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Mephisto Helen Reviews

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Overall Rating:

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Customer Fit Survey:

81% "Felt true to size"

85% "Felt true to width"

90% "Excellent arch support"

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July 19, 2011

Anonymous

from Lowell, Massachusetts

The off-white sandals are actually light gray, unfortunately. I'll keep them anyway. Mephisto Helens are the most comfortable sandals I've ever had. I have 3 pairs of them. Good support, clean classic lines. There's a slight lift to the heel, which is good for me, as I get Achilles tendonitis easily. I still get it if I wear these or any sandals for too many days in a row, but these are the best sandals I've found so far. The sole is flat and stable, not too flexible; the footbed is cork, molded to provide very good arch support. I usually take a US size 10, Euro size 40, but this size 40 is almost a little short for me, while a size 41 is too big. So I get the size 40.

Brands I'd also recommend: Naot

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 19, 2011

Anonymous

from Visalia, Ca

Before wearing Mephistos, I wore a somewhat similar sandal, different brand. I had to stop wearing the other brand as my feet, in particular my arches (and they're not high) were hurting. A friend suggested I try Mephistos, and I'm very glad I did! Terrific support and very comfy foot bed. Initially, I thought the price was a bit high(especially since I went through a pair each summer). But my feet are happy, and I can wear them all day. This summer I bought two pairs. I recently noticed that a wider version is available and thought I might try it as I usually wear a 'D' width tennis shoe. But, I don't think so as new sandals are a bit smug but do give a little as they wear. I definitely think Mephistos are worth the price!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 19, 2011

Sherri C

from NYC

I love how this shoe looks and the color is great. I get a lot of compliments. That being said, I have a wide foot (maybe too much yoga!) so I feel like my toes spill over the ridge a bit. I'm undecided whether to keep them for that reason. The sole itself feels pretty comfortable to walk on.

Brands I'd also recommend: Naot

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 17, 2011

Anonymous

 

This was a gift for my daughter, different address. It was faster than they said and shoes exactly as advertised. As usual, happy with Zappos. Thanks.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 17, 2011

Anonymous

 

I was unable to find this product in my area. I immediately thought of Zappos. The free shipping both ways policy was the reason I chose to buy from them.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 17, 2011

Anonymous

from Philadelphia, PA

I love this sandal. I have had it for 2 years and plan to buy another, so I am ready for this one to break and it is so comfortable; and the fit is excellent.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 14, 2011

Anonymous

from Seattle

The most comfortable, stylish sandals that I've ever worn! I was able to wear them out of the box with incurring any blister, rubbing, or soreness! Even the leather between the toes did not cause a problem. I've received so many compliments, I can't count them. Although I would recommend these for a power walk or a hike, I definitely can walk/wear them for longer distances, like a tour through the farmer's market or Home Depot! Thanks Zappos for your fine offerings and as ever for your outstanding service!

Brands I'd also recommend: Keen, alegria

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 13, 2011

Karen S

from Massachusetts

I love these sandals! I purchased the 'Helen' style 3 years ago in a bright silver, and they held up so well and continued to support my feet so well, that I decided I wanted to purchase another pair. The Silver Snakeskin is fun, and a little flashy, but goes well with all of my colorful summery tops and dresses. I have very flat feet, and my heel and arches are very well supported.

Brands I'd also recommend: Sanita, Think!, Romika

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 12, 2011

Anonymous

from Corvallis, OR

At last. I have very low volume, 12aa feet. The 42 fits comfortably enough two of my toes could use a little longer base, but that is always the case. If a shoe is long enough it is inevitably too wide across the ball of the foot. They look good too. These long skinny feet seldom find attractive comfortable shoes. These are great. Thanks, Zappos.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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April 12, 2006

Anonymous

from Millington, NJ

Not very sexy, but gets the job done in style - If you are looking for a supportive, sturdy, comfortable walking sandal that can take some abuse, look no further. I have high arches and wear orthotics in the winter and these are the only sandals I've found that I can both wear to walk my dog and go to the mall and not be in pain or feel like a total fashion loser. If they feel stiff at first, hang in there, they'll soften with only a few wearings. Order your normal sandal size and you should be fine.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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May 3, 2004

Carol

from Lewisville, TX

Very comfortable! I have narrow feet with low arches, so I am on a constant quest for comfortable shoes that fit well and are supportive without being too clunky-looking, especially since I'm on my feet all day. These fit the bill! The size 9's fit my 8 1/2 AA foot well. I highly recommend them and will try other Mephistos in the future.

