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Lounge or work-from-home in style. Lined with fluffy wool, Claudia is sure to inspire hygge vibes, especially when paired with our Puno or Juli blankets.
This style runs a little small. If you're in between sizes or have wide feet, we recommend sizing up. Check out our fit guide for your size recommendation!
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Insole: sheep's wool
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I’m not a slipper person, but when I ended up with plantar fasciitis, I realized I couldn’t be walking around in bare feet anymore. I loved my other fortress of inca shoes and decided to give these a shot. They are so comfy, soft and like a glove for your foot. As advised I went up a half size, and that was the right decision for me. A++ luxury loungewear staple.
I absolutely love these slippers! They keep my feet cool or warm and never sweat. I wear these everyday and they are so comfortable! And these are true to size incase you are wondering. I thought of sizing up before buying but most all other shoes fit me in my size so I went for it.
I love these slippers! I already had a pair of wool slippers that I use for taking the dog out and needed a strictly indoor pair. I grabbed my normal Fortress size 38 (I’m generally a true size 8) and they juuust fit, but after breaking in the leather a bit, they are perfect (definitely size up if you are a half size). The insoles are cushy and cozy, but they don’t make my feet sweat because of the leather upper. Really love them and will wear them for years to come!
These slippers feel like your feet are being serenaded by soft, pillowy clouds! And, they’re SUPER cute! I needed some house slippers badly and was about to buy your typical boring wool slippers (it’s cold where I am right now!!!), and the launch of these beauties graced my email inbox just in time! I started emailing customer support about sizing, since the site says it runs small, but ended up calling and had the best rep ever (Rachel), who went above and beyond with going to the warehouse, to grab some sizes, to compare and provide an accurate feel on sizing! Rachel, you are a GEM!!! Granted, we have the same feet (we both typically wear size 7.5, have pretty narrow feet, and have the Elise Boot in 37), so that worked out perfectly! Initially, I was going to just order the 38s and cross my fingers that it was the right size. So, we had her try on both the 38 and 39, just for good measure. She called me back and shared that the 38s fit well, though the 39s also felt comfy, if you wanted a little bit more space, as these slippers may feel more snug for those who have normal or wider feet. But it wasn’t noticeably bigger because of the cute wool that peeks out in the back anyway. It would be personal preference at that point. She would’ve chosen the 39, for the slightly extra space, versus a more snug fit. So, I decided to order both the 38 and 39, to make my own informed decision. i just had to know for myself! Here’s the comparison...... The 38s I received were a little subpar for me, in that the leather felt thinner (it would crinkle with movement + you could see the shape of your toes through it), there wasn’t as much wool cushion, and I could feel the hard rubber underneath, AND there was some discoloration on the right slipper that I didn’t love. For me, I am pretty sensitive to the sensory of feel and visual, so these things are important to me. I felt that the fit/size was perfect for my feet. It was the perfect length and slightly snug fit to my feet, but not overly snug. The 39s had a more hearty, sturdy leather to it....there was more fluffy wool cushioning to it, which made it feel softer and more comfy than the 38s.....and it had a more even coloring on the leather, it was great! The fit was slightly more spacious than the 38s, but not crazy big or that noticeable, and really, not that big of a difference in length, to me. As noted before, the cute peek through of the wool in the back, is part of the charm of these slippers! It felt like there was slightly more space for your feet, width wise. I ended up keeping the 39s only because of the sturdier leather, comfier wool cushion, and no discoloration on the leather. However, I personally would’ve chosen size 38, due to the more snug fit, but that’s my personal preference. There is no doubt in my mind that if the 38s had the same leather sturdiness and wool comfiness as the 39s, I would’ve kept the 38s. Keep in mind, the wool cushion will flatten/matte down with wear, and the leather will stretch some with wear, but since I was really desperate for house slippers, I just kept the 39s. it wasn’t a huge difference overall. We’ll see how it wears with time! I plan on wearing these in the house, since I don’t wear shoes in the house, but they can easily be worn out with cute jeans, pants, skirts, anything! They are so freakin cute! I might just have to buy different house slippers at some point, so I wear these out! :)
Fit & Sizing
This style runs true to size. If you are in between sizes, we recommend sizing up. If you are a whole size, we recommend ordering your usual size.
US 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5
EU 35 35 36 36 37 37 38 38 39 39 40 40
Stylist tip: It is often best to buy leather shoes that fit snug upon first wear. This will allow them to soften and stretch around your feet.
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