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Mephisto Helen Reviews

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Customer Fit Survey:

78% "Felt true to size"

86% "Felt true to width"

84% "Excellent arch support"

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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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March 15, 2004

Sara-jean

from Washington DC

The best Sandals ever! Nothing is more comfortable! I order 2 pairs a year and never take them off. Simply the most enjoyable wear!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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February 29, 2004

Anonymous

from Thousand Oaks, CA

This is the most comfortable sandal I've ever worn -- better than barefoot! I own other Mephisto sandals, but I keep reaching for my Helen's! They’re stylish, attractive, and unbelievably wearable. There's no flop in this flip-flop -- the strap over the arch holds it securely on your foot. I wear a 7 1/2 wide and the 38 (8) fits perfectly. It’s worth every penny, and then some, with very high quality leather. The natural rubber sole is the secret to comfort here. Polyurethane soles simply can't compare.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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February 17, 2004

Pamela

from Pennsylvania

Mephisto Flip Flops - I shall never wear another flip flop, since nothing compares to the easy comfort. I am on oxygen 24-hours per day and in a wheelchair most of the time, when I do walk (which I love to do) it was often painful, but not with Mephisto Shoes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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January 20, 2004

Anonymous

from Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Mephisto Helen - I just recieved these sandals and they are by far the most comfortable sandal I have ever had. I'm 47years old and I can no longer walk around barefoot my heels hurt, however, with these sandals I could hike for miles. Buy these they are truly a great sandal.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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January 8, 2004

Anonymous

from Ft. Myers, FL

I try always to order Mephisto sandals because of their comfort. This one is no exception to my high standard for comfort. I just have to get accustomed to the leather between the toes. I love the shoe! And I love all the colors!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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December 21, 2003

Anonymous

from West Palm Beach, Florida

Mephisto Helen - I love Mephisto shoes. This is not my favorite style, I prefer the Elka and the Irena, but they don't come in such nice colors.

Brands I'd also recommend: Any Mephisto brand

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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December 14, 2003

Anonymous

from Dubai, UAE

The last sandal I'll ever own... I first found and bought the Mephisto Helen almost 5 years ago. This is, by far, the most comfortable sandal I've ever worn! I've created a whole band of Helen fans by raving about them! We wear sandals all the time, year round here in Dubai and so not only do they look good and feel good, they WEAR well, too! Zappos just needs to start shipping internationally to make getting my pairs of Mephisto Helen easier!

Brands I'd also recommend: Ecco

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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December 12, 2003

Anonymous

from Seattle, Washtingon

Great Fit! These shoes fit like a glove. The soles and straps are soft and inviting. I got the two tone tan and brown and I love them. The cross strap gives the shoe a bit of a busy look, but I think I will grow to like that.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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December 4, 2003

Nancy M

from Ottawa, Ontario

The more colors the merrier - These are the most comfortable sandals I have ever owned, and they have the added benefit of making my wide feet look slender. I take them on all my trips, as they are comfortable for sightseeing and fashionable. They look good with casual attire, whether pants, shorts, dresses or skirts. After my initial purchase of a black patent pair, I have been purchasing a new colour each year. I recently purchased my 5th pair of Mephisto Helen sandals in turquoise (I also have fuschia, blue, tan and black patent). I look forward to seeing the new colours each year. I recommend them most highly.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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October 24, 2003

Valerie

from Fremont, California

This is an extremely comfortable shoe with "Design Pizazz." The diagonal strap has a slimming effect on the leg. The high arch makes these shoes so comfortable that I wear them as slippers around the house, year round (with socks in the winter); along with outdoor wear in spring and summer.

Brands I'd also recommend: Ines, Elka, Elba, Altina

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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October 6, 2003

Anonymous

from San Diego CA

Comfort and style in one sandal - I own a pair of Helen's that I purchased nearly a year ago. After wearing them day in and day out (living in southern California, this is possible) almost exclusively since then, they are every bit as wonderful as the day I first purchased them. Definitely well worth the investment. They will outlast any other sandal. And for comfort, they cannot be beat!

Brands I'd also recommend: possibly Birkies

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 31, 2003

Caroline M

from England

Mephisto Helen - The best sandal! Best buy -many companies do similar, but the quality of the sole on these is superior. Can go anywhere in them and are very comfortable. I have narrow feet and hate thongs between my toes, but these are great!

Brands I'd also recommend: ecco (but a bit frumpy)

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 29, 2003

Ana

from New York

Massaging - If you suffer from plantar fasciitis, these shoes relieve the pain and serve to massage your arch. I have walked miles in these without feeling disabled afterwards!

Brands I'd also recommend: 0

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 19, 2003

April

from Wiesbaden, Germany (right now)

Best Sandals I've ever purchased! I normally don't like to spend very much money on sandals -but when I saw these, I knew I had to get them. I got the dark buck color with the soft leather and they're wonderful! I'm so glad that I bought them! I normally wear an 8.5 so I got the 9 -Euro sz. 39- it fits perfect! If you wear a 9 -you might want to go up a size.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 7, 2003

Ellekay

from Florida

Great arch support which is not evident in the picture - I love these sandals and wear them every chance I get. They're good for my feet and back. People come up to me and ask about them often. The black nubuck is quiet stylish. I have the red leather also. The "waxy" leather is harder and does not mold to your foot as readily, so I don't find them as comfortable. I wear an 8 American, but find that the 38 is a perfect fit. I cannot wear Birks -they're too wide and the arch is in the wrong place.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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June 17, 2003

Anonymous

from Los Angeles, CA

Waited many years to buy this shoe! I was always putting off purchasing this shoe (b/c there are many knockoffs for much less). These beds are the softest and most comfortable for this kind of cork latex shoe (Birks are very stiff, Naots are softer but quality is lesser). The style isn't so crunchy granola and I know that I can expect at least 5 years of hard wear from these shoes! My feet are wide and I went up the a larger size (usually i'm 7/7.5) to 8. It feels a bit narrow for my toes. but not narrow near the arch or anywhere else.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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June 10, 2003

Anonymous

from Brooklyn, NY

Amazing shoes! These are by far the most comfortable shoes in the world. I love the sleek style and the fit is perfect. I've ordered these in two colors and I'm excited to treat myself to one more pair for the Summer. I get compliments every time I wear them. No break-in required; these sandals are extremely comfortable from the onset. I often forget that I'm wearing shoes when I have my Mephisto's on.

Brands I'd also recommend: Ecco, Birkenstock

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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May 30, 2003

Denice L

from Salem, Oregon

Don't Leave Home without These shoes! I purchased my first pair of Helen in 97 and just bought another pair. They are the best sandals. I also own a pair of Birks and hardly wear them now, these are much better and much more comfortable. When I want a comfortable pair of shoes, these are the ones I pack, these shoes have been with me in South America, Europe, Asia and back home again, as I said "Never leave home without them!"

Brands I'd also recommend: Josep Siebel

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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May 15, 2003

Sandy S

from Omaha NE

The best - This is the best sandal I've ever owned. It has a footbed that is second to none. The best part, is that it's great for falling arches, but it looks stylish. Lots of colors, too!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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