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Paraboot Sizing

Roger

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This is a pretty rinky-dink topic for a thread, but let me ask the question anyway: Can anyone tell me how sizing works out with Paraboot shoes? By this I mean, do they fit large? small? true to size? In other words, can we assume that a size 43 euro Paraboot shoe, for example, will be larger, smaller, or about the same size as other size 43 shoes?
 

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The Paraboot shoes I have (Avignon model, rubber soled), purchased in France, are sized with U.K. sizes. There is only one width, which I find to be wider than the North American average, although the dress shoes (leather soles) which I tried were not quite as wide. I take a North American "C" width, so I sized down one full size, but am most comfortable if I wear thick socks when I wear them.

I have never seen anything other than U.K. sizes marked on Paraboots. Perhaps it would be best to check the vendor to see if he is extrapolating a "Continental" size from what is marked on the shoes.
 

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I have several pair of Paraboots. I typically wear a 9.5D US. I have P'boots in both 8.5F and 8F (UK sizing). The 8.5s are pretty comfortable (with the Avignon (split toe) in 8.5a tad big. The 8 (double monk) is a tad snug but wearable. FWIW I wear a 9 in Zegna couture, a 9.5 in Pliner and JM, a 42 in Taryn Rose, and 9.5 in new balance, nike, and merrell athletic shoes. For some odd reason, I can never find a pair of AE that are comfortable
 

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Hi all:

I live in Vietnam. I purchased my Paraboot Chambord Cafe from my friend who helped me purchase from Royalcheese (retail in France) a month ago and just gave it to me couple days ago due to her long traveling from France to Vietnam. Unfortunately, the shoes are not fitting as attached here: https://imgur.com/a/I33zr . But Royalcheese agreed to offer me an exchange so I'm looking for advice on choosing the new shoes size. The current shoes is 42 EU and as you can see the photo that I attached that I could put 1 and half of my fingers into gap.

FYI, my feet sizes are US 8.5 D and I'm wearing Alden shoes Aberdeen (fit to true size) sizing US 8.5 D perfectly. The brannock device sized my feet 8.5D. Thank you ahead to all for reading this and replying to this message.
 

Liam.C

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Hi all:

I live in Vietnam. I purchased my Paraboot Chambord Cafe from my friend who helped me purchase from Royalcheese (retail in France) a month ago and just gave it to me couple days ago due to her long traveling from France to Vietnam. Unfortunately, the shoes are not fitting as attached here: . But Royalcheese agreed to offer me an exchange so I'm looking for advice on choosing the new shoes size. The current shoes is 42 EU and as you can see the photo that I attached that I could put 1 and half of my fingers into gap.

FYI, my feet sizes are US 8.5 D and I'm wearing Alden shoes Aberdeen (fit to true size) sizing US 8.5 D perfectly. The brannock device sized my feet 8.5D. Thank you ahead to all for reading this and replying to this message.
Hi, 42 EU is 8 UK (roughly 9 US). Since Chambord fits generously (wide), it's definitely too big for standard 8.5D feet. I guess you can get 7 UK (41 EU) if you don't wear thick socks.
 

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