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Chaco Flip EcoTread™ Reviews

80 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:

78% "Felt a half size smaller than marked"

88% "Felt true to width"

78% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 35 Flip EcoTread™ Chaco Reviews

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August 25, 2012

Sarah

from Wisconsin

This is a great flip flop! I have very high arches and a lot of ankle trouble and this sandal is comfortable and have worn them while walking long distances good arch support compared to other flip flops.

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 23, 2012

Dawn

from Summerville, SC

Love these shoes! I have very flat feet so I don't get to wear flip-flops very often. I can wear these for quite a long period of time! The arch support is great! The only thing I would wish for is a little tighter fit as I have a narrow foot. However, these are better than any others I have tried that are not adjustable. The person who recommended these to my suggested this style over the leather because her leather Chaco's stretched a bit and she was afraid they would be too big across my foot if that happened. I will definitely purchase more Chacos! They are worth the money to me!!

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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August 18, 2012

Whitney D

from Los Angeles

These sandals are really great for outdoorsy people who give their shoes a run for their money. They are sturdy and comfortable and dry quickly. Also, for people who tend to get their feet dirty, these sandals are easy to clean and dirt won't get into the base of the sandal as easily. I'm really happy with this purchase as I know these sandals will lasts long time.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 18, 2012

Anonymous

from Ketchum, ID

Chaco is kind enough to give Peace Corps volunteers a super fantastic so five years ago during my Peace Corps service I ordered these. I wore them biking, hiking, harvesting peanuts, bathing, walking for miles and loved them every minute. They got covered in mud on a regular basis and scrubbed up clean and looking great every time. Toward the end of their lifetime (five years for me) the strap started to stretch out making them not as comfortable to walk in, but judging the number of days I wore them I would say they were more than worth the cost. Ordering my second pair today - hoping to get another solid five years out of the new ones.

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 17, 2012

Anonymous

from Charlotte, NC

These flip-flops are my indoor shoes. They are so incredibly comfortable that I am buying a second pair.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 13, 2012

Anonymous

 

I love flips! I wear these daily around the house year round and everywhere outdoors in warm weather. The arch support is fantastic. Read the fit guide for sizing. The most important aspect of the fit is if the arch is in the proper position. I have had a pair of flips that I've been wearing for two years, very happily. I recently purchased another pair for when mine eventually wear out. The straps were a bit tight on my original pair. They are a bit loose on my new pair. I prefer the tighter straps (they make less of a 'flip flop' noise). I have medium to slightly narrow feet so the new strap set up is probably perfect for a medium width foot.

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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August 9, 2012

DP

from MS Gulf Coast

I wear this Chaco every day. When I try to wear something else, my feet are screaming for the Chaco. It's all in the arch support. I have plantar fasciitis and really high arches and this is the shoe for me.

Brands I'd also recommend: Alegria is also very supportive.

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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August 8, 2012

Anonymous

 

Just got these flips after hearing about them from a family member, they are fantastic! I have high arches and other flips I have tried do nothing to address that - these are wonderful.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 8, 2012

Alidra W

from Colorado

These are super comfy and the arch support is just right. I can wear them all day and my feet feel great!

Brands I'd also recommend: Dansko

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 25, 2012

Brelor

from Lenoir City, TN

Love, Love, Love my Chaco Flips! Thank you Chaco for coming out with a wide in the flip flop. I don't necessarily have a wide foot but have a high arch and high instep and in some shoes a wide accommodates my foot perfectly. Every since my Zappos package arrived I've been wearing these shoes. The arch support my foot well and they look cute too!

Brands I'd also recommend: clarks, keen, birkenstock, chaco, Mephisto and happy feet insoles

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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July 24, 2012

Lisa S

from San Antonio, TX

Great shoes! Very comfortable for walking...even walking all day. I wear an 8 or 8.5, and I had to order a size 9.

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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July 24, 2012

Anonymous

from Florida & Minnesota

These are the best flip-flops! No one should ever wear flat flip-flops! It's horrible for you! And these are worth every penny! Trust me! I am a meticulous shopper & spending this much on a Flip-flop shoe made my breakfast come up...but I bought them to try them out & they're amazing! I have worn them for the past 4 years! On all vacations, in the ocean, in the rain, daily (I live in FL currently), in Europe while traveling, Thailand. I am a firm believer in quality over quantity. So you can buy 50 pairs of horrific shoes from the sale bin at Target, Old Navy or wherever horrible feeling flip-flops are sold, or you can buy this one amazing pair. And they guarantee the bottom! If it wears out, they repair it or replace it! Save your feet & buy these flip-flops! You're going to need your feet for a long time & they're they're the foundation for your entire body & posture! You wouldn't put a beautiful home on a crappy foundation, why put crappy shoes under your beautiful body?! And no, I do not own stock nor am I affiliated with Chaco's. I just appreciate quality & want good stuff to stay around so I can continue to purchase it in the future.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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July 20, 2012

Mary S

from Bloomfield, Michigan

A huge fan: Chacos give great arch support and are one of the few flip flops I can wear. The color of these "Campfire" sandals was more muted than the picture led me to believe. All computers probably create a different color spectrum; when these arrived they were a more rust color than red. Very handsome, just not what I was expecting.

