Hence the name! The shoe can be worn in most circumstances from the backyard to the office and it looks great. I will be ordering more from this company. Thanks.

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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August 10, 2012

Dena

from Rockingham, NC

I absolutely love these shoes! They are, by far, the most comfortable shoe I have ever owned. Can't wait to buy some in other 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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August 4, 2012

Angie

from Los Angeles

These are my favorite shoes now. They are comfortable and cute. At first I ordered a half a size down, but it was a bit tight, so I ended up with my usual size of 8.5. It feels like I am barefoot but protected.

Brands I'd also recommend: Dansko, Me Too, Lucky Brand

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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No arch support

 

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August 2, 2012

Mary

from NJ

They are the most comfortable shoes I have ever worn. Wear them for work in my office because I can't wear sandals to work and was looking for something more comfortable. I saw them for half price end of the summer sale and knew what a quality product Merrell makes so I grabbed them. The strap across the top helps them stay in place. I feel like I have better posture with these shoes on. I'm looking for more of the same type of shoe, different colors.

Brands I'd also recommend: Clarks

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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August 1, 2012

Anonymous

 

The 8.5 (my usual size) was too short. I was disappointed that this shoe does not have as much support as the Merrell Barefoot Pace Glove -- a shoe I really like. I thought similar names would mean more similar styles. Sadly, I am returning the shoe.

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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No arch support

 

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July 20, 2012

Amanda W

from Pittsburgh, PA

I returned these because they squished my toes at the front. If I moved my foot to the very back, it was okay, but if I just put them on as my foot would naturally fall, it was quite crammed.

Brands I'd also recommend: Keen

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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July 11, 2012

Nila H

from Manistique, Michigan

First of all, regular shipping time was fantastic. The shoe is cute (if size 10 can be cute) looks great with jeans, and feels good. I have flat feet and fallen arches but love to walk in bare feet so I don't mind the no arch support. Might have aching legs and feet if I had to work and stand all day. For sure, I will be ordering shoes from Zappos again.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 10, 2012

Anonymous

from Miami

These are the most comfortable shoes I've ever worn. The color is sort of strange and the shoes a bit odd looking, but I always get compliments. I wish they were available in many additional colors (I also have the black and the silver).

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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July 7, 2012

Anonymous

from Irvine, CA

Love these shoes. They look like ballet slippers. So cute. They don't have support, which is the whole point. You feel very grounded when you are wearing them. My pilates teacher recommended them.

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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No arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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July 7, 2012

Ann y

from Oregon

These are the most comfortable shoes I have ever had. I have four pairs! If you like to be barefoot, these shoes are your answer!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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No arch support

 

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July 6, 2012

Anonymous

from Greenville, SC

These shoes were purchased for my 92-year old mother. She loved them so much that I purchased the 2nd pair in beige. The fit was perfect and because of the give in the shoe, it was extremely comfortable for her. Thank you Zappos and Merrell.

Brands I'd also recommend: Munro

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

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July 1, 2012

Anonymous

from Ohio

I love these shoes. They are light and cute! I put the insole because these shoes don't have the arch support very much, but overall, they are comfortable and easy to put on. The straps help to stabilize your feet.

Brands I'd also recommend: Sorel, Marc Jacob

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

 

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June 30, 2012

Anonymous

from Taftville Connecticut

I am a person who has walked barefoot all of my life once I got home and out of restraining footwear. I really have had a tough time finding footwear where I could feel the earth. Much of the footwear I have tried are over padded over soled and over supportive. I believe this causes the body to get lazy, and back/body aches begin. Saying that. I really like these. I wear them while walking my dogs, and going out of the home. I still go barefoot while in my own area. These little numbers are great for my needs. I purchased them in my usual size 8. When I first got them I thought that they would be to big, but after wearing them, my foot/shoe have merged. That really surprised me. I can wear thin socks with these too! I would highly recommend these to a barefoot woman who needs shoes for public wearing. They are also very adorable. A noted feature is that there is no arch support. These are not meant to have support. I looked for that feature. If you are looking for support, these do not give it. Your body needs to be the supporting system.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 26, 2012

Anonymous

 

Love these shoes! I recently wore them in lieu of my running shoes on a vacation that involved a lot of walking, and my feet felt great!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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