Women's Addiction Walker

Women's Addiction Walker
Brooks Women's Addiction Walker Walking Shoes

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$120.00

Style #120032

The fit and feel of a running shoe in a casual everyday walker? What's not addictive about that? The new Addiction™ Walker now comes with durable, energy-returning MoGo midsole cushioning, a more supple full-grain leather upper, strong support, and reliable slip-resistant outsole. This shoe provides sturdy support mile after mile by supporting low arches and keeping pronation under control.

The Addiction Walker is also available with V-Strap closures -- just like the lace-up version, but with the convenience of hook-and-loop straps to get you out the door in a flash.


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  • Color: 111

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Specifications

  • Shoe Category: Walking
  • Arch: Flat
  • Body Build: Small, Medium, Large
  • Platform: Linear Platform
  • DNA Layout: Anatomical DNA Layout
  • Water-Resistant: Yes
  • Waterproof: No
  • Surface: Road/Track
  • Weight: 11.9 oz
  • Midsole Drop: 12 mm

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Addiction Walker
 
4.4

(based on 162 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (106)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (127)
  • Durable (100)
  • Arch support (91)
  • Pronation control (71)
  • Cushions impact (50)

Cons

  • Heavy (19)
  • Uncomfortable (11)
  • Poor cushioning (9)
  • Poor traction (9)
  • Too stiff (8)

Best Uses

  • Walking (122)
  • With orthotics/inserts (58)
  • Pavement (36)
  • Work (34)
  • Wet weather (29)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      91% 

      (141 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      92% 

      (145 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (95), High arch (30), Low arch (25)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (106), Rarely work out (24), Gym rat (18), Enthusiast (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (139), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Finally,. Brooks. What took you so long!

I have been wearing the "old style" Addiction Walker for some time now. I need to wear otrhotics in my shoes and over pronate badly. The "old...Read complete review

I have been wearing the "old style" Addiction Walker for some time now. I need to wear otrhotics in my shoes and over pronate badly. The "old style" was not very well padded and the tongue kept shifting to the side. However, they fit my orthotics well and their shape contours nicely to the shape of your foot. People who wear otrthotics already have a foot problem and many times is accompanied by chronic pain. Cushioning is an issue!! I recently went on a search to find a more cushioned shoe. I found some other brands were much more cushioned for around the same price. Funny thing.....neither one fit like the Brooks Addiction Walker. I needed shoes so I bought another pair of Addictions. It's the only shoe I can wear and I wear them 24/7. To my surprise changes had been made in the "new style!!" I love the cushioning and the new features so please leave this shoe alone now! Please keep in mind people with medical conditions truly need the cushioning. You have no idea what a gift COMFORT is for us.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Troubles with New Style

With the recent style change, the material now used to line the tongue is slick and it slides to the side. I find myself constantly adjusting the tongue back to...Read complete review

With the recent style change, the material now used to line the tongue is slick and it slides to the side. I find myself constantly adjusting the tongue back to "center" it. I never had this issue with the old style. I wear these shoes daily to help alleviate a nerve problem in my foot, which requires a very sturdy shoe that does not flex. Aside from the tongue problem, it's a great shoe.

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5.0

THIRD PAIR IN A ROW

By 

from Chicago, IL

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Durable
  • Good Arch Support
  • Good Traction
  • Responsive
  • Wear Well

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Standing At Work
    • Walking
    • With Orthotics/Inserts

    Comments about Addiction Walker:

    I am a 71 year old cashier and am on my feet all day long. I have now ordered my third pair of Women's Addiction since these are the best shoes I have found anywhere for standing for a long time. When not working I find myself doing loads of walking and the Addictions are always on my feet keeping me comfortable. I have found them to be long-lasting as compared to other walking shoes I had purchased and, of course, the most comfortable.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Amazing shoes!

