The Vionic Venture Walker helps me Complete the #VionicWalkabout Challenge Comfortably! @VionicShoes #VionicShoes


My Thoughts

A couple of weeks ago I told you about the Vionic Walkabout Challenge and since then I received a pair of Vionic Venture Walker shoes to help me complete it comfortably, and in style!

I am one of those people that finds a brand and sticks with it so it’s hard for me to try something new. I always buy Nike’s for my tennis shoes. They are comfortable and stylish and I’m familiar with their fit so I know what to expect.

I was hesitant to try a new shoe but when I saw the Vionic Walker I thought they were super cute and stylish and actually reminded me of my Nike’s. I ordered them in my regular size 7 1/2. I’m always scared to order shoes online because each company seems to have a different fit. I know that Nike’s tend to run small and tight on me in my normal size.

When I got the shoes I was instantly impressed with the quality and look. The pictures actually didn’t do them justice and I was very pleasantly surprised. I was even happier when I tried them on to find they fit! I think they are slightly loose on me but a 7 probably would have been too tight. After wearing them for a week, I don’t notice them being loose at all. I think I was just used to the tighter fit of Nike.

These also have a higher arch than I’m used to. I know this means more support but it does take some getting used to! However, after a few days I didn’t even feel that either. These didn’t require any breaking in (other than getting used to the feel) and didn’t leave me sore or with blisters. It’s rare that I can just replace a tennis shoe without any breaking in or discomfort.

At $99.95 they are slightly more than what I paid for my Nike’s but they are definitely more supportive and just as stylish. I have already gotten a lot of compliments on this shoe!

It comes in five different colors. I just went with black because most of my workout clothes are dark and I love the pop of blue.

I have been participating in the Vionic Walkabout Challenge so you may have seen some photos like this one over the past few weeks.


Anytime you post a photo and tag it with #VionicWalkabout you are entered to win shoes, Visa gift cards and a grand prize winner will get a trip to Napa! Click here to sign up. It’s free and easy!

I love that Vionic is a company that not only makes quality athletic gear; they care enough about health and fitness to create such a fun challenge!





About the Vionic Walker

Lightweight durable mesh and man-made overlays give the Venture walker a sporty look while promoting breathability and comfort for confidence with each step.
Removable Covered EVA footbed with 1st Ray Flexor technology.
Durable rubber outsole.
Features Orthaheel Technology, a biomechanic orthotic footbed that naturally aligns your feet and may help to relieve heel pain by reducing over-pronation.
Received APMA Seal of Acceptance

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The IE Mommy

The IE Mommy

I am a stay at home mom of three; ages 7, 6 and 1! I love doing product reviews and finding the best things to use for my family. Reading and writing have always been my passions so this allows me to incorporate them with the things that mean the most to me!
The IE Mommy
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