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Foot Petals Stiletto Stretcher Reviews

38 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

60%Rated 5 stars

8%Rated 4 stars

20%Rated 3 stars

8%Rated 2 stars

4%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

83% "Felt true to size"

89% "Felt true to width"

92% "Moderate arch support"

26 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 6/16/12
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

This thing works! It has made two pairs of shoes which were almost unbearable to wear for any length of time comfortable. I had to stretch them way more than the recommended overnight, but it hasn't hurt the shoes. Plus, it's just fun to have something this weird-looking hanging around the house.

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12 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 8/28/12
Overall Rated:1 stars!
Comfort Rated:1 stars!
Style Rated:1 stars!

I tried this to stretch my wedding shoes. It broke the first time I used it. I would definitely not recommend this stretcher.

Additional 18 Stiletto Stretcher Foot Petals Reviews

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October 3, 2012

Heather

from NJ

Love it so much that I came back to buy a second one. I agree with other reviewers that you may need to stretch longer than overnight, but even that amount of time made a noticeable difference for me the first time I used it. I also love that this includes the "buttons" so I can try to put a little more space where I need it. I have bunions that make it really hard to find shoes to fit, so I was thrilled to find that stretching actually works.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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September 18, 2012

Anonymous

from norway

This is a great tool to have in your shoe closet. It has taken many of my shoes from okay to very comfortable. It works great on strappy sandals too.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 28, 2014

Anonymous

from the Jersey Shore

LOVE this stretcher! I looked at so many online & decided to go with this...& very glad I did! Worked great & before stretching, the shoes were literally killers for pain. The little knobby things were perfect to put where you need them. Wore the shoes for a wedding & although not completely pain free, I was able to wear them all day and all night! And that says everything!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 11, 2014

Anonymous

 

This works great! I love it. I had two pairs of shoes that were tight in the toes. It takes some time and there is only one. I found if I left it in for about 3 days in each, it was perfect. Extend a little more each morning to get an extra stretch.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 13, 2014

Bonnie W

from Hershey, PA

I am very happy that I bought this item. I used it in my heels that are too narrow in the toe area. I left the stretcher in each shoe for 6 days and it worked wonders. Previously I could not wear these heels past noon. Now, I can wear them all day. I'm very pleased. I also like the removable buttons and that that can be placed exactly where you need a little extra stretch Thank you for giving me back a pair of expensive heels!

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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No arch support

 

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August 17, 2013

K L

from Brooklyn, New York

Great stretcher! Stretched my shoes in less than one day - that is, stretched A shoe in one day: these stretchers don't come in pairs like shoes so you can only one shoe at a time! Little plastic pieces were very useful in giving particular trouble spots a little extra stretching. I'd pay more if these were sold in PAIRS!!!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 17, 2013

Adrienne K

from Monmouth Beach, NJ

I bought 2 of these to help stretch my wedding shoes the last couple of days before the wedding, and they were a life (and foot) saver! I definitely recommend if your shoes are just a little too tight.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 11, 2013

Anonymous

from San Antonio, Texas

This thing is amazing. I wish I would have known about it years ago. Could have saved my feet a lot of pain breaking in new shoes. I have used it successfully on my heels and my flats.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 2, 2013

Anonymous

from New Mexico

This item is working great, and for a wooden shoe stretcher, you can't beat the price. So far I am hoping this product will not break as long as I'm gentle with it. Because of other reviews saying this product broke after a couple of uses, I've tried to take care to turn the crank slowly and evenly, just in case. I've used it on a couple of pairs of shoes now, and so far, so good. I have started out with gentle pressure because I don't want to over-stretch my shoes and have them be too loose. Gentle pressure overnight seemed like just enough to loosen up a pair of (not-so-supple) leather flats that were a little tight where I've got a bunion forming. The shoe feels like it was made for my foot now. What a relief! I love the removable bunion/button thingies that you can use to loosen up pressure areas on the shoe. This worked perfectly for what I assume is a tailor's bunion forming on my foot. (This area always rubs against almost any kind of shoe and causes discomfort.) I put a "button" in the hole on the shoe stretcher in that area, and it worked perfectly to give a little extra breathing room to that one small area without stretching out the whole width of the shoe too much. This solves a lot of problems for a lot of otherwise well-fitting pairs of shoes for me. And now I might not be so quick to dismiss shoes that are just a little too narrow in width, because I really feel like this will do the job to stretch out the toebox and help speed up the "break-in period" for new shoes. I only bought one stretcher, but you could certainly buy two if you are in a hurry to stretch out a pair of shoes at once. I have only used it on flats so far, but I like that it is designed for high heels as well. I will definitely be needing to use it for that too. Plus, this item is just cute and girlie, which admittedly, appeals to me. The pink wood stain serves absolutely no functional purpose, of course, but I love that it's pink. Cheers up the process a bit, and makes it easy to spot in your closet when you need it.

