Dansko shoes originated in Europe. They are extremely comfortable and long lasting. They are most suitable for people who are up on their feet all day. Once you wear them, you will have a hard time going back to other footwear.
They are named after the company that manufactures them. It is owned by an American couple who found clogs being used by farmers in a field in Europe. After wearing clogs themselves, they uncovered the large benefits provided by them. In 1980, they decided to manufacture and sell it themselves. They made further modifications to the clogs and the Danskos we see and use today were born. In addition, the company sells other footwear like sandals, heels, boots and wedges. Their most selling product till date remains to be the Danskos inspired by the clogs.
What makes them so special?
Danskos are prescribed by doctors to patients with leg and back problems. They have the ‘Seal of Acceptance’ from the American Podiatric Medical Association. They are designed to have adequate space for the toes to move about. The sole of the shoe is much thicker than an average shoe. The heel is at a uniform height through the length of the sole. They are made to be slip-resistant. Another feature that brought the Danskos into the limelight is the removable footbed. This makes room to accommodate custom orthotics.
Why are they preferred?
These shoes are worn for comfort. They provide extra stability to the wearer. Danskos offers comfort to the leg and back muscles even when walking around for hours together. They also offer the advantage of shock absorbency. These shoes have won awards for the comfort provide over 8 times in the Women’s Comfort category by Footwear Plus magazine.
How to pick your Danskos?
Check to see if the Danskos are the right fit for you. Place your finger between the shoe and your feet. You should be able to move your finger through the entire length of the shoe. You need to ensure that they are of the right size before using them regularly. Danskos can be worn with or without socks. The inner lining is soft and so can be worn without socks.
They are available in nude shades such as brown and black. They can be worn with professional clothing as they have a clean-cut, formal look. They are available in different colors and shades. You can also get them in exciting neon colors in your nearest store. They have a wide range of prints in fun colors for casual occasions.
They are extremely easy to clean and the surface is very smooth. Danskos can accommodate any kind of feet. Their wide design allows them to stretch and make enough room for your feet to rest in. They are made of leather and fabric.
Danskos are worn by working professionals like teachers, chefs, doctors, and nurses. They are also used by people performing manual labor in factories. They are worn by people just for the comfort they provide.