Dansko Women’s Professional Mule Review

Dansko Women’s Professional Mule Review

Dansko’s Professional Mule clogs are one of the most popular clogs in the world for a reason. Combining a massive number of available styles and colors with a large amount of cushioning, arch support, and traction, the Professional Mule’s are perfect for the perfect working shoe for anyone who has to be on their feet all day.

Out of the box, the Professional Mule’s appear to be your standard clog, in a traditional design. Further examinations shows a strategically-designed shoe that is made for long days on your feet.

​About The Product

With a heel measuring 1.75” and a platform that is .75” tall, the clogs have an ideal incline conducive for both walking and standing for extended periods.

Woman wearing Dansko Women's Professional Mule

The body of the shoe is made from high-quality leather, which is available in a wide range of colors and designs that even include faux-animal skins.

The Professional Mule’s arch support is a big selling point, providing the feet with proper positioning that works with the breathable PU foam footbed beneath. The foam also offers temperature control that allows the feet to breathe while remaining cool.

A Rocker Bottom helps to reduce fatigue on the foot, along with a noticeable amount of shock absorption that resembles what you'd get with an athletic shoe. The Professional Mule’s padded instep collar ensures a secure fit that doesn’t rub on top of the foot all day.

The clog’s wideset synthetic heel and synthetic sole creates a better heel strike, ensuring proper traction and an added sense of stability.

What We Like

Everything about these clogs is geared towards giving your feet the most support, cushioning, and padding possible. The Professional Mule’s have a meticulous design in every sense.

The arch support is what makes it all come together, along with foam footbed and padded upper. The feet are allowed to breathe, while still being surrounded by cushioning on all sides.

The huge amount of available styles is a major advantage as well. Most women will able to find the perfect style that best fits their preferences and flair.

What We Don’t Like

The Professional Mule’s have been known to be a bit stiff to some at first, and may require an extended breaking in period before they fully settle in.

Dansko Women's Professional Mule

A small price to pay for what essentially becomes perfect work clogs after just a few days of wearing them.

Buying Advice

These clogs are handmade, so the sizes aren’t always as exact as they should be, and can sometimes run large. Keep that in mind when ordering your size, and remember that you can send them back and exchange them for the right size if needed.


Overall, the Dansko Professional Mule clogs are not only the perfect nurse shoe, but perfect for any women who can wear clogs on a job that requires her to work long hours on her feet.

The superior comfort, stability, and traction makes them ideal in every way, and the abundance of styles allows you to change things up with each new pair. It’s hard to recommend any other nurse shoes or work clogs over these.


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