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The Boardwalk Ankle-Wrap Sandal
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The Boardwalk Ankle-Wrap Sandal
The Boardwalk Ankle-Wrap Sandal
The Boardwalk Ankle-Wrap Sandal
Product Details
We updated our rich leather sandal with a flattering—and adjustable—wraparound ankle strap. Effortless as flip-flops, these are destined to be the pair you reach for as often as your favorite jeans. When you select your size, "H" equals a half size.
  • Leather upper.
  • Man-made sole.
  • Import.
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The Boardwalk Ankle-Wrap Sandal

The Boardwalk Ankle-Wrap Sandal is rated 2.6 out of 5 by 70.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great color and quality These sandals are so comfortable and look great with anything. The Olive color is a fun take on a neutral to give any outfit some extra flare! I see some of the other colors in my closet in the near future!
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE I remember when these came to Madewell like 6 years ago, my sister had them and I was obsessed with them but they sold out so quickly I never got to have a pair. So of course I immediately jumped on these when I saw them online! The quality, like other leather products of Madewell, is top notch. I think these fit true to size and while they DO take breaking in, they are still the perfect summer sandal. A lot of people are complaining about the tightness of the ankle strap, but these wear in (it's leather!!!) so you need them to start out tighter. My sister said she wore hers to death so they stretched out a lot, as leather does. The only complaint I agree with is that these are a little narrow, but that's something I can live with. Overall would 10/10 recommend and I'm going to buy another pair myself!
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from In love with these sandals! The perfect, simple sandal for spring and summer. I love the feel and the color! The one potential downside - the strap around the ankle is a little snug.
Date published: 2017-03-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really nice quality! I hesitated about these based on the previous reviews. I had seen them in stores but had never been interested in them. Then my old summer sandals broke and I saw these were on sale. I decided to go for it! I am very happy that I did because they are lovely!! I purchased the green, and the leather looks really nice after a few wears. They were not very comfortable the first wear, but now that they have broken in, they are a dream. No support (I wasn't expecting it). Also I could see what other buyers were saying about the ankle strap tightening around the ankle and loosening around the heel, but it seems like after a few wears, the leather has softened and is doing that less.
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun, after you break them in I decided to try these out after the ONE positive review posted a ways down - and I'm glad I did! I've been wearing these pretty much every day, and I love their simple look. The color and strap design are really lovely. The break in period wasn't fun - I had to to carry bandaids for a while. But after a few days of wear, they're fine! There is some extra leather around the heel, but I don't think it's super noticeable. I'd would say these are worth the sale price.
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice summer staple I like these sandals -- my one complaint would be the ankle strap, it needs to be finagled a bit so the back (its like intertwined and not one cut out piece of leather) so that it doesn't butterfly out. overall and for the price, im happy with them. I have not experienced any discomfort wearing them.
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Stylish, but Not great if you're expecting comfort I really love the style of these sandals and feel like they are very versatile. They fit a little small though, and the sole is pretty stiff and unforgiving. Might just need to break them in a bit more, but thinking I won't be wearing these if I'm expecting to do any more walking than just house-to-car, car-to-destination.
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect casual sandals These are really cute and go with everything. My only complaint is that the foot and ankle straps straps are a little big for my feet. I bought size 5 so I can't size down. It would be amazing if Madewell would consider making their most popular shoe styles in size 4 or 4.5- tiny footed adult ladies do exist and we are dying for easily accessible, stylish shoes!
Date published: 2017-04-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not Sure About New Style I LOVED the Boardwalk Crisscross sandal--wore my last pair to death. Just purchased this new Ankle-Wrap style and while the quality seems consistent, the ankle strap is a bit snug/stiff. I'm hoping once I break them in they will be as great as the old style. The olive is a lovely, neutral shade.
Date published: 2017-02-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Stiff, Runs Large, and Awkward Straps The straps are stiff but others have said that it softens over time so I have hopes for that. I ordered a half size down due to previous reviews and saw that I could have ordered a whole size down. It's not a big problem but just saying. (FYI, I have narrow feet.) What makes the straps awkward is that there's a slit and the straps weave into each other in the back. So when you're moving your feet around, the sides of the straps just stand straight-up and don't adjust along with the movement of your foot. I find that unweaving(?) the strap from itself feels and looks better than when it's looped in. The slit in the leather would show that way though. I bought a similar style with the same ankle loop (without the slit) 5-6 years ago and for some reason the leather felt and looked better straight off the shelf while these don't. I still have the old ones in fact (just in another color).
Date published: 2017-07-09
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