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Stretchy Fabric trainers

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Namsnanny Tue 01-Dec-20 14:15:41

Anybody bought them?

The advert Ive been looking at is called Hypersoft.

The fabric is supposed to stretch to accommodate differing sizes.
The sole seems good for bad weather, which is why I was considering them.

shysal Tue 01-Dec-20 16:50:20

Thank you for mentioning these shoes, I hadn't heard of them, but like the sound of them. I think they might be comfortable for my sensitive soles and bunions. I normally wear nothing but Skechers, but found some much cheaper ones of these on Ebay so have ordered a pair. They popped up under the heading of 'Womens trainer air cushion slip on breathable sneakers'
I will let you know how I get on with them.

Liz46 Tue 01-Dec-20 17:04:23

They look very comfortable shysal. I'll be interested in knowing how you get on with them.

silverlining48 Tue 01-Dec-20 17:09:45

Have never bought much online, especially shoes so woukd be interested to know what the soles are like. in the pictures they do look a bit rigid/ plasticky maybe.

25Avalon Tue 01-Dec-20 17:21:23

I have a pair of Clark’s fabric trainers which are very comfortable and light. The major drawback, however, is that they are not waterproof as such and if I walk through long wet grass I get wet feet.

Namsnanny Tue 01-Dec-20 18:27:26

That is a good point 25Avalon

Looking forward to your shoe 'review' Shysal

Thank you for your replies smile

MiniMoon Tue 01-Dec-20 18:46:17

I always wonder about online sellers that I have never heard of.
I look at the reviews on Trust pilot. That way I can make a decision. On Trust pilot this company have 3 positive reviews, the rest are all negative.

Namsnanny Wed 02-Dec-20 12:30:51

Thank you for looking them up minimoon. Information like that is invaluable.

petra Wed 02-Dec-20 12:39:48

Please don't put all your faith in Trustpilot.

Gwyneth Wed 02-Dec-20 15:03:17

I have a pair of Nike fabric trainers. They’re so comfortable. Definitely recommend fabric trainers although am not familiar with the brand you mention Namsnanny.

shysal Sun 06-Dec-20 17:18:08

My shoes arrived today. They are very soft on my upper feet and the soles are sturdy. I think they will be useful in dry weather. They accommodate my bunions well.
I wondered whether they would be difficult to put on, but had no problem. Did you buy some, Namsnanny?

Esspee Sun 06-Dec-20 19:42:13

I was thinking about buying the knitted look trainers but I would buy Fitflop as their soles are extremely comfortable so great for my plantar fasciitis.

MayBee70 Sun 06-Dec-20 21:32:16

I live in Nike trainers. I bought some by accident many years ago but it was a happy accident. They’re rather expensive but they last for years. Because they’re fabric they accommodate my corns and bunions.

CanadianGran Tue 15-Dec-20 05:50:12

I have a pair of Asics which are made of a knit material. They are very comfortable, but like Avalon states they are not weatherproof at all. Even walking across a wet lawn will give me wet feet.

Like quite a few people, I have one foot a tiny bit longer than the other, so find there is a bit more stretch to these. My left big toe is happier not to hit the end of the shoe!

MayBee70 Tue 15-Dec-20 15:04:24

Perhaps we need to put plastic bags on our feet like we used to when we were children! My Nikes got soaked on a walk the other day but I took the insoles out and dried them next to a radiator and they were good to go the next day. Even the holes in them have got holes but they’re still great for walking in. My bunion means that one of my feet is much shorter than the other one but the trainers accommodate that and also don’t hurt my bunion. I often wonder how I would have coped years ago. I know my poor mum used to cut holes in her shoes because of her bunion.

MiniMoon Tue 15-Dec-20 15:48:53

I bought a pair of Sketchers ankle boots, fabric and suede, guaranteed water resistant. I haven't worn them in the rain yet, but they are extremely comfortable.