Favorite kitchen shoes?

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  1. May 13, 2019 #31

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    Nonslip , oil resistant, steel toe blundstones will last FOREVER
     
  2. May 13, 2019 #32

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    Mozo are really comfy but last about 3-4 months tops
     
  3. May 13, 2019 #33

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    Lace ups? My Finns last me about a year before the stitching comes loose at the toe. I know the earlier ones were rumored to fall apart fast.
     
  4. May 13, 2019 #34

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    I had two pairs of lace up about a year apart from each other. Both came apart pretty quick
     
  5. May 13, 2019 #35

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    Last pair was “ the natural”
     
  6. May 13, 2019 #36

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    I had a canvas pair that fell apart pretty quick. Might’ve been the natural.
    I like the style and comfort of most of the stuff from the mozo brand. I’d gladly pay more if they would last longer.
     
  7. May 13, 2019 #37
    I'm on my 2nd pair of Mozo Forza, 1at was good for about 2 yr before they started looking like crap. Still structurally sound. Just got new ones.
     
  8. May 31, 2019 #38

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    I've been using birkis for years now but these last couple of pairs are not holding up like they used to. I'm going to have to try something new out as well.
     
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    Have had these for like 5 years. Best working shoes ever. And will probably last atleats few more years. Not the best looking ones, not the cheapest ones. But still, best ones.

    Edit. Jalas exalter, don't known if you can find these outside Finland
     
  10. Jun 1, 2019 #40

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    For a cheap very comfortable option: STICO clogs
    Expensive long lasting option: Belleville hot weather gortex sided USMC boots, I get about 3 years from each pair.
     
  11. Jun 8, 2019 #41

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    Bistro Clogs with the soft orange insole. Work great. Only down side is your feet tend to sweat but in a commercial kitchen you tend to sweat most of the time!
     
  12. Sep 24, 2019 #42

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    I recently tried a pair of Sketchers Hydrophobic SR and I love them!
     
  13. Sep 24, 2019 #43

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    It’s definitely time for a new pair of mozos. I’m just waiting on someone to put them on sale.
     
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    Croc's Bistro the ones with the soft orange insole! Can't live without them!
     
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    I wear Birkenstock Super Birki clogs. My feet feel great at the end of a shift and they hold up to the kitchen environment well. The cork insoles are very comfortable. My one complaint is that they tend to make me walk with a slight shuffle--it bothers other people more than me. A full on work boot would offer more protection and I've been thinking of switching over, maybe after the Birkis wear out.
     
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    Birkenstock London. I have a whole slew of work shoes in my office, from Dansko to Troentorp to Birks. Probably around 12 pairs in all that I switch up. But lately I’ve been just switching between my Londons. I believe it rotating to help with back problems and fatigue.
    The only downfall of the Birks is the soles wear rather quickly and aren’t that slip resistant. However I love the feel, they make me less tall so I’m not always crouched over, and they’re seamless. Seams and laces are big no-no’s for me. Too easy for foods to get stuck in, and I prefer keeping my shoes polished and clean.
     
  19. Sep 26, 2019 #49

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    Those sievi are wild looking I kinda want a pair just because
     
  20. Oct 15, 2019 at 1:32 AM #50

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    @panda was right. Bought some Naot Bjorn. Most comfortable work shoe ever!
     
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