Brands I'd also recommend: Birkenstock

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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July 18, 2012

Anonymous

from New York, NY

This is my second pair of Flips, and fourth pair of Chacos overall. They are perfect, as always - comfortable, durable, great support (especially for a sandal). I can walk around in them all day and my feet won't hurt. Other people can have those cheap flip-flops that wear out in a weekend - these practically last forever! The only reason I got a new pair is that I wanted a different color. My other pairs (including one that I've had for 6 years) are all still in great shape. One note: the sole on these feel the same as the ones that Chaco uses for their "sportier" styles (though they are not Vibram soles). Some of the more girly/fancy styles have a different sole and thus fit differently. I haven't liked the fit of some of the others I have tried on, including the Flip X, the Flippa, and the Locavore. If you don't find one that fits right away, keep trying - there's a pair made for you!

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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July 15, 2012

KauaiCarolAnan

from Kapahi, Kauai, Hawaii

This is my third pair of EcoTreads and I love them! Living in Hawaii slippahs are about all we wear and these are the best! On top of that, I work on my feet all day and these give much better support than any local kine flip around. You cannot go wrong! I am a size 9½ and the size 10 is a perfect fit, so order up. My only request would be to have more color choices so I can buy more!

Brands I'd also recommend: Orthoheel

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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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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July 14, 2012

Mollie M

 

I love these shoes! I have always had problems with Plantar fasciitis in both of my feet, which means a lot of pain after walking with unsupportive shoes. The pain got worse when I got pregnant. I wore these shoes to a festival with a lot of walking involved and my feet felt wonderful! I love shopping on Zappos! You guys are so friendly and I feel like I'm one of your friends instead of just another customer. I love that! Thanks!

Brands I'd also recommend: Keen, Brooks

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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July 13, 2012

Mother o

from Woodstock, Ga

Awesome flips! Always comfortable with a comfortable footbed. I love Chacos and I love Zappos.com!

Brands I'd also recommend: Taos, ABEO

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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July 9, 2012

Kat W

from Chicago

My new favorite slip-flop. Perfect fit, comfort, style. Understated and sleek. Unexpectedly good arch support for a sandal.

Brands I'd also recommend: Teva

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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July 6, 2012

Anonymous

 

These are great flip-flops.The soft, Reef flip-flops used to make my feet ache. Eventually, I developed plantar fasciitis and had to stop wearing them. I tried several other brands and it resulted in the same thing. I then read that the Eco-tread design was approved by podiatrists, so gave these a try. I was concerned in the beginning. I did not consider them comfortable for several days. In retrospect, I believe my feet had to break into the flip-flops (not the other way around). They are now the most comfortable pair of flip-flips that I have ever owned. I can walk in them for extended periods and they have become my first selection of footwear, unless the occasion demands something else. I have recently purchased these for my wife. She did not have foot issues, but her last pair of Reefs wore out. Like me, she was not impressed, initially. After a week, she is in love with 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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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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July 2, 2012

Anonymous

 

Love these shoes! I generally don't wear this style of flip flop -- hurts between my toes. But the ribbon here is very soft. The soles are great for my foot problems, too (numb heel). Got them in black as well.

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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June 30, 2012

Anonymous

from Orlando, Florida

My first pair of Chacos and I really like them and recommend them. Flip flops are my favorite thing to wear and these are just up my alley. I have no arches so the arch support has been great.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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June 29, 2012

Anonymous

from Washington D.C.

I've had terrible plantar fasciitis for the past year. I finally ended up getting a cortisone shot to relieve the inflammation, but my podiatrist warned that I needed shoes with better support. He recommended several sandal brands since I commute to work on foot and find it oppressive to walk in close-toed shoes during the summer. After comparing several brands I opted for the Chaco Flip EcoTread, and I have no regrets. This sandal is durable and offers great arch support. I do wish the style was a little more attractive, but that's really my only complaint. I usually wear a size 8.5 and ordered an 8, as per other reviews. The strap on my right foot was a little snug at first, and cut into my skin. But it has loosened up and the 8 fits great.

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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Excellent arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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June 28, 2012

Anonymous

from Des Moines, Iowa

Love the feel and fit of this sandal! It gives great support unlike most flip flops. I usually wear an 8.5, but ordered the 8 since they don't do half sizes, and they fit just perfect. I have a fairly narrow foot, but I could see that you would have problems with this sandal if you have wider feet.

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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April 13, 2014

Anonymous

from St. Petersburg, FL

Love these. I have wide feet and really appreciate that these are offered in wide widths. Love the arch. Seem a bit overpriced for a flip, but it's hard to find flips that look good + come in wide widths + have arch.

Brands I'd also recommend: Teva

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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January 26, 2013

Kim B

from Savannah, GA

I ordered this shoe because I need good support. It provides that. I can wear it all day without any foot pain.

Brands I'd also recommend: orthaheel

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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