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The advantage of wearing a shoe like Danskos is they have a stiffer sole so when you are on your feet all day, your foot doesn't have to work as hard. They have minimal arch support. Birkenstocks have a built in arch support and good support. Crocs are comfortable but they are made of a softer material and breakdown easier than a stiffer shoe so you have to replace them more often. The best thing to do is try shoes on at the end of the day when your feet are more swollen and tired and see what feels best to you. Shoes will not "break in" and get more comfortable after you wear them so make sure you like them in the store. Send me a PM if you have any other questions (I'm a podiatrist).cheesy.gif
Excellent thank you! One of the ladies here was told by her podiatrist that the sandals she should get are Birkenstocks. That is how this all started.

Thanks for all the input ladies! You all rock!

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all the girls here at the airport wear danskos. we usually try to get them from The Dansko Outlet or Dansko at Clogs Central: Clogs, Dansko Clogs, Dansko Shoes, Dansko Boot cause they're so much cheaper there!

 

the pair i'm on right now i've had for about 2 1/2 years, and they are SO comfortable. whenever i get a new pair i have to wear them like half the day and then switch to old ones, after about 3 weeks, they get softer and more comfy when the leather stretches and molds to my feet. i usually replace the inserts with these great free green ones doug gets free from boeing :) i LOVE HEART LOVE my danskos!

 

these are the closest to what i've got now:

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except mine have a strap with a silver hook thing on top across the top part.

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