I had the craziest thing happen to me. My best friend, a CNA on her feet all day long, told me about these magical shoes she discovered. Her feet had been hurting for a long time, even in the best sneakers she could find.
One day someone told her about Sanita clogs
, and she was desperate enough to give them a try even though they seemed pretty pricey at $100. She ended up being very impressed with them and pleased because her feet had stopped hurting since she had started wearing them. She even loved them so much that she bought a second pair! I was intrigued and absolutely loved the look of them so I was thinking about buying a pair eventually.
About a week later, I was given the opportunity to review a pair of clogs for Sanita, and I couldnt believe my luck! The exact same brand, exact same shoe that my friend had! To me, that meant that I could share my discoveries with you all much sooner than I had anticipated.
So lets find out a little bit about Sanita:
At Sanita, weve been making cozy, comfortable clogs the Danish way since 1907. In fact, we were the first to make them. Our founder, Christen Andersen, not only created the first pair by hand, he also created our first distribution system: the basket of his bicycle.
They could outsource their work, but they DONT! Quality craftsmanship is not sacrificed to make it cheaper, so we pay a little more for that quality and comfort. The clogs are made in Europe. Find out more about the process of creating these shoes by watching this fascinating video
on it at the Sanita website!
Sanita Clogs has an excellent selection with many styles, colors, and materials, and they carry clogs for men
as well as women! Check them out, Im sure youll find something you love!
Sanita clogs will kind of mold to your foot over time, but they are a little bit stiff at first, so I recommend not jumping into them and wearing them the entire day when you first receive them especially if you have to do a lot of walking. I did that and it was a mistake, lol. I had a sore toe (just in one place), and was kind of discouraged, but then a couple of days later I went back and wore them again and they felt better. Now I can wear them anytime and I absolutely love the way they feel. And the way they look! I feel totally classy in these clogs they go really well with jeans or slacks and make you feel like a million bucks. Plus they give you some height, which I really like it gives me a confidence boost.
I prefer the clogs with backs just because Im the klutzy type of person who will surely end up kicking my clog halfway across the room on a slippery floor and embarrass myself to death I havent done this as an adult and I dont plan on it. 😉
I find these shoes to be super comfortable (after the first wear as stated above). The inside is so well-made and cushy, and they are really easy to walk in. The Original line has a specially designed sole that creates a subtle rocking motion that actually propels you forward. Its true! These really are the most comfortable clogs Ive ever worn.
Here is a chart showing you why these shoes are so special I love knowing all the details before buying, dont you?
There are rave reviews on Sanita clogs across the web and Ive heard that many podiatrists say you cant get much better than Sanita (though I wouldnt want you to quote me on that Id recommend asking yours first). My feet didnt really hurt before I tried Sanita so I cant guarantee it will help your aching feet, but my trusted friend did say these clogs helped her. I would recommend asking around, maybe going to a store that carries Sanita clogs and try some on for yourself, maybe ask some of the customers you see there, etc.
I should mention that if you do buy a pair, pay attention to the sizing recommendation. According to the Sanita website, Sanita clogs fit differently than traditional shoes. They should feel roomy not constrained. There should be a 1/4 inch (pinky fingers width) gap between the heel of your foot and the back of the clog. Your heel should lift in the back of the shoe. That sounds different, but amazingly enough they are very comfortable this way!
Care: Sanita says you only need a soft, dry cloth to buff away the scuff marks on the Cabrio leather, and I was amazed at how well it looked after following their advice! The leather is gorgeous, and now Im even more impressed with these clogs.
What I LOVE: The style, the leather exterior, Sanitas selection of shoe shades (black, brown, bordeaux for the Original Professional), the way the shoe fits the contour of my foot, how easy they are to walk in.
What I dont like: Im having to think very hard about this and cant come up with anything! I really like these shoes. 🙂
Conclusion: I love my Sanita clogs and would definitely recommend them! I think theyre worth their price of $100, and Im planning on buying another pair at some point in the future. I would like to go to a store that sells Sanita clogs and see them all at once this time, though, rather than buying online. Im sold on Sanita!
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One very lucky winner will win a pair of black Original Professional Clogs of their own!
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Disclaimer: The review product(s) were sent to me free of charge by the company or manufacturer. They did not require a review, but left it to me to review the shoes if I felt they were worth blogging about. They ARE! This review is 100% my own content and my own opinion.
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