I’m Obsessed With My Allbirds Sneakers — Here’s Why You’ll Want a Pair

A fun, vintage feel and super comfortable meet my new favorite sneakers.

June 25, 2024
By: Amanda Mushro

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Courtesy of Amanda Mushro

I love the look of a great sneaker paired with a fabulous outfit. What I don't love is when the sneaker is so uncomfortable that it feels like I've been walking around with cement bricks on my feet all day. So, in my attempt to be fashionable but also give my feet some extra love, I tried out a new style from Allbirds, and let me tell you — this sweet sneaker is my go-to shoe.  

The Allbirds Women's Courier combines style, comfort and a dash of vintage charm. If you are on the hunt for a pair of shoes you can dress up, dress down and walk around in for hours and it feels like you are walking on a marshmallow, keep reading. 

$98
Allbirds Inc.

Available in 7 colors.

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Why Allbirds Are Great Shoes

First off, let's talk about why Allbirds have earned their stellar reputation. Allbirds is a brand known for its commitment to sustainability as well as comfort and style. Their shoes are made from eco-friendly materials like merino wool, eucalyptus tree fiber, and sugarcane. Not only are you treating your feet, but you're also giving Mother Earth a big ol' hug.

Photo by: Courtesy of Amanda Mushro

Courtesy of Amanda Mushro

These shoes are lightweight, breathable, and machine washable — yes, you heard that right. Spilled coffee on your shoes? No problem. Just toss them in the wash, and they'll come out looking good as new. Do I know this from first-hand experience? Yes, I do.

The Vintage Style Is the Perfect Style

These shoes bring a delightful retro vibe that's both timeless and trendy. The silhouette feels very '80s but the overall design is modern and fits right into today's fashion landscape.

Photo by: Courtesy of Amanda Mushro

Courtesy of Amanda Mushro

The Couriers come in a variety of colors, from muted earth tones to vibrant hues, so you can easily match them with your favorite outfits. I went with the hazy indigo and I get compliments all the time. Whether you're heading to a playdate, a casual lunch, or just running errands, these shoes add a touch of vintage flair that makes you feel effortlessly stylish.

They Are Super Comfortable

One of the best features of the Couriers is that they don't compromise on comfort for the sake of style. These shoes are like walking on clouds — seriously. They feature Allbirds' signature wool lining, which is soft, breathable, and naturally temperature-regulating. Your feet stay cozy in the winter and cool in the summer.

Photo by: Courtesy of Amanda Mushro

Courtesy of Amanda Mushro

The sole of the Couriers is made from SweetFoam, derived from renewable sugarcane. It's bouncy, flexible, and provides excellent support for your arches. This is a big win if you are constantly on their feet while ticking off their never-ending to-do lists.

Pros

  • Sustainable Materials: They're made from eco-friendly materials, so you can feel good about your purchase.
  • Comfort: They're super comfy, thanks to the wool lining and SweetFoam sole.
  • Style: The Vintage-inspired design looks chic and trendy.
  • Versatility: They can be dressed up or dressed down.
  • Machine Washable: They're easy to clean, which is a lifesaver for moms.

Cons

  • Sizing: Some users report that the sizing can be a bit off. I sized up for a great fit.
  • Price: They’re a bit on the pricier side, but considering the quality and sustainability, it's a worthwhile investment.

Bottom Line

Photo by: Courtesy of Amanda Mushro

Courtesy of Amanda Mushro

So, what's the final verdict on the Allbirds Women's Couriers? I'm a big fan. These shoes are a great option for anyone who refuses to sacrifice style for comfort. With their vintage-inspired look, eco-friendly materials, and cushy comfort, these shoes are a win-win.

Sure, they come with a higher price tag and you may need to pay attention to sizing, but the benefits far outweigh these minor drawbacks. Imagine slipping on a pair of shoes that make you feel stylish, support your busy lifestyle and align with your values of sustainability. Your feet (and your wardrobe) will thank you!

Try Allbirds for yourself HERE!

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