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VIONIC with Orthaheel Technology Gemma Mule Slipper Reviews

572 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

64%Rated 5 stars

0%Rated 4 stars

8%Rated 3 stars

20%Rated 2 stars

8%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

78% "Felt true to size"

72% "Felt true to width"

88% "Excellent arch support"

Additional 502 Gemma Mule Slipper VIONIC with Orthaheel Technology Reviews

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1 person found this review helpful  

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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Felt true to size

 

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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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Moderate arch support

 

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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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1 person found this review helpful  

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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Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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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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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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Fit Rating

Excellent arch support

 

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Felt wider than marked

 

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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

 

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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

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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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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March 13, 2014

Sarah S

from Minnesota

I've been suffering with Plantar Fasciitis for about seven months, every month another notch up in pain. I've tried foot stores and foot doctors, but I received only modest relief. I've had these slippers for 24 hours and my pain has gone from a '10' to a '1'. I have wood floors at home and I'm a hair stylist and salon owner, where the floors are cement under tile. My feet are tired after a couple of haircuts and a few foils. It's really nice to slide into these slippers after a long day. Highly recommend them, but I have to say that I feel too young to be wearing orthopedic shoes - the velcro closure is a nice touch. ;-)

Brands I'd also recommend: Keen, Ahnu, Adidas

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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March 11, 2014

Elaine o

from Long Island, New York

Really like these slippers! Now that spring is coming would like the same slipper type for warmer weather! Very, very comfy and qute supportive for a slipper!

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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Excellent arch support

 

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March 11, 2014

Anonymous

from Colorado

Love these. I was visiting my mother in Texas and she had a pair which she loved, so I ordered a pair. Have support like no other houseshoe. Mom has ordered her second. Returned first pair and ordered half size larger.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 6, 2014

Anonymous

from Exeter, NH

After being diagnosed with sesamoiditis, I was told by the podiatrist that I needed shoes with a stiff sole, and preferably arch supports, as well as orthotics, or at least a wrap. I couldn't imagine being comfortable in this type of shoe just lounging around the house, so ordered the Gemma mule slipper, based on other reviews. With a small wrap, I've been wearing it every day since they arrived and the podiatrist says they are fine. Wonderful for wearing at home and have actually worn them outdoors. Not dainty or a fashion statement, but in black, not glaringly goofy-looking. I'm very happy with them.

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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Moderate arch support

 

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February 25, 2014

Anonymous

from Cedar Rapids, Iowa

This is my second pair of this slipper. I love the zebra print and how comfortable they are. I usually wear an 8.5 shoe and found a size 8 in this slipper to fit the best. The support is great for wearing around the house on wood floors.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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February 22, 2014

Anonymous

 

Purchased these for around the house for arch support and to keep my feet warm in winter. They are definitely warm, but the arch support can be a bit much on some days, causing foot pain. On those days, I switch to ballet slippers to give my arches a rest. They also get very stinky. The cleaning instructions say to just wipe, but I had to throw them in the wash on the gentle cycle. We will see how they hold up after the washing. The Velcro straps are very effective.

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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February 21, 2014

Anonymous

from Las Vegas, NV

These are the most comfortable slippers I've ever owned (with the exception of the open toed version of the these). I have a high arch in my foot, so these feel so good to wear. Sometimes I forget that I'm wearing and I leave the house to run errands in them. I just love them. I normally wear a size 7 shoe, but these run a little big, so I get these in a 6 and they are a perfect fit. Also, my feet are a little skinny, so I tighten the top of the slipper with the velcro flap.

Brands I'd also recommend: None. These are the only ones I wear.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a full size larger than marked

 

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February 20, 2014

Denise M

from Georgetown, KY

Love! I have several pairs of Orthaheel flip flops and love them for my over pronation and the arch support. I'm a runner and occasionally get Plantar fasciitis pain. Around the house, I wear slippers but they had no support in them. I got these and loved them right away. PERFECT. I wear a 7.5 and ordered 7. They are wide but it's easy to adjust. I normally wear a M shoe. If you've never worn Orthaheel, it may take some getting used to. I'm a believer.

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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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt wider than marked

 

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February 19, 2014

Barbara

from Dewitt, NY

Love these slippers! They are really comfortable especially with the arch support and slight heal. They are my go to indoor shoe. I wear a 7 shoe and I bought a 7 slipper and they fit perfect. I also own an Orthaheel flip flop that I love.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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February 8, 2014

Maria B

from Denver, CO

Desperation with foot pain made me spend the money for this expensive slipper. It is worth every cent! I had been struggling with many slippers and inserts for them for months, but nothing helped - not with the heel pain or with the pain on the tops and sides of my feet. It's been a month now and I can actually get up from a sitting position without having to limp for the first 10 or so steps. I am not saying this slipper did it all. I still do my stretches for plantar fasciitis religiously every day, and I switched from Skechers to New Balance for work. But now, when I am home, I also have something really good to wear to benefit my feet - no backsliding into pain from bare feet or bad slippers. I am practically pain free all day. What a blessing that is! Aside from the great support, this slipper is also warm and adjustable in width for wearing with/without thick/regular socks. (I wear a medium width shoe and the slipper was set to wide when it was received.) I am going to be looking for more Orthaheel products to wear for the warmer months. I highly recommend this slipper.

Brands I'd also recommend: New Balance

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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February 6, 2014

Anonymous

from New York

I've been a chef for 40 years and feet are important. Wanted a pair of slippers to sooth my barking dogs after a 12 hour day. These fill the bill and then some. The arch support, surrounding cushioning, support from a well constructed "shoe" and the ability to tighten or loosen the top makes these an outstanding choice. Will most definitely get the more open style for summer. Do not hesitate, if you've read this far just click "add to cart"!

Brands I'd also recommend: Mephisto, Dansko, Merrell, Donald Pliner, Stuart Weitzman

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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