Which sizes do you offer?
We started with shoes in EU sizes 36 to 45, equivalent to UK sizes 3 1/2 to 10 1/2, US sizes 4 1/2 to 11 1/2, Japanese sizes 22,5 to 29,5.
From spring 2021 we offer children sizes too.
In the following years we will offer more sizes step by step.
How do I find out my correct shoe size?
If you normally wear socks leave or put them on while measuring your feet.
Lay a sheet of paper on the floor against a wall and stand on it with your heel touching the wall. The weight of your body should be evenly distributed on both feet.
Draw a line around your longest toe while holding the pen vertical.
Take a ruler and measure the distance between the edge of the paper where your heel has been and your drawn line.
Always measure both feet and choose the longer distance for the next steps.
Add ca. 10mm (3/8 inches) on grown up feet or 12-17mm (1/2 to 5/8 inches) on feet which are still growing and you will get the exact shoe size. Compare your measurement with our guide and find your size.
We work with traditional lengths which are used in shoe production for many generations. Don’t check your size with the help of other shoes, because the length always depends on the toe shape and meanwhile a lot of companies define their own shoe sizes.
How much space needs a foot in a shoe?
For a perfect fit add ca. 10 mm (3/8 inches) to the length of grown-up feet and you get your shoe size.
Add 12-17 mm (1/2-5/8 inches) to the real length of a child’s foot to allow it to grow. Feet of children grow about 1mm (1/32 inch) per month, often slower, sometimes faster… Children not necessarily feel when a shoe is to small because their bones are still soft and the joints very flexible. Considering that it’s even more important to check your child’s size regularly; best every 3 months of jounger kids and twice a year of older kids. When only 9 mm (3/8 inches) are left between toes and shoe you should urgently switch to the next bigger size.
Never add more than 18 mm (3/4 inches) to the foot, otherwise you risk stumbling and the shoe won’t fit well.
This doesn’t apply to shoes of other brands, especially not to shoes with stiff soles and caps and different shapes!
Important for healthy foot-muscles is also a big toe box. It means that ALL of the toes have enough space to move freely inside the shoe. This sometimes gives the impression that the shoe is to large. But most likely the toes are just not used to this freedom anymore that the bebbo-shoe gives them back.
If you have narrow feet or/ and your shoe is a bit wide, insert one of our flexible insoles.
In 2020, we have revised the fit of our shoes again. The shoes now fit better in the back of the foot and give the toes a bit more space. They are 2-3mm longer than before.
The shoes with the old outsoles, recognizable by the addition '20, still have the previous fit.
The silver boots Nordpol are slightly narrower at the joint than all the other shoes.
New shoes soften faster if you knead and bend them well; that makes the initially somewhat stubborn Piñatex significantly softer.
Please also watch our video about the shoe-width!
You can download our size table here.