Size and Fit
When it comes to footwear, finding your perfect fit isn't always easy. we know that a poorly fitting shoe can affect your posture, your foot health and your confidence. We also understand that shoe shopping online can be a real challenge. To combat this, we’ve provided this page to tell you everything you need to know about finding the right shoe for you. Happy Shoe Shopping!
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Feet can change shape and size over time, and so it’s important to measure your feet regularly. Always measure at the end of the day when your feet are at their largest. To find your shoe size, grab a ruler, a pen and a piece of paper and follow these steps:
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Well-fitting shoes not only feel better, but they last longer too, so you’ll have happy feet AND a happy wallet! Use the following tips to make sure you’re wearing the right size:
Whether your style is made from soft leather, luxurious suede or an innovative PU, each of the different materials we choose to create our shoes from is hand selected to offer the best quality. We build our shoes to last, but taking the time to care of your White Mountain footwear keeps them looking their best and helps them last even longer.
Man Made Footwear
Our man made fabrics use state of the art technology and a fabulous finish so you’ll barely notice the difference. While synthetic shoes and boots are not as vulnerable to water damage as leather, regular exposure to moisture will still damage them over time. In order to maximize the lifetime and comfort of synthetic styles, regular waterproofing and thorough cleaning is required.
Although it’s tempting at the end of a season to toss everything into a bin and deal with it in nine months, try to resist the quick fix and take some time to put your footwear away properly. You’ll be glad you did when the next season rolls around!
Picture the scene. It’s a gloomy Tuesday afternoon in October, you’re busy working away at your desk and then, suddenly, a brand new pair of shiny summer sandals hit your desk. “Put these on and let me know what you think!” requests a member of the design team. “Oh, and make sure you take lots of trips to the printer and water fountain- we need to see how they move!” This kind of random fitness testing is commonplace for the female employees here in our Corporate Offices. As well as giving our design team the chance to see how their latest creations will work on real, everyday woman, it also helps us to get to know and really love the products we sell (in fact, it’s often rather difficult for the designers to get their samples back!).
No two pairs of feet are the same, and so it’s important that each of our styles be carefully fit tested among a large variety of different foot shapes and sizes before they are put into production. As well as these fun office tests, each of our shoes undergo rigorous checks using groups of specially trained ‘shoe testers’, where everything is measured, from comfort to stability.
Here are White Mountain, we’re meticulous in making sure every detail is up to scratch and fit testing is an important part of our company culture. For every style we fit twice. The first fit, oddly enough, is called the “Final Fit”. It is always carried out on a size 6 and for this we use two very good fit models who, combined, has been fitting shoes for us for over 20 years! These lovely ladies have seen the changing fashions and trends of the footwear industry over the years and know exactly how our shoes should fit.
When the first fit is approved, the shoe factory produces what is known as ‘extreme sizes’. We use sizes 6, 8 and 10 as our “Extreme Fit” samples and, once again, carry out our testing on ladies who have already fit many, many shoes for us. It is their experience, combined with the skill and dedication of our designers and product developers, who ensure that our shoes fit right, every time.