When Rothy’s announced their new sneaker style, I was intrigued and eager to give them a try. I love my Allbirds Tree Loungers, and was curious how this new washable style would compare! I also have a pair of Murakami Classic Vans that I love, but don’t nearly wear enough – and wondered where in the spectrum of slip-ons the Rothy’s sneaker falls. Read on for my initial impressions.
Over the past few years, Stuart Weitzman’s knee-high and over-the-knee (OTK) boots have exploded in popularity. These boots are extremely well-made and maintain their shape for years. However, it’s been confusing at times to keep up with all the styles – especially those that are newer to the scene.
I’ve owned a pair of black leather 5050s for several seasons and love how comfortable and versatile they are. Recently, I added a pair of black suede Highlands to the mix, but I was also curious about the medium-heel-height Alljacks in suede. I decided to put together a comparison of all 3 boots, since most reviews compare the 5050s, Lowlands and Highlands, but don’t really touch on the mid-heel ranged boots.
When I purchased my first pair Rothy’s, I was excited that they offer half sizes (you can read my initial review here). I bought The Flat (round-toed version) in Grey Birdseye – a great neutral that I can wear both casually and to the office. I’d been tempted to try out The Point, but have typically been cautious of pointed flats, given my already long-and-narrow feet. However, the release of the sparkly rose gold and navy Midnight Metallic had me instantly flinging away my concerns to purchase a pair immediately, in my usual size 7.5
Now that I have a pair of The Flat and The Point, I wanted to do a side by side comparison of sizing. I myself wasn’t sure of the sizing differences – so I hope this is helpful for those deciding between the two styles!