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Old 11-17-2006, 01:46 AM   #1
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I bought a pair a couple of months ago, and have worn them about 10 whole days and still I havent broken them in!

I go away in 2 weeks and the weather here in England isnt exactly sandal wearing weather, i dont think i'm going to be able to do it before I go.. help.. Are there any easy ways to break Birks in??
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not to my knowledge...I don't actually really think it's the breaking of the birks in so much as the build up of calluses on your feet so that you can take the fact that they're being rubbed all over..either way it takes a while. But they DO provide more support than other shoes...
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Old 11-17-2006, 11:56 AM   #4
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Don't know but good luck, plus, who says cold weather is not sandal wearing weather?
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Yeah.... I had to wear mine for about 3 months to get them to wear in... but I didn't wear them all day.... so perhaps a long walk or hike in them to get them nice and comfy.
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anytime you are in the house, just put them on and that might help a little bit. I haev had mine for a couple of years, and i love them!
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