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Tips for a Comfy Fit in Archies Jandals

Need help stretching the strap or getting used to your footwear? We have some tips to help! Plus insider secrets to get the most out of your footwear including how to clean and care for them.

My jandals are uncomfortable. Will this improve?

Yes, in most cases, we find that — with time and wear — our jandals become considerably more comfortable. Like all new shoes, our footwear has a wearing-in period. The reason for this is that the footbed is designed to mould to the shape of your feet

My straps are too tight

Archies Jandals are intentionally designed with a tighter strap and toe pole as it's better for your feet because it allows more optimal foot function. However, the good news is, while a tight strap is important for normal foot function, it is very,

My Jandals are squeaking, is there anything I can do to fix this?

Occasionally when the jandals are brand new, they can squeak if some sweat develops underneath the foot. The squeaking will typically go away once the jandals are worn in, and some of the initial sheens wear off. In the instance, the jandals are sque

Archies Jandals and the Initial Feeling of the Arch Support

Are Archies Jandals instantly comfortable for everyone?. Most people find Archies Jandals to be instantly and unbelievably comfortable. However, for some people, getting used to the support can take some time and may even cause some soreness. Archies

My Archies Jandals feel like they are a little shiny on top, will this wear off?

Archies Jandals texture can vary a little depending on which part of the manufacturing cycle they were made in. Typically, the jandals have a nice 'rubber-like' feel (even though the jandals do NOT contain rubber), occasionally, when the jandals are

My jandals strap has loosend / stretched. Is there a way it can be tightened?

While the straps of Archies Jandals are tighter than normal jandals, unfortunately, over time, the strap will eventually stretch and lose some of its original tightness, the same way clothing will stretch over time if you wear it a lot. Once stretche

My jandals are making a clapping / flopping sound

Sometimes Archies Jandals can make a flip 'flop' sound! However, don't stress it is an easy fix! Regarding the clapping / flopping noise - while it may be annoying you, it's actually a good thing for your feet, as it means that the jandals are doing

My Archies Jandals are too hard what do I do?

Archies Jandals have a patented footbed that molds to the shape of your feet as you wear them. When they are new, the material still needs to soften and shape to suit your feet. This could also be a reason for the arch feeling uncomfortable for some.

Will my feet sweat in Archies Jandals?

Archies are made from extremely high-quality closed-cell foam (the same type of material found in crocs). Our foam does not have any antibacterial agents added to it, however, as the foam is closed cell, this means, bacteria, dirt, and grime cannot g

How long will Archies Jandals last?

With proper care, you should get 1 to 2 summers of excellent use. After the first year, the lifespan depends on the following factors:. However, generally speaking, the jandals are exceptionally strong and durable. They will almost always wear out be

Cleaning Instructions

Archies can get dirty as we wear them in so many different environments! However, the great news is they clean so easily and look brand new!. To clean them follow the steps below:. 1. Using warm water, vigorously wash the jandals with a scourer or sc

Taking care when walking down steep embankments in jandals

If you are walking down a very steep embankment in the jandals, this can place the toe pole under excessive pressure causing it to stretch. If walking down a very steep embankment, you may want to consider taking the jandals off, otherwise, you run t

Avoid leaving the Jandals in direct sunlight

For maximal product performance, when you are not wearing your Archies Jandals, you should avoid leaving them where they will be exposed to high temperatures or direct sunlight. Leaving Archies Jandals uncovered in excessively high temperatures and/o

Why do Archies Jandals have a tighter strap and is it good for you?

Archies Jandals has been designed with a tighter strap than normal jandals because it’s better for your feet and encourages a more natural walking pattern. Normally when you walk, your toes are supposed to point/bend upwards. When the toes bend upwar