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I’ve tried out a few pairs of Ecco shoes myself and liked them, so I asked TFG readers to share their experiences too. Take a look at the Ecco shoes review we complied to find out which style would work best for you!
Ecco Shoes Review
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Ecco is known for making “comfort shoes,” which aren’t necessarily the most desirable option if you want to strut your fashionista self on the streets of Milan. But this comfort-only reputation might be an unfair judgment.
It turns out TFG readers love their sandals, sneakers, and flats, too. We have to agree – many of their styles do strike a good balance between fashion and function. Check out the top readers recommended Ecco shoes!
Ecco Shoes Review for Sandals
Ecco Flash Huarache Sandal
The ECCO Flash Huarache sandal is incredibly light, making it ideal for travelers who love to travel carry-on only. It comes in two cute colors—lion sambat (the tan shoe pictured) and denim blue—and the tan is great for summer and extremely versatile. From Lisbon to Bangkok, wear it to any destination with a warm climate and it will match with all your clothing.
The sturdy rubber sole also has a good grip, making it excellent for walking on cobblestone streets or loose gravel paths—more common than you might think when you’re exploring beautiful towns all over the world.
In addition, the Ecco huarache sandals have a really soft footbed, allowing your foot to sink in while still providing support. For a “comfort” shoe brand, the gladiator sandal style is downright refreshing. These offer a casual, yet bohemian and cool vibe.
The biggest downside to these sandals are the ankle straps. If you’re traveling to Asia where you’ll need to remove your shoes frequently in temples or having to go through airport security, the annoyance of having to constantly undo the buckle to remove the sandals can be a pain for some travelers.
However, the ankle strap is also a positive because it’s strong and secure providing additional support when you’re walking, preventing you from slipping. If shoe removal isn’t too inconvenient for you, then the pros outweigh the cons.
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These cute travel sandals were recommended by TGF writer Niki!
Ecco Damara Sandals
The Ecco Damara ankle sandal has a very versatile and minimalist look that mimics many chic sandals currently available. Pair these shoes with black Anatomie Skyler pants and a dressy blouse and you’ll have the perfect outfit for a trip to Europe.
They have slightly more padding than the Flash Huarache style, with a bit more support in the heel and the arch. Comfort is always an important consideration when choosing travel shoes, and their additional cushion makes them great Ecco walking sandals.
Find out how to choose the best walking shoes for Europe!
Ecco Damara Ankle Sandals
The Ecco Damara Ankle Sandal is two-toned and both cute and comfortable. It comes in three colors (including the “blue/black/powder” shoe we have featured). The solid black color is perfect because it’s simple, making it an easy option to match with any outfit. And their adorable look doesn’t scream boring ol’ “comfort shoe.”
But if you’re not a solid black fan, you can get an Ecco damara strap sandal in a range of colors, including metallic, which could dress up an outfit for a seaside trip if you wanted to add a little vibrancy to your vacation wardrobe.
One reader describes the Ecco Damara sandal as “super comfortable,” while another calls it the “perfect travel shoe.”
Finally, another TFG reader says, “These sandals ended up being the only shoes I wore for two weeks in France. This included days of walking over 20,000 steps. They look great with different outfits and are so comfy.” This Ecco review for the Damara say it all – we’re sold!
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Ecco Soft 3-Strap Sandal
If you’re looking for a sleek, classic-looking sandal with great support and heel strap to make sure they stay firm on your feet, then look no further than the Ecco Soft 5 3-Strap Sandal.
One TFG reader shares her Ecco sandals review of the Soft 3-strap sandal saying, “Great support, I wore these in France. Great for ligament trouble and I climbed lots of stairs.”
It has a removable footbed which is built for comfort, so if you’re looking for Ecco arch support sandals this could well for you! It is also a light, flexible shoe making it ideal for the carry-on packer!
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Leather Ecco Flash Sandal
The Ecco Flash is a well-styled sandal with rich, leather straps that are soft and breathable. It has a leather-covered footbed that offers superior comfort and a sturdy leather sole. One TFG reader shares that “they are great and super comfy!”
This sandal comes in three different neutral colors that will fit perfectly with almost any outfit you bring along. If you’re looking for a casual, but cute Ecco walking sandal that can go the distance with your travel outfits, then give these sandals a try!
