Rated 5 out of 5 by Littleskeeter The Best Ever!
The high qualify of material and workmanship in these boots stand up to year-round use in the garden and horse barn. I purchased my first pair in the early 70's and just replaced them, although had I returned them for resoling earlier, I probably would still be wearing the original pair! My shoe sizing is 7 1/2 to 8 and I ordered the size 7 Bean Boot and the fit is perfect. Couldn't be more pleased.
March 9, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by yichen Great!
Fits well. (Im 7.5 generally) But i wonder i cannot wear thick socks during winter.
September 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by EPashley Great Boots--but order your size!
The description recommends that, unless you intend to wear super thick socks, you should order at least one size down from your regular shoe size. Because I am a half size, it was recommended that I order a full size and a half down (they do not manufacture half sizes).
I decided to trust the recommendation and ordered a 7. Big mistake! I had to return them and order an 8, which is just big enough, but I could easily wear them barefoot and they'd still be secure.
On the upside, the return policy is wonderful and the shipping is super fast, so I have my brand new bean boots in plenty of time for what is supposed to be a frighteningly cold and snowy winter!
September 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by nevadadiane Perfect boots!
Love the color. Can't wait to wear the boots. Sizing is wonderful.
September 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by dawe better than I expected
They are comfortable, leather is soft and conforms to my ankle and calfs. I like the fact that they are insulated.
September 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ad1491 Amazing customer service
After weeks of research so I could finally order my first ever pair of 8" LL Bean Boot Thinsulate I have to admit I was still very conflicted between ordering my true size and going with the countless reviews I read regarding ordering one size down. I am bascially a true women's 9 (and more on the narrow side). There have been a few shoes in my life where I have gotten away with wearing 8.5's, but bc they likely ran big. Obviously almost all of the reviews tell you to order one size down mostly due to them running big, all being indivually hand stitched, dependant on type of lining, type of sock, etc. I'm from NJ/NY so I really just needed a durable boot that kept my feet WARM and DRY during our cold winter season which can sometimes bring a lot of snow, pretty cold temps, sleet, ice, etc. Here's my story when it comes to sizing AND the amazing customer service that LL Bean provides to its customers. Just an FYI there were 4 different pairs involved here. 1. I order an 8M (as advised to go down a size against my better judgement). They arrive and actually fit fine. However the outside stitching was a little off and not lined up and it gave the boot a little bit of a "bootleg" look, if you will. So I called and explained, they could not be more apologetic and sent me another pair to swap and I thought that would be the fix. 2. New 8M's arrive and they look great but are SO TIGHT (hmmm). I call, they apologize again and say that the first pair I got was either made bigger than normal or the second pair I got was made smaller than normal and that when I get the 3rd pair I would know, so they send me another swap, no problem at all. 3. My 3rd pair of 8M's arrive and they look great and are equally as tight, way too small for me to wear. I call and had more of an extensive conversation with the gentleman, me apologzing for all this back and forth and saying all I want is a pair of boots that fit. We come up with the obvious solution - to go a size up and order a 9M (my actual size). 4. Boots arrive (9M) and they fit perfect and I couldnt be happier. I should note that each boot (after ordering) arrived within 3 business days every single time, and that each time after the arrival of Boot 1, 2, and 3 when I called it was btw 8-9pm, I was greeted by a rep right away, they knew all of my info (who I was, address, what I ordered, etc), and although they were different people each time - they were all equally as coureous, respectful, professional, understanding, and more than accomodating. Hats off to everyone who made ordering 4 different pairs of boots (and returning 3 pairs) a very positive and easy experience, I could not commend LL Bean more. Thanks again!!!
September 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by DolceMaria Better than I expected
So this review is for people who use larger sizes and are deciding between a medium or wide width. I use size 10-11 in shoes (depends on the type of shoe) and was really hesitant as to what size I should order. Additionally, sometimes medium width shoes don't fit me but wider shoes are too big for me. So I didn't know whether to order a size 10 or 11 and whether it should be wide or narrow width. I decided to go a size down from 11 like the site recommends and since the shoes are supposed to fit a little bit loose to give room for socks I decided to go with the medium width.
So size 10, medium width fit great! The size is awesome and the width fits me great with a thick pair of socks. I am in love with my purchase.
September 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by gracelcm Great Quality
I was very pleased with this purchase. They arrived quickly and as expected, were very high quality. I believe they are true to size or maybe just slightly bigger. I usually wear 6.5 and was very relieved that the 6 fit perfectly. They are wide enough to wear some thick socks in the winter. I expect these to last for years, as they look very durable.
September 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by YYCdogLover My go-to for daily dog walks: stylish, warm & dry
Wear them daily to keep feet dry in the morning dew. LOVE the blue colour. Super cute and looks great with jeans!
Glad I ignored the sizing advice this time around! I wear an 7.5W to 8W (when available) and the 8M fits pretty well. (I had ordered a 6W per their instructions to size down and couldn't even fit my foot in it)
Length: No need to wear heavy socks and might even be slightly snug with thick socks for me.
Width: I could use a tad more room but still comfortable so those with narrower feet will have lots of room.
August 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by JerilynG Boots for Alaska
My husband and I were moving a sailboat up the coast of Alaska - a 1,000 mil trip. We both ordered the boots based on the reviews. Most reviews said to order at least a size smaller. My husband is a 10 and I am an 8. I ordered both pairs one size smaller and they were both too small and had to be returned/exchanged. Our true sizes fit perfectly even with socks. Maybe LL Bean fixed the sizing problem because it was certainly true to size for us. Other than that problem, the boots are wonderful and super comfortable. Customer Service at LLBean was also great in handling the exchange.
August 22, 2014