I ordered both a regular Helen sandal and a plus one to compare. I currently wear a regular Helen, but wanted to compare the two sizes. The regular width that I ordered was definitely narrower than the current pair I own. But the plus size
, although just the right width, had a perhaps more serious problem: the leather around the toe was too tight and when I compared the two sizes it was apparent that in the Plus size
the space for the big toe was much tighter. It seemed odd really in that the plus size
should have been a bit bigger all around. I ended up keeping the regular size hoping they would sort of flatten out at the edges and returned the plus size
, but in reality neither one fit that well. I am disappointed that the sizes are not more true, as my first Helen sandals
, ordered a year ago, fit like a dream.