Post # 1
Does anyone know how the sizing of the Manolo Blahnik Carolyne runs? I’m typically a 7/37, narrow-average width, and in designer: Christian Louboutin Simple 37, Christian Louboutin Chiara 37.5, Christian Louboutin Decollete 37.5 (though I think a 38 would be more comfy), and Christian Louboutin Bebe Fusee 38.5. (My CL size is all over the place, but I thought I would list them as points of reference/comparison.)
I called a bunch of different stores but half the SAs said to buy half a size up and the other half said to buy half a size down…anyone have any input on which way I should go?
Post # 3
I have these shoes in black, they run small, I wear an 8 and got a 38.5 which is a euro 8.5. The toe is a narrower pointy style so its not very giving, definitely go half a size up and the elastic back will be comfy for walking.
Post # 4
@sweetiejewels: Wuhoo, a response! Thank you so much! Were your shoes leather? Dd they “give” after hours of wear? I wonder if the fit is different if the shoe is leather v. satin…Thanks, again! 😀
Post # 5
Yes they were the regular leather (not patent). They did stretch out a little in side but it was after multiple wears and not much. I don’t think the satin will give much but maybe a little and that toe area is so narrow, it won’t make a huge difference. They were a little painfull to break in cause the pointy toe and my side toes were not happy. Def get the half size up from your normal size.
Carolyne comes in 3 heel heights. I have the 3″ which I think is the mid version. To be honest they are not the most comfortable shoes and I don’t wear much anymore, but they do look sexy and show some toe cleavage. Just be sure to break them in at home walking around and not leave it up to the wedding night!
In CL I wear a 39. I made the mistake of going in 38.5 in these too and my toes were coming out too much.