Rated 5 out of 5 by XQQZME Lightweight, very comfortable, great fit.
Wearing them now (Nov., 2013) in NW Vermont and lovin 'em. Even keeping my feet warm. Lightweight, easy on/off and lookin' good ! Thanks again LLB for an excellent product !
November 27, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by terezz They stink! Literally!
I loved the earlier mesh shoes so much that I ordered another pair. I can see how Bean might switch suppliers since the glue didn't hold on the bottom of the shoes. However, I loved everything else about them.
Now, for me, I remove the orthotic insert because I have problems with my feet swelling. I understand it's antimicrobial and all, but I don't wear it. Plus, I don't want the arch in the shoe.
The shoes I'm referring to have the tie laces, not the bungee type seen on this model. And I got the shoes this past summer.
The shoes felt great, just like earlier. However, I noticed a nasty smell coming from them after wearing them a few times. I have a lot of allergies, so I'm likely to be more sensitive. The smell gave me headaches and nausea.
I figured, okay, I'll just put something in them to take away the smell. Well, I tried baking soda, vinegar, alcohol, and bleach. I also threw them in the washing machine twice and, no dice. I still got headaches. Oh, and I used an ultraviolet C light to "degerm" them. Well, it's not the bacteria, it's the material.
The shoes are in the garage because having them in the house gives me headaches.
I'm going back to a manufacturer who makes tennis shoes and has for about a hundred years so as not to get any more of these "improvements".
November 14, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by athensshopper poor replacement
I ordered this shoe because I loved the previous version. The new version is totally unacceptable and I will be returning the tennis shoes. I do not like the new way these shoes are tied but I could have lived with that new feature if the shoes were comfortable. When I walked these shoes made my foot turn in a funny way. It seems as if the bottom and sole have been changed. This shoe is not comfortable. Unlike the previous version I think walking in these shoes would become painful.
November 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Regicat Light, summer weight tennis shoes
Love them!!! I am planning my first warm weather trip in the winter. These were past season sale and just what I needed for my warm weather winter trip! Thank you LL Bean!
November 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by supremotrade mom loves the built in shoe lace ties.
mom in her sixties loves the built in shoe lace and not having to bend over to tie her shoes.
November 5, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by gipaton Sooooo disappointed!
I had a similar type shoe I loved from another vendor which is no longer available. Thought this was the perfect replacement.
This shoe is way too long, although the width (wide) was fine. The tongue of the shoe is awful. Felt like I was wearing clown shoes. I should have paid attention to the negative reviews.
November 2, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by JakieJowJow what a deal
Got these for 79 cents with coupons! Very comfortable, yet light to wear. Did go 1/2 size smaller than usual.
October 31, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by tofueater Lightweight and cute
I picked wide 6.5 (I am between 6 and 7 depending on brand, and usually regular width, but some brands are too narrow for me- aerosoles- some too wide -born-). They fit perfect. The only reason I took off a star is that they are somewhat scratchy in the heel. They may need some break in time. Overall, I am glad I bought them. In gray and in beige.
October 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by NewRochellian Great for Vacations
As an active tennis player, I like to always have sneakers with me on vacation. However, if it's a short trip or if I'm trying to keep my luggage light and compact, I don't want to bring my clay court leather sneakers.They are heavier and more bulky. So, I have been extremely happy with your Vacationland Sneakers. They are light, easily packable, good-looking, and good for walking as well as tennis. Over the years, I have now purchased at least three pairs of them.
October 20, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Malick Excellent Everyday shoe
I bought this shoe to wear to work. I am a nurse so I am on my feet for 12 hours a day. These shoes are light weight and have great support. They are also comfortable and breathable. Very easy to get on and off and you never have to worry about tying them or having your shoelaces come undone. I also find that they are a good shoe to have on while driving.
September 18, 2013