Brands I'd also recommend: Aetrex, Clarks, Converse, Bloch, Naot

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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April 8, 2013

Anonymous

from NJ

This was perfect. I bought two pair of Tom's shoes which I absolutely loved, but they were really tight in the toes. I knew they would stretch over time, but within two days this magic machine did the work for me. Love this.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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January 23, 2013

Kimberly G

 

This thing is amazing! I bought this to stretch out a pair of heels. Very easy to use and worked. Much easier than taking to a shoe repair to have them stretch the shoes. Well worth the price.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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January 20, 2013

Anonymous

from The Peach State

This was perfect! Provided just enough stretch to a favorite pair of pumps that I had to stop wearing because they were causing blisters. I am going to use these on several problem shoes. Why suffer? Now you don't have to.

Brands I'd also recommend: Calvin Klein

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 2, 2012

Nancy

from Chicago

It really works! This tool is priceless and will now be a staple in my home. I cannot believe that I did mot own one! It has given life to some narrow shoes that I had. Some shoes require a little longer, depending in how narrow they are. It may be a good investment to have two. But if there is no rush, one is just fine!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 28, 2012

Anonymous

from Mission Viejo

This is the stretcher I've been looking all over for! It is especially nice because it has the knobs to place where you might need extra room in the toe box area. I would recommend ordering two so you don't have to just do one shoe at a time. I'm ordering my second one right now!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 28, 2012

Moarinternets

 

This thing does work but if you have several pairs of shoes that you want to stretch, I suggest buying two of these babies so you can do 1 pair at a time instead of 1 shoe at a time.

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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July 4, 2014

Michelle W

 

This works pretty well. I used it in an open-toe platform show and it did a nice job. The only downside is it is made with wood and the hole is starting to strip out because I cranked it down to the widest setting. It still works, though and my shoes fit!

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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October 28, 2012

Shayla

from Vancouver B.C.

My suggestion is to buy two of these so you can do one pair of shoes at a time and not just one shoe at a time...it's great, they really work.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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No arch support

 

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February 7, 2015

B

 

Both broke the first time! I just received it. I was so happy. That changed real quickly. I bought two and both broke. I was going to use the one and take the other as a loss but when the second broke I said forget it. Do not buy! It is made of plastic and glue so that is the problem. My poor Christian Louboutins heels!

Brands I'd also recommend: none

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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October 6, 2014

Lietzee

from NYC

Not sure how I feel about this product since mine broke just after a couple uses. I'm tempted to buy another one and try it again. It seems like it works if you leave it in shoe for a couple days, stretching a little more each day. The little buttons are a nice feature so you can 'customize' the stretching to your needs. It should be sold in pairs, since it's a bit silly to have to do one shoe at a time, especially when it seems to take more than one night to stretch the shoes.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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April 18, 2014

Anonymous

from Madison, AL

The concept of this product is awesome. I would give this review 5 stars but the stretchers broke on the second day. I think the product was dry rotted. Unfortunately, I purchased the stretchers for a pair of shoes to wear on vacation. I was not able to send them back because I threw the box away before I departed. Although my shoes did stretch after one use, I would recommend just going to your local shoe repair and having them stretched. Then I would use the kiwi shoe stretcher to maintain the shape. Save the money.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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January 14, 2014

Anonymous

 

Was so hoping this would work, but after using it 3 times to try to stretch out a pair of satin heels it didn't make a difference. Maybe the fabric of the shoe matters. The stoppers were a little difficult to put in, but they will go in with a little twisting and turning. As a plus, the 4 stoppers came in different shapes and sizes.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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April 8, 2013

Anonymous

 

I bought a pair of these and while they worked fine the first time I used them, one broke the second time I used them.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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February 11, 2015

Anonymous

 

This worked the first few times I used it, then it broke. For almost the price that's definitely not worth it. It is poorly made.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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February 10, 2013

Anonymous

 

I bought two of these because almost all pumps are a tad too tight in the shoe box if I buy a pair that won't slip off my heels when I walk. The first time I used them, they worked perfectly and I though that finally I was going to be able to wear pumps again. The second time I used them, one of them broke. So did my heart, as those heel grips don't work for me. I wish I could send the pieces back for a refund!

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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March 22, 2015

Serge

from Florida

Too small for a size 11, wich is my size. I tries it on a smaller size too, and it does not work at all. I will return.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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