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Any sandals wider than Birkenstocks but NOT too sporty/Velcro ish?

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BettyBi0 Mon 11-Apr-16 15:57:14

My flabby feet appear to have grown even wider this pregnancy and aren't even fitting comfortably into my Birkenstocks - the cork bed is a tiny bit too narrow.

Any good alternative suggestions? I generally like fairly plain leather, not too dressy, not too thin soles as I walk miles on pavements.

The only ones that seemed to fit me on a recent shopping attempt were some really ugly Velcro adjustable black sporty kind of sandals. I wanted to cry as it looked like I had fat old lady trotters which really didn't go with the rest of my nice shirt dress outfit.

ThomasHardyPerennial Mon 11-Apr-16 16:54:03

What style of Birkenstocks do you have? I find different styles can be wider than others, so might be able to help with Birkenstocks!

BettyBi0 Tue 12-Apr-16 09:24:36

I've got Birkenstock Madrid and Mayaris but the cork bed is just a bit too narrow with both now which creates a pinchy overspill confused

ThomasHardyPerennial Thu 14-Apr-16 22:43:32

The rio and bali styles I have are much wider than something with a toe-post like kairo. They are all the same fitting according to the little foot symbol on the sole. Depends if you like an ankle strap though, which I do.

Lululooselips Fri 15-Apr-16 17:16:03

Try papillio Birkenstocks they seem to be wider usually, if your usual ones are narrow fit then a wide pair might do ?

MrsSchadenfreude Fri 15-Apr-16 18:33:02

Try Naot - eBay or TK Maxx often have them cheap.

NorbertDentressangle Fri 15-Apr-16 18:38:31

I think Mephisto are either wide fit or do a wide fit - not sure which, you'd need to check . Lots of Birkenstock-style ones too (cork foot bed, toe-posts etc)

ggirl Fri 15-Apr-16 18:56:14

fitflop do a wide foot on most of their sandals
they are extremely comfortable but not to everyones taste

cece Fri 15-Apr-16 18:59:36

Try the Sydney or Arizona style

VilootShesCute Fri 15-Apr-16 19:01:46

What about saltwater sandals by toast?

MissTurnstiles Fri 15-Apr-16 21:04:43

How big are your feet? Men's Birkenstocks are wider IME so if you are at least a 7/41 then that may be an option.

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