Trying On at Home
Please use a shoe horn and open the laces/straps all the way before trying our shoes; this will prevent unnecessary damage to the shoe. If the shoe is a bit too wide or too big, but a smaller size would be too tight, then try slipping in an extra insole. Or – if that proves to be too much – then try using a toe or heel pad. The insole gives your foot more hold, and thus optimizes the fit.
TIP #1: MEASURE AT A TIME THAT FITS
Feet tend to swell in different circumstances and at different times of the day. We suggest you measure your feet during the midday or late afternoon after you have been on your feet for some time. However, also avoid trying on shoes when your feet are already over-tired and exhausted.
TIP #2: WEAR SOCKS WHEN MEASURING
Wear the type of socks that you will likely be wearing with your new shoes, as the thickness of the socks may affect your measurements.
TIP #3: STAND STRAIGHT AND BALANCED
When you do the measuring be sure both feet are on the ground and you’re balanced and straight to get the proper foot placement.
TIP #4: GET SOMEONE TO HELP YOU
You need to have a friend help you take the measurements because if you were to try to take your measurements yourself, your sizing would be affected when you bend down to mark your length and width. Make sure your friend takes your measurements looking straight down at the Shoe Fit Guide. Even viewing it at a slight angle may affect the outcome.
TIP #5: GIVE YOURSELF A BIT OF ROOM
If your measurement is on a length line, we recommend you go to the next half-size longer in order to give your toes a bit of room.
TIP #6: ONE FOOT LARGER IS COMMON
Almost everyone has one foot larger than the other. The key is to determine your size from the measurement of the larger of your two feet. And obviously, be sure to measure both feet.