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The Sidewalk Skimmer
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The Sidewalk Skimmer
The Sidewalk Skimmer
Product Details
A true shoe icon. You can wear this sharply shaped flat for miles and miles—and never get tired of its chic Parisian-girl charm.Please note: When you select your size, "H" equals a half size.
  • Leather upper.
  • 1/4" rubber heel.
  • Leather lining.
  • Man-made sole.
  • Import.
  • only. 
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The Sidewalk Skimmer

The Sidewalk Skimmer is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 36.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bring 'em back! You have heard us. Bring these babies back. They are great. I wore the tan for ages, spring til fall.
Date published: 2017-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Please Bring These Back! I have these in black suede too and they are the best flats around. Comfortable, stylish, work appropriate, and true to size. PLEASE BRING THEM BACK!
Date published: 2016-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Madewell, please bring these flats back! I have these flats in 3 colors (black, brown, and blue) and they are the best flats I have ever worn. Style and colors are versatile, the fit is true to size, and very comfortable to walk in. Sadly all 3 of them have been worn to death. Madewell, please bring these flats back!!
Date published: 2016-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Flat Ever- Please Bring These Back!!! I bought two pairs of the sidewalk skimmer two years ago, in the tan leather and black suede. Sadly, these flats are now ready for replacement, and a comparable shoe does not exist on the market. Anywhere. Please bring them back!!
Date published: 2016-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Please bring these back!! These are my favorite flats, I owned in black and wore multiple times a week for a few years before they needed to be replaced. I wish I could buy a new pair!
Date published: 2016-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bring back the skimmer! I love this simple skimmer. It goes great with everything from sundresses to skinny jeans. I've owned several pairs over the years and wish that they would keep a skimmer as part of their permanent collection. It's a must-have for every wardrobe!!
Date published: 2016-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from please bring these back i can' find any shoes with a similar style.. these are a classic!! bring them backkkkk
Date published: 2017-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shoe I have these in patent leather from a few years ago and they've held up well. They are very sturdy flats, I love how they look. Mine haven't stretched out at all and have held their shape, so good quality. You will break some skin wearing them in the first couple of times, but in the end it's worth it!
Date published: 2015-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute but a little snug I like the style and color of the shoe. I especially like that it has a pointed toe not round. They are real leather and have a nice soft bottom for your feet. My only suggestion would be to order them a 1/2 size up. Despite the fact that I've worn mine almost non stop since I got them they are STILL very snug in the toe area. Otherwise, they are the perfect shoe for running around in.
Date published: 2015-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great basic Great toe shape and a unique, warm brown color. I can wear either a 7.5 or an 8 and I am happy I ordered the 8 in these. I thought I would need to break them in a bit, but they were comfy and walkable right out of the box. Most importantly, I feel like I can get some great mileage out of these for they are neutral enough to go with my wardrobe yet still feel special. If Madewell knows what is good for them, they will continue to release leather sidewalk skimmers in more colors.
Date published: 2015-07-14
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