our LAST SHAPEs explained ...
A last (see image below) is a three dimensional form resembling the human foot commonly made from plastic or wood for the purpose of footwear manufacturing. Last silhouettes vary in relation to the finished shoe or boot shape.
With the exception of a small selection of G-width NPS Essential Collection styles, all NPS and Solovair lasts have an F width fitting.
Due to the unique nature of our footwear production and last shapes, our sizing cannot be compared with other competitive brands. We strongly recommend customers follow our size guide/foot measuring process before purchasing to find an ideal fit. Please double-check measurements across different styles as size guides may differ.
Our comprehensive size guide can be found here. Alternatively, size guides can be referenced via the Size & Fit link found on each product page.
Use the below links to learn more about a particular last shape/number:
Our 493 has a round toe shape with a standard fit. The boot profile fits slimmer around the feet.
Popular styles: Solovair Classic 6' eye and 11' eye Astronaut Boot. Solovair Premium 6' eye Derby Boot
Our 107F last is used for our smarter NPS Essential styles and has a narrow fit and a pointed toe. This last is not suitable for those requiring wide-fitting footwear.
Popular styles: NPS ALFRED Double Buckle Monk Shoe, GEORGE 5 Eye Oxford Shoe, HENRY Penny Loafer
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