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Naturalizer Balada Regular Shaft Reviews

126 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

84%Rated 5 stars

12%Rated 4 stars

4%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

86% "Felt true to size"

80% "Felt true to width"

80% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 106 Balada Regular Shaft Naturalizer Reviews

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January 19, 2013

Mrs. A

from Richmond, TX

They are the cutest boots I have owned. My hubby saw them and like them a lot.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 18, 2012

Anonymous

from Chicago IL

I was looking for a stylish yet comfortable boot and I found it! I love it. The color is great. I'll be wearing this boot for a very long time. It runs true to size.

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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November 14, 2012

Beth

from PA

These boots are adorable and comfortable. I prefer more arch support but there are pretty comfortable just as they are. What amazes me is that these are NOT leather and yet you can not tell. I had to go back and read the details not believing the sticker that came with them. I will be curious to see how these break in considering they are man made material but they will appeal to my vegan daughter. They are not as high as other boots so they looked better with jeans for my shorter stature.

Brands I'd also recommend: DANSKO!

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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November 12, 2012

Anonymous

 

Not really a huge flat heel boot girl (all my boots are platform)...but, hey, get with the times, right? I thought that the Naturalizer brand was for Mom's, but THESE ARE AWESOME! Doesn't break the bank and versatile and so very comfortable. LOVE THEM!

Brands I'd also recommend: Rainbow sandals...like pillows

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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December 21, 2012

Anonymous

 

These boots are very pretty; too bad I had to return them, too narrow at the top, my calves are too big to zip. They need to specify calf width on these.

Brands I'd also recommend: Ariat

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

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Moderate arch support

 

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December 7, 2012

Nancy T

from Washington, DC

These are beautiful boots, but they are a bit too narrow for wide shoes, both in the toe box and at the top of the shank. I will return them.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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October 8, 2012

Anonymous

from Colorado

Great looking boot for the money and wide enough for my large calves and very wide feet. Just not the height or quality leather I was looking for.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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November 17, 2012

Stephanie

from Midwest

Great looking boots, but the fun stops there. They run uncomfortably short and narrow in the toe area. On the plus side, the leather-like material has a great look and sturdy feel, and it's really nice to find a pair of great looking boots that are eco- and vegetarian- friendly! Unfortunately, these are not what I was hoping for.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

Runs Small

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No arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt narrower than marked

 

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October 1, 2014

Anonymous

 

These are gorgeous and the most comfortable boots I've ever worn in over 30 years! You can wear them for hours, even walking around.

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

 

Runs Narrow

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April 29, 2014

Megan

from Ohio

These boots are incredible! As a size 12, I have a terrible time finding boots that are large enough for my feet but not huge in the calf. I put my plantar fascia inserts in these, and the fit was perfect. I wore these boots every single day during a 3-week trip around Europe. They were sturdy enough for light hikes and long walks, yet easy to dress up with dark jeans and a nice top. They're well made and the leather, stitching, and zipper detail are lovely. Not a single blister or sore spot the entire time. Honestly. Love them.

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

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Felt true to width

 

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April 26, 2014

Anonymous

from Colorado

These are the most comfortable boots I have ever worn. And they are gorgeous. I feel great wearing them.

Brands I'd also recommend: Hush Puppies

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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March 30, 2014

Anonymous

 

Love the boots! I am not a person to order online, but these boots are definetly worth the money. Maybe a little big, but not enough to return.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 1, 2014

Brianna

from Hibbing, MN

Super cute, super comfy boots! Love the height as I am 5'2" tall, these boots almost go up to my knees.

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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February 26, 2014

Cindy B

from Zephyrhills

These boots are just as pictured, beautiful, and the fit is true to size. Love the toe, very comfortable to be in all day! Wish I had gotten them in every color!

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

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February 23, 2014

Lily

from United States

I absolutely love the feel of these boots. They're comfortable and great for walks, too. I didn't have any regrets buying these boots.

Brands I'd also recommend: born

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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February 22, 2014

Susan C

 

Boots arrived today - took them out of the box and wore them shopping and doing errands all day long. Ordered my usual size (9 wide) in brown and they fit perfectly. Highly recommend.

Brands I'd also recommend: SoftSpots

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

 

Runs Narrow

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February 22, 2014

Ashley H

from New Orleans

These boots look great, fit, and are very comfortable. I actually bought the brown ones first and then after a week decided to buy the black ones. I love them.

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

 

February 12, 2014

Gillian B

from Frederick, MD

Comfortable after they were broken in, and slightly stretched to accommodate my especially wide feet. I ordered a Wide size, but still needed to stretch them a bit which surprised me. Since then I've been really happy with these boots. Comfortable and versatile, I use them for both work and play!

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

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February 11, 2014

Anonymous

from Illinois

These boots are amazing. I wear them, my teenage daughters wear them. They are very comfortable and cute with jeans and a hoodie or leggings and sweater for a dressier look. Very soft leather, but seem durable. Have worn through Illinois winter with slush and slop and they wipe clean with a damp cloth and look new. I do wear ski socks underneath for insulation.

Brands I'd also recommend: Born, Sketchers walk

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

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February 11, 2014

Anonymous

from Oregon

I love everything about this boot except for the flap of fabric that is over the front and back. I didn't notice it before I ordered it.

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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Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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February 10, 2014

Katie

 

I have had these (in russet, a reddish brown, no longer available) for a year and wear them probably four times a week. They still look and feel great. Go with everything. I wear them with a Spenco brand ¾ insole. I wear a 6 in everything and a 6 was good for me here - but I did prefer the wide foot over the regular. I have never bought wide anything before so maybe the regular is a tad narrow. I am only 5'0" tall and love the height of these. They worked out so well, I just ordered another in black!

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

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February 5, 2014

Julie W

from United States

Very comfortable. Good quality. I have high arches and recovering from plantar fasciitis so not enough arch support for me to go on a long walk around town but plenty of support for wearing to work and heading to the grocery store.

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

 

February 2, 2014

Naomi T

from Connecticut

Good boot! It's jangly when I walk, and not a super comfortable sole (my feet hurt after wearing them to work). It's holding up pretty good so far (about a month).

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

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

January 24, 2014

Christie M

from United States

I bought these boots based on the reviews. I am petite, 4'11", and I have a terrible time buying boots. I try them on every winter...hoping to find something...and they go up to my knees (or beyond) and I think I look like a little kid trying on my mom's shoes. These Balada boots regular shaft by Naturalizer are different. They are perfect for petite women. I bought the black and may even buy the brown ones too. I am a size 6 and bought the size 6 and they fit fine. At first I thought maybe I should have gone to a 6.5 but wearing them around the house for a day I realized they were very comfortable. I have worn them out a few times with skirts and tights and always get complimented. I am 46 and I think they are not "too young"...you can dress them up or down. I love them and this was my first Zappos purchase. I am beyond 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

 

January 16, 2014

Liz

from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

I love these boots! I ordered and 8.5 which is what I wear and they fit perfectly. However, they do run narrow. I have a narrow foot and skinny calves and these fit perfectly. For someone with a wider foot and large calves they may not work. But they look so awesome on and are very soft and comfy... want them in black now!

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

 

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