Earthies Essen

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A single, elegant figure-eight band gently holds your foot in place and provides a graceful accent to this gorgeous suede flat shoe—with our exclusive contoured comfort inside that supports every step.

  • Upper Materials: Soft Leather, Patent Leather and Suede
  • Lining Material: Soft Leather
  • Outsole Material: Rubber
  • Comfort Technology: Contoured Footbed with Adjustable Elastic
  • Heel Height: 3/8 inch
  • Platform Height: 1/4 inch
  • Weight Per Pair (based on size 7) : 15.5 ounces

Select Color : Grey Printed Suede

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Every Earthies style features a unique molded footbed. A cupped heel sets the foot into the proper position. An anatomic arch increases touch points along the transition from the heel to the forefoot. And, a cradled toe area evenly distributed weight away from toes. This exclusive comfort design will exceed all your expectations - and delight your feet.
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By: Carryl Johnson
May 22, 2017

Very Comfortable

These shoes are very comfortable for walking and working, but my right foot has had surgery, and some residue swelling. I am left with a figure 8 on that foot and it tends to cut off circulation. Otherwise, I love the shoes. They are super adorable and extra comfy.

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judy vardanega wrote:

can you tell me if this shoe is soft around the toes, thank you judy, the nave print suade

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By: Sara
October 04, 2016

Comfortable, except for the back

I had a similar experience to the other reviewer, Holly. I love these shoes. They're comfortable, provide enough arch support, and look gorgeous with skirts, dresses, and pants. They are the first pair of flats that I've been able to wear comfortably. HOWEVER (and it's a big however), the back of the shoes rub my heels raw within the first 5 minutes of wearing them. I've had to resort to wearing bandaids on my heels every time I wear these shoes. Not even mole skin has solved the problem. Due to the shape of the back, a regular insert to stop the rubbing doesn't work. I'm currently exploring other options so I don't have to wear bandaids every time I wear these shoes.

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By: Debbie Dyer
October 04, 2016


I recently found out I have arthritis of my big toe. It has been painful and I have been searching for comfortable shoes. I bought the Essen in the plum color. The first wearing the elastic was a little tight but it has loosened up. These shoes are very comfortable, you can tell the are made in a way to help with foot problems. I can wear them all day without any discomfort. Plus, they are really cute, I have gotten lots of compliments in them! I am planning on getting the black ones next.

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Lizy wrote:

I wear a size 6.5 in Cole Haan, is the sizing similar to Cole Haan? Thank you

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carolyn wrote:

Do these shoes run large? I have always worn a 6.5 but have found that lots of shoes seem to feel larger now .

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Laura wrote:

Should I treat the black suede somehow? Would love to be able to wear them even if its raining! Thanks :

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Hi Laura,

Great question. You can treat the suede with a waterproofing spray or protectant, Spray it lightly on a small area first to make sure it doesn't affect the color.

I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any other questions.

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