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Teva Obern

  • 5 stars
    69%
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    8%
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    14%
  • 2 stars
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  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • The Obern™ gives you the freedom of a sandal but the functionality of a shoe.
  • Full grain leather upper is waterproof for durability.
  • 3-points of hook-and-loop adjustment at the heel, instep, and forefoot.
  • Drop in EVA topsole with foam provides cushioning.
  • Shoc Pad™ footbed absorbs shock and provides cushioned comfort.
  • A blended polyurethane/EVA unit in the heel cup that evenly transfers the energy of impact throughout the footbed and away from the heel.
  • This energy return actually provides greater spring with each forefoot push-off.
  • Molded TPU shank for stability.
  • Spider XC™ Rubber outsole:
  • A patented process produces Teva's most versatile rubber compound that successfully blends high friction and good durability.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 13 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 9, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

84% Felt true to size
  • 4% Full size too large
  • 0% Half size too Large
  • 84% True to size
  • 12% Half size too small
  • 0% Full size too small
89% Felt true to width
  • 89% Felt true to width
  • 9% Felt narrower than marked
  • 2% Felt wider than marked
64% Excellent arch support
  • 64% Excellent arch support
  • 36% Moderate arch support
  • 0% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • The Obern™ gives you the freedom of a sandal but the functionality of a shoe.
  • Full grain leather upper is waterproof for durability.
  • 3-points of hook-and-loop adjustment at the heel, instep, and forefoot.
  • Drop in EVA topsole with foam provides cushioning.
  • Shoc Pad™ footbed absorbs shock and provides cushioned comfort.
  • A blended polyurethane/EVA unit in the heel cup that evenly transfers the energy of impact throughout the footbed and away from the heel.
  • This energy return actually provides greater spring with each forefoot push-off.
  • Molded TPU shank for stability.
  • Spider XC™ Rubber outsole:
  • A patented process produces Teva's most versatile rubber compound that successfully blends high friction and good durability.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 13 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 9, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

Teva Obern

Average rating is 4 out of 5 from a total of 51 reviews.

Top Positive Review

4 people found this review helpful.

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As a lady with ginormous bunions, I had qualms about ordering these men's medium-width shoes but oh! happy day! The three velcro straps allow for so much custom adjustment, the sandals fit comfortably right out of the box. No break-in period required. An added aesthetic bonus is that my bunions themselves are concealed by the toe strap, which has the effect of making my feet look narrower. Yay!

Read more » « Show less September 28, 2010 by Penny W
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Top Critical Review

2 people found this review helpful.

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While the Teva Obern is comfortable and I love the style, they just don’t hold up. The black section of the sole is paper thin and has been peeling off allowing the true whitish color to show. My last pair of Tevas lasted 10 years, these less than one.

Read more » « Show less January 11, 2012 by Anonymous
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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I am a woman with very wide feet, large bunions & lots of pain in the ball of the foot. It is very hard to find shoes that are wide enough & that also have good support and lots of cushioning. If you problems similar to mine, RUN don't walk to order these sandals before they are gone. I'm thinking about buying several more pain in case they stop making them! I'm so excited to have found these! I can't imagine anyone not loving these sandals.

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Felt wider than marked

  • from Philadelphia, PA
Overall: Rated: 3 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I'm on my third pair of Oberns. This should tell you something. The fit and comfort are great, the durability is not. Don't get your feet wet. There's a black dye in the insole that migrates when wet, does a great job on the soles of your feet. The arch support is excellent but the insole doesn't wear well. I buy them because I haven't found another style with this level of comfort.

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Excellent arch support

  • from Wilmington DE
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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This is the second pair for me. I wear sandals all year. These sandals are high quality and very durable. They fit well, and wear well. I like them and would recommend them. Zappos service is very good. I also recommend Zappos.

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Moderate arch support

  • from Nashville, TN
Overall: Rated: 3 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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I have another pair of Teva sandals that I love, except the foot bed holds on to odor. This pair is not anywhere near as comfortable. The ankle strap cuts into my ankle and the bottom part of the strap across the front only goes 2/3 of the way across and cuts into the top of my foot. I was hoping for a similar fit to my other Tevas with an odor reduction from the leather foot bed, but was very disappointed.

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Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

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Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from Cleveland, OH
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Zappos is a great place to purchase clothing and shoes from. Their quality seems to be excellent as well as they get your order out to you quickly. I'll continue shopping there. Mark Fox

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Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from Watsonville, Ca. USA
$110.00

Width: D - Medium

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