The sensuous curves of Moroccan design inspired the silhouette of this chic sandal. With a wide swath of supple leather across the vamp and a cool circle cutout by the ankle, this is a stylish transitional thong. Thin leather ankle straps, with Gentle Souls' signature supple deerskin lining and memory-foam footbed.
I love Gentle Souls shoes in general and these are no exception. They are very comfortable just as I would expect and the design is great. I will say my foot tends to slide a little bit in the front from side to side but that is just due to the open design. The contrast color strap in the back increases its range of versatility and flare. I would agree that these sandals (as most Gentle Souls shoes) run about a half size big. I normally wear a 10 but these are perfect in a 9.5.
Review 3 for Gentle Souls Opal Sandals
Stylish & Comfortable
Date:June 27, 2014
These sandals are different and prompt compliments every time I wear them. The unusual shape is chic, as is the gray/citron color combination. I blister easily with new sandals, but got none even wearing these new for a full day of walking around. (Gentle Souls is known for their soft linings.) Would buy the other color, but the price is so high. Hoping will go on sale ...
Review 4 for Gentle Souls Opal Sandals
Date:June 12, 2014
I don't write a lot of reviews because I typically don't have time. I am making time now because I absolutely LOVE these sandals and wanted to spread the word. They are beyond comfortable...probably the most comfortable sandal I've ever worn! I bought the charcoal color and it goes well with everything. It's not easy to see from the picture, but there is a pop of color on the side strap. It's a patent leather that's yellow/chartreuse in color and really sets the sandal apart from others. I love them! In response to what the other reviewer mentioned about size...I did not find that they run large. I am a size 7 and ordered my usual size and the fit was perfect.
Review 5 for Gentle Souls Opal Sandals
Sized very large
Date:February 26, 2014
These run very large - I'm a 9.5 but my feet were swimming in these. Not just a length issue, the instep seemed designed for feet which are quite big around and the strap didn't tighten up enough. I returned them for a 9 and am hoping for the best because the style is super cute.
Response from Garnet Hill:By Cherie, Customer Liaison, February 28, 2014
We're glad to hear you took advantage of exchanging for a size that may work, we think they're super cute too! Let us know if we can assist in any way.