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Birkenstocks - do they come up small or big? i.e. what size for a normal 5/6

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MamaG Sun 12-Jul-09 19:54:19

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LilyAllensThirdNipple Sun 12-Jul-09 19:54:49

ooh big
i am always a 6 but not in birkenstocks
cost me dear that

Nappyzoneisabeetrootrunner Sun 12-Jul-09 19:55:41

Well i had some size 39 in the arizona size (i am a size 6) and they seemed huge - i now have a size 39 in ibiza style and they fit perfick smile

mummyplonk Sun 12-Jul-09 19:55:54

Def big, am usually a 5 1/2 to 6, the last few I have ordered in a 5 this is in the Madrid style so maybe they vary.

stitchtime Sun 12-Jul-09 19:55:57

big, coz they are wide too. normally i am anywhere from a four to a five and a half. but in birkis, always a 37

LilyAllensThirdNipple Sun 12-Jul-09 19:56:51

i am a 39 /6 in everything ( apart form marks weirdy equating a 39 with a 5.5)

i got 6
they rubbed liek buggery

then flogged em on ebay £10 and got a 5 also on ebay £24

MamaG Sun 12-Jul-09 19:57:21

ta

gigglewitch Sun 12-Jul-09 20:02:01

thanks all, I wanted to know that too smile

Babbity Sun 12-Jul-09 20:03:14

def big. I take a 5 (38) but my madrids are a 3 (36)

Katz Sun 12-Jul-09 20:05:15

i'm nomally a 5/6 and my birkies are a 37 which according to the inside is a 4.5

fishie Sun 12-Jul-09 20:08:31

it depends on your foot shape. i have got very long toes so i need bigger ones or they rub on the bed bit. if you have daintier digits then smaller will be good.

gizeh are for wider feet/high arch, madrids for narrow. no idea re arizona, they look like they'd hurt though so prob narrow feet.

Grammaticus Sun 12-Jul-09 20:11:09

They come up big - I am always a 5 but only a 4 in the Madrid birkies. I have narrow feet.

HTH

glitterstar88 Sun 12-Jul-09 20:17:50

Im a size 7 - 7.5. I got size 7 madrids and they fit fine.

MamaG Mon 13-Jul-09 10:07:47

Tahnks all. I'm a 5 sometimes 6. Some UNWORN ones have come up on freecycle just down the road from me shock - lady said she'd wonr them around the house but they weren't comfy. They are a 4, so I'm hoping they'll fit. IF nbot, they'll fit my sister.

Fimbo Mon 13-Jul-09 10:11:17

I am anywhere between 6 or 7 depending on the make. I have the Madrid in a 5.

Go for it!

If anyone else is looking Jones Bootmakers and Sole (both instore) have £5 off the Madrids and Gizeh at the moment.

MorrisZapp Mon 13-Jul-09 12:50:55

Always go down a size in Birkies.

BTW I've got shiny rose pink Madrids and I'm danger of having an accident due to not being able to take my eyes off their unbelievable gorgeousness

If I die in summer, bury me in Birkenstocks!

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