Readers Choice
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Readers' Choice Award Winner: Walk In Comfort



Walk in Comfort’s staff are passionate about shoes and are dedicated to providing comfort, quality, style and outstanding customer service. Employees at Walk in Comfort differentiate themselves by declaring “we like to measure and fit” and they aspire to measure and fit every foot that comes in the door.


Walk in Comfort’s top brands include Clarks, Merrell, Ecco, Birkenstock and Rieker. The company searches Europe each year for quality brands not yet seen in Canada, for the advantage of product uniqueness and the ability to bypass import hurdles, and so they can offer quality shoes and pass along substantial savings to their customers.


Partnership Retailing


Walk in Comfort’s commitment to specific brands ensures the brands’ return commitment and invested interest by offering vast inventory with the best assortment of styles, so that customers can find their shoes locally. Walk in Comfort cherry-picks other quality shoe brands to find the best and most current fashion styles to ensure they are available for their customers in multiple colours.


Frequent Buyer Plan


Customers who purchase five pairs of shoes receive 50 per cent of the average value of those five pairs towards the cost of their sixth pair — with no exclusions. This means that if the average cost of the first five pairs was $100 each, the sixth pair will be $50 off the regular, sale or clearance price. Through the Frequent Buyer Plan, Walk in Comfort gives back approximately $250,000 annually to their valued customers.


When you visit one of Walk in Comfort’s seven locations on Vancouver Island, you’ll find dozens of quality brands for men and women along with experienced professional staff that are ready to find a style and a fit that is right for you.


Walk in Comfort’s Timeline


1986:Vogue Shoes opens on Broughton Street, Victoria

1990:Walk in Comfort opens in Mayfair Shopping Centre, Victoria

1993:Vogue Shoes opens on Fort Street, Victoria

2001:Walk in Comfort opens in Woodgrove Centre, Nanaimo

2001:Walk in Comfort opens on Fort Street, Victoria

2006:Walk in Comfort opens in Hillside Centre, Victoria

2011:Walk in Comfort opens on Beacon Avenue, Sidney

2012:Walk in Comfort opens on Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria

2017:Walk in Comfort opens on Station Street, Duncan.