    By 

    from Duluth, MN

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Good Arch Support
    • Good Traction
    • Pronation Control

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dry Weather
      • Walking
      • Work

      Comments about Addiction Walker:

      I decided to buy these shoes for my mother after reading other customer reviews. They work great and she loves them! She has even started walking up and down her driveway because she no longer has hip pain! In the past she would avoid doing things because of the expected hip pain. Now she loves going places and walking around because she feels great in these shoes! She said there isnt a negative thing about them and she wouldnt change a thing. I highly recommend these shoes for people struggling with joint pain. They DO work and I am so grateful i bought them for her!

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      I'm in love!

      By 

      from Star City, AR

      About Me Rarely Work Out

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Arch Support
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight
      • Pronation Control
      • Roomy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Walking
        • Work

        Comments about Addiction Walker:

        I have bunions and have tried lots of shoes. These are the best yet! No pain at the end of the day!

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • High Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        It's off

        By 

        from Sandwich, IL

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Good Traction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • With Orthotics/Inserts
          • Work

          Comments about Addiction Walker:

          I am very disappointed that the color white does not match the white soles.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • High Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Feels like I am wearing comfortable slippers

          By 

          from Bedford, Ma

          About Me Rarely Work Out

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Pronation Control

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Walking

            Comments about Addiction Walker:

            I am now walking daily now that I am not hurting. I really believe these sneakers feel like wearing comfortable slippers. Also now that it is holding my foot properly it is helping me with all my aches and pains from my lower back to my feet. I am sold and getting on with strengthening my body. I feel these sneakers are the results of my feeling better. I have purchased a second pair and getting ready to order my third pair. My chiropractor had been recommending them to me for over a year. I am sorry I didn't listen to him sooner.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Low Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Excellent quality and comfort

            By 

            from PA

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Durable
            • Good Arch Support

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Walking
              • Work

              Comments about Addiction Walker:

              Great support for standing and walking much of the day.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • Low Arch
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Love this shoe

              By 

              from Savannah, GA

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Durable
              • Good Arch Support
              • Good Traction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Addiction Walker:

                  This is the fourth pair of these shoes that I have owned. When they get worn out I just purchase another pair without having to try them on since I know they fit. They are very comfortable, helped with my plantar fasciitis and I like that they are all white with no color at all on them.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Low Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Could Not Walk Without Them

                  By 

                  from Alaska

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Durable
                  • Good Arch Support
                  • Pronation Control

                  Cons

                  • Heavy

                  Best Uses

                  • Walking
                  • With Orthotics/Inserts

                  Comments about Addiction Walker:

                  My podiatrist told me that I needed to wear this shoe all the time. I remove the insole insert which comes with the shoe and slide in my custom-made orthotics. There is never any foot pain when I wear these. They are ugly as homemade sin, but I'll trade ugly for not hobbling around in pain any day of the week.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Excellent as always.

                  By 

                  from Kohala Coast, Hawaii

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Pronation Control

                  Cons

                  • Heavy
                  • Poor Cushioning
                  • Poor Traction

                  Best Uses

                  • Dry Weather
                  • Walking
                  • With Orthotics/Inserts
                  • Work

                  Comments about Addiction Walker:

                  This is my 2nd pair of addictions. The first pair lasted me 6 years. They just didn't wear out. And I wore them 5 days a week. If you wear them with a cushioned insert(like the ones SAS makes) they will feel better. The traction is okay on dry surfaces but not on marble or commercial kitchen floors. Very very slippery. They are true to size and worth the price. Scotchguard them and they will stand up to all kinds of punishment. They support my feet very well although they are a bit heavy. They blow "shoes for crews" out of the water. Compare them to SAS or Rockport. Also, Brooks offers a money back guarantee if you don't like the shoe AFTER wearing them. That's because the shoe is made so well that you will probably like it. The extra wide option is wonderful, thank you. These are the best shoes I've ever had.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Low Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Addiction Walkers need improvement

                  By 

                  from Fl

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • All Leather
                  • Pronation Control

                  Cons

                  • Poor Cushioning
                  • Uncomfortable

                  Best Uses

                  • Walking

                  Comments about Addiction Walker:

                  I purchase the Brooks walkers because its all leather. Shoes are not comfortable. I have low arches.It had so many good reviews. Not sure if the model of the shoes is different.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Low Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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