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Scholar (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
Scholar (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 9/21/14
Reviewer: from Chicago, Illinois
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

I bought these for my middle school son who was standing up in a wedding. They are great shoes; they looked very sharp with his suit. He says they are comfortable; he made it over 12 hours in them without complaining.

Prodigy (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
Prodigy (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 9/17/14
Reviewer: from Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

Bought these for my 9 year old daughter for school since black shoes were required. She loves them! She says they are comfortable. She's been wearing them for about 3 weeks and I haven't had any issues. They still look pretty new and she wears them for recess. I usually get Mary Janes from Stride Rite, but she wanted something different this school year. We made a great choice!

Prodigy (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
Prodigy (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 9/11/14
Reviewer: Catherine M. from Macon, Georgia
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

My five year old loves these shoes. They are comfortable, easy to put on and look good. They lasted an entire year of pre-K with rough playground use and still look good. We are now saving them for little sister and have bought them in a bigger size for kindergarden this year. She always wears wide shoes, so that's what we bought.

Semester (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
Semester (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 9/11/14
Reviewer: Robin Horrigan from Canton, MA
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

This is a great school shoe for kids who wear a uniform or a dress shoe. Love that it is available past a size 6 -- some kids' shoe brands stop at this size and it is getting harder to find uniform-appropriate styles that can take a beating. Men's shoes are a little too tailored for an eleven year old boy who might have big feet!

Prodigy (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
Prodigy (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 9/9/14
Reviewer: from North Royalton, Ohio
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

Neat and comfy. My daughter (age 7) wore them all year and they held up. She wanted the same pair this year.

Scholar (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
Scholar (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 8/24/14
Reviewer: from Dallas, TX
Overall: Rated:1 stars! Comfort: Rated:1 stars! Style: Rated:1 stars!

This shoe was extremely stiff. My 11-year old did not like it at all. Looked like a plastic shoe.

Varsity (Adult)
Varsity (Adult) Posted: 8/19/14
Reviewer: from Rochester, New York
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

I love these shoe! I looked all over. For them but only found cheap knock offs. These are great. The fit is perfect and they look incredible. Zappos has wonderful customer service. They get 5 stars and a thumbs up! I would highly recommend them. They are like the old time shoe stores. They really care about their customers and they work with you.

Varsity (Adult)
Varsity (Adult) Posted: 8/16/14
Reviewer: Romy b from Salt Lake City
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

These are great shoes - I get mad compliments. I have bought other saddle shoes but these are by far the cutest and most comfortable.

Varsity (Adult)
Varsity (Adult) Posted: 8/4/14
Reviewer: Chryssa from Aurora
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

I wear 8B usually, but I have already returned that size and tried 9W and it STILL feels too short and tight. Very cute shoe but I am returning this pair as well.

Varsity (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
Varsity (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 8/2/14
Reviewer: Barbara Gutke from Salt Lake City, UT
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

My grandson has wide feet, so I was glad to find these shoes. They look very nice when he needs to get dressed up and he is happy to wear them.

Varsity (Adult)
Varsity (Adult) Posted: 6/25/14
Reviewer: from
Overall: Rated:2 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:2 stars!

These are very cute but very uncomfortable. I am normally between a normal size and wide. I ordered wide just to be sure and they are still WAY to narrow. And they are very stiff. Unfortunately, I will be sending them back.

Varsity (Adult)
Varsity (Adult) Posted: 5/29/14
Reviewer: from Narragansett, RI
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

I used to wear these as a kid! Got them again for a merchandising job. Great comfort and support. I did get the wide based on other reviews and I am glad I did. It is a very sturdy shoe. I had no breaking in period. Nice right out of the box.

Varsity (Adult)
Varsity (Adult) Posted: 5/28/14
Reviewer: from Gig Harbor, WA
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

I'd been wanting this shoe for a long time. It arrived, but with a visible scuff mark on the toe. Returning for a new pair! Fit was perfect.

Varsity (Adult)
Varsity (Adult) Posted: 5/27/14
Reviewer: from Le Mars, IA
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

I have always loved the saddle shoe...I used to wear them in grade/high school. I used the other reviews to choose my shoe size - I'm normally a 7 and ordered the 7/12. They are very comfortable and have gotten many compliments on them.

Varsity (Adult)
Varsity (Adult) Posted: 5/3/14
Reviewer: Judy Belkacem from Austin Texas
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

I like the Varsity better than the Upper Class version. I have a pretty wide foot, and ordered my regular shoe size in Varsity. The Upper Class is sleeker, and the Varsity is chunkier and rounder. I have also had the saddle shoes by Bass - they have a much lower profile and are sleeker looking than Varsity and Upper Class. (They remind me of the ones the snobby cheerleaders in high school wore.) The Varsity look more like the kind we wore when we were little kids in the '50s. If you are prone to heel blisters, be aware that the Varsity is higher in the back than the others. I just used mole skin for the break in process. If you want the childhood experience, the heel blisters that come with new Saddle "Oscars" are a must. Love School Issue Varsity (Adult)

Scholar (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
Scholar (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 4/17/14
Reviewer: Kristafitz from Flourtown, PA
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

Great shoes for school. My sons have to wear lace ups, and the traditional buck is always hard to break in with not enough padding. Not these. They are comfy from the get go. Holding up to playground time well so far.

Scholar (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
Scholar (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 3/29/14
Reviewer: from Denver, CO
Overall: Rated:4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!

Great shoes. Only complaint is that they are not very breathable at all -- even with thin socks your feet will get sweaty.

Varsity (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
Varsity (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 3/28/14
Reviewer: from Georgia
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

I absolutely love these shoes and my daughter prefers these over her other shoes. Her foot is wide and these were perfect! They have held up so well and we could not be happier with our purchase.

Upper Class (Adult)
Upper Class (Adult) Posted: 3/25/14
Reviewer: jw from chicago
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

Very nice classic shoe, like it better than the varsity version. I did reorder a half size smaller (seems too long), and in the wide to make sure the toes were roomy enough. So happy to have found these. Check out Muffys.com for saddles as well, especially if you prefer all leather (including sole and heel).

Varsity (Adult)
Varsity (Adult) Posted: 3/25/14
Reviewer: jw from chicago
Overall: Rated:4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!

The Upper Class version of this shoe is nicer. The toe support in this shoe shows in the toe bed. I prefer the padded tongue in the Upper Class Version as well. That said, I reordered the Upper Class a half size smaller and in the wide for a roomier toe box. Check out Muffys.com for saddles as well.

Varsity (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
Varsity (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 3/23/14
Reviewer: M'Ral Lejsek from Houston, TX
Overall: Rated:1 stars! Comfort: Rated:1 stars! Style: Rated:1 stars!

I received these shoes and they were very cute and fit at first. Unfortunately, my son wore them to school and they created blisters on his heels. There is no padding on the back and they really tore his poor heels up. Now I am out quite a bit of money. I am not happy.

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