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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
  • 2% Full size too large
  • 4% Half size too Large
  • 78% True to size
  • 11% Half size too small
  • 6% Full size too small
86% Felt true to width
  • 86% Felt true to width
  • 12% Felt narrower than marked
  • 2% Felt wider than marked
84% Excellent arch support
  • 84% Excellent arch support
  • 15% 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 1,464 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
Helen
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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I usually wear Birkenstocks in the summer but decided to try these. I found them to be firmer and more supportive than the Birks. They're also turning out to be more comfortable although I haven't gone on any real long walks yet. I normally wear a 7 narrow and got them in the 37. They were just big and narrow enough. I don't think someone with a wider foot could wear them. As others have said I wish they came in 37.5. All in all this is an attractive shoe and I'm happy with my purchase.

I'd also recommend: Birkenstock

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Excellent arch support

  • - customer
  • from New Jersey
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These are the most comfortable shoe I own. Have 5 pairs of them - get many compliments. Arch is perfect!

I'd also recommend: Joseph Seibold sneakers

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  • - customer
  • from Holden, Ma.
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I love these sandals. I have an old pair that I have been wearing for over 4 years and it was definitely time to replace them. After researching my options I decided that I simply wanted the same sandal again.

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Moderate arch support

  • - customer
  • from Seattle
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I really love these shoes, however I wear a womens 12 and I ordered the 13 and it was to small. So I would say that these shoes run 1 to 1 1/2 sizes small.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt a full size smaller than marked

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Felt true to width

Poor Support

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Excellent arch support

  • - customer
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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This is a beautiful sandal especially in this summer wear-with-everything color. Unfortunately one of my feet is a little bigger than the other and these are not quite long enough. As others have said, inside the shoebox it notes recommended roominess; my toes and heel were where the room should be. Too bad, not available in bigger size. Order early!

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

  • - customer
  • from castle rock, co
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