sizing information

Due to our comprehensive sizing information and the fact we guide you based on over 6 years of customer data and feedback, we only receive on average 4% returns (industry average is 25-30%).  Please take the time to read through this information .. it really will help you choose!  Each individual product also has further sizing information with a measurement guide.

One thing we have learnt since the she wear story began, and that is … fitting feet is not an exact science! 👩‍🔬We are all different shapes & sizes and that includes our feet!! Narrow feet, thicker ankles, high arches, wide toes .. all things affecting the fit of footwear!  Like any brand, we cannot guarantee sizing and for that reason, we are more than happy to offer returns if your ordered size is not right for you (on full priced products only).

returns

• purchase with confidence : we only receive on average 4% returns •

Prior to purchase, please read through our warranty/returns page (sale items have different return rules).

When you receive your footwear, if you are unsure about the sizing or fit on your foot, please contact us for advice prior to wearing.  Returns can only be accepted if the product is unworn and in a re-saleable condition (unless faulty).

We are happy to assist at any time, so if you are unsure please contact us and we’ll give you our expert opinion! 😊

which style to choose?

If you are a woman on your feet and constantly on the move, you need comfortable, quality shoes .. and that’s our specialty! Our footwear is worn for a variety of reasons by our customers .. working, walking, hiking, travelling, camping and just because! Here are some of the more common questions we are asked as to which style to choose :

• I NEED COMFORTABLE FOOTWEAR FOR WORK, and/or every day wear. We suggest :

Our recently released “she cares” and “she nurtures” sneakers are perfect for women spending long days on their feet.  Designed for all day comfort, with the added bonus of a slip resistant, shock absorbing PU sole.  Perfect for nursing/health services, retail staff, hospitality workers, educators, hairdressers …  These sneakers are certified to the “occupational footwear” standard.  Full details can be located on the product pages.

Our “she works” and “she leads” boots have no safety toe protection and are also certified as “occupational footwear” for work.

A large number of our customers don’t need safety however still wear our work boots due to their comfort and support.  Our number 1 selling range, she achieves, is extremely light and perfect for both on and off duty!

• I require SAFETY FOOTWEAR, AND I’M ON MY FEET and/or walking FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME. We suggest :
Take a look at our PU/rubber and PU/TPU soled ranges (she achieves, she does, she inspires, she strives and she moves).  These are all lightweight with a shock absorbing sole and our super comfy supportive footbeds as standard.  Our top selling she achieves range also has anti leg and foot fatigue discs inbuilt into the mid sole and is one of the lightest safety boots on the market.
• I NEED STEEL CAPS. We suggest :

First of all, we’d suggest to check your exact site/company requirements as quite often any certified safety toe cap is suitable (all our safety caps are fully certified).  However if you do require a steel cap, check out she does, she inspires, she can and she will.

• I prefer METAL FREE SAFETY FOOTWEAR. We suggest :
Our she achieves, she strives and she moves are all completely metal free safety footwear.  We produce these styles with a composite cap rather than a steel cap.

 

• I HAVE WIDE FEET, WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND? We suggest :

Our widest fitting safety boot is the she does range due to the design of the upper.  We do, however, have customers with wide feet who comfortably wear she achieves, she strives and she inspires.  We would recommend to avoid the WRU she can range as this is a more narrow fit.

Our work sneakers “she cares” and “she nurtures” suit a wider foot.

Ensure to read the size guide on each individual style.

• I HAVE NARROW FEET, WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND? We suggest :
Most styles are suitable for you, however we do recommend to avoid pull on style boots.
• I WALK AND HIKE (AKA TRAMP).  ANY STYLES SUITABLE FOR ME? We suggest :
Yes!  Our she achieves range is super popular with hikers .. extremely lightweight and manufactured with anti leg and foot fatigue discs inbuilt into the mid sole.  This range does have a safety cap however it is composite and therefore metal free and lightweight.
• I  HAVE UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS AND DON’T WANT COLOURED FOOTWEAR. We suggest :
We understand not everyone wants, needs or can have coloured safety footwear, so we offer several black, brown and wheat options.
 
 

