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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 1,219 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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My second pair of the Mephisto Helens. Great fit and very comfortable. I ordered my daughter a pair. Her feet are flat and narrow. They are working great for her. These shoes seem to work for all feet. Zappos' delivery system is unbelievable. I ordered one day and they were delivered the next and I live in a rural area.

I'd also recommend: I wear only Mephisto

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Excellent arch support

  • from Texas
Overall: Rated: 2 stars! Comfort: Rated:1 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Have worn this style for many years and have had many pairs. For the first time ever, I am sending them back. They are so tight around the toe strap that I could not get them on easy and when I did they made my toes swell, because they were to skimpy. I think that the pair that I received are probably seconds and just not cut or assembled correctly.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

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Felt a half size smaller than marked

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Felt narrower than marked

Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from South Carolina
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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Fifth pair of Mephistos (third of this style, different colors). Been wearing Mephistos for twenty years. Great comfort, super arch support. I'd really like five more pairs (but don't need them). They do not cause leg fatigue like flat sandals. I like that I can tighten the buckle as they do stretch a bit with wearing.

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Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from baltimore,md
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Wow! So comfortable. I could walk for miles in these sandals. The turquoise boa is really attractive. They don't look clunky on my feet which are on the narrow side of medium. I usually wear an 8 1/2 to 9 in dress shoes, 9 1/2 in athletic shoes. A 39 is perfect for me.

I'd also recommend: ECCO, Clarks

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 Williamsport, MD
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I am so glad to have these sandals. Due to nerve damage, surgery, and plantar fasciitis, I have difficulty with fit. These sandals support my feet well and have a short break in period. They are better feeling than my previous Birkenstocks. A bit thicker and softer. They have become my go to shoes for summer. The adjustable strap allows me to wear a slide that stays put on my narrow feet. The pricing prevents me from purchasing more colors, but I would certainly like to!

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 Acton, CA
$139.00

Width: B - Medium

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