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Salt Water Sandal by Hoy Shoes The Original Sandal (Big Kid/Adult) Reviews

144 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

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Customer Fit Survey:

66% "Felt true to size"

79% "Felt true to width"

82% "No arch support"

Additional 99 The Original Sandal (Big Kid/Adult) Salt Water Sandal by Hoy Shoes Reviews

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March 29, 2017

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Desertbella

from Lancaster, CA

I have been buying these for very many years from the smallest size to the Big Kid size now. They hold much better than any other sandals on the market. They not real leather - they are reconstructed leather. Still feels pretty comfortable for tough kids. I am puzzled why there's no thick soles in Big Kid sizes. Rose Gold with golden buckles look very stylish and beautiful.

Brands I'd also recommend: UMI, Livie and Luca, Hanna Anderson, Bloch, CAmper

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 26, 2017

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Shae H

from California

Saltwater sandals are my absolute favorite shoe. They go with everything and are super comfortable. I wait all winter long for summer to return so I can be reunited with my salwaters. My only problem is choosing which color to wear!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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No arch support

 

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March 23, 2017

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Anonymous

 

I absolutely love these sandals! They are so cute and comfortable.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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February 6, 2017

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Anonymous

from Salt Lake City Utah

Love them. Super comfy. Fast shipping.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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January 20, 2017

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Anonymous

 

Love these sandals! Super comfortable and fit true to size. I bought them in red and love the pop of color they give to my outfit!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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January 8, 2017

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Jenean I

from Portland, Oregon

these are amazing, could not be happier with the simplicity and beauty they add to any style!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a full size smaller than marked

 

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December 29, 2016

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Anonymous

from San Antonio, Texas

These shoes are amazing! I get compliments all the time. The color is vibrant and despite the hard material they are made of (tough leather), I was able to wear them all day without sore feet!

Brands I'd also recommend: Vans Sandals

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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October 16, 2016

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Zoe W

from Wa

Such a classic! I am a grown adult and got these in size 5 which is adult size 7 equivalent, and I am a true 7.5 and they are perfect. They are a bit tight and uncomfortable at first wear but break in super fast and become incredibly confy. Get them wet and wear then around to break in quickly! $

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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October 16, 2016

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Elizabeth D

from Whittier Ca

I bought a pair of the the red saltwater sandal for myself a year and a half ago. I live in sunny CA so I am able to wear them about once a week. Let me tell you, these sandals are the real deal! After a year and a half they don't look worn at all. They are comfy enough to wear on a full day at Disneyland! Don't hesitate to try them!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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October 14, 2016

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Alexis M

from SLO, California

I love saltwater sandals! I used to wear them as a child and after buying them for my child, I had to get a pair of my own. Very comfortable and totally versatile. And they really are waterproof!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 24, 2016

Anonymous

 

The best summer sandals ever! I have had my Saltwaters for a month now. Out of the box they are tight and it will make you want to return them...but wait! Follow the directions and get them wet then wear them around. I just got back from a cruise to the Bahamas and everyone that saw me wear these in the ocean and at a water park were jealous!! Flip flops slip and slide when wet not these beauties! Not even a single blister. I will be buying these in more colors because they also look good enough to wear everyday!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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July 24, 2016

Cannoli

from Napa Valley

I love these sandals! Growing up, these were my go-to sandals, and I love them just as much as a thirty-something. They are classically stylish, and for me, the red goes with just about every outfit I own. Super cute with jean shorts and just as flattering with flowy summer dresses. I'm classically a size 8, and these fit perfectly. No break in period needed--they fit just right from the first wear. Highly worth the purchase!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 24, 2016