Brands I'd also recommend: Clarks, Ecco

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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May 2, 2004

Anonymous

from New Brunswick, NJ

These are great sandals. I'm looking to buy my fourth pair. I can walk miles and miles in them without any pain or blisters on my feet and they look great!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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April 21, 2004

Twyla B

from Fort Myers, FL

I now own 27 pairs of these wonderful walking shoes. I say walking because you can walk for miles in them and your feet never get tired out. I've been wearing them for several years now, and still have never been able to wearout once single pair. I Just LOVE THEM!!!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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April 21, 2004

Anonymous

from IL

These are the best. I will wear them all summer and the two tones (taupe/ecru) I got are just beautiful and will go with anything. I feel these sandals will do my aching feet lots of good this summer! Once again, Zappos is the best on fast shipping and excellent quality and service.

Brands I'd also recommend: Hush Puppies

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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April 18, 2004

Pattonplace

from AL

Most Comfortable Sandal and Looks Good Too - I love this sandal. This is my 2nd pair of black patent because they are so comfortable but are a little more stylish than some.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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April 12, 2004

Anonymous

from Detroit, MI

This sandal is so comfortable! The sole immediatley gets the worn/dirty feet look, but other than that - they're fantastic! Definitely worth the money.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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April 11, 2004

Kate

from New England

Wish I could award this sandal more stars than the Milky Way! I think it's the most gorgeous sandal in the world; I have 7 or 8 pr. and hope I'll have another by the time you see this! When I slip them on, I feel like I should be wearing a bikini and walking on a palm-lined beach! They're the perfect thong to show off those great looking toes and long legs; wear them with ankle chains to add a little sparkle! If you're not at the beach, they also look great with soft leather jeans. In the evening, switch to Madden's Pepe platforms to show that you've got more than one look up your sleeve! The Mephisto are more comfortable than Birk thongs (love those, too). The best colors are the smooth full grain leathers (white, black, red, tan...) as the suede uppers don't seem to last as well or look as sharp to start with. Shoes don't get any better than this!

Brands I'd also recommend: Mephisto Tarita

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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March 31, 2004

Carla

from Discovery Bay, California

I'll Wear These Every Day - I was sold on Mephisto shoes after buying my first pair 7 years ago when my sandals were killing my feet. There were instantly comfortable and I've worn them for at least 6 months every year since and they still aren't worn out! I purchased the Helens after deciding it was time for me to have a new pair. They are wonderful, comfortable and stylish, but I have to say Zappos earns the real 5-stars here, as my shoes arrived one day after I placed the order. They'd sent them next day air gratis. I would purchase any shoes from this retailer, as they know how to treat a customer!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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March 29, 2004

Anonymous

from Cinnaminson, NJ

Great sandal - I was very doubtful to purchase this sandal with the design that your big toe and next toe go between that bar, but I have to say it is a great comfortable shoe and that middle piece does not hurt at all. I love the high arch in the sandal too and how it molds to your own foot with that cork bed. it is worth the price!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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March 28, 2004

Anonymous

from Phoenix, AZ

Comfort and Quality - If you like all the different arch supports that are good for the feet but need cushioning too, then this is a good shoe. I wear Birkenstocks, but was needing more cushioning and this shoe had it. If is also good for someone with a small instep, as you can adjust the buckle over the instep. I would say that if you have a wide foot, this shoe probably would not work for you. It is cut fairly trim through the mid foot area, although they are broad in the forefoot, like Birkenstocks. Since there are no synthetic materials used in this shoe where it contacts your feet (footbed and straps) it is breathable and comfortable, especially in hot weather. They are also very cute on the foot and look especially nice with casual skirts. Very good value.

Brands I'd also recommend: Birkenstock

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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March 27, 2004

Pattonplace

from Alabama

These are the most comfortable shoes I have ever had! I have worn the same pair for two full summers and they still look good.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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March 24, 2004

Karen

from Bay Area, California

The best shoe ever! I have been wearing this shoe for 8 years now. I've worn out three pair and just bought my fourth. It is hands down the most comfortable shoe I've ever worn.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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March 23, 2004

Roberta

from North Carolina

Purchased these sandles in Italy 4 years ago and they are still going. I live in these shoes from May to Nov, as NC weather is the best. It is time to purchase new as the patent is not looking quite as smashing. For the price one will get lots of mileage and wear and shoes that can be walked in for all the hours in a day and not have tired or sore feet. They are just the best!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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March 19, 2004

Katya

from Bahrain

I live in Bahrain and picked these up on a trip to the USA. I'll admit, the price floored me. When I got home to Bahrain, I put them on and never wear any other shoes! I have the tan lines to prove it. I have never owned a more comfortable shoe. The only disappointment I had is that I quickly stretched the instep to the furthest hole punch. But they continue to fit well and are the most comfortable shoes I have ever owned.

Brands I'd also recommend: Saga

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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March 16, 2004

Marti

from Big Island of Hawaii

Great shoes! Comfortable and the color patent leather was absolutely fabulous. I own several pairs of this style and would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone looking for a stylish, comfortable sandal.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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