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38 7.5 5
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39 8/8.5 5.5/6
39.5 8.5 6
40 9 6.5
40.5 9.5 7
41 9.5/10 7.5
42 10.5 8
43 11/11.5 8.5/9
44 12 9.5
45 13 10.5
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Width fittings explained

We have several options available, though many of our styles have different fits. You can filter by width of the fit from our search page. The fittings are:

M - Accommodate feet that require slightly less space than our W fitting styles.

W - Our standard fit which should suit most people. If your big toe joint/small toes begin to feel pinched or ache, then you may want to try our roomier XW fit.

FF - Based off our W fit. You can tailor the fit to allow for more or less room in the shoe by swapping or removing the forefoot inserts which are included with the shoe.

XW - Allows for a little more room over the instep or at the front part of the sandals, shoes or boots than our W fitting styles.

XF - Based off our XW fit. You can tailor the fit to allow for more or less room in the shoe by swapping or removing the forefoot inserts which are included with the shoe.

XXW - Looks after a foot which needs more space over the in step or the fore foot area. If our XW is a little tight the XXW could be just right.

Fitting advice

If you would normally take a half size, e.g. 37.5, but the style you're looking at doesn't come in a halves, we recommend you select a larger size.

If you find shoes are often a bit tight in width, or shoes which are one size larger than your true size feel more comfortable across your feet, we recommend that you select the W width.

If you find it very difficult to find shoes that are comfortable in width or usually seek out shoes that are made for extra wide feet, then an extra wide fitting is most suitable. Opt for the XXW width.

If you experience gaping material around the mid-section of your foot, and the tendency for your foot to slip side to side in the shoe, a narrow fit is most suitable. Opt for the M width.

Some styles have adjustable features, such as adjustable straps. This information is detailed on the product pages.

If you purchase a pair of our shoes and the sizing isn’t quite right, you can now shop risk-free as we offer FREE RETURNS for unworn shoes within 30 days (read more about our returns and exchanges terms and conditions). If you would prefer to be fitted in person before you purchase, we suggest you visit a Ziera specialist store or retailer where we can help you find your perfect fit.

Crafted for comfort

Ziera’s layers of comfort

At Ziera, we've always been passionate about how our shoes fit and feel. Years of experience, and a deep knowledge of materials and the intricate mechanics of the foot, has enabled us to develop our own shoe comfort technology.

We design and engineer shoes from the inside out

The contour of the shoe mould is critical to achieving a great fitting shoe. At the physical heart of our products lives the 'last' (the mould we form footwear around). This leaves behind an invisible impression, a unique contouring which cradles the foot for all day comfort. We’ve been designing ‘lasts’ for over 70 years since our founders, two podiatrists, first started the company. Where most shoe companies use a standard universal mould, we specially design our own unique lasts to create maximum fit and comfort.

We believe the best fit and comfort are created using natural materials – such as leather that moulds to your feet – and a design with adjustability and versatility that adds to a personalised fit. Ziera’s premium leathers, sourced from around the world, endure 13 different laboratory tests to ensure that they are super soft yet tough enough for every day wear.

A major focus for Ziera is the wide range of orthotic friendly shoes with styles to suit any lifestyle. From women's casual shoes to dress shoes, walking shoes to corporate classics, Ziera orthotic-friendly shoes have extra depth and a removable inlay to accommodate a custom orthotic.

Shoes need more than just depth to be good for feet. That's why we offer plenty of options with adjustable fit, generous width, roomy toe areas, padded toplines, rocker soles, strong steel shanks and the support you need.

We love orthotics

Ziera has a wide range of styles with removable footbeds that can be swapped out for custom orthotics. View our range of orthotic friendly styles.

Innovative footbed technologies

Ziera’s underfoot comfort systems are unparalleled with cushioning and arch support that cocoons the whole foot. They're made so luxuriously comfortable they can be worn all day, every day.

Multiple-width fitting systems

Ziera’s multiple fit systems allow tailored fit for individual needs. Read Your Feet Your Fit to find out more.

Adjustable arch support technology

Ziera’s new adjustable arch technology has been developed in conjunction with the Auckland School of Podiatry. This footbed comes with uniquely designed wedges so you can alter the height and position of arch support to suit your feet.