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VIONIC with Orthaheel Technology Gemma Mule Slipper Reviews

594 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

60%Rated 5 stars

0%Rated 4 stars

12%Rated 3 stars

20%Rated 2 stars

8%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

78% "Felt true to size"

71% "Felt true to width"

88% "Excellent arch support"

Additional 524 Gemma Mule Slipper VIONIC with Orthaheel Technology Reviews

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1 person found this review helpful  

December 20, 2011

Anonymous

from wisconsin

I made the mistake of not wearing my orthotics and ruined my arch again. My doctor said this was a good brand. Not loving these slippers. Arch support is high, but foot slips around a lot when you walk. Love the Orthaheel sandal. I will buy more of those for around the house.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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December 16, 2011

Gay L

from Dallas, TX

Soft and warm feeling with excellent arch support but the soft terry material gave no support to keep your foot on the footbed; had to send it back.

Brands I'd also recommend: Earth

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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November 21, 2011

Heather G

from Benicia,

No problem with the foot bed, but I have a narrow foot and high arch. There is not much padding on part that goes over the instep and it rubs the boney area there. Back they go.

Brands I'd also recommend: Merrill, Dansko, Clarks

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

March 20, 2012

Anonymous

from United States

I was looking for a slipper to wear around the house with more support than my beloved Uggs. Going back to my Uggs. Although these felt good on my feet, my feet sweated in them. The sheepskin in Uggs controls that better. I returned these and ordered my Uggs.

Brands I'd also recommend: Uggs

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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February 20, 2012

Anonymous

 

I don't understand why there were so many glowing reviews. These slippers were not comfortable. They are 'clunky' and stiff. When I first put them on they did not feel good but followed the recommendation to wear them for a few hours over a couple of days to get used to them. It didn't help. They were as uncomfortable the second day as they were the first. Beware!

Brands I'd also recommend: Nordika

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

January 28, 2012

Felicita

from washington dc

Disappointed by the poor quality of the shoes for the price I paid. Ortha is just a ploy to make consumer think they are orthotically correct, which they are not; they actually hurt as the so called support is rigid. Look of the shoe is also ugly.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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December 4, 2011

Cornelia B

from Atlanta Ga

These shoes are just not comfortable. They are rigid and hard...not at all what I want when I come home at the end of the day. I love their flip flops which I wear every day all summer long.

Brands I'd also recommend: Acorn

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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November 22, 2011

Anonymous

from New York City

After reading all the good reviews I decided to order these slippers. As soon as they arrived I opened the box and put them on. Within 30 seconds I removed them and placed them back in the box to return them. I cannot believe how quickly my toes started to hurt. While they do have good arch support these slippers are much too hard for me to wear.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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January 22, 2012

Catherine B

from Seattle, WA

This is my second pair of Orthaheel slippers and I have to say that I am very disappointed in this pair. They are comfortable but have fallen apart after only 2 weeks! The lining has completely come off at the toes on both slippers and the rest of the slipper is leaving balls of fuzz over my clothes. I only wear them in the house so I was expecting to get a little more wear from them!

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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December 6, 2011

Lori O

from Austin, TX

I found this slipper to be very uncomfortable and have several pair of Orthaheel shoes.

Brands I'd also recommend: Uggs

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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July 12, 2014

Anonymous

from Pueblo Colorado

I love these slippers. I wore one pair out, and I am starting on second pair. They are wonderful if you need an arch support.

Brands I'd also recommend: I really like Merrile but need better support than they provide.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 27, 2014

Sally E

from Cincinnati area

I bought these on the recommendation of my niece and I absolutely can't stop raving about them. They are unbelievably comfortable and the Velcro sides adjusted down to accommodate my narrow (AA) feet. They have heavenly arch support and are nice & warm & snuggly. Yes, they are expensive and worth every penny. Especially when you consider how much time is spent in them.

