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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 is a perennial favorite. What color is missing from your collection?
  • Leather 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 is a perennial favorite. What color is missing from your collection?
  • Leather 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 1,243 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: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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Very comfortable. Would have kept them but I decided they were not the look I wanted. They made my feet look too chunky.

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  • from Dallas, TX
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Had bought and returned Birkenstocks. Very disappointed. After reading other poor Birkenstock reviews the Mephisto Helen was mentioned as a better option. And read a lot of reviews about the Helen Plus and decided to just go with the Helen. Best sandal ever. No real break in time. I put a little oil on the toe piece just to make sure it did not rub a blister but really was not an issue.

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  • from TX
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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I love these shoes and have 4 pairs in different colors. They have saved me when I had severe arch pain and allowed me to walk for miles. I cannot walk barefoot anymore so I live in these shoes both indoors and out. My only complaint is that I have one particular pair, the silver strap style, where the soles are NOT non-marking. They mark up my hard wood floors all the time and so I am constantly cleaning up after myself. I called customer service at Mephisto and they denied that this could happen. I offered to send them a video of it happening, they were not interested and said I could mail them in and they would take a look at them, but would not replaced them if it was true, so why would I bother?

I'd also recommend: dansko, birkenstock

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  • from New Jersey
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I own six pairs of these and will buy more in the future. I have wide feet in the toe box area, but with these shoes a medium fits just perfectly. The cupped edge helps to keep you foot firmly in the foot bed and the arch support is divine! They are the most comfortable show I have ever worn. I use my old ones in the garden or to take the dog for a walk and in the winter I wear them with toe socks. I have my eye on the dark green ones.

I'd also recommend: Clarks

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  • from Santa Ana
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Love these shoes! I have flat feet and was having trouble with shin splints and arch pain. These have helped remedy that problem. Also, for comfortable shoes, they are super cute. I have them in black and also that tan/gray color, too, and I wear them all the time.

I'd also recommend: Hoka One One sneakers

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  • from USA
$139.00

Width: B - Medium

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