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Born Harmon Reviews

34 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

72%Rated 5 stars

12%Rated 4 stars

12%Rated 3 stars

4%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

68% "Felt true to size"

71% "Felt true to width"

65% "Moderate arch support"

28 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 2/9/12
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I received these shoes in the typical Zappos fashion (one day after I ordered them) and they are extremely comfortable and sized perfectly. Born makes a killer shoe and I expect them to last as long as my previous ones.

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6 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 11/19/12
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:4 stars!
Style Rated:4 stars!

They felt OK, but came unstitched within hours of wearing them the first time. Somewhat of a disappointment.

Additional 14 Harmon Born Reviews

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May 21, 2014

Scott M

from Denver, Colorado

Great looking, very comfortable slipper. It has a rich, authentic look - doesn't look cheap or shiny. Wore it to a recent tradeshow with jeans and a sportcoat. Looks sharp. The slightly higher cut lets you wear nice socks and have them actually show - just a little, on top if you want that look. Worn with white socks gives kind of a retro/classy 1950's look. Very pleased.

Brands I'd also recommend: This is a good brand. I'm pleased.

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

 

April 2, 2014

Bill M

from Montgomery, NJ

Love these shoes, very comfortable and stylish. This my second pair of Born's. Highly recommend.

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

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

December 6, 2013

Anonymous

 

Normally a Born 13 is plenty roomy for me, but a 13 in these seemed a little tight. Zappos excellent service sent me some 14s, but actually the 13s just needed to stretch a little. Excellent shoes, and thanks to Zappos' excellent exchange policies - makes it very easy to shop on line with confidence.

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

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt narrower than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

July 14, 2013

Leo M

from Colorado Springs, CO

Love this shoe! It runs big, but by design. I wear it without socks without any issues!

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

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

June 26, 2013

Brian

 

Extremely comfortable shoe. I normally wear a size 10 but a 9.5 fit better and still had a good amount of toe space left. (That's why I chose felt half a size larger.) I also consider that the leather may stretch over time.

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

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

June 18, 2013

Anonymous

 

Great feel, quality so far. First day of wearing it. The back part could have been a bit higher so the shoe doesn't have much vertical movement but I am hoping that it goes away as it gets broken in.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 6, 2013

Anonymous

 

Talk about a comfortable pair of shoes. Supportive and feels like I am walking on pillows! If you have wide feet, these should work well.

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

 

April 30, 2013

Bill D

from Virginia

These shoes are perfect. It takes one day to break them in. They now fit snugly while still sliding on and off with ease.

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

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

April 4, 2013

Harold

from Shelter Island, NY

Very pleasing look when looking down at your foot. Proportions are correct and I feel good about how they look. With socks on they needed a few days to break in and stretch. Barefoot they are a little tacky on the inside, this I hope will improve with wear. The Leather isole is better than the mesh insole in other born products I've had

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 narrower than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

March 21, 2013

Sterling d

from Miami Fl.

Bought the Born Harmon about 3 weeks ago. Beautiful looking, Beautiful fit (true to size in my case an 8m). I live in Florida and am Always looking for a light color slip on. Did I mention they are very comfortable. I have never been disappointed in Born shoes, have bought maybe a dozen pair over the years. When ever they have the color I like and my size, (which is not always).

Brands I'd also recommend: Born All the way

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

 

March 14, 2013

Jeff F

 

I have a tough getting fitted for shoes. I have a fairly wide foot, but in general alot of discomfort. The Born Harmon, was the first shoe in along time, that I a feelin g of comfort the first day I wore them. In a couple weeks I plan on purchasing another pair, same shoe in a different color. Great shoes.

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

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

January 30, 2013

Michael L

from New Orleans, Louisiana

This shoe fit perfect right out of the box. The leather is soft and was broken in after the first wearing. The sole is durable yet not too radical that it does not allow the shoe to be worn with a business casual outfit. Born makes a durable long wearing comfortable shoe that also provides a bit of style at an affordable 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

 

January 25, 2013

Gareth B

from Austin, Texas.

