Question: Are My Birkenstocks Too Narrow?

What is narrow fit in Birkenstock?

The narrow width is suitable for narrow to slender feet and is indicated by the filled-in foot symbol.



How do you know if you have regular or narrow feet?

For instance, if your foot fits the length of a shoe, but has extra space on the sides, you probably have narrow width feet. Conversely, if your foot fits the length of a shoe, but is extremely snug on the sides of the foot bed, you could have wide width feet.

How long should my Birkenstocks last?

In case you need proof: A deep dive into some online forums about Birkenstocks confirms that many people have owned theirs for years, and the longest period of time I came across was 15 years.

Are narrow Birkenstocks really narrow?

A: Yes, the Gizeh and Mayari styles tend to run narrower than many other models. As a matter of fact, many of our customers that require a narrow width in a wider-fitting style like the Arizona, will actually fit into the regular width in the Gizeh and Mayari styles.

Are Birkenstocks Still in Style 2020?

The truth is they won’t be going out of fashion anytime soon because they were never really in it – although they had their spot in the limelight a few years ago, they’ve sort of just blended into normalcy – they aren’t a fashion faux-pas and nor are they a huge fashion statement.

What is the difference between regular and narrow Birkenstock?

According to Birkenstock’s website, their narrow width corresponds to width sizes A-B (B is standard width) for women and B-C for men, while the regular width is a women’s C-D and a men’s D-EE (D is standard width).

Are Birkenstock sizes big?

They are big, but you want them to be a bit big IYSWIM because that’s how they work – your foot should sit in the footbed with room to spare, not be jammed up against the edges. I am normally an 8 which can be a 41 or 42, and my birkenstock size is 41, so I size down rather than up, but only slightly.

Are Birkenstocks uncomfortable at first?

I wasn’t in Athens, but rather stepping gingerly along a smooth pavement at home in London, and the discomfort came from the soles of my brand-new shoes. Everyone says the same thing: Birkenstocks are sooooo comfortable! … “I hated them at first,” says Pragya Agarwal, a Birkenstock fan in Lancashire, England.

How do I know if my Birkenstocks are narrow?

To check the width of a pair you already own, you can tell the fit by inspecting the footbed where there is a small image of a foot. If the foot is filled in, the shoe is a narrow fitting; if the foot is just an outline, it’s a regular fit. Also, all stock codes for narrow fittings end with 3.

What is the width of narrow Birkenstocks?

Find Your SizeAdult SizesFootbed LengthFootbed Width37 Narrow240mm89mm38 Narrow245mm91mm39 Narrow250mm93mm40 Narrow260mm95mm12 more rows

How tight should Birkenstocks be?

Close the straps so they are snug, but don’t sit too tightly on the feet. You should leave a little extra space for your toes and about 5mm on each side of your feet, so your feet aren’t constricted when you walk. If you can wiggle one finger between the strap and your foot – you’ve got it!

Do Birkenstocks run big or small?

As for HOW Birkenstocks are supposed to fit, they run true to size. I realized that, since there should be anywhere from 1/8 – 1/4 th of an inch of extra space in front of your toes and behind your heel, my size is actually 40 (some styles 41).