Creative Recreation

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Creative Recreation was launched in the fall of 2002 in order to fill a void in the footwear market. Up until this time, no one was offering footwear to young professionals with style. The three founders set out to innovate the market and were able to incorporate the comfort of an athletic shoe with the materialization of a dress shoe to create the ultimate crossbreed, resulting in the Creative Recreation men?s and Creative Recreation women?s shoe collection.

Creative Recreation sneakers grew from the concept that this generation wasn?t going to follow the same old well-traveled road maps of previous times. A new journey beckoned for Creative Recreation shoes: to embrace fashion-freedom with a design approach that blurs the rules.

Creative Recreation shoes follow their own lines. Imaginative and original, Creative Recreation sneakers will bring amusement to your senses.

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Latest Creative Recreation Reviews

Vito Lo

Vito Lo

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

Great casual shoe, I have 3 pairs and wear them daily fir work. Perfect business casual shoe for me. I wear an 11.5 in athletic shoes but and 11 in these works great. Start out a bit right but seem to form to your foot rather quickly.

on June 22, 2018

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Vito Lo

Vito Lo

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

They looked good, and more importantly I look good in them. Too bad the actual shoe isn't quite up to that. They're uncomfortable, way too flat on the bottom, no soft material to provide a cushion from the hard bottoms of the shoes and whatever hard surface you walk on, and lastly, they provide absolutely no protection from water and snow, you'll end up w/ really wet shoes when it's raining or snowing. They're a good looking pair of shoes, maybe just for day or two here or there, but I wouldn't buy these again.

on June 02, 2018

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Vito

Vito

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

Very comfortable shoes and easy to put on. Love the color and look as it can easily be worn casual or business casual with jeans.

from Cleveland OH on July 13, 2017

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Vito

Vito

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

I think it's pretty stylish and easy to break into. Great for work, casual wear, pretty much works in any setting except sports obviously. Would buy again.

on June 15, 2017

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Vito

Vito

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Love the price and how they look. They may take some time to wearing, but after walking around town quite a bit the width caused a few issues. Overall I'd buy them again

from Washington DC on January 12, 2017

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Vito

Vito

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

This is my second pair of CR Vitos, and both feel and fit about the same. I prefer the smooth leather of this pair than the suede of my previous pair. These shoes are quite stylish and fairly comfortable new, and surprisingly durable. I have worn these everyday for the past year with little signs of damage. A solid everyday sneaker.

from Santa Cruz, California on December 23, 2016

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Vito

Vito

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

Loved the style of this shoe and was pleased when I received it. Even better now that its been broken in.

on December 01, 2016

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Vito

Vito

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

Description says leather upper. Shoe is actually made out of synthetic materials. Not worth $90.00.

on September 12, 2016

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Vito Lo

Vito Lo

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I am a huge Creative Recreation fan and own several of their products. I read the previous reviews and sadly ignored them. The shoes are overwhelmingly uncomfortable. The front of the shoe is too narrow and the heel causes discomfort. Just my two cents.

on June 12, 2016

Vito Lo

Vito Lo

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

I normally love CR shoes but these are wildly uncomfortable. I got my normal size and normally have no issues (and find most CR shoes pleasantly a hair larger) but wow. Also, the shoelaces? They have some resin or something that forbids them from staying tied tightly. Going to be returning these unfortunately.

from Seattle on March 28, 2016

Vito

Vito

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

These light weight shoes are comfortable to wear right out of the box. They look great with jeans and with black pants for a more dressed up style. Compliments abound everytime I rock my Creative Recreation Vitos.

from Portland, Oregon on February 06, 2016

Vito

Vito

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

Really like these shoes. Casual, yet stylish. A number of friends have commented that they really like them as well. I imagine the fabric will get dirty and harder to clean than leather shoes, but really the only downside.

on January 25, 2015

Vito

Vito

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

Overall, I'm a big fan of the style. I need high arches so I removed stock insoles and put my own in. The shoes were a bit stiff at first but loosened up after a few wears. They scuff pretty easily, so don't get them unless you want a messier look or are willing to take good care of them.

on December 31, 2014

Vito

Vito

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

Right out of the box this shoe is extremely stiff. Not willing to see if it will break in - too uncomfortable.

from United States on September 11, 2014

Vito

Vito

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

Love the style. I only have one suggestion, and that is if it also came in black too. I would like to own another pair but in black. But overall, a great product.

from Wahiawa, HI on August 09, 2014

Vito Lo

Vito Lo

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

They are as cool as they look! The only issue is that the back near the heel hurts a little (really sharp). I am guessing/hoping that it will soften the more I wear them..

from california on August 02, 2014

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