Shellboots Size Guide

FINDING THE RIGHT SIZE

1. Put on a thin sock and measure your foot length on both feet.

2. Measure from heel to toe (it´s easier if you put your heel against a wall).

3. Then add 2 cm for extra toe space and compare with the sizes in the table below.

 

Length foot (mm) EU UK US
246 36 3 1/3 3.5
253 37 4 4
259 38 5 4.5
266 39 5 2/3 5
273 40 6 1/2 5.5
279 41 7 1/3 6
286 42 8 6.5
293 43 9 7
299 44 9 2/3 7.5
306 45 10 1/2 8
313 46 11 1/3 8.5
319 47 12 9
326 48 13 9.5

 

Finding the right last

    Wide (new last since spring 2022)

    For people with wide feet and higher arches with more volume around the foot and more space for the toes, and for people with higher arches.

    • Wide (Mens)
      • Last Length (42): 286 mm
      • Ball width: 97 mm
      • Circumference: 270 mm
    • Wide (Womens)
      • Last Length (42): 259 mm
      • Ball width: 93 mm
      • Circumference: 250 mm

    Medium

    A normal last that fits most people. A good balance between comfort and close fitting, holding the foot in place while leaving enough room for natural movement.

    Last Length (mm) Ball witdh (mm) Circumference(mm) EU size
    286 97 270 42
    259 90 245 38

    Slim (new last since spring 2022)

    Slim is our more close fitting and narrow last. It has a less volume around the foot and more toe spring, giving it a more rolling step.

    Last Length (mm) Ball witdh (mm) Circumference(mm) EU size
    286 90 260 38

    Opti Ws Last

    The Opti Ws last is somewhat wider and has a lower instep compared to the Regular lasts, this is to prevent the foot from sliding forward. It’s been modified to fit women and smaller sized feet better. It is slightly narrower and higher over the ankle than Opti Ms but has the same general characteristics.

    Last Length (mm) Ball witdh (mm) Circumference(mm) EU size
    259 92 248 38

    Opti Ms Last

    The Opti Ms last is our widest last and is suitable for wider feet. It has a lower ankle height compared to the Regular last, this is to prevent the foot from sliding forward. The Opti Ms last has a more close fitting heel to keep the foot in place.

    Last Length (mm) Ball witdh (mm) Circumference(mm) EU size
    286 100 270 42

    Opti S last

    Last Length (mm) Ball witdh (mm) Circumference(mm) EU size
    286 95 265 42

    The Opti S last is made to fit the foot more closely. It is slightly narrower and has less volume around the ankle compared to Opti Ms to provide a tighter fit. We use this last for our Light (Lt) boots.

    Regular Ms last

    Last Length (mm) Ball witdh (mm) Circumference(mm) EU size
    286 97 275 42

    The Regular Ms last is suitable for feet that have more volume around the ankle. The big toe joint is straighter to provide more space for the toes and the toe box is bigger and has more room.

    Regular Ws last

    The Regular Ws last is suitable for women with a higher instep as it has more volume around the ankle in comparison with Opti. The circumference is smaller. We use it in our unisex-boots Forest II and Professional II in size 36-40.

    Length (mm) Ball witdh (mm) Circumference(mm) EU size
    259 90 243 38

    Hike last

    Last Length (mm) Ball witdh (mm) Circumference(mm) EU size
    288 90 262 42

    The Hike last is unisex, and our most close fitting shell boot last. It is narrower than a Regular or Opti in the same size. The circumference around the foot is similar to our other lasts and it has ample room even though it is not quite as wide. Hike has a high toe spring and a great roll.

    Glacier 3 last

    Last Length (mm) Ball witdh (mm) Circumference(mm) EU size
    288 95 270 42

    The Glacier 3 last is developed to fit our 3 mm wool liners. It is updated with a wider ball width and has a lower ankle height to to prevent the foot from sliding forward. It has a low toe spring and generous toe box, to provide more room for your toes.

    Glacier 5 last

    The Glacier 5 last is developed to fit our 5 mm wool liners. It is updated with a wider ball width and has a generous ankle height to. It has a low toe spring and generous toe box, to provide more room for your toes.

    Last Length (mm) Ball witdh (mm) Circumference(mm) EU size
    290 100 275 42