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Birkenstock Gizeh

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Pigeonpost Wed 13-Apr-16 16:40:29

Can anyone please help out with sizing? I am usually a size 6 which is a Europe 38.5 and although I've had a pair of Gizeh before I can't remember whether they were a 38 or a 39. I'm sure there was something about the sizing which was quirky. Anyone able to help please?

Cakescakescakes Wed 13-Apr-16 16:45:08

I find all Birkinstocks to be wider fitting than usual and I always have to size down slightly when I buy them. Not sure I've ever had Gizeh's though but have had various other styles.

judgelionelnutmeg Wed 13-Apr-16 16:47:13

I'm a euro 38 normally but I always take a 37 in Birkenstocks as the 38 is too big. So perhaps you need a 38?

WoodleyPixie Wed 13-Apr-16 16:48:36

I find I need a smaller size than usual.

EnPapillot Wed 13-Apr-16 16:54:29

I've just seen these in all black for £25.95 at debenhams smile

EnPapillot Wed 13-Apr-16 16:55:02

... but I've just looked and they're only in a 3. Sorry!

KikisDeliveryService Wed 13-Apr-16 16:56:50

I'm a size 6 with wide-ish feet and always buy 38s in Gizeh's which fit perfectly.

LexieSinclair Wed 13-Apr-16 16:58:26

I'm a size 6 and have the gizehs in a 38. They fit perfectly.

Pigeonpost Wed 13-Apr-16 20:25:32

Marvellous. 38 it is! Thanks grin

CutYourHairAndGetAJob Wed 13-Apr-16 20:33:03

Generally size down with birkenstock.

For some reason I found the gizeh horribly uncomfortable - probably to do with having a high instep

HettyD Wed 13-Apr-16 20:42:36

They also have a 'slim' fit, look at the base and it is shown as a shaded/unshaded footprint.

Pigeonpost Wed 13-Apr-16 21:03:52

I've had the Gizeh before and loved them. On the fugly sandal thread someone recommended a website called Sarenza with a £10 discount code of WELCOME15. There are loads of Gizeh on there but it's saying 38 is equivalent to UK 5 which can't be right can it? Argh...

Pigeonpost Wed 13-Apr-16 21:05:08

They say that a 39 is a UK 5.5 and then it jumps up to a 40 being a UK 6.5. Instinct is saying still go with 38?

CutYourHairAndGetAJob Wed 13-Apr-16 21:23:34

If it's any help I'm a 3.5-4 and need a 36 (narrow fitting)

piddleypower Fri 15-Apr-16 23:01:20

Size down. I live in Gizeh in the summer. Will check that site out.

notasgreenasiamcabbagelooking Fri 15-Apr-16 23:48:10

Go for the 38. I've always gone at least one size down in Birkis.

EmpressofBlandings Sat 16-Apr-16 00:10:56

I'm a UK 8 and often need a 42 in other makes, but Birkis are good at 41. So I reckon size down slightly, as PP have said. Oh God I love my Gizehs. I have 5 pairs currently active and i cannot WAIT till it's time to wheel them out as standard...

Blackpoollassy Sat 16-Apr-16 07:57:17

You're supposed to have space at the front and back of a pair of birkies. Irritates the hell out of me when I see people wearing them too small - but then I'm very anal.
There's a good size guide on the birkie website if that helps

Blackpoollassy Sat 16-Apr-16 07:59:13

PrimalLass Sat 16-Apr-16 09:35:20

I've always worn a 39 in birks but have just sent two pairs back because they are too small. I wonder if the sizing has changed.

Drinksforeveryone Sat 16-Apr-16 09:40:08

I have Gizeh and Madrid both in a 39.

Regular shoe size is 6.5/7.

LBOCS2 Sat 16-Apr-16 10:09:23

Groupon had some Gizeh for £25 earlier in the week too, I think... Also, try Amazon smile

Pigeonpost Mon 18-Apr-16 23:07:17

My Gizeh have arrived. With fluro orange sole. They are cool. And fit perfectly. Wearing in around the house shall commence tomorrow....

SwedishEdith Mon 18-Apr-16 23:20:27

I've just got some new Birkenstocks. Ordered 5.5 online and they've sent me 39s. Seem to fit though.

SwedishEdith Mon 18-Apr-16 23:24:26

Oops, missed your update!

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