(Closed) can I stretch my peep toe shoe?

posted 5 years ago in Shoes
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Commenting to follow.. I bought a pair of peep toe shoes from etsy, but they are tight. I’ve been wearing them around the house with a pair of socks, and that’s been helping, but I think I need to get them stretched if I can.

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

I’ve heard of someone filling a ziploc bag with water, putting the bag into the shoe, and putting the whole thing in the freezer.  The water expands as it freezes and stretches out the shoe.  I’ve never done it, but it could be worth a shot.

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

You can totally stretch it! Any shoe repair shop will be able to do this easily. I have even had this done at Nordstroms when they sold me a pair of shoes that was a bit too tight for one of my feet as well. Not a tough process at all!

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

Yes!!!! Put on the sock. as fluffy and thick  as you can get them, put the shoes over them. Blast them with the hot setting on the hairdryer, wiggle your toes as you’re doing this. After about a nute, stop, let them cool (while still wearing them) repeat as necessary 😉 

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Please correct me if I’m wrong, but can’t you really only stretch leather shoes?

Post # 8
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

It never worked for me.  I love the look of peep toe shoes, but find them to be so uncomfortable.

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I use damp newspaper – pack it in as tight as you possibly can, leave it overnight, change the newspaper and repeat until they are the right size

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@minipenguin:  +1 did this because I bought shoes 1/2 size too small and couldn’t return them  It worked!

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