"I took a chance and ordered these in my normal size which is an 8 and I love them! I have a wide foot so when I first put them on they felt tight across my foot but after I walked around the house for awhile they felt perfect. I didn't want a gladiator sandal and I have a million pairs of thong sandals so I decided to give these a try and I am happy I did. The leather is very soft and I think the style is unique and very fun. I plan on wearing them with capris, casual dresses and even my jeans."