Do TOMS shrink in the wash?

They should shrink about 1/2-1 size. If they are any bigger than that, return them. Here's a picture of my and my boyfriend on Prom. You can't see my shoes but this is the dress they went with.

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Can I put my TOMS in the washing machine?

It's easy to wash canvas shoes. You can hand wash your shoes or run them through the washing machine. Just make sure that you don't put your canvas shoes in the dryer. When Toms or other canvas shoes go through the dryer the soles can become misshapen and soft, even if you use the lowest dryer setting.

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Should you buy TOMS a size bigger?

TOMS® Shoes run true to size and are available in medium width only. We recommend ordering the size you normally wear in a casual or dress shoe. If you're typically in-between shoe sizes, we recommend going with the smaller one since TOMS® will stretch slightly as they're broken in.

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Will my TOMS stretch out?

You can expect your TOMS® Shoes to stretch slightly as they are worn. Toes should touch the end of the shoes as soon as they are taken out of the box. You can expect them to stretch a little to conform to your feet after wearing them for a few hours.

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Should TOMS be tight fitting at first?

They should be a bit snug at first but will stretch out a bit. None of mine have stretched to the point of being too big though. I think if they're uncomfortable now, you might want to exchange for a size up.

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Are you supposed to wear socks with TOMS?

Simply put, when wearing socks is more comfortable than not wearing them, you're more likely to put them on. With this in mind, TOMS crew socks feature lightly cushioned arches and seamless toe closures. And our no-show socks boast three lines of grippy silicone on the heels.

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How do I wash my TOMS?

On the TOMS website, it says: We highly recommend hand washing TOMS in cold water with a gentle detergent and let them air dry. We do NOT recommend putting TOMS in the dryer under any circumstances.

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How do you wash TOMS insoles?

How to Clean TOMS Insoles
  1. Mix together a small bowl of cold water and a drop of mild laundry detergent.
  2. Dip a soft-bristled toothbrush in the solution and gently scrub the insoles of the shoes.
  3. If the shoes are stinky, you can make your own deodorizing powder.

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Can you wear TOMS If you have wide feet?

I also enjoy the fact that you have the option of choosing a wide fit (which I usually wear) in BOBS while TOMS unfortunately does not offer a wide option, they simply recommend buying a size up if you have wider feet.

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How do you wash canvas sneakers in the washing machine?

How to Wash White Canvas Shoes in the Washing Machine
  1. Place shoes in the washing machine, along with a small amount of mild laundry detergent.
  2. Do not run laces through the washing machine, due to risk of tangling.
  3. Run the washing machine on a gentle cycle with cold water to prevent discoloration or weakening of glue.

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Do TOMS get smelly?

Yes they are pretty about about getting stinky since you don't wear socks with them. If you wear the Tom's all day, they will start to smell. I would suggest putting baby powder in any shoe that you wear before you put them on.

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Do TOMS have removable insoles?

This design (burlap metallic) Toms' insoles ARE removable. I thought they were fake when I bought them, so I ordered the same pair from the TOMS website and they are also removable.

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How do you shrink espadrilles?

Yes, one can fix the oversized shoes with the help of a washing machine. In general, most shoes tend to shrink from getting wet to dry. You can pop the shoes in the dryer for 12 to 15 minutes to shrink them effortlessly.

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How do you shrink sneakers on Reddit?

  1. Turn oven to 155°.
  2. Remove shoe laces from shoes.
  3. Apply a thin layer of vegetable oil to the upper of both shoes.
  4. Place your shoes on the lowest rack in the oven.
  5. Wait 5 - 6 hours.
  6. DO NOT DO THIS!

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Can you shrink flip flops?

Using a hairdryer, on the hottest setting, apply the hot air to the strap for approx 2-3 minutes. *Please keep your hands away from the hot air source and be careful not to overheat your hairdryer. This should shrink the strap down and make it tighter again.

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Can you wash vans in the washer?

Remove the insoles and laces from your Vans, then hand wash your shoes with warm water and a small amount of mild detergent. We don't recommend machine washing! Wrap your damp Vans in a towel and press any excess water out before leaving them to air dry.

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Can I put supergas in the washing machine?

While we do not recommend washing your Superga shoes, you may be able to wash our Cotu styles. The best way to wash our Cotu shoes is in a pillow case, cool wash and powder detergent (not liquid), leave laces on so you don't lose the shape of the shoe and hang to dry naturally, not on a radiator.

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Can you put shoes in the dryer?

A word of warning, though – don't put your shoes in the dryer. The high temperatures can damage the glue that holds them together and may even cause certain fabrics or materials to shrink. Using the dryer can also permanently warp your shoes, which will affect their fit and performance.

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How do you clean suede TOMS shoes?

If your TOMS contain suede, you can't put water or soap on them—it'll discolor them. Instead, grab a suede brush, and run the brush over your shoes to clear the dirt off. Don't apply too much force, so that you don't damage the suede. If you don't have a suede brush, a new, dry toothbrush will also work.

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How do you wash shoes in the washing machine?

Using liquid detergent, run the washer on a cold delicate cycle. Depending on your washer, the wash time varies from 30 to 40 minutes. Remove the sneakers from the washer and allow them to air dry. NEVER put shoes in the dryer, as the heat may warp them or damage the glue that keeps them together.

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Can you wear Toms in the winter?

With their nude colored base, heavy stitching, and hidden elastic straps so you can wear them without even lacing them up, they are the perfect sturdy shoe for the harsh winter months.

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Are TOMS mens and womens the same?

Just reverse it if you want to go from women's to men, subract 1.5 from the women's size to get the men's size. Keep in mind that men's shoes run slightly wider than women's shoes.

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How do you stretch TOMS canvas shoes?

Stuffing
  1. Screw up some newspaper or roll up a couple of pairs of socks.
  2. Push your newspaper or rolled-up socks right to the end of your canvas shoes, ensuring they are squeezed in tightly enough to stretch the material.
  3. Leave your shoes to stretch overnight and remove the stuffing in the morning.

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Are Bobs and TOMS the same size?

Toms and Bobs both run true to their size. Toms especially recommends that you buy your actual size. The reason behind this is that their shoes need to go through a break-in period. During this time, the shoe's material will slightly stretch and provide you with a better fit.

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