When it comes to practical shoes and clogs, you will find it hard to better the two brands we are looking at today. Sanita vs Dansko will compare two of the industries most popular options for healthcare professionals, but also many others.
They might make some good choices for the demands of certain jobs, but they also have stylish ranges. Let's take a look to see which is better.
Sanita vs Dansko Comparison
Sanita started as a clog making company of humble roots which can be traced back to 1907. In 2007 they were making over 1 million pairs of clogs every year.
Dansko started life back in 1990 and their name literally translates to Danish Shoe. They are employee owned and based in Pennsylvania, employing over 150 people.
They both have a good product range and if you are looking for world-class clogs to walk around in, then neither will disappoint.
Sanita sells everything from clogs to sandals and also have a kids range. Dansko, on the other hand, has a wider range available. They sell sandals, clogs, heels and a lot more.
Dansko also have clearer categories, meaning if you are looking for slip resistant shoes, or narrow shoes, they make it easy for you to find them.
Sanita have announced that this year they will release the safety clog. This is something of a revelation as it combines the practicality of a professional shoe with the great design of their clogs.
Dansko also makes professional clogs. Their range is well established and comes in a variety of designs. You don't have to settle for simple black shoes, there is everything from floral designs to some with stars on.
Also, Dansko has a chef range. These have a more stripped back design but are incredibly durable. A favorite in many kitchens because of the support given to anyone who works on their feet for hours on end.
Sanitas smart step range is unique.
The outsole is slip resistant which helps it to keep up with some of the tougher demands that you might need to put your footwear through. On top of this, they also feature an anatomically correct footbed which is great for your comfort.
Dansko also offers a lot in this area.
They have a roomy toe box range. This is great for anyone who suffers from discomfort when wearing shoes. On top of this, they even have an odor control range.
In this respect, both companies have priced their products within the same mid-priced range.
You can expect to pick up a pair of high-quality clogs for around $100. Of course, you can spend a lot more if you want to but in terms of quality brands, there is value in what both are selling.
Again, both score highly here.
With decades of experience for both, it should come as no surprise that their shoes are generally very durable and incredibly comfortable.
You will find that neither brand has any notable issues and a lot of repeat customers. High-quality leathers are used.
Sanitas professional collection features a padded instep and a rocker bottom making movement easy. It is these types of thoughtful extras that make them such a reputable brand in terms of quality.
Dansko even sells its own range of shoe care products. Their shoes are of high quality, but being able to maintain them means they will last even longer.
Sania vs Dansko - Pros and Cons
- Sturdy shoes
- Roomy toe box
- Quality materials
- A lot of heritage
- Doesn't have as much of a range
- High-quality materials
- Anatomical insoles
- Extra toe and heel space
- Shock absorption
- Wide heel range
- Padded insteps
- Plenty of colors
- Wider product range
- Bigger professional range
- Not as much heritage as Sanita
Sanita vs Dansko Conclusion
Whilst both brands have a lot to offer consumers, it is Dansko who have come out on top.
There is enough to like about both but they just had a wider range and more color options than Sanita. What makes them stand out is the fact that their professional range is vast, and the shoes they sell are of very high quality.
If you want a brand of shoe that will make you stand out a little then there are numerous designs from Dansko.
For anyone looking for a clog, professional or casual then these brands are the first place you should look. For anything else, we suggest you check to see if they sell it first. Because it is close, we also have no problem recommending the Sanita range.
Whether you are a nurse, chef, professional or just stylish, Dansko and Sanita make some of the best products in terms of quality, price, and value.
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