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About Alegria

Launched in 2008 by a leading maker of therapeutic footwear, Alegria® by PG Lite has become a place where happiness meets wellness. The Spanish translation for Alegria means joy and happiness and Alegria feels that shoes should make you happy. Backing the belief in color therapy, Alegria's bright and unique prints are not only fashionable, but are sure to enhance your mood. With the bold colors and prints on their popular Paloma mary jane and unique rocker outsole, people from all walks of life including nurses and doctors are now able to add personal pop and comfort to their uniform.

Each pair of Alegria shoes are hand-stitched and made from genuine leather and suede with their signature rocker bottom outsole. Alegria shoes not only look good on the outside, but also make you feel good thanks to the Perfect Fit Footbed System and rocker outsoles. Their patented, interlocking footbed system features arch support and is loaded with latex, memory foam, and cork to create a uniquely perfect fit every time by forming to the natural contours of your foot. The greatest aspect of all with Alegria's footbed is that they are removable giving you the opportunity to insert you own custom orthotics if you choice to do so. Not to be forgotten is Alegria's special rocker outsoles. Engineered to roll naturally so that you reduce heel and central metatarsal pressure, the lightweight rocker outsole also encourages proper posture and a normal gait.

Whether you are a full-coverage shoe customer or like to spice it up with clogs and mary janes, Alegria footwear is sure to impress you with their style and comfort. With collections such as the Professional Collection, now doctors, nurses, chefs, and hairstylists can enjoy fashionable workforce footwear that not only looks good, but is also stain and slip resistant. Seek color therapy. Seek comfort and style. Seek Alegria.

Latest Reviews

  • Jemma Posted: Reviewer: from Philadelphia Overall: 4 Stars Comfort: 4 Stars Look: 3 Stars
    Comfortable shoe but not really my style, which is why I am returning it. I normally take a size 6 in shoes and 6.6 in sneakers. I ordered 2 different Alegria shoes both in a 36. This one fit while the other was too big. I have learned sizing can vary depending on the style shoe. Hopefully Alergria will correct this problem. Thank you Zappos for the great service!
  • Keli Posted: Reviewer: from Philadelphia Overall: 5 Stars Comfort: 5 Stars Look: 4 Stars
    Cute shoe but it doesn’t fit. I normally take a size 6 in shoes and 6.6 in sneakers. I have since learned Alegria has different sizing depending on the style shoe. It’s crazy they have 2 size charts. Just standing in the shoe I could tell it was very comfortable. I did not exchange because I thought it looked more like a winter shoe than a spring shoe. If I can somehow figure out sizing I may try another style. By the way, Zappos you are the best! Fast efficient service and when ever I have had to talk to someone in customer service they have been so nice. You are unique. I wish every company was just like you.
  • Taylor Posted: Reviewer: from Chicago Overall: 4 Stars Comfort: 2 Stars Look: 5 Stars
    Nice looking shoe. Monster insert though. Can't get my foot in the shoe.
  • Paloma Posted: Reviewer: from SoCal Overall: 2 Stars Comfort: 1 Stars Look: 3 Stars
    This is my 2nd pair of Alegria shoes. My first pair was Belle. I bought the Black Dazzler Paloma and they destroyed my feet with one wearing and now they can not be returned. The back of my heel, the side of my inner arch and the side of my toe have all been rubbed raw by a 1 mile walk.The material of these shoes is not very soft like I thought it would be. I'll need to be more careful when I buy my next pair.
  • Taylor Posted: Reviewer: from Virginia Overall: 5 Stars Comfort: 5 Stars Look: 5 Stars
    I love this shoe, but I just can not wear penny loafers. The seam over the baby toe is very painful for me.
  • Dayna Professional Posted: Reviewer: Overall: 2 Stars Comfort: 3 Stars Look: 2 Stars
    The Velcro was a poor design choice, they come undone frequently when just walking normally. For shoes over $100 this absolutely should not be an issue.
  • Paloma Posted: Reviewer: Overall: 2 Stars Comfort: 2 Stars Look: 3 Stars
    Based on the rave reviews, I expected this shoe to be much more comfortable than it was. I purchased the hippie chick Dottie in a size 43 for an upcoming trip to Europe because I need a good walking shoe. I wear a 12. Immediately the shoe was a lot stiffer than I understood. My big toes were also hitting the front of the shoe wall at times. I figured I just needed to break them in for the day. By mid-morning I noticed my feet were extremely hot inside the shoe, which feels like a hard Birkenstock material. Although the arch support and the cushion are fine, the feeling inside the shoe is extremely warm to the point that my feet had actually swollen. Sending these back.
  • Paloma Pro Posted: Reviewer: from The beautiful Ozarks in Missouri Overall: 5 Stars Comfort: 5 Stars Look: 5 Stars
    I wish I'd tried Alegria shoes years ago!!! I have arthritis, fallen arches, hammer toe on one foot, and tendon problems. I also have stability issues with my ankles and was worried I'd be stuck wearing Fatbaby's because of that. Also, because of foot and ankle pain and shoes that didn't help those issues, I also started having hip pain. I kept thinking a shoe that nurses love must be great and I'm so glad I bought my Alegria Paloma Pro shoes especially with the pretty floral design. I LOVE these shoes...I have been wearing them everyday since they arrived and my feet are in heaven. I walk without pain and the pain in my hip is gone as well. I can't say enough good things about these shoes. If you have foot problems get a pair. I feel silly saying this but it's true, these shoes have improved the quality of my life. I am so grateful to zappos for the one day delivery and excellent customer service. I am looking forward to buying more from this brand. I hope Zappos will carry Alegria boots because they look great too. BEST SHOES EVER, WISH I'D HAD ENOUGH SENSE TO BUY THIS BRAND YEARS AGO...I LOVE THE ALEGRIA PALOMA PRO!!!!!
  • Paloma Posted: Reviewer: from Utah Overall: 5 Stars Comfort: 5 Stars Look: 5 Stars
    I read a lot of reviews before purchasing this shoe, and I'm glad I did, since I ended up purchasing a 38 instead of my regular size 39. The quality of the shoe is great, the arch support and overall footbed is fantastic, and I would definitely purchase Alegrias again.
  • Keli Professional Posted: Reviewer: Overall: 4 Stars Comfort: 5 Stars Look: 4 Stars
    Had to send these shoes back two times. Thankful for Zappos free return shipping!!! I usually wear a 9-9.5 so I bought the 39. DID NOT FIT! I returned the 39 for a 40 and my toe is still at the end of the shoe. Once again, returning for a 41 (women's 10.5- not even remotely my size). Hopefully the third pair will fit. I'm a nurse and several of my work friends have these shoes and love them. I'm just ready to find my size!