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Techloom Bliss

Techloom Bliss

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

Love the style and lightweight feel, but these run much larger than my ordinary sneakers. Hoping there is a pair in a smaller size so I can exchange.

on November 17, 2018

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Ascend

Ascend

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

These are terrible shoes. It was very hard to put them on. But once I was able to put it on my foot would move from side not stable at all almost like shoes too wide for me. Plus after couple of workouts my shins and bottom of my feet were in pain. These shoes are close to 200 dollars. How could athletic propulsion could put out such a bad product for theses amount of money

on November 13, 2018

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Techloom Bliss

Techloom Bliss

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

Previously bought another style of APL (Techloom Pro) size 9 which was a little small so bought 9-1/2 which work well for me with one type of elliptical. However, these shoes appear to be a full size too large (even with thick compression socks on) as if sized for dress shoes. I think they might be very comfortable but hard to tell when your feet are swimming in them. And I agree with another reviewer: these are absolutely NOT running shoes. Not sure I would even risk them on an elliptical trainer. I intended them for work/casual wear and I plan to take advantage of Zappos' very generous return process and try 8-1/2 (and 9?). At the head-spinning price of $200/pair, they are going to have to fit perfectly to be kept.

on November 12, 2018

Techloom Breeze

Techloom Breeze

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Very lightweight, great for light cardio and weightlifting. Sleek and stylish

on November 09, 2018

Techloom Phantom

Techloom Phantom

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I'm a men's size 7 -- These APL's fit perfect and are very comfortable.

on November 07, 2018

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Techloom Breeze

Techloom Breeze

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Super lightweight and a soft material, so it feels like you're wearing a sock almost. It fits pretty true to size, potentially a tiny bit big (I go between a 5.5 and 6 and went with the smaller size - a 6 would have been slightly too big for me). Super stylish, especially with the laces tucked in for a slide on type of look. They're sleek sneakers and can be worn with jeans. I probably wouldn't wear them for a run, but they're great for walking around, general gym-going sneakers.

on October 22, 2018

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Techloom Phantom

Techloom Phantom

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

I think most of the reviews on these shoes are too low, personally. I don't seem to have the same problems as some other people. I ordered a size 7, which is my standard size, and they fit almost perfectly. I have a very narrow foot, so I often feel like shoes have to be too short for my length to accommodate for how narrow my foot is or too wide to accommodate for how long my foot is. It's a real pain. These however, address both issues in a size 7 better than any other athletic sneakers I've ever owned. They are very comfortable to me, even after hours of wear. They have not rubbed any blisters, even right out of the box. I wear Converse no show socks with them. The only thing I will say is that I'm not a runner, so I have not run a mile in them or anything. They are very lightweight in contrast to my Nikes that got uncomfortable after hours of wear due to their being bulky, heavy and too tight in length to make up for how wide they were. Also, they are super easy to slip on and off without untying the laces. I have no trouble getting my feet in these. In fact they are the easiest sneakers to slip on and off that I've ever worn. I did not like the shoelaces being underneath the tongue, so I just pulled them through the top like normal sneakers. It was no problem. My only reason to give 4 stars is that while they are nice looking, sleek shoes and much cuter than tons of other sneakers out there, they aren't $165 cute. However, I don't think I've seen a sneaker out there that's $165 cute that actually costs $165. Those sneakers cost over $200. In other words, I feel like they're all overpriced.

on October 15, 2018

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Techloom Bliss

Techloom Bliss

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

These shoes have a very nice feel on the top with very unique stretchable, breathable material. The sole on the other hand is cheap and hard. It would not take a lot of effort to obtain a comfortable sole like Addis but for some reason thats not what they have done. I am returning these shoes and expect a lot better quality for $220 !!!

from Seattle Washington on October 10, 2018

Techloom Bliss

Techloom Bliss

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Loved the look of this shoe, but found it to be pretty uncomfortable with NO arch support. I have high arches, so I need at least some arch support.

from Chicago on October 09, 2018

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Techloom Bliss

Techloom Bliss

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I have been looking for a light weight black slip on sneaker for traveling. I really liked the weight and the look of this sneaker right out of the box. Unfortunately, the fit did not work for me. I am a 9 or 9.5 and I ordered the 9.5. The length was perfect but the width in both the toe box and heel were off for me. My foot was sliding around in it. I am on the slightly narrow side of medium and usually don't have a problem with medium widths but perhaps that is the issue with this shoe. Am returning for that reason. Thank you Zappos for your fast delivery and awesome return policy. Will keep looking.

