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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 1,300 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:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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This is my second pair of this shoe. The first I've had for a few years and literally wore them to death. So glad they still make these same great shoes which are so comfortable for walking and wearing around all summer. I always get tons of compliments as well!

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Excellent arch support

  • from Washington State
Overall: Rated: 1 stars! Comfort: Rated:1 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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These shoes were so stiff that after I put on one shoe, I did not even bother putting on the other. Both the strip across the foot and the piece against the toe were so uncomfortable! I feel like there would be so many places to rub and blister! And the shoe itself was very stiff - there was almost no bend. I agree with other reviewers that these were very narrow. If I were keeping them, I might consider a wide width, which I very rarely need.

I'd also recommend: Merrell, Chaco, Teva

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

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Felt narrower than marked

Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from New York, NY
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I usually don't feel comfortable in sandals with a thong between my toes, but these are really comfortable. I usually wear an 8, but on the advice of other reviewers, ordered a 39 in these, and am glad I did. They're perfect! Love the style and the color, and plan to take them on vacation to London and Paris. I have some 15 year old Mephisto sneakers, and aside from a few scuffs, they're still comfortable and in excellent condition. You get what you pay for!

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt a half size smaller than marked

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from NY Shore
Overall: Rated: 2 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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I liked the style of this shoe, so I ordered it. I have worn Birkenstocks for many years and noticed these were similar and wanted to try them. I ordered a Black Nubuck pair, having to return them as they appeared to have a broken shank. I then ordered a Black Waxy pair, which were very stiff compared to the Nubuck, so I returned them. Then I ordered a Beige pair and have the same thing happen, a broken shank - resulting in squeaking with each step. Zappos was wonderful in assisting me with all of the returns, but I still have no sandals for summer yet.

I'd also recommend: Birkenstocks

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from Indy
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Love this style. Walk all the time with these. I have multiple pairs. Excellent for walking long period of time.

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

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