Gravity Defyer "Balli" Leather & Fabric Mary Jane-Style Closed Back Shoes
Add a spring to your step when you slip your feet into Gravity Defyer. No, seriously, you’ll be literally adding a spring to your step with the help of their “VersoShock” design, which includes an actual spring within the heel. Fun, right?

Featuring pebble grained leather and fabric mixed along the upper, you’ll find a hook and loop closure strap near your ankle to help ensure a comfortable fit. Leather continues through the interior. You’ll find their perfect fit system includes additional insoles to vary depth and allow you, once again, to keep your feet comfy. Texturing along the rubber outsole helps to complete this design. These are the perfect companion for long days on your feet, whether you’re at work or out and about!

Color Choices
  • Black - Black upper with dark grey top toe and heel sections with slight silver-tone accents, dark grey top stitching, black outsole, silver-tone hardware.
  • Brown - Light brown upper with grey top toe and heel sections with silver-tone accents, grey top stitching, black outsole, silver-tone hardware.

  • Style: Mary Jane-style Shoes
  • Heel Height: 1-3/4"
  • Platform Height: 3/4"
  • Shaft Height: 2-1/4"
  • Upper: Pebble grained leather and fabric
  • Insole: Leather
  • Outsole: Rubber
  • Care: Surface clean
  • Country of Origin: China

Please note: Insole can be removed and washed. Comes with three insoles total.

Check out the Footwear Fit Guide to find your fit.

California residents only: “Proposition 65” WARNING

UPC Size 6 - Black: 674190411887 | Brown: 674190411764
UPC Size 6.5 - Black: 674190411894 | Brown: 674190411771
UPC Size 7 - Black: 674190411900 | Brown: 674190411788
UPC Size 7.5 - Black: 674190411917 | Brown: 674190411795
UPC Size 8 - Black: 674190411924 | Brown: 674190411801
UPC Size 8.5 - Black: 674190411931 | Brown: 674190411818
UPC Size 9 - Black: 674190411948 | Brown: 674190411825
UPC Size 9.5 - Black: 674190411955 | Brown: 674190411832
UPC Size 10 - Black: 674190411962 | Brown: 674190411849
UPC Size 11 - Black: 674190411986 | Brown: 674190411764
Footwear Terms:

Arch: On a foot, the part that doesn't touch the ground. On footwear, the part that supports that part of the foot.

Ballet shoe: A light, heelless or flat-heeled shoe held on the foot by ribbons, featuring a soft upper.

Bootee: A style that extends slightly higher than the ankle; usually made with a flexible material.

Built heel: A heel built with layers (or lifts); sometimes used for visual interest.

Clog: Traditionally, a boot or shoe with a wooden sole; today's styles often have plastic or synthetic soles.

Construction: Refers to the way a shoe was made; generally the way the sole is attached to the upper.

Eyelet: A hole used for lacing or a fashion detail.

Grain leather: Leather with a grain that is distinct enough to be a fashion detail.

Insole: A light sole that forms the foundation of a shoe.

Instep: The upper surface of the foot; a consideration when selecting a shoe style.

Lift: A layer that composes the heel of a shoe; many shoes have multiple lifts.

Lining: The surface of the upper on the inside of the shoe.

Loafer: A casual and lightweight slip-on shoe, usually with a small tongue.

Moccasin: A shoe featuring an upper and sole constructed as one piece, usually made from a flexible material.

Monk shoe: A shoe with a broad strap that fastens at the instep and features a buckle on the outer side.

Mule: A slipper or shoe without a back part; held on the foot by the forepart alone.

Nubuck: Leather hide buffed on the grain side to create a velvety, buttery feel.

Patent leather: Leather treated to have a shiny finish.

Platform: An element—plastic, cork, wood, etc.—inserted between the insole and outsold to add height or fashion design.

Pump: A light, low-heeled dress shoe.

Quarters: The two pieces of fabric on a shoe that cover the back part of the foot; usually they meet at a back seam and are reinforced.

Riding boot: Knee-high boot that is pulled on and features a low heel.

Sandal: Comprised of a sole held on by strips of material over the top of the foot.

Seat: The part of the shoe that the heel rests on.

Slide: Generic term for a shoe that is slipped on and not fastened to the foot.

Sling back: A shoe with a strap that goes from the forepart, around the hollow part of the ankle; usually it's secured by a buckle.

Spanish heel: A high and narrow tapered heel.

Stiletto heel: A very narrow fashion heel measuring one centimeter or less across.

Tie shoe: Generic name for a shoe fastened to the foot with lacing.

Tongue: A piece of material that covers the instep and fills the gap between the sides of the shoes; protects the instep from the tension of the laces.

Upper: The part of the shoe that covers the upper surface of the foot; often made from leather, but plastic and cloth are common as well.

Wedge heel: A heel formed as an extension of the shoe, where the heel and shoe forefront are in contact with the ground throughout the entire length.

About the Collection
Step into the comfort and style of Gravity Defyer - footwear created with shock absorbing sole technology to help you stay comfortable on your journey.

Founded in 2004, Gravity Defyer has spent the past decade researching and refining their patented "VersoShock" outsole, a revolutionary outsole design using spring technology to absorb shock. In addition, Gravity Defyer offers other unique design elements to help you enjoy the benefits of being active and comfortable, including wider widths, soft inner linings and removable anatomic foot beds. Gravity Defyer is perfect for men and women and offers a mix of sandals, Mary Janes, and athletic styles with zippers and adjustable straps adding to the versatility and appeal of the collection.

Treat your feet to the stylish, quality comfort of Gravity Defyer Footwear.

guest's nameAbout the Guest
Jon Brookings has been member of the comfort footwear industry for 17 years and is passionate about discovering and solving the needs of his customers. He has served as the vice president of sales for Gravity Defyer over the past 2.5 years and has worked tirelessly to share their brand message as a top resource for comfort footwear.