from Princeton, NJ on October 09, 2018

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Techloom Bliss

Techloom Bliss

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I just purchased this slip on after lots of guilt. It is so expensive but had to give it a try. I ordered 1/2 size up from my normal size 9 (9.5) and it is a great fit. I will say this is such a "beautiful" shoe (I picked the pink, speckle sole, sea salt color) but I would never even think to run in it.. I cannot imagine it being used for that because of ascetics and it feels like a casual or walking shoe. This is why the guilt. Not multi-purpose but sooooo worth it if the quality holds up and it lasts long time. I may use it for gym classes as time goes on and they get some wear, but for now casual.. even work. Still feel guilty though! :o)

from Salisbury on October 02, 2018

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Techloom Pro

Techloom Pro

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I usually wear a 9.5 in shoes and buy a 10.5 in athletic shoes. I purchased a size 10. The shoes are cute and comfortable. However, I've only had them for a 2 months. I wouldn't say that I wear the shoes excessively. The soles of the shoes are already worn through in parts. I usually buy a 2-3 athletic shoes a year, so it's not a big deal, but these shoes did not last as long as my Adidas or New Balance branded shoes.

on September 16, 2018

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Techloom Phantom

Techloom Phantom

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

I didn’t like this shoes at all. I wish I could still send it back

on September 11, 2018

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Techloom Bliss

Techloom Bliss

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I love these. They're so comfortable. I wear an 8 1/2 - 9. I got them in an 8 1/2, and they are almost too small, but I think the 9 would be too big. Now that I've worn them for a couple weeks, the size feels right. Because of the fabric upper, they have a lot of give.

on September 10, 2018

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Techloom Pro

Techloom Pro

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Another comfortable pair of APLs right out of the box and into the gym.

on September 08, 2018

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Techloom Pro

Techloom Pro

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Typical fit for APL comfortable right out of the box and into the gym.

on September 08, 2018

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Techloom Breeze

Techloom Breeze

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I ordered this shoe after seeing it in a fashion magazine, and while I liked the look of it the fit was disappointing. The stretchy outer fabric made it feel like the shoes were slipping off my feet, and the insoles had minimal arch support. It might be fine for people with low arches, but I was looking for an all-day shoe and sent these back to Zappos.

from St. Petersburg, FL on August 27, 2018

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Techloom Pro

Techloom Pro

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Purchased these as a gift for my 26 year old sister, she loved them! They are really cute shoes!

on August 23, 2018

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Techloom Phantom

Techloom Phantom

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

Low arch for casual wear

on August 23, 2018

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Techloom Phantom

Techloom Phantom

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I’ve been looking for this color in a tennis shoe since the Summer Olympic neon yellow Nike’s the athletes were wearing. I love APL, so buying these was a no brained.

from New Orleans on August 20, 2018

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Techloom Pro

Techloom Pro

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars

I am only writing this review because I keep getting pestered by Zappos e-mails. I’d love to give feedback, but sadly Zappos sent me the wrong pair of shoes and sold the ones I wanted (these) to someone else. I cannot comment on the shoes I didn’t get. Furthermore, I was supposed to receive a coupon from Zappos for the inconvenience, but I have not received that either. Unfortunate experience!!

from Lake Orion on August 16, 2018

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Techloom Phantom

Techloom Phantom

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I absolutely love this brand and have been looking for this color for awhile.

on August 14, 2018

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Techloom Phantom

Techloom Phantom

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

Tried the gunmetal ombre in half size up from my normal size. The fabric around the ankles was so loose that it doesn’t even touch my ankles which is strange because I tried another pair in dark blue/black and they fit well. Ultimately returning these between the fit issues and because the light colors look like a doily.

from Detroit on August 09, 2018

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Techloom Pro

Techloom Pro

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars

This is more of a Zappos review: ordered this shoe and received the Ascend shoe instead. Now the Techloom Pro shoe I ordered is out of stock and I am SOL. Disappointed that I didn’t get what I wanted, angry that I have to drive out of my way to return a pair of shoes that never should have been sent to me in the first place.

from Detroit on August 09, 2018

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Techloom Phantom

Techloom Phantom

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Beautiful shoe so far only used for boxing class and walking long distance but not running. They have worked well

on August 08, 2018

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