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The Barlow Mule
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The Barlow Mule
The Barlow Mule
The Barlow Mule
Product Details
Sleek and simple, this slip-on mule has an oh-so-walkable stacked heel. Inspired by luxury shoemakers, this effortless shoe is made of rich leather, right down to the easy-to-break-in soles. When you select your size, "H" equals a half size.
  • 1 1/4" heel.
  • Leather upper, lining and sole.
  • Import.
SHIPPING & RETURNS
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The Barlow Mule

The Barlow Mule is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 54.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everyday mules. These mules are beautiful- all leather, easy on my feet. Sizing information: I wear a women's 7.5 / 8. Based on reviews, I ordered both sizes b/c I knew I needed these in my closet (nearest Madewell store is 150+ miles away). I chose to keep the 7.5. My heel is close to the edge as other reviews state; however, these mules will give the more I wear them b/c they are all leather. In a size 8, the length was to my liking, but the width was not. Every couple of steps my feet would slip out (about half way- even caught myself using my toes to grip on to them!) So there you have my story. Hope this helps you with your sizing decision ;)
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works with skinnies, cali boot cut, dresses, everything! One of my favourite pairs of shoes I own! I can wear them all day and still be comfortable. I sized up 1/2 a size because everyone was saying to in the reviews. I was glad a first but as you wear them the leather relaxes and I think I would have been better off with my real size. Definitely recommend, they go great with my skinny jeans, cali boot jeans, boyfriend jeans, dresses, ANYTHING!
Date published: 2017-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely shoes These mules are very comfy, easy to wear. The materials and quality are top notch. Love the style. Very happy with these!
Date published: 2016-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A perfect shoe! They were a bit off in sizing, i had to go up a half size, but when i did so they fit perfectly. I've worn them every single day since buying them. Living in NYC a comfortable shoe is really important to me, and i would consider this a good long wear city shoe! (give or take a blister or two to break them in for long walks). I highly recommend to anyone who is even considering purchasing.
Date published: 2016-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these shoes so much! So, I really hate buying shoes. I'm not a shoe person, and I have temperamental feet from years of ballet, which makes finding comfortable and cute shoes difficult. However, I fell in love with the simple yet elegant design of these mules. The feel of the leather is quality....luxe. Overall, the shoe is just beautiful. The best part is how well these fit my feet, and how comfortable they are to wear. There's enough support and padding, and my foot feels kind of like it's being craddled if that makes sense. Given the quality, comfort, and style I feel like the cost per wear makes these a no-brainer. I'm usually a 6-6.5 in shoes but found these fit best in a 6. There's no pinching or tightness, and they stay put on my feet.
Date published: 2016-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So comfy! I LOVE these mules. I'm a teacher, so I'm on my feet walking for 7-8 hours a day, and these are my new favorite shoes for work. They were instantaneously comfortable and I want to buy the brown pair now as well. For reference, I wear a 10 and I have fairly wide feet; the 10s fit perfectly.
Date published: 2016-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE. Originally bought these in a 7.5 (my usual size in Madewell flats and boots) and had to size up to an 8 since my heel hung over a bit. I LOVE the look of these. They're super sleek without making your feet look bigger. Super comfortable and they stay on my feet well. Another plus is that the bottoms are softer and don't clank on hard floors.
Date published: 2016-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love! You guys, I LOVE these mules. I had been kicking myself for missing out on Madewell's last mule style (released last summer) and then these showed up in new arrivals and I knew I had to try! I tried them on in person in the store and knew they had to come home with me. The leather is high quality and they are very comfortable. I was deciding between my true size and going up a half size, but with the help of the lovely girls in the shop, decided on my true size. They will stretch a bit. Big fan.
Date published: 2016-07-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect but falling apart I've been looking at these mules since last fall and just bought them a few weeks ago because it takes me a while to convince myself to buy a pair of shoes that are over $100. I LOVE them and wear them any chance I get. They are so so so comfy and of course really stylish. BUT, after about the third wear I noticed the inside part coming up a little. Then each next time I wore them it comes up a little more... I'm getting more and more disappointed because I did read others' reviews about this same issue but I didn't want to believe them. It's a shame because you think for the cost you would get better quality. This kind of wear and tear is expected after maybe a year, not just a couple wears. :(
Date published: 2017-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks cute I love the look of these shoes, I bought them for work since I'm on my feet a lot and they quickly became comfortable and broken in. I've had these for a few months now and unfortunately the inside is starting to rub off a little. I still plan on wearing them but I'm not sure how long they will last.
Date published: 2017-03-22
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