Swedish Hasbeens

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One summer day in 2006, the shoes Anita wore (300 pairs of red, white and black beautiful clogs from the '70s) were found in the basement of an old clog factory in the neighboring village and brought them to Stockholm. The start of Swedish Hasbeens was for all the people that shared a love for Anita's wooden shoes.

Their ambition is to continue to release more incoherent and fun shoes inspired by Hasbeens that once ruled the planet. The Hasbeens shoes are based on original '70s models and are made of natural grain leather, since it's the most beautiful and the highest quality. They are still handmade with respect for people in the old traditional way, and in small factories that have made shoes for decades. Happy shoes make happy people!

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Swedish Husband

Swedish Husband

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

I'm still getting used to wearing these, but I'll say I was thrown off by all the sizing reviews. I'm a true 7.5 and the 38 fit great.

on November 12, 2018

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Peep Toe Low

Peep Toe Low

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

This is my first pair of Hasbeens and I love them. I've had wood sole shoes previously, but the construction of these is superior. The weather is a bit rough at first. I had to put Vaseline on my toes to keep them from blistering. But by the third wear, they were perfect. I will buy more Hasbeens in the future!

from Mesa on November 10, 2018

Zip It Emy

Zip It Emy

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

I wanted to like these desperately but they were SO stiff, they felt awful on. There’s no way I would have been able to wear them enough to break the leather in, so I sadly returned them.

on October 31, 2018

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Mirja

Mirja

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

Cute shoe but I felt like the toe enclosure was a little large and gappy. Also the tan color was a bit orange and clashed with my fair/olive skin tone. There is a little padding on the heel which helps make the hard construction of the platform more confortable.

on October 21, 2018

Zip It Shearling Boot

Zip It Shearling Boot

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

These are really cute and far more comfortable than I expected. They're a clog, so they'll never be like wearing a sneaker, but I can tell that I'll be able to walk around town with no problems and will probably be my go-to boot for winter. For anyone wondering (like I was), the shearling is only around the ankle area not not throughout the remainder of the boot. So order the same size you normally wear in this brand. I have a high arch and medium width foot and these fit perfectly. I know they'll get even more comfy over time as they mold to my foot.

from Brooklyn, NY on October 18, 2018

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Maria

Maria

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

I was worried about ordering these in my normal size - 7/37 - as reviews had said they ran small, and I have a wide toe box. They looked a little narrow but actually were comfortable and all-day walkable right out of the box. They're more graceful on the foot than you would guess, and show off a nice pedi. I may buy these in another color, they seem really versatile. I had ordered these because they were similar in style to a much more expensive No. 6 clog that I had returned because they looked terrible on my feet.

on October 16, 2018

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Zip It Emy

Zip It Emy

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I was so excited about these boots! And then they arrived....and they were impossible to get on! Once I finally squeezed my foot in, my foot felt like it was being compressed from all sides. I usually wear an 8 and ordered a 39. And then the ankle was way too stiff. Sigh...they were so cute, but back they go.

on October 16, 2018

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Hippie Lace-Up

Hippie Lace-Up

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

These squeak like crazy as the leather rubs against itself! Sole is unfinished wood, so durability is questionable. The fit is best for narrow, flat feet. Ankle size shouldn't matter much. I have slightly wide feet with high arches--boots gaped and laces stretched apart over my instep. These also have a very straight last--e.g no arch support or sideways "C" curve--so my heels and the ball of my foot bulged inward. Overall these are just a sculpture of a shoe: terribly overpriced, super cute, absolutely nonfunctional.

on October 10, 2018

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High Heeled Jodhpur

High Heeled Jodhpur

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

Very uncomfortable and stiff around the ankle. Quality material. Wish these fit better as they are very beautiful.

on September 27, 2018

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Zip It Emy

Zip It Emy

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

Cute boots, but very stiff and uncomfortable around the ankles. Quality material. Would likely become more flexible with use, but will probably give me blisters in the process.

on September 27, 2018

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Swedish Husband

Swedish Husband

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I love these shoes and was so excited to get them, unfortunately they are one size small. You have to go up a a size. I’m so bummed out I can’t wear them.

on September 22, 2018

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T-Strap Sky High

T-Strap Sky High

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Returning. Loved the way they look, but extremely narrow and small even though I ordered one size up. Sadly have to return.

on September 19, 2018

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Mia

Mia

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I love this shoe. Comfortable and stylishly on trend. The heel is a perfect hight. Enough lift without being too high to walk around in all day.

on September 14, 2018

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Louise

Louise

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I love Swedish Hasbeens. The Louise is my favorite of the three pairs I have. This is the only pair that I did not have to break in. I can wear these all day and my feet stay comfortable. Surprisingly I can actually do a lot of walking in these as well. I wore them to a concert and stayed out at the bar until closing and my feet stayed happy. These are painful to fall off though...the dangers of clogs are strong with these.

from Waynesville on September 12, 2018

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Merci Sandal

Merci Sandal

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

This is a beautiful shoe! I bought these in a lovely tan color. They are very squeaky (still after 3 wears), but my biggest issue is the sensitivity of the leather. I wore them the second day after I got them, a cookie crumb fell on my shoe and in the very short amount of time it was on there a grease stain appeared. Now there is a forever grease stain right on the front of my shoe...would it be asking to much to seal the leather before selling them? A similar thing happened to my friend on the day she bought her hasbeens bringing her the same frustration. It was a waste of my money. Had I known the leather was so sensitive there is no way I would have bought them. It is so infuriating/frustrating to ruin a $200+ shoe on the very first time wearing them.

