Birkenstock Boston Sizing

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Birkenstock Bostons are some of the most comfortable clogs on the market. They hug your feet, providing first-class comfort and style. But how do they fit?

Our sizing guide for Birkenstock Bostons will tell you everything you need to know about buying your next pair of these classic clogs. With sizing charts to help you find the perfect fitting pair to a comparison between the standard and narrow sizing, we’ve got the answers to all of your questions.

Disclaimer: This guide was created for educational purposes and neither offers nor replaces medical advice.

Table of Contents

Birkenstock Sizing Charts Woman

US Birkenstock Size
4 - 4 1/2
35
5 - 5 1/2
36
6 - 6 1/2
37
7 - 7 1/2
38
8 - 8 1/2
39
9 - 9 1/2
40
10 - 10 1/2
41
11 - 11 1/2
42

Birkenstock Sizing Charts Man

US Birkenstock Size
7 - 7 1/2
40
8 - 8 1/2
41
9 - 9 1/2
42
10 - 10 1/2
43
11 - 11 1/2
44
12 - 12 1/2
45
13 - 13 1/2
46
14 - 14 1/2
47
15 - 15 1/2
48
16 - 16 1/2
49
17 - 17 1/2
50

Birkenstock Sizing Charts Kids

US Birkenstock Size
6 - 6 1/2
24
7 - 7 1/2
25
8 - 8 1/2
26
9 - 9 1/2
27
10 - 10 1/2
28
11 - 11 1/2
29
12 - 12 1/2
30
13 - 13 1/2
31
1 - 1 1/2
32
2 - 2 1/2
33
3 - 3 1/2
34

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Is Birkenstock True to Size?

Birkenstock shoes are designed to have a roomy fit. This is part of what makes them so comfortable.

Most models, including the Bostons, generally run true to size for most people. The exceptions to this are the Gizeh and Mayari styles which run narrow.

If you are in-between sizes, you are advised to up to the next size.

2

Birkenstock Boston Narrow vs Regular Width

The Birkenstock Boston model is available in two different widths: regular/wide and medium/narrow. Most people will find that the regular fit is the best choice for them. If you have narrow feet, you may have to opt for the medium fit.

Use the width size chart below to determine the best option for you.

Woman's Widths Men's Width

RegularAmerican width equivalent C-D

RegularAmerican width equivalent D-EE

NarrowAmerican width equivalent A-B

NarrowAmerican width equivalent B-C

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Tips To Get The Best Fit For Your Birkenstock Bostons

  • There should be around 5mm between your heel and the edge of the footbed
  • There should be ample room in the toe box. Birkenstock recommends around 10mm between the end of your toes and the footbed edge
  • If your toes spill out of the footbed at the sides, you will need a larger width shoe
  • If you have bunions, you might need to go opt for regular fitting Bostons instead of narrow

Birkenstock Boston FAQ

Are Birkenstock Boston clogs comfortable?

Much like all of the footwear that Birkenstock produces, the Boston range is very comfortable. This is due to the proprietary footbed, created by orthopaedic experts.

How do I care for my Birkenstock Bostons?

Birkenstock produces a range of cleaning products to keep your kicks looking fresh. Cork sealer is a worthwhile investment as this prevents the cork from drying out when exposed to the elements.

Birkenstock also produces Water & Stain Repellent which when applied, will protect the upper of your shoe. A mild soapy water solution and soft-bristle brush should work fine to get rid of most staining.

Are Birkenstocks good for your feet?

The orthopaedic insole that Birkenstocks are famous for is great for your overall foot health. The footbed provides comfort and stability for your feet. As a result, wearing Birkenstocks can help to mitigate the effects of several common foot ailments, including bunions, plantar fasciitis and ingrown toenails, to name a few.

Good to Know

  • Birkenstock use European sizing
  • Designed to be spacious
  • Birkenstock Boston generally fit true to size
  • If you are in-between sizes, you should size up

Final Thoughts

Birkenstock uses European sizing and produces roomy shoes. Most models generally fit true to size, including the Boston clogs. To find your perfect fit, use the sizing charts for reference.

Writer:

Colin Slager

Last Updated:

March 26, 2022

DR. KARIM MAGHRABY

Dr. Maghraby is a medical doctor and published physician scientist. He’s an avid runner and a user of sports compression gear.