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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.)
  • Mephisto recommends ordering up a full size for this style since it runs small (for example, if you are a size 6, you may want to choose a size 7).
  • The Helen sandal is a perennial favorite. What color is missing from your collection?
  • Leather, patent, or nubuck uppers are made with the finest materials for ultimate breathability and durability.
  • Adjustable buckle for a personalized fit.
  • Cork footbed lined with leather that softens over time for proper heel, arch, and foot support when walking.
  • Rubber mid-sole forms to the foot for a customized fit.
  • Made in France.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 in
    • Weight: 8 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 36 (US Women's 6), width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

78% Felt true to size
  • 2% Full size too large
  • 4% Half size too Large
  • 78% True to size
  • 10% Half size too small
  • 6% Full size too small
87% Felt true to width
  • 87% Felt true to width
  • 11% Felt narrower than marked
  • 2% Felt wider than marked
87% Excellent arch support
  • 87% Excellent arch support
  • 13% Moderate arch support
  • 0% 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.)
  • Mephisto recommends ordering up a full size for this style since it runs small (for example, if you are a size 6, you may want to choose a size 7).
  • The Helen sandal is a perennial favorite. What color is missing from your collection?
  • Leather, patent, or nubuck uppers are made with the finest materials for ultimate breathability and durability.
  • Adjustable buckle for a personalized fit.
  • Cork footbed lined with leather that softens over time for proper heel, arch, and foot support when walking.
  • Rubber mid-sole forms to the foot for a customized fit.
  • Made in France.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 in
    • Weight: 8 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 36 (US Women's 6), width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

Mephisto Helen

Average rating is 5 out of 5 from a total of 1,260 reviews.

Top Positive Review

9 people found this review helpful.

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The most comfortable sandals you'll ever buy. I have wide feet and a very high instep and after having foot surgery this is the only sandal I can wear. Great arch support. Lots of great color options. After a while they loosen up but that's no problem because you can just adjust the strap! I've worn Mephistos for years; however, since my surgery I've had to switch from the Ularia to the Helen. Mephisto sandals are the best and last forever. It's just a matter of finding the right one for you!

Read more » « Show less July 14, 2011 by Annette M
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Top Critical Review

1 person found this review helpful.

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I wore these on a trip to Italy. Felt like I was walking on a wood board and made my feet ache. The leather between my toes cut my foot and no matter how I adjusted the shoe, the shoe kept pushing my foot back due to my high arch. Horrible and expensive mistake.

Read more » « Show less June 29, 2013 by Anonymous
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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Wanted this shoe last year and didn't order it but decided to do so in anticipation of an upcoming trip. Like how they look and they fit me much better than the Birkenstock sandal that I was also tried. Thanks, Zappos for making it so easy to compare sizes and styles.

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  • from United States
Overall: Rated: 1 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These sandals fit like a dream and are so wonderful to wear- however, upon receiving the light sand pearl patent sandals, I noticed that the finish was already coming off near the buckle. I don't know if this is typical of the patent leather or a fluke. Sadly, they will be going back and I will stick with the Mephistos I have had since 2005 in a leather nubuck.

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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These Mephistos are incredible. Fit is true to size and no breaking in is needed. My last pair lasted for at least 3 years and I wore them often. The sole is very thick and provides a lot of support for a sandal. I can walk all day in them and never tire. The arch support is substantial, which relieves the need for my orthotics - that is truly amazing. I'll wear these forever if they're available. The best sandal I've ever had.

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  • from California
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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This is my 3rd pair in maybe 20 years. They're my around the house, super-marketing, cooking shoes. Indispensable!

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  • from Houston
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I'm extremely happy with my purchase of the Mephisto sandals. I have knee trouble and have used these sandals for quite a few years. They are very comfortable and offer the support I need. Though I wear them for the support, I have received many compliments on them over the years.

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  • from California
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