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Giesswein Ammern Classic

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  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Please click here for the Giesswein® footwear size guide.
  • The Giesswein® Ammern Classic transforms your standard slipper into a houseshoe that can be worn for both work and play.
  • 100% boiled-wool construction wicks away moisture while helping to regulate temperature.
  • Wool is never itchy or scratchy so it feels soft against your bare feet.
  • Anatomically correct footbed can be be removed to accommodate custom orthotics.
  • Slip and water-resistant latex-dipped outsole will not mark or scuff your floors.
  • Machine wash, air dry.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 7 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 42 (US Men's 9, US Women's 11), width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

72% Felt true to size
  • 5% Full size too large
  • 12% Half size too Large
  • 72% True to size
  • 9% Half size too small
  • 3% Full size too small
74% Felt true to width
  • 74% Felt true to width
  • 3% Felt narrower than marked
  • 23% Felt wider than marked
46% Excellent arch support
  • 46% Excellent arch support
  • 45% Moderate arch support
  • 9% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Please click here for the Giesswein® footwear size guide.
  • The Giesswein® Ammern Classic transforms your standard slipper into a houseshoe that can be worn for both work and play.
  • 100% boiled-wool construction wicks away moisture while helping to regulate temperature.
  • Wool is never itchy or scratchy so it feels soft against your bare feet.
  • Anatomically correct footbed can be be removed to accommodate custom orthotics.
  • Slip and water-resistant latex-dipped outsole will not mark or scuff your floors.
  • Machine wash, air dry.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 7 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 42 (US Men's 9, US Women's 11), width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

Giesswein Ammern Classic

Average rating is 4 out of 5 from a total of 78 reviews.

Top Positive Review

6 people found this review helpful.

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I was hoping that these slippers would fit, but I had a nagging feeling that they wouldn't quite work. Wow, was that off! Way, way off! These are the most comfortable slippers I have ever owned. My feet are narrow, and I usually get zip when it comes to support - these, however, have incredible arch supports! There is plenty of wiggle room for your toes, and the instep fits snugly (but comfortably) over the top of your foot. I did read in one of the reviews that they ran small, so since I usually wear a 9 1/2, I ordered a 10. Perfect! They also have that rubbery bottom so that they can be worn outside.

Read more » « Show less December 26, 2010 by Susan F
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Top Critical Review

1 person found this review helpful.

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Returning these slippers. I am a size 13, and ordered a 13. These run small and tight. Additionally, the soles had very little support. That was a concern of mine looking at the pictures online, but the ratings said support was good. Not true, in my experience.

Read more » « Show less June 15, 2012 by Tim
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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Too big overall. I'm usually 8.5W, so I ordered size 40 (some reviews suggested that this ran small). They probably run true to size, and the 39 (my usual size) would have fit, I think. Good support, but no heel. Rubber underneath is a plus. Returned since I found 2 others which were perfect for my feet.

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Excellent arch support

  • from Ct
Overall: Rated: 1 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:2 stars!
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These slippers were a big disappointment. I have a problem with my ankles, and my doctor ordered orthotic slippers. These slippers are not very attractive, but I was willing to forgo style for function. Unfortunately, they are very soft and stretch out over time, so the support they provide becomes less, the longer you wear them. Even more disappointing, they are falling apart after only three months. One slipper has developed a hole over the toes, and the back edges behind both heels are unraveling. I have washed them once, according to the manufacturer's instructions, but I am afraid if I wash them again, I'll have nothing left. These were expensive slippers and I really regret buying them. Unfortunately, I did not keep the original box, or these would be going back. This price for slippers that start falling apart after three months? Don't do it!

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt a half size larger than marked

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Felt wider than marked

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from Chicago, IL
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These were a gift for my husband. He has narrow feet and most slippers are too wide. These have been a much better fit for him. He also likes that the wool stays warm but also breaths.

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Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from Greenville, SC
Overall: Rated: 3 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These are very nice slippers w/ extraordinary support for slippers. But I don't recommend for hardwood floors, b/c the rubber comes off the bottom in tiny little pieces, and also there is an annoying squeaking sound they make. If my house was carpet I would have kept them. Kept my feet warm w/o sweating.

Fit Survey

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Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

Overall: Rated: 3 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I have loved these slippers! I use orthotics in my regular shoes and found that I didn't need to use them in these slippers. The arch is high and comfy. There is an insert that comes out if needed, but it makes the slippers a bit more uncomfortable (right down to the rubber of the sole). The only issue I have is after 3 months of wearing them around my house, one of them has a hole in the toe. I don't have extraordinarily long toe nails either... Such a bummer!! If it weren't for the hole in the toe, I would give these slippers 5 stars.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from Cheyenne, WY
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