These boots are comfortable, beautiful, soft, and warm. I ordered the sheepskin insole. I was apprehensive of the sizing, but ended up going with size 42 for my 26.9cm feet, which gives a space window of .8cm, .3cm more than recommended. They fit slightly big when barefoot, but with socks and the sheepskin insole they are a perfect fit. To wear barefoot without insole, I would order the next size down. They are WARM: I am frequently amazed at how hot my feet feel after walking with these out in the cold. It's so wonderful to be able to feel the ground and stay warm. I don't wear them out when it's wet because I'd like to keep them soft. Walking in these shoes is therapeutic for the feet, sort of like a constant massage. They do look 'different': they don't pass for 'normal' shoes as well as some of my Vivobarefoots do, so be prepared for some questions or comments (almost always positive). I use these moments as opportunities to share how awesome barefoot shoes are. My feet feel great these days, and that feeling is irreplaceable.