Taos Footwear Samba Reviews

28 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

65%Rated 5 stars

22%Rated 4 stars

13%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

74% "Felt true to size"

79% "Felt true to width"

59% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 23 Samba Taos Footwear Reviews

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November 23, 2013

Anonymous

from San Diego, CA

This is a cute shoe. I wanted something a little nicer than your run of the mill Mary Jane, with a bit of a heel, but not too much of one. However, it is not a walking shoe. It is not cushioned, and was overall not as comfortable as I would have liked. It is pretty enough that I chose to keep it.

Brands I'd also recommend: aravon

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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No arch support

 

Poor Support

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January 17, 2014

Anonymous

 

This shoe looks and feels great, but it has a plastic heel that is very slippery. An otherwise excellent walking shoe makes walking very difficult if it is at all wet. I would need them re-heeled in rubber to be walkable, which would not be cheap since these are large heels. Disappointing quality for an expensive shoe. Had to return them.

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

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March 1, 2015

Jean L

from Long Beach

Very comfortable right out of the box. A deep toe box, which is quite nice. Great support and cushion in the foot bed. Just a little bit of heel height, perfect for casual wear.

Brands I'd also recommend: cobb hill, munro, naot, naturalizer

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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August 12, 2014

Anonymous

from West Palm Beach

These shoes are worth the price. I have two other pairs of similar Taos shoes and they are surprisingly comfortable. The heel is modest yet feminine. I wear them all day at work with no socks--they do not give me blisters or get gross with sweat. The leather is high quality and the foot bed is comfortable. I only worry that the velcro (hook and loop) strap will wear out before the shoe does.

Brands I'd also recommend: softwalk

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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July 24, 2014

Scarlett k

from California

I love these shoes! I am a podiatrist and I am a stickler about comfortable, sensible shoes. I can wear my orthotics in these shoes. I can dress them up or down. I love them so much that I actually purchased a second pair after my dog chewd on the heel. I reccomend these shoes to my patients often.

Brands I'd also recommend: Finn comfort , ariot, NATO,

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 true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

July 19, 2014

Anonymous

 

Love this shoe! Attractive with nice heel height. Unfortunately, toe box is a tad short. I wear size 11. No 11.5 available.

Brands I'd also recommend: Naot

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

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

May 22, 2014

Anonymous

from United States

I ordered these for my mother in law who is 87 years old. She loved them and said they were very comfortable. She is going to be wearing them under a gown for my daughters wedding.

Brands I'd also recommend: neutralizers, clarks

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

 

May 19, 2014

Jacquelyn B

from South Dakota

My daughter's favorite work shoes. This is the third paid I have purchased for her. Nice heel height for work.

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

 

March 12, 2014

Anonymous

from California

These are my new favorite shoes! Soft, comfortable, and stylish--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

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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February 26, 2014

Carol L

from Fairport, NY

Adorable shoe but surprisingly small in my usual size and you don't have the next size up. So sad to return these.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a full size smaller than marked

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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February 7, 2014

Phyllis W

from Port Ludlow, WA

I love these shoes! And I love Zappos. The selection is amazing and I love the free delivery so that I can order and try on until I find just the right pair. I actually kept four pair after numerous deliveries to find the right fit and style. Keep it up Zappos!

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

 

January 2, 2014

Renee K

from Houston, Texas

These shoes are fabulous! I love the color and they are wear-all-day comfy. I've never purchased Taos shoes before but this is not likely to be my last purchase!

Brands I'd also recommend: Naot

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

 

November 9, 2013

Anonymous

from Los Angeles

Very comfortable! I have slightly wide feet at the toes and it's hard to find heels that don't pinch. I've been wearing these to work all day and love them. The pewter is a fantastic neutral that goes with everything. I'm a new fan of Taos shoes.

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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November 3, 2013

Anonymous

from Apple Valley, MN

Had to exchange these due to a small flaw. Zappos makes online shopping as it should be - EASY. Have gotten many compliments on these shoes. Love them! I don't have to wear orthodics with them!

Brands I'd also recommend: Naot, Birkenstock, Ecco

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 true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

October 27, 2013

Lori B

from The Jersey Shore

Feminine low-heeled shoe of soft leather. True to the name, Samba, this shoe is great for dancing. Shoe provides enough support without orthotics for my flat feet. I almost always wear a 10B. Length is true to size but toe box is 1/8 - 1/4" narrower than usual B width. Will stretch a bit with wear or shoe tree.

Brands I'd also recommend: Naot, Dansk, Wolky

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

 

October 19, 2013

Anonymous

from GA

Love this shoe! The Pewter color is beautiful - it has a lovely gleam. I have ordered and sent back so many shoes - searching for a shoe with at least a small heel. This shoe is comfortable and dressy. Very good support. I wish more people would try this shoe.

Brands I'd also recommend: Naot

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

 

October 18, 2013

Rilla G

from Fort Payne , AL

Great looking shoe. Just did not fit. I have a long narrow foot and had hopes it wood fit.

Brands I'd also recommend: Clark

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 wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

September 17, 2014

Catherine D

from Washington, DC

Comfortable shoe that goes with just about any outfit from jeans to skirts. At the almost one year mark though, I'm disappointed by how the heel has worn. It's a chunk of plastic covered in a rubbery black layer, and the black has all started coming off. The rest of the shoe still looks great, so I may check in with a cobbler to see what they can do. For a shoe this expensive, it's not what I would have expected.

Brands I'd also recommend: Kalso Earth

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

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

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April 1, 2014

Anonymous

from Wiesbaden, Germany

Unfortunately, these shoes are both too small and too large for my feet at the same time. My toes his the end/top of the shoe and yet at it was way too large everywhere else.

Brands I'd also recommend: Clarks

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

October 23, 2013

Anonymous

from Coastal NC

Lovely shoe! I ordered these and the Taos URGE in Cognac. The Urge won out over this one in style and color was better for my needs. Taos footwear sure does know how to construct a great shoe that is comfy and feminine and stylish! Worth every penny. Check out their similar style, Urge. I find it more up to date with the wedge heel and just seemed a bit sexier. Great with jeans, skinnies, skirts and some dresses. Both are built to last too. Wish my budget could justify keeping kept both. ;)

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

 

October 20, 2013

Diana S

from Oakland

These shoes are so beautiful! At first I wasn't sure about the fit -- they seemed a little long a narrow for my foot, which is pretty wide. Usually wear 8.5 and tried this one in both 8.5 and 8. I am keeping the 8.5. After wearing them around the house a while, they've started to feel more comfy, and wearing them outside now I think I've made the right choice to keep them. The leather is good quality and will break in nicely, the heel height is just right for a touch of class without feeling significantly taller (I am 6' so that's an issue for me), and the details and of course the color are just gorgeous. Great for dressing up or down.

Brands I'd also recommend: born

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

 

February 1, 2014

Anonymous

 

Super cute on. But the vertical seam on the heal actually sliced my heel. I put a petal pad over the seam. But now the shoe was too short. Better buy a half size longer and some petals if you can't resist this shoe!

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

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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October 12, 2013

Diana

from Oakland California

Oh how very sad... These are the most beautiful shoes! But I cannot wear them. I ordered 8½ and found them too long, lots of room in the heel. So I ordered 8, which are right in length but too tight in the toe box. I was tempted to bring them to a place to get them stretched but then if they are still not comfortable I would be stuck with them. There is just something not right about the fit. I have wide feet, so maybe for a narrow-footed person these would work. I am so sad because I absolutely love the style, the dark red color, and the heel height is perfect, just enough for a little touch of class without adding much height. They are heading back.

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 narrower than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide