"I really wanted to like these. When I got them in the mail and out of the box, they were exactly as pictured. I put them on with ease, due to the side zipper. When I looked in the mirror, I absolutely loved the way they looked. They fit great, felt great, and looked great. Then, I started to walk. These shoes squeak and are so noisy when you walk, it's ridiculous. So, I wore them for about an hour, walking around the house, to no avail. The next day, I again tried them on, still very noisy when walking. Unfortunately, I will be returning them because of this. I really love the look and feel of these, but I feel like a clown when I'm walking around due to their squeakiness. It is cause by the material rubbing against itself. I hope Dirty Laundry will fix this problem, because everything else is great! Until then, these will not be a part of my wardrobe :("