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When we say “sandals,” what does everyone picture in their head? Something fairly simple, like flip flops or slides, right? Simple is a good thing, especially in the heat of the spring and summer. We like to keep things simple . . . but in a more complex way. Stay with Us here. If we said there existed a sandal with all of the simplicity we just visualized, plus the comfort of a sneaker, fun accents and some of the most passionate fans in the shoe world, we’re pretty sure everyone would want to hear more. So here we go!
The Mephisto Helen sandal has almost 2,000 reviews and a near-perfect five-star rating. Can a sandal truly be that impressive? The answer is yes – all 22 available versions of it! Shoppers are calling this shoe a “must buy” as well as “one of the best sandals ever made,” so it’s time to take a deeper look!
Other shoppers are confidently stating that they prefer these Mephisto sandals to Birkenstocks or Tevas, two leading brands in the industry. One specifically said they were “more feminine and less chunky.” Other shoppers are talking about the amazing comfort level, saying that we can “walk in them all day” without feeling any pain or needing any bandages. The best part? They “last forever.” Owning a pair of timeless, ultra-comfy and cute sandals is so much more worth it than having to buy a new pair of less impressive ones every single year!
Because there are 22 versions of this shoe, the uppers vary to offer us an impressive selection. There are solid shades, metallic shades and even snake-like print textures with colorful scales! The upper materials range from leather, to patent, to nubuck, all of which are made to feature “ultimate breathability and durability” for long-term wear with visuals forever as impressive as they were on day one.
Also on the upper is an adjustable buckle, which we can use to customize a flawless fit for our foot. The color of this buckle varies depends on the shoe we choose, so be sure to click around to find shades like black, gold, silver and even rose-gold!
This sandal has a contoured cork footbed which is lined with leather. It’s shaped to fit our foot, and made to soften over time, offering “proper heel, arch and foot support” as we stroll the sidewalks or blaze through arcade games on the boardwalk. Beneath is the outsole, which is made of rubber to prevent slipping and premature wear and tear.
If we’re looking to keep things (anything but) basic, we should check out any of the three varying black shades, or maybe the off-white or numerous shades of brown. To add a little metallic sheen, check out shades like Spice Star, Platinum Venise or Bronze Star. Hoping for something even more colorful? We highly recommend Mutli Queenie, which has iridescent scales that will bring out a rainbow everywhere we go!
For the perfect fit of these Helen sandals, Mephisto recommends ordering up one full size. If it worked for almost 2,000 reviews, it can certainly work for us! Now, is it too early to throw away all of our other shoes? We should probably keep some winter boots, but only if they’re not stealing shoe rack space from our Mephistos!
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