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Ecco Yucatan Hiking Sandals
A classic hiking sandal, the ECCO Yucatan is sturdy with built in is a rubber sole and stabilizing technology to help you manage the rougher terrain.
One TFG reader loves them and says, “I went around the world in these Ecco hiking sandals… nice and cool and could put socks on if needed, although that was not fashionable it worked.”
There are a ton of colors to choose from, regardless of your style. So, if you’re looking for solid Ecco walking sandal and are planning on off-roading with an adventure hike, the Yucatan’s will hold up for you!
Find out what our readers voted as the best womens outdoors sandals!
Ecco Shoes Review for Sneakers
Ecco Soft Lace-Up Sneakers
The ECCO Soft 7 Sneaker is a classic shoe option. No bells and whistles, just comfort and a traditional lace-up design.
Though a solid shoe to rely on, these sneakers come in eight fun colors to liven up your style. What is the Ecco shoe review on these sneakers? TFG readers happily share their thoughts!
One traveler says, “I have these in white and black and wear them constantly! I took the first pair to NYC for days upon days of walking (NOT broken-in) and they were amazing! If your feet swell or are wide the insole is removable and meant to accommodate.”
More praise comes for how well these do in overseas destinations. One reader claims Ecco 7 sneakers are “perfect for Europe’s cobblestones,” and another reader shares a story of her international experience. “I hardly had time to wear them much before I arrived in Europe. Have worn them nearly every day for over six weeks—some days doing 25,000 plus steps and have had no issues at all.”
Comfort and tradition are a great way to describe these Ecco sneakers for travel.
You can also check out these travel-friendly casual sneakers!
Ecco Slip-On Sneakers
The Ecco Soft 7 Slip On Fashion Sneakers are trendy-looking yet perfect for everyday comfort. You can purchase a pair in four different colors, including the “black woven” that we’ve featured, but it’s relevant to note that the grey and beige feature different patterns on top of the shoe.
One TFG reader gushes about their comfort for a difficult foot problem. “Love them and have worn them on all types of streets!! And usually use an orthotic… No need for an orthotic with them!” Someone else says, “they are great and fit so well,” while another reviewer describes these slip-ons as “comfy, good for narrow feet, and having awesome arch support.”
Another reader says, “I found them super comfortable, even on cobblestones. I wear them with skirts and dresses in the daytime.”
Trendy, cute, and good on cobblestones? Sound like a great pair of shoes for your next European trip!
Find out what our readers vote as the best slip on sneakers for long sightseeing days!
Ecco Zip Fashion Sneaker
These fashionable sneakers are no hassle with their quick-zip style. The Ecco Soft 7 Zip sneaker is made with leather and has the built-in Ecco Comfort Fibre System so you can wear them all day long.
They come in three different colors, including the “warm grey” choice we’ve featured, and all of them have a light, soft feel.
TFG readers happily share their Ecco shoes review. One says, “I have been searching for slip-on comfortable black tennis shoes for my trip to Italy. I just got the Ecco Soft 7 Zip on Amazon and they are amazing! So comfortable and my heel doesn’t slip out like the other styles of Ecco!”
Basically, the consensus of all reviews is a deep love for these cool-looking shoes.
If you’re looking for a trendy, comfortable wear for your next trip, give these sneakers a try!
See our top picks for travel fashion sneakers for women!
Ecco High Top Womens Shoes
If high-tops are more your style, the Ecco High Top Sneakers might be the ideal sneaker for your next destination.
These sneakers are made of leather and feature a capped toe, and are super comfy. While they have the traditional high-top look, the sleek leather material makes it look more high-end and dressier than your average design.
Several TFG readers shared an Ecco shoes review with us for these high-top sneakers, one calls these “perfect,” and says more! “I have the high ankle version of this in two different colors. Walked around many cities in them and they are super comfortable.”
Another reader says, “I love Ecco Soft 7’s high-tops and find them perfect for my feet. Can walk 15 to 20 km a day in them without any issues. Wore my black high-tops nearly every day when I traveled to France.”
If you’re looking for a terrific Ecco travel shoe for those chiller fall or spring days, these high-top sneakers are worth a look.
