Women's Active Walking Shoes

Chicane - Women's Active Walking Shoes



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  • Black-Scarlet-Tungsten
  • Moss-Raspberry

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  • 6
  • 6.5
  • 7
  • 7.5
  • 8
  • 8.5
  • 9
  • 9.5
  • 10
  • 10.5
  • 11
  • 11.5
  • 12

Fit: True to Size

Width: Medium

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The award-winning CHICANE is our best-seller that keeps getting better. In fact, it is a leading light hiker that fits more feet, out of the box. It's no wonder it has won both the 2011 and 2012 Reader's Choice Award for best trail walking shoe. Designed as the perfect casual shoe for traveling and light hiking, the CHICANE has become a favorite among many of our most loyal fans.

The innovative, asymmetric tongue shape of the CHICANE is designed to follow the curve of your instep. Since the height of everyone's instep is different, this unique tongue shape allows the CHICANE to adapt to even the most difficult to fit foot shapes. In addition, a smartly placed tongue gusset helps keep debris and gunk out of your shoes.

The updated CHICANE is designed to provide superior support, comfort and fit for all-day wear. Now you can focus on yourself, or others, without being distracted by foot discomfort. You will love how the CHICANE helps you get more done so, at the end of every day, you will feel new-found gratitude.

Fall in Love.


Reasons you'll love the Chicane:

  • Better Fit - proprietary asymmetric tongue design follows the top-line of the foot for a better, more adjustable fit
  • Integrated Heel & Arch Support - innovative insole includes a varus wedge with seamless arch support for an incredibly healthy stride
  • Durable rand for stability and abrasion resistance
  • Protection from the Elements - Fully gusseted tongue keeps debris and dust out of your shoes
  • Secure Laces - kRibs™ Lacing System wraps the webbing around the foot for a sock-like fit
  • Amazingly Comfortable - anatomical KURUSOLE™ midsole chassis gives all-day comfort for the trail
  • Breathable - moisture wicking liners
  • Good Grip - high-grade, rubber cupsole outsole construction offers large lugs for excellent traction and long life (non-marking)
  • Nature's Cushioning - orthotic HeelKradl™ in footbed cups your heel as nature intended
  • Nubuck Leather Uppers - Nubuck finish leathers for superior comfort and durability along with luxurious, full-grain nubuck leather uppers (Riveter Black) for superior fit
  • Mesh Uppers - Mesh upper for improved breathability and warm-weather performance
  • Origin - Imported (China)

Ideal For:

  • Technology: Orthopedic, arch support, asymmetric shoe lacing, ribbed fit
  • Foot injuries: Flat feet, Morton’s Neuroma, fallen arches, plantar fasciitis, foot pain
  • Activity: Walking, light hiking, (neighborhood stroll), travel, standing

Fit: True to Size

Width: Medium


Customer Reviews

Arch Support
Really good.
I have suffered from severe plantar fasciitis for years and wear custom arch supports all the time. I could wear these shoes for many hours standing and walking--without my arch supports--and my feet felt pretty good. They offer really good support and cushioning, and I've tried all kinds of brands of shoes that say they are for plantar fasciitis. This is one of the best. I've only had them a couple weeks, and I am impressed. I am eager to see how long they continue to work. I like this black and red color combination, but they have discontinued it. I bought another pair of Chicanes in the teal, and I don't really care for the color. I would buy more but I don't like most of the color combinations and style. I wish Kuru made some options that were more business casual that I could wear to the office for work.
Review by: Susan on 6/29/16
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Press / Awards



New and improved for an even stronger showing, the Chicane wins's 2012 Readers' Choice Award for BEST Trail Shoe. This time, highlighted such benefits including a gusseted tongue and its performance on the trail. In fact, one reader who nominated it said, "Took them to Europe in October, over all kinds of terrain. Loved the way my feet felt at the end of the day!".


The legendary Chicane was awarded's 2011 Readers' Choice Award for BEST Hiking Shoe. It won due to its versatility as the perfect shoe for trail, travel and as an overall comfort shoe.

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"I love discovering small, independent shoe companies...Kuru’s special feature is a specially-designed curved sole that works to spread out the weight of your body coming down on your heel. As far as I'm concerned, it works perfectly."

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"The shoe felt like one seamless entity on my foot: The insole cups the heel and supports your arch while the lacing system acts like a ribcage over the foot."

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"As the shoes wore in, they became one of the most comfortable things I’ve had on my feet in quite a while.."