Dainese Women's Svelta Gore-Tex Boots
Very comfortable - nice looking boots
I just received today and at first glance they seem to be very nice boots. They have a soft, comfortable lining and work well on my narrow foot. I typically wear a 9.5 in women's shoes and ordered a 41 - perfect fit. I've yet to wear them on the road but I suspect I will be very happy with them.
July 29, 2015
Stylish Good Fit
I just got these boots and have taken one ride - and I love them. I was really concerned about the fit, comfort and walkability. I have narrow feet but like some room in the toe box and these fit the bill. I wore thin socks (not liner sock thin but not sports sock thick) and they were perfect. I could probably do a thicker sock but live in a warm climate so it isn't typically a concern. My feet were warm but not insufferably so and it was a hot day. I walked around comfortably in them at a few rest stops for lunch and bathroom breaks and they were fine to walk in - no shin rub despite the armor and stiffness. Similar comfort on the pegs. I wear a size 6.5 US shoe in dress, sandal or street shoes and a 7 in most athletic runners. I bought the 38 and they are a good fit. I'll add it is nice that they are fashionable in addition to protective.
July 26, 2015
They press into my calf a bit where the boot clips shut. Wearing long socks helps. Overall good fit. I feel well protected without too much bulk.
July 6, 2015
Safe. Not ugly.
These boots are a good compromise for us fashion conscious girls. I say they are not ugly because they aren't exactly cute...the boots more or less just blend into your outfit. Work good under a pair of jeans. I love the metal shin protectors. The safety features are unbeatable. My feet and lower legs feel so much safer in these boots I have not worn anything else since the day they arrived at my doorstep. Worth the purchase. They are narrow so I had a hard time choosing sizing. Comfortable to ride in and ok to walk around in a bit.
June 30, 2015
So soft leather
These are quality boots! The leather is so soft yet the boots are sturdy and protective, and the style in person seems just about right.. I wore them all week on a tour of CO with temps from 50-100 and they indeed are warm when needed and breathable in the heat. And waterproof! I am usually a 7.5-8 normal width and calf and a 39 fits perfectly with room for a little thicker sock if needed.
June 20, 2015
Excellent quality boots that fit!
I have a very hard foot to fit: short, wide, high instep. I usually wear a size 5 1/2; ordered the size 36 and they were a little tight, perfect length, and a bit hard to zip at the ankle initially. After wearing them for awhile, they now fit very well! They are comfortable to walk in, good-looking, well-made, with all the design features I wanted (water-proof, breathable, good protection). My feet are happy---I'm happy!
June 1, 2015
Overall very happy
I have always worn a 41 in motorcycle boots and this one fits the same, although the footbed is on the narrower side. Easy break-in over a couple short rides, very comfortable on the bike. The protection seems good and they are indeed waterproof in a downpour. I do a lot of touring so it is important I be able to walk long distances in them also. The contour of the sole aids rollover in the stride but the insoles are hard as a rock! I will be replacing with gels asap. The tread provides good traction on wet surfaces. Only about 1000 miles and 4 continuous days in them so can't speak to durability yet. And yes, they look nicer and more feminine than most boots.
June 1, 2015
Love these boots
So comfortable and sturdy. Not super attractive but I wear them under my pants so nobody knows but me!
I haven't worn them in the rain yet but they do seem pretty dang waterproof.
I normally wear a US size 7 or 7.5 and ordered these in a 38. They fit perfectly. Note that the tag inside the boot says that a 38 corresponds to US size 6. It does not! Do not listen to this Italian company's strange notions about American sizing.
The heel and calf all fit perfectly and there's adequate protection.
They're warm but I live in Southern California and my feet haven't overheated or anything.
April 20, 2015