Here are the best black sneakers our readers favor for travel!
Ecco Trendy Sneakers
If you’re an active traveler that’s planning to set out on a hike or need comfortable, waterproof sneakers to trudge through forest terrain, then the Ecco Cool 2.0 Gore Tex Sneakers are for you!
These highly breathable runners come in four different colors (including the “night shade” design we’ve featured) and are built for long-lasting comfort. One TFG reader shares that these sneakers “are great, especially for those trips where you may take a hike or two but also still look smart for sightseeing! Awesome!”
If you need additional support, take a look at these reader recommended tennis shoes!
Ecco Shoes Review for Ballet Flats
Cute, Minimalist Ecco Flats
If your style is simple and classic, a pair of Ecco Anna Ballerina Ballet Flat shoes could be your ideal night-out option.
Made from 100% leather, these flats come in nine different colors (including our choice, the “black calf”) and would match perfectly with a cute, versatile dress.
TFG readers think these Ecco travel shoes are adorable and one says, “My daughter has Ecco ballerina flats. She loves them.”
Another reader adores the color range. “I have a beautiful pair of red ballet flats.”
We’ve rounded up of the most cute and comfortable ballet flats to join you on your next adventure!
Ecco Shoes Comparison chart
|BRAND | MODEL||FEATURES | REVIEWS||RATING | PRICE|
|Ecco Flash Huarache||The ECCO Flash Huarache sandal is incredibly light, making it ideal for travelers who love to travel carry-on only.||Check Price|
|Ecco Damara Strap Flat Sandal||The Ecco Damara ankle sandal has a very versatile and minimalist look that mimics many chic sandals currently available.||Check Price|
|Ecco Damara 2-Strap Flat Sandal||“The Ecco Damara sandal is suuuuper comfortable and very lightweight. Perfect travel shoe.”||Check Price|
|Ecco Soft 5 3-Strap Sandal||“Great support, I wore these in France. Great for ligament trouble and I climbed lots of stairs.”||Check Price|
|Ecco Flash Sandals||The Ecco Flash is a well-styled sandal with rich, leather straps that’s soft and breathable.||Check Price|
|Ecco Yucatan Sandal||I went around the world in these Ecco hiking sandals… nice and cool and could put socks on if needed, although that was not fashionable it worked.”||Check Price|
|Ecco Soft 7 Sneaker||“They’re perfect for Europe’s cobblestones.”||Check Price|
|Ecco Soft 7 Slip-On Fashion Sneakers||“I brought my Ecco 7 slip-ons to Italy this year and they worked out perfectly.”||Check Price|
|Ecco Zip Fashion Sneaker||I just got the Ecco Soft 7 Zip on Amazon and they are amazing! So comfortable and my heel doesn’t slip out like the other styles of Ecco!”||Check Price|
|Ecco High Top Sneakers||“They are perfect. I have the high ankle version of this in two different colors. Walked around many cities in them and they are super comfortable.”||Check Price|
|Ecco Cool 2.0 Gore Tex Sneakers||“These are great, especially for those trips where you may take a hike or two but also still look smart for sightseeing! Awesome!”||Check Price|
|Ecco Anna Ballerina Ballet Flat||“I have a beautiful pair of red ballet flats.”||Check Price|
Where to Buy Ecco Sandals?
Ecco sandals (and other shoe styles) are available at a number of popular retailers, you can find the one closest to you using the store locator option on their website. You can also find them at a number of online retailers, including Amazon.
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How do I pack shoes?
Many of our readers use packing cubes to organize their shoes. Compass Rose packing cubes allow you to organize by number and color, so you know what’s in each bag, even when you use them as a shoe carrier.
We put together a five-part YouTube series showing you the different methods to use packing cubes. If you use this specific packing strategy, they can also compress your belongings. This is the secret to traveling carryon only!
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Now it’s your turn. Share your Ecco shoes review in the comments below!
Fore more ideas on travel shoes, please read:
- The Best Travel Shoes for Italy to Avoid Looking Like a Tourist
- Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis: Travel Shoes with Good Arch Support
- Best Travel Shoes of All Time: Our Readers Swear by these 40 Brands
- Best Travel Shoes: Womens Leather Boots
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