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Converse. Are they narrow?

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fluffiphlox Mon 29-May-17 11:49:36

And could I wear men's?

MyGastIsFlabbered Mon 29-May-17 11:56:50

I've got wide feet and find them ok but there isn't a lot of room to spare. I find them pretty much unisex.

MrsJayy Mon 29-May-17 12:00:42

I wear youths converse shoes not they are fine what do you mean mens?

SchnitzelVonKrumm Mon 29-May-17 12:02:06

There's no men's/women's and yes they are narrow.

fluffiphlox Mon 29-May-17 12:03:16

Well I thought there were converse made on women's and men's lasts and wondered whether the men's were huge compared to the women's, which I thought were on perhaps on the narrow side.

peaceloveandbiscuits Mon 29-May-17 12:03:51

I've got wide feet and need to go up half a size (I'm 6.5 but wear 7). The laces are adjustable, so loosen them at the toes, and wear them around the house for a few days to break them in, they'll be just right smile there's more breaking in involved in hi-tops, ime.

Chewbecca Mon 29-May-17 12:03:52

Too narrow for me, yes (but I do have wide feet with high insteps)

fluffiphlox Mon 29-May-17 12:03:57

Thanks for the replies.

ItchyFoot Mon 29-May-17 12:04:07

I think they're pretty narrow. I couldn't wear mine while pregnant because my feet swelled up.

khajiit13 Mon 29-May-17 12:04:49

I have wide feet but they fit me fine because the canvas is flexible and obviously with them being lace up, that gives you more flexibility too. Took me a couple of weeks to break them in but i wear them all the time now

MrsJayy Mon 29-May-17 12:06:43

Mine are youths so unisex tbh i thought an adult size 7 was a size 7 especially in trainers

Branleuse Mon 29-May-17 12:07:24

i find them too narrow and also far too thin on the soles. They are overpriced plimsolls

peaceloveandbiscuits Mon 29-May-17 12:25:26

Well yes, they are plimsolls. Not intended for every day wear.

olderthanyouthink Mon 29-May-17 12:33:10

I'm sure there's a men's and women's because my friend has two pairs in the same size and ones bigger than the other. Before I thought they were all the same, you could just compare them in a shop I suppose.

And yes they are narrow.

birchygoo Mon 29-May-17 12:39:30

I found them much to narrow and opted for rocket dog instead

DonaldTrumpsTrump Mon 29-May-17 12:43:39

They hurt my little toes if I wear them all day as I have wide ish fat feet but they look good so it's worth it. Mine are size 6 even though I'm size 7, I would suggest going small but definitely try some on first.

fluffiphlox Mon 29-May-17 12:46:03

Thanks again. I think I need to go to an actual shop and attempt to shove my giant trotters into a few pairs. Hate shoe shops.

peaceloveandbiscuits Mon 29-May-17 12:48:25

Oh yes, Rocket Dog have lovely wide toes.

Whiskwarrior Mon 29-May-17 12:51:02

It depends on the Converse style, I think.

I've got two pairs. One is the bog standard pump style, the other is chunkier and rounder. They're sturdier than the pumps.

I've got wide Hobbit feet but I'm ok with them no I've worn them a bit.

defineme Mon 29-May-17 12:58:34

my usual size split at the sides twice, went up half a size and they were fine. this was in the unisex basic pump.

NotYoda Mon 29-May-17 13:18:03

I find the real Converse narrow. And have a bunion to show for it

Sports Direct do a copy (Dunlop) for much much less money, which are more comfortable

yayayahey Mon 29-May-17 13:18:30

I have narrow feet and I find them narrow. Dh doesn't have particularly wide feet and they cut his feet to shreds.

hiccupgirl Mon 29-May-17 13:23:34

I have wide feet and I can't wear converse. I'm also a 6.5 and they don't do half sizes - the 6 is too small and the 7 is too long and too narrow.

I wear Rocket Dogs or Supergas which are both wider and fit better. Although Rocket Dogs don't do a 6.5/40 their 6 fits me fine. Supergras do a 39.5 or a 40 which both fit me.

ShinyGirl Mon 29-May-17 13:25:32

The end bit is awful, rubs my heels so much that they are unwearable.

PickleSarnie Mon 29-May-17 13:25:32

The sizes have changed recently. I've always been a 7. Bought a new pair of size 7s the other day and they were like boats. So had to get 6s. I haven't been a size 6 AS an adult ever. Really frustrating if they've started vanity sizing shoes now.

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