SilverStreak

from Mt. Horeb, WI

I wore these adorable and fun sandals (which perfectly match my silver hair!!) last night at our card club as I wanted to try them out indoors for an extended time. After wearing for about 1-1/2 hours, the right sandal (on my larger foot) started feeling uncomfortably tight. I tried stretching the top part per the instructions, & that loosened them a bit...but still too tight! ?? I considered standing outside in the rainstorm to get them wet (also per the instructions), but that was impractical during our card game!! ?? After another hour or so, much to my relief & surprise, all was well!! I was very glad as I had really wanted to keep these stylish and sensibly flat numbers!! BTW, they also received rave reviews from the other 5 ladies playing cards!! And--if I didn't already have a lot of footwear (!! ??)--I'd love to get another pair in a different color!! P.S. For those unfamiliar with this brand, as I had been, know that the words "Salt Water" are embossed on both of the outer-facing sides of the middle straps (if that makes sense! ??). Initially, this was off-putting as I generally don't like product branding on my clothing/shoes. However, after getting over my initial dismay, this wasn't a bother as it IS quite subtle...and, now that I've fallen in love and "in step" with my first pair of Salt Water sandals, this feature is endearingly quirky!! Many thanks for a sweet addition to my wardrobe for our youngest son's wedding in Seattle where even frequent rain will not hurt my new summer sandal acquisition!!! ????? P.P.S. I indicated "moderate arch support" for my fairly high arches. Not sure if more flat-footed wearers would need more support??

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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July 14, 2016

Sharon

from Peru Vermont

Bought for a friend, she said"can you be in love with a sandal" ! Love them! I have a pair also , love them! Sharon

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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No arch support

 

Poor Support

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July 14, 2016

Anonymous

from El Sobrante, CA

What a wonderful throwback shoe! I remember these from my childhood and absolutely LOVE them. They are comfortable, vibrant and fun to wear.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 14, 2016

Deborah V

from Brooklyn,, New York

Best sandals ever. You don't have to break them in. Comfortable from day one.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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July 13, 2016

Connie

from New England

I love salt water sandals, but bummed my feet are in between the sizes, I wear a woman 8 1/2 and I ordered an 8 I felt like my toes were to the end so I tried a 9 and they are way too big, so for that reason I am returning them, I love the red, its a vibrant red ( I was looking for more of a barn colored red) but these are a pretty sandal...and salt waters are a little wide

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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July 1, 2016

Nicole

from Southern California

I absolutely love these sandals! They are super, super cute and really comfy. They are real leather and require a bit of breaking it to loosen them up a little but they are perfect with a sun dress on a hot summer day or with some cropped boyfriend jeans and a tank. If you are a half size, go up.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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No arch support

 

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July 1, 2016

Heather I

from Bremerton, WA

These sandals are so comfortable and cute! I get so many compliments on them. I am going to order them in lots more colors!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 30, 2016

Anonymous

 

I wear women's size seven shoes and these fit perfectly, feel great, look great dressed up a little, look great casual, and walk right in and out of the water and still look great.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 29, 2016

Olivia Z

from Los Angeles, CA

I love these! They fit great, and are so adorable. The first day I wore them I was nervous I may need to break them in, but after day 1, they were very comfortable. I constantly get compliments on them!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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June 11, 2016

Katy V

from Seattle

My girl loves these shoes. The gold feels fancy, the sandals so comfortable. The quality is high and they aren't high heels!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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No arch support

 

Poor Support

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June 10, 2016

Anonymous

from Texas

Big kid 7 is women's size 9 perfect! Comfortable out of the box. My kids have had several pair and they outlast any other brand I have bought by far, so I thought that I would give them a try for myself. I am going to really test how well they hold up in water and wear them to float the river and water park instead of the usual ugly water shoes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 5, 2016

Anonymous

from Olympia

Just like I remember as a kid! The shiny yellow color is like a shot of sunshine! A fun shoe for summer.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 25, 2016

Judy O

from Massachusetts

I love the look and feel of these sandals. My daughter wore them when she was little. I am a true 7-1/2 with a fairly wide foot. I ordered the Women's 8 because I worried about length. Good that I did because the length is perfect. I just hope they don't get too wide when wet. I think the 7's would have been too short, and I hate seeing toes too close to the edge of the shoe or even worse, hanging over! I bought them in shiny turquoise. Perfect and thought they don't have much support, they are surprisingly comfortable.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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