from San Jose on September 10, 2018

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Swedish Husband

Swedish Husband

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I ended up ordering both the Swedish Hasbeen Swedish Husband and the Mia wooden clog, size 40 (9.5/10). The obvious difference between them is price. The Mia is about $50 less than the Swedish Husband. The shape of the clog bases seem to be the same, and I mean it’s IDENTICAL. I am sure they must be from the same supplier. Zappos lists the Mia heel as 1-1/2 inch and the SH as 2 inches. That is incorrect. They are both just under 2 inches on the size 40 (9.5/10). The wood is, however, different. Mia uses a darker wood with more visible grain and they are not as smoothly polished as the SH. The leather and cut of the upper is a little different. The leather of both is thick and substantial, but the SH is stiffer and looks “dressier”. The Mia leather is a little more pliable and will probably conform to your foot more. The big difference for me is that the SH comes up a little higher on your foot than the Mia. Only about 3/8”, but it may make one or the other feel better on your foot. Overall, the finish on the Swedish Husband is nicer, but the materials of both seem equivalent. Whichever you choose, I would agree that the US sizes listed run small. But I think it is a conversion thing. I am usually a euro 40, and that was the right size.

on September 07, 2018

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Slip In

Slip In

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

This is my second review after returning my first pair for a larger size. These are really beautiful shoes, but unless you have an extremely narrow foot, I just don't know how these will work for anyone. My first pair I could not even get my foot in the shoe. I returned these for the next size up which would normally be huge on my foot. They were too long, but still too narrow. I'm disappointed that they didn't work.

on August 22, 2018

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Covered Low

Covered Low

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Got what I expected! I wear a 6 and the 36 was a good choice (even though I wear a 37 Birkenstock). I also have high arches and my feet have not been sore. The shoe is stiff but it’s made of wood and leather- so, that’s what you’re getting! The strap across the ankle is cute. I look forward to wearing them with socks.

on August 18, 2018

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Covered Low

Covered Low

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

THIS SHOE WAS AWFUL!!!!

on August 16, 2018

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Slip In

Slip In

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

These shoes are gorgeous, BUT, they are tiny. I'm usually an 8 1/2 or 9 and bought the 39's. I could not get my foot into the shoes. I compared them to 39's in other brands and they are significantly smaller. I'm trying the next size up, but considered going two sizes up.

from Chicago on August 15, 2018

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Tanja

Tanja

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

AWFUL. THE FRONT STRAP, I AGREE WITH THE OTHER REVIEWER, IS RATHER SMALL AND TIGHT BUT NOT TOO SMALL FOR ME. THE PROBLEM IS THAT THE UNDERSIDE OF IT IS SO ROUGH AND HARD AND SCRATCHY THAT NO ONE COULD WEAR THIS SHOE. HOW IT COULD POSSIBLY BE EXPECTED THAT THIS THING SHOULD LAY ON SOMEONE'S SKIN IS BEYOND ME. RIDICULOUS.

from New York on August 10, 2018

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Kringlan

Kringlan

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

Ugh these are super cute and funky! I like the braided toe strap a lot; adds a little quirky character. I was a little surprised by some roughness on the wooden sole - I didn’t expect to need to sandpaper them before wearing! And they run what feels like a full size large; I normally wear a 6.5 but the 36/6 is a little big on me. But overall a great casual classic, especially on sale!

from DC on August 08, 2018

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T-Strap Sky High

T-Strap Sky High

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

The T-Strap Hasbeens are so cute, and so far appear well made. A note on the sizing, as that seems to be the number one issue with this brand. I sell shoes for a living, so I’m pretty familiar with EU sizing and just sizing in general... I originally bought the t-straps in brown, and ordered an EU size 38 (which is supposedly a US 8). I measured my foot using the SH size chart on their site. I’m a fairly solid size 8.5, but often size down to an 8 with leather shoes, knowing they will stretch over time...a 9 is always too big for me, and I have a standard width foot, that is slightly slim (but not narrow). The Hasbeens I ordered in a 38, run very small, both in width and length. My foot is at the very tip of the leather toe, and just barely fits on the wooden footbed (my heel is very close to hanging over the back edge). I know leather will definitely stretch, but the footbed is just not long enough. The width of the shoe fits me fine, a bit snug but again the leather will stretch. However, if you have a slightly above average width foot (especially in the forefoot/toe box area), these are going to be very snug. I’d guess these fit closer to a US 7.5 (and might even fit a slightly large size 7 foot). I just ordered another pair in the EU size 39. I think even this larger size could possibly be a bit snug at first, but I plan to wear them with socks to break them in and stretch the leather. They’re surprisingly comfortable and very easy to walk in despite the heels. I have slim ankles, and these fit almost perfectly in that area. But I’d definitely suggest sizing up one full size. If you have a wide foot, you’ll likely need a lot of breaking in of the leather before they’ll fit comfortably, probably even after sizing up. Hope this helps, I know I was super confused as to what size to get, and still am...Gorgeous shoes though!

from Austin on August 05, 2018

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Zip It Emy

Zip It Emy

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

Too clunky for my taste. Going back.

on August 02, 2018

Mirja

Mirja

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Very cute shoe. I am between sizes and ordered up a half size which is a little too big but I am keeping them. They look great with pants and dresses. Super happy with them.

on August 01, 2018

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