sizing & fitting notes 

are you looking to purchase our work sneakers ~ she nurtures or she cares?
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  • The perfect sneaker for women on their feet! We have designed these super comfy kicks for nurses, health services, hospitality workers, retail staff, educators, hairdressers .. and for all you busy women on your feet all day!
  • These PU/PU sole ranges are based on a standard sized woman’s fitting and are true to size in length and a wider fit.  These styles suit most foot shapes, except for very narrow feet.
  • Choose your everyday shoe size (if your usual shoe size eg. is a AU7/EU38, then generally you will require the same size sneaker). If you are a half size or between 2 sizes, we recommend to choose the size smaller.  If you have a narrow foot, go down.
  • These styles have been manufactured with a wider toe box which is perfect for when you are on your feet all day and suffer from swollen feet
  • Measurement guide with full sizing information on product page.
are you looking to purchase she achieves (zipped lace up)
.. or she does (hiker cut) safety work boots?
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  • Our PU/rubber sole ranges are based on a standard sized woman’s fitting and these 2 styles are true to size.
  • Ignore the sizing of other branded work boots as they are possibly a man’s design (which are a wider fit).  Refer to the sizing of your every day shoes (sneakers, heels, pumps etc).
  • she achieves : choose your everyday shoe size (if your usual shoe size eg. is a AU7/EU38, then generally you will require the same size boot). If you are a half size or between 2 sizes, we recommend to choose the size larger.  If you have a wider foot, go up.
  • she does : designed for women with wide feet!  Choose your everyday shoe size (if your usual shoe size eg. is a AU7/EU38, then generally you will require the same size boot). If you are a half size or between 2 sizes, we recommend to choose the size smaller. If you have a narrow foot, go down.
  • These styles suit all foot types (inc narrow and wider feet) however due to the design of the “she does” upper, we find ladies with wider feet love this style.
  • These 2 styles have been specifically designed for women on their feet all day so perfect for a range of roles and activities, and are extremely lightweight (some of the lightest on the market).
  • The she achieves has additional anti leg and foot fatigue discs inbuilt into the midsole.
  • Measurement guide with full sizing information on product page.
are you looking to purchase our pull on work boots (she strives or she inspires)
.. or our safety sneaker (“she moves”)?
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  • Our PU/TPU sole ranges are based on a standard sized woman’s fitting but please note, these 3 styles are slightly smaller fittings than the above as they have been designed to wear with thinner socks.
  • Ignore the sizing of other branded work boots as they are possibly a man’s design (which are a wider fit).  Refer to the sizing of your every day shoes (sneakers, heels, pumps etc).
  • If your usual shoe size for example is a AU7/EU38, then generally you will require the same size. If you are a half size or have a wide foot, we recommend to choose the size larger. If you are between sizes (eg. sometimes a AU7/EU38 and sometimes a AU8/EU39), choose the size larger.
  • In our experience, very narrow feet and/or ankles are not suited to elastic sided pull on boots. We’d suggest either our lace up or zip lace up boots.
  • If you have high arches, you are more suited to a lace up style boot.
  • Measurement guide with full sizing information on product page.
are you looking to purchase original she can safety boots?
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  • Our original “she can” range of safety work boots are a larger than average fitting and are designed to wear with thick socks.They are approx a 1/2 size bigger fitting than a standard woman’s shoe size and our largest fit.
  • If your usual shoe size is for example AU7/EU38, then generally you will require the same size boot. If you are a half size, we recommend to choose the size smaller. If you are on the cusp of 2 sizes, take the smaller size.
  • This style is the largest fitting in our she wear footwear range .. all other styles are truer to a standard every day shoe size. (No refunds and no exchanges on “she can” discontinued sale.)
  • If you have purchased the original she cans previously and are now looking to purchase another style, please disregard the sizing on this original she can style as it runs larger.
our you looking to purchase our fashion/work boots (she works)
.. or our updated water resistant she can?
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  • Our she works and updated she can (water resistant) are a standard woman’s shoe size however are our smallest fit so we generally recommend to go up a size particularly if you wear thick socks.
  • Ignore the sizing of other branded work boots as they are possibly a man’s design (which are a wider fit).  Refer to the sizing of your every day shoes (sneakers, heels, pumps etc).
  • If your usual shoe size is for example AU7/EU38 then generally you will require the same size boot (if you are a half size or wear thick socks, go up a size).  If you are in between sizes, go up to your larger size
  • Not recommended for wider feet.
  • Please note our new updated design is a smaller fitting than our original she can range (no refunds and no exchanges on the “she can” sale)
are you looking to purchase fashion/work pull on boot (she leads)
.. or our safety pull on work boot (she will)?
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  • These ranges are based on a standard sized woman’s fitting and are designed to wear with thinner socks (like our sports compression socks).
  • Ignore the sizing of other branded work boots as they are possibly a man’s design (which are a wider fit).  Refer to the sizing of your every day shoes (sneakers, heels, pumps etc).
  • If your usual shoe size for example is a AU7/EU38, then generally you will require the same size boot. If you are a half size, we recommend to choose the size larger
  • Pull on boots can be more difficult to fit than lace ups, as there is no way to manipulate the fit. In our experience, very narrow feet and/or ankles are not suited to elastic sided pull on boots (we’d suggest either our lace up boots or our zip lace up “she achieves” boot if you prefer an easy on/off option).
  • Not recommend for high arches.
are you looking to purchase a pair of our she reigns gum boots?
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  • All our gum boot styles have slightly different fits. Comprehensive sizing information is included on each individual product page. We suggest to measure your foot as per the instructions.
  • Go up 1 size in the mid calf range (narrow across the top of the foot and through the ankle, however suits all calf widths).
  • The black croc high is not suited to “more defined” calves or extra wide feet.  Foot length and width is suited to narrow-average.
  • The black wedge is suited to all foot shapes.
  • Measurement guide with full sizing information on product page.
are you looking to purchase the super cute, junior by she wear range?
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  • Our junior by she wear range is in European sizing from size 25 (approx age 2-3) to size 35. Please click here for juniorbyshewearsizeguide for instructions on how to measure for your child’s size and an approx conversion to AU sizes.
  • Size guides can also be found on the individual product pages.
are you looking to purchase workwear?
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As we stock several workwear brands, sizing information, guidelines and our own personal size suggestions can be found on the individual products. We only stock women’s fit workwear .. we don’t believe in unisex or men’s fit for women! The only exception to this rule are hi vis vests. If you require any assistance with workwear sizing, please contact us.

It an item states “special order item”, we can very easily process a phone/email order (turn around is approx 1 week).

If we don’t have your size available on our website on our standard products, please contact us to place an order.