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VIONIC with Orthaheel Technology Gemma Mule Slipper Reviews

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Customer Fit Survey:

77% "Felt true to size"

70% "Felt true to width"

87% "Excellent arch support"

Additional 587 Gemma Mule Slipper VIONIC with Orthaheel Technology Reviews

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January 25, 2015

Anonymous

from Dayton, Ohio

I am having plantar/tarsal fasciitis problems, so it was suggested I wear shoes in the house. My mom trained us to take our shoes off at the door, and we recently got new carpet, so I am hesitant to wear shoes in the house but want to improve my discomfort. I tried some of Vionic's flip-flops as well, but they are just too wide (excess amount of strap length). This slipper has Velcro to adjust the width of the slipper, but the slipper is so wide that I have to pull the Velcro as far as possible--there is very little Velcro left to hook onto the other piece and about 3/4" of the tab hangs on the floor. I am hoping that there will be enough Velcro touching to stay closed/attached to make these narrow enough so my feet don't fall out. Of course these are not soft, plush, and fluffy like I'd like a slipper to be since the sole is basically an orthotic. But, the arch support is terrific and these should allow me to wear in the house and not track in dirt, chemicals, and germs from my regular outside shoes. I will keep these. I only wish they were more narrow on their own, and I was not crazy about the color selection. The price is higher than I'd have liked to pay for a slipper, but they are more comfortable than wearing a new pair of shoes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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January 4, 2015

Lauren M

from San Francisco

I ordered a pair of the Vionic slippers for my mom, who recently had knee surgery, and wanted a pair of house slippers, but needed cushioning and arch support (which slippers usually never have). These mule slippers are wonderful. I gave them a try while visiting, and am ordering a pair for myself!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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January 2, 2015

Anonymous

from Central New York

This is the second pair of this exact slipper I have purchased as a gift for my daughter. She has plantar fasciitis and keeps one pair at home and one at work for some well deserved relief from the pain.

Brands I'd also recommend: Birkenstock, Earth Origins

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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January 1, 2015

Happy c

from Phoenix, AZ

Bought these for my mother since she walks around all day in slippers. She has suffered in the past from plantar fasciitis and was worried it would reappear walking in her thin slippers on a hard tile floor. She loves these slippers and says that they are more comfortable and supportive than any of her other slippers and even shoes! I would highly recommend. I just wish they had replaceable inserts.

Brands I'd also recommend: Teva (flip flops)

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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December 29, 2014

Anonymous

from Reno, NV

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE these slippers. Got these slippers in tan a year ago. I was concerned the color would show dirt, and they do. Finally decided to wash them by hand by spraying some cleaner on them, scrubbed w/brush, rinsed, then dry on furnace register. After they dried I brushed nap and THEY LOOK LIKE THE DAY THEY CAME OUT OF THE BOX!! Not only do they wash great, they have great arch support and very warm. So glad the Zappos rep recommended them!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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December 20, 2014

Linda D

 

These slippers are awesome! Not only did they have my size, 5, but they fit perfectly. The arch supports my feet making them very comfortable. I was surprised at how nice and warm they are for a mule style slipper which is great in the winter. I love them!

Brands I'd also recommend: Mojave Vionic Sport Sandal

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 19, 2014

Anonymous

 

Best slipper I have ever owned. Love them. I have this pair and the open toed for warmer weather...favs!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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December 17, 2014

Anonymous

from Pittsburgh

I love these. I am on my feet a lot during the day so I need slippers with support. These are cute and really comfortable. Some reviewers reported that the instep was too high for them and I can understand why - it is high. But for me, it is perfect and gives me great support. I will buy another pair for sure.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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December 10, 2014

Anonymous

from Walnut Creek

These won! I ordered these and a pair of Giesswein at the same time because both brands have great ratings. It actually took me 2 months but I finally decided that these were significantly more comfortable. I don't have plantar fasciitis but the arch support makes it so comfortable. At first these seem too heavy as the Giessweins were so much lighter but after wearing both for 2 months - you don't notice the weight anymore and these make the soles of you feet feel good! Highly recommended and it won in a head to head go with Giesswein slippers.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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December 4, 2014

Ret K

from Stewartstown ,PA

Very happy with this slipper. I have high arches and need a shoe for down time around the house without my orthotics. This slipper is a lifesaver! Good arch support and comfort. Orthaheel was recommended by my podiatrist for times that I just can't wear my orthotics 24/7 Excellent quality.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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November 30, 2014

Anonymous

 

Fit is exact and the adjustable velcro closure is perfect if you want to also wear a light pair of socks. I wear orthotics and find the arch support almost exactly the same - so wonderful to have something casual for around the house, without wearing shoes with orthotics in them. Highly recommend!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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November 25, 2014

Anonymous

 

Love them. High arches and great support. I forget that I do not have shoes and leave the house.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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November 21, 2014

Anonymous

from Trout Lake, Washington

I ordered these slippers for two reasons. First, they offered good arch support for those days when I get to stay in the house all day long. Secondly, the offered a good sole that could withstand those forays out into the somewhat wet outdoors for a quick trip to the bird feeder, etc. They met my expectations and I was pleasantly surprised by the Velcro adjustment for the instep. A nice factor for personal comfort.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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November 15, 2014

Karen l

from Georgia

I like to have arch support at all times, so these are great for me. I have liked every pair of Vionic shoes that I have bought so far.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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November 13, 2014

Anonymous

 

I love these slippers! I have bought several Orthoheel shoes and noticed when they went to the Vionic style they made the medium width too narrow and my toes would hang over the front in sandals and their closed in shoes don't have a very round toe box but these slippers seem much more true to size, no cramped toes and great arch support.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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November 5, 2014

Anonymous

from Gaithersburg, MD

Since I was very happy with the Vionic inserts I bought for my shoes, I wanted the same support in slippers to wear at home. Even though I usually wear a wide or extra wide, these slippers fit well.

