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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
  • 1% Full size too large
  • 4% Half size too Large
  • 78% True to size
  • 11% 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
86% Excellent arch support
  • 86% Excellent arch support
  • 14% 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 1,317 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: 3 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Have 2 other pairs of exact show in different colors. Not sure why but these were not right from the minute I put them on. Arch was different and uncomfortable. Love the shoes usually but this pair had to go back. Otherwise, my other 2 pairs are a 5 star!

  • from Texas
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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This is the most amazing sandal. I don't know what Mephisto does, but it is perfect. I've tried to wear other brands, but NOTHING comes close to the perfection of Mephisto Helen.

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Excellent arch support

  • from Florida
Overall: Rated: 3 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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I ordered up which left me with the desired space past my toes, but it placed the arch at the wrong spot. If I moved my foot back onto the arch, my heel was flush with the back which I do not like. I was very hopeful given the many positive reviews; I ordered two colors. Neither is going to work. A note, however, one pair fit better although I ordered the same size. I liked the brown embossed look.

I'd also recommend: Alegria, Ahnu

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Moderate arch support

  • from Cincinnati
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Super comfortable--not in a plush way, but in a "I can walk all day in these and my feet and legs feel great." Bought the pewter color--great for my summer wardrobe (blacks, whites, greys for the most part) and less Bohemian looking than the brown leather ones (which I also have but rarely wear now that I have the pewter).

Fit Survey

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Runs Large

Felt a half size larger than marked

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Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from Portland, OR
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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First of all, I love Mephisto's as they are a perfect fit for me. I order two style of the "Helen" model - this boa design and a pretty grey/blue/green and the green sparkles - much cooler than it sounds. Anyway, really happy with both!

I'd also recommend: Naot

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 AZ
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