Brands I'd also recommend: for slipper, none

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 16, 2014

Anonymous

from Santa Cruz, CA

So comfortable. Arch support and extra cushion on the heel. So nice for long days on my hardwood-over-slab floors. I ordered a size larger than normal to accommodate thick socks.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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June 16, 2014

Katen R

from United States

I was recently diagnosed with plantar fasciaitis and was looking for a supportive slipper since my shoes come off the minute I get home. These are perfect! I will definitely consider other Vionic products in the future.

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

 

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June 8, 2014

M. B

from S.D. Ca.

Was experiencing edema from cancer treatment & was only able to wear slippers. Ended up ordering a number of really cute slippers from Zappos because of their excellent return policy. I originally ordered these slippers in a size larger than normal (11) in the zebra pattern to accommodate my situation & they worked well. These slippers are not cute but so comfortable, supportive, & functional that I ordered another pair (black) in my size (10). Sent the cute slippers back (didn't fit & no support) and am totally happy with the Vionic Orthaheel slipper. Thanks to Zappos for enabling me to try a number of slippers and find something that worked for my situation. Most of the shoes in my closet are from Zappos because of their incredible return policy.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 4, 2014

Fran P

from Port Townsend WA

This is my 2nd pair of this slipper - I keep them in 2 different locations. I have terrible bunions & they have really eased my foot fatigue when I need to stand for long times. I wish they came in half size but they serve my needs.

Brands I'd also recommend: Keens

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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May 28, 2014

June A

from San Francisco

Wearing them right now. Size 7 perfect for me though I take a 7 1/2. I decided to call as I had a question and the representative was most helpful in helping me decide on size. Soft, attractive and supportive (I have a foot problem & need support). A bit warm for hot weather though, but it's not so hot often where I am. I recommend these slippers.

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

 

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May 24, 2014

Anonymous

from Phoenix az

I have very high arches so I can't wear flat shoes or slippers. These are great! Very comfortable. They look as good as they do on web site. I also have the sandals and they are 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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May 22, 2014

Barbara

from New Jersey

I love these slippers - I buy a new pair every year. Very comfortable and great arch support as I have plantar fasciitis.

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

 

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April 24, 2014

Nancy R

from Edmond, OK

Wonderful slippers! I have a very high arch, and my podiatrist recommended this brand. Luckily I found the slippers and now am in foot heaven around the house! I also wear the sandals and cannot tell you how much better my feet and legs feel!

Brands I'd also recommend: Merrell, Keen

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

 

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April 15, 2014

ILS

from Irwin PA

I LOVE these slippers. Wear everyday since I'm retired. Give me the arch support I need, never have aching feet or legs now. Glad I found them.

Brands I'd also recommend: Softwalk

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

 

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April 15, 2014

Iona B

from Indiana

I got the slippers because I had broke my leg and since they run so wide I thought they would work but now that the swelling is down they are way to wide. And so I now have a pricey pair of slippers I can't wear. I liked the slippers but I would love it if you made some of your sandals in narrow. I used to wear a 10 m in everything and now I can't buy sandals they are too wide and won't stay on my feet.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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April 12, 2014

Anonymous

 

I ordered half a size down according to the reviews, the 9 fits me exactly as 9½. So they are like half a size bigger not one full size. They are really comfortable and snugly. They are not your normal slippers, they are ortho ones made to support your feet. However I do see them as a bad fit for people suffering of platfus. I hope that they will last as long as possible. I wish that I could wear them to work.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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March 31, 2014

Anonymous

from Vermont

I have perpetually cold toes, hard to fit feet, and always hated the look of slippers. These are warm, zippy looking and very comfy. I'm an 8.5, wide in front and narrow in back; the 9 is perfect, the velcro tab allows me to tighten across the instep, and there's plenty of toe room. They're also great to walk in, stable, comforting for someone with gait issues.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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March 14, 2014

Anonymous

from Chicago, IL

Love these. They are very warm! The orthotics have helped my plantar fasciitis. I can wear them around the house without heel pain.

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

 

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