I took a risk and bought my exact shoe size (9.5), and I have a wide foot. When I first tried to put them on, I literally could not get them on because they were so tight. I thought for sure that I would have to send them back. I'm happy to say I was completely wrong. I forced them on my feet and wore them for a few hours while lounging around, and they fit perfect now. It took about 4 days of wear for them to really mold to my foot, but they fit really well now. They go good with blue jeans and khakis and can be worn in many situations. Overall, a great purchase.

Brands I'd also recommend: Minnetonka Mocassins

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

 

January 9, 2013

Anonymous

 

Wonderful experience. I bought these shoes for my hubby for Christmas. The size was right on and the shipping was super fast. This was my first time ordering, but won't be my last.

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

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

December 14, 2012

Anonymous

from Philadelphia, PA

Husband ordered this shoe in a size 8. Fits true to size and very comfortable and lightweight. He loves it. Will buy again. Color is beautiful and as shown.

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

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

December 12, 2012

Anonymous

from Central PA

I saw one review that said these stretched so much that they no longer fit, so when I got mine and they were a little snug, I figured they would break in. And they did, literally within an hour of wearing them around the house. I've put them away as a Christmas present, so we'll see if they stretch out of control when I really start wearing them. They are really, really nice though. Very cool and really comfortable (as far as I can tell so far).

Brands I'd also recommend: Frye

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 narrower than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

November 4, 2012

Dave H

from Albany,NY

Love these. They are extra supple and comfortable, fit really well, and feel great on the feet. They have a light/thin sole that provides quite a bit of feel for example when walking over stones. I like that!

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

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

July 25, 2012

Melissa L

from Albuquerque, NM

I bought these shoes in the lighter brown for my husband and he loves them. He needed a casual, but nice work shoe. One he can wear with jeans and khakis, but occasionally with a suit. He says they fit like a glove and are extremely comfortable.

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

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

May 27, 2014

Anonymous

 

Comfortable and just the right balance of structured vs. mocassin. This is probably best described as D/E width--not really wide but just slightly wider than a typical D. Nice insole. A good value in my opinion.

Brands I'd also recommend: ecco, Cole-Haan

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

July 13, 2013

Chuck m

from sun city,az

My only concern was the heel which lacked support. The heel actually felt lower than the sole. I chose to continue wearing the shoes to determine if it was just me or there was a problem.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 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

 

June 28, 2013

Joel N

from Sterling, CO

Shoe looks and feels sharp. Love the look and feel of the leather. Very nice insole. I wear them with or without socks. Not as dressy as I had hoped because of the lack of heal and style of the sole. Maybe a small step below business casual. Kind of a moccasin type feel and look. Very happy with them and would buy them again. Comfortable for work and driving. OK for walking short distances.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 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 9, 2014

John

 

I purchased these shoe's for their comfort and style. I have now owned them for 6 months and have worn them on a regular basis. Love the initial look and feel. They did stretch width wise as others have commented. My only disappointment is the shoe is made of a relatively thin leather. After 6 months the shoes look pretty worn.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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February 24, 2014

JHS

from Philadelphia

These are "moc design" but not true moccasin construction for you purists. Also, the video is wrong - they're not leather lined. There is a piece of leather across the vamp and a leather heel counter lining but other than that, they are unlined. The insole is quite puffy (which some may like). Overall very comfortable feeling but not for me.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 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

 

October 7, 2013

Anonymous

from Stillwater, Minnesota

This is a great looking casual shoe that looks good with jeans or chinos. Unfortunately, they fit weird. They're a 1/2 size too big. They were a little tight at first but stretched quickly after wearing for a little while. They're just not that comfortable. I usually take them off at my desk to give my feet a rest. Disappointed.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

July 29, 2013

Stefano C

from Saratoga, CA

Poor quality in the stitching. I wore the shoes 10 times and the side stitching is already unraveling. Why ? This is my 3rd and last pair of Born shoes. I need to find a better quality alternative.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

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