FAQ & Fit Guide

What is walk with dada?

walk with dada is a footwear brand committed to creating small-batch leather sandals with a focus on comfort, style, and ethical production. Designed in Brooklyn and handmade in Vietnam, our sandals embody timeless design and craftsmanship.

What sets walk with dada sandals apart?

Our sandals are crafted with care at a privately-owned, ethically-run shoe factory in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. We prioritize handmade craftsmanship and use high-quality materials to ensure durability and comfort. Our sandals feature a convertible and minimalistic silhouette, making them versatile and suitable for various occasions. They are also podiatrist certified for comfort and support. 

Who are the founders of walk with dada?

walk with dada was founded by Danielle Anderson and Courtney Bolton. Danielle, originally from Pensacola, FL, and Courtney, from Jacksonville, FL, share a passion for comfortable yet stylish footwear. Inspired by their backgrounds in the fashion industry and their desire to create sandals that reflect their lifestyle, they established walk with dada. 

What is the mission of walk with dada?

Our mission is to provide customers with affordable, quality, handmade footwear while expressing comfort, style, and our company values. We aim to fill a void in the sandal industry by offering a sophisticated design that prioritizes comfort and quality.

How do I style the dada original sandals?

the dada original sandals are designed to complement any outfit effortlessly. Whether you're wearing athletic shorts, a casual dress, or tailored trousers, our sandals add a touch of chic simplicity to your look. With their versatile design, you can transition seamlessly from day to night.

How are the sandals built? 

Founders Danielle and Courtney applied a slow and mindful approach guided by podiatric standards and created a sophisticated design for their sandals that focuses on comfort and quality. walk with dada sandals are built with Moroccan leather - a strong, breathable, and tear-resistant material. With 9 mm of recycled foam inside the footbed, these sandals provide additional support, comfort, and style. The midsole, made with EVA, provides cushioning and rebound, while also balancing weight for walking on different kinds of terrains. The branded rubber outsole is water resistant, preventing slipping and providing the sandals with a strong grip. 

Where can I purchase walk with dada sandals?

You can purchase walk with dada sandals directly from our website. Our featured product, the Dada Original, is available for purchase at an affordable price of $145.00 USD. Stay updated on new colorways, exclusive offers, and more by subscribing to our newsletter.

Do you have a physical store location?

At the moment, walk with dada operates primarily through online channels. You can shop our collection directly from our website and enjoy the convenience of online shopping from the comfort of your home.

How can I expect my dadas to feel when I try them on for the first time? 

Our dadas are wrapped in genuine Morrocan leather, so they will mold to your foot overtime. If the straps feel tight, they will loosen up a little once they break in. 

Whats the fit like? 

They are comfortable and supportive. The footbed forms a natural heel cup and arch support once the sandal breaks in. 

Can they be worn two ways? 

Yes, our sandals can be worn two ways. You can wear the back strap on top of your foot or behind the ankle. We have found that wearing the strap on top of your foot is the much more popular choice. One way may fit better on your foot than the other so wear it whichever way feels best for you.