Brands I'd also recommend: Easy Spirit

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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November 3, 2014

Susan M

from MA

These slippers are great if you have problem arches or heel pain. I've been purchasing these slippers for the last 3 years and haven't had a problem with this style slipper.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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October 26, 2014

Beverly T

from Punta Gorda, Florida

These are absolutely the most comfortable slippers that I have ever owned. I have several more pairs of Vionic slippers but these are my favorite. Because of my flat feet and heel problems I cannot wear any other shoes but the Vionic Orthoheel shoes. I wish that these slippers came in more colors.

Brands I'd also recommend: I don't know of any.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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October 23, 2014

NH B

from United States

I ordered the black Gemma Mule Slipper on a Saturday night and received them Monday morning! What great service from Zappos. I'm very pleased with my slippers. I was familiar with the fact that the Vionic/Orthaheel footwear runs large, so I followed the fit tips and ordered a size 8. I normally wear a size 8-1/2 to 9 in other brands, depending on the style. I bought these because I have developed achilles tendonitis and needed something to wear around the house that would give me plenty of arch support. These slippers really make a huge difference in my pain level. They're not beautiful and the footbed is not soft and cushy; but the support is incredible. They look really wide but inside they fit my foot beautifully. They're easy to just slip on and I can even wear them outside if I wish. They're well worth the money, in my opinion and my feet will be well-supported and warm this winter. Many thanks to Vionic and Zappos!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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October 22, 2014

Anonymous

from Maryland

Love these slippers. Will get some for all my family members for the holidays. I just wished the liner was removable so that it could be washed.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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October 20, 2014

Anonymous

from Barrington Rhode Island

This is a very comfortable slipper I have very bad feet and when I get home from work I can put these on and I do not have foot or back pain.

Brands I'd also recommend: Clarks Dansko

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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October 12, 2014

Jen B

from Napa, Ca

If you aren't familiar with Orthaheel, these are great products with foot issues. My Mom and sister have plantar fasciitis and swear by them. But I have Mortons Neuroma and they really do help me. These are cushiony and soft with great support. They have a shoe sole, so don't expect a light, slippery slipper. They are heavy. But my house is all tile, and it's taken a toll on my feet. These are lifesavers. They just take a little getting used to if you have never felt how they work. Great product! You won't be sorry. A pair of flip flops are next on my list, just wish they weren't so darn expensive.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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October 3, 2014

Cmonte888

from new york city

I initially bought a pair of these slippers as a gift for my mother who has chronic knee pain and trouble walking due to a knee injury she sustained some years ago. she often has trouble finding shoes that offer her proper arch support and offer comfort. I decided to buy each of us a pair to see if they work. I am so happy I bought these slippers for the both of us. Now we can throw out all of our other pairs of slippers as they just don't measure up to these Vionic Orthaheel slippers. These slippers are strong and are worth the price. They are sturdy and have great support and traction. They feel more like a shoe versus a slipper. My mom loves them!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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September 30, 2014

Anonymous

from southeast us

I've used an orthotic insert in my shoes and house slippers for years (pronation, high arches, plantar fasciitis). Looking through the Vionic shoes on Zappos, I came across the Gemma slippers and decided to give them a try. Love them! It's so nice to not have to constantly reposition my inserts in my old slippers because the orthotic is built into the Gemma. The material is nice - soft and fluffy and exactly what you want in a slipper. The arch support is perfect for me - no pronation whatsoever with these slippers. The sizing is just right for me - in Vionic sandals, I wear a 7 but my usual shoe size is a 6. I ordered a 6 in these and it's just right. I also have wide feet, but these slippers fit just right - not too narrow. They also have an adjustable velcro flap on the sides, so you could adjust the width if necessary. The only possible negative is that I didn't expect the heel to be as high as it is - it's higher than any traditional slipper I've ever worn, but maybe that height is necessary for the orthotic construction - I don't know. I don't think the height will be a problem, it's just a matter of me becoming accustomed to it. Overall, very pleased with this purchase and highly recommend anyone who has orthotic problems to give these a try!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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September 30, 2014

Anonymous

from Northeast

I'm really enjoying these slippers. I have super-flat feet with ankle, knee, and lower back pain if I don't wear excellent arch support. I don't have wide feet, bought them a half size smaller, tightened the velcro and wear them pretty much daily. Corny as it sounds, I really can get more chores done without pain when I wear these around the house. They feel so great on my feet that I have forgotten they were on and got in my vehicle to run errands (oops). They did require a couple of days wear to break in and conform to my foot and stride. My one and only issue is that they make my toes really warm. This something I will appreciate in the winter as my feet are often quite cold and I hate wearing socks. My remedy for the meantime will be to get an open toed pair.

Brands I'd also recommend: Allegria

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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