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Shoe/sneakers larger than US size 11 - mail order only?

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5 hours ago, TallGuyJohninBKK said:

I can say, that of all the manufacturers, probably New Balance has the greatest selection of both large size shoes for men as well as extra wide widths.

New Balance in thailand goes untill size 45 iirc, i gave up on them already....

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14 minutes ago, BritManToo said:

Decathlon stores seem to stock plenty.

You can buy online if you want, but I prefer to visit the store and try them on.

 

It looks like their shoe sizes tend to top out at about 12-13 U.S., which is the top of the normal retail range.

 

https://www.decathlon.co.th/en/735-running-trail

 

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9 minutes ago, Thian said:

New Balance in thailand goes untill size 45 iirc, i gave up on them already....

 

Yes, I said that in my post... And that's why I included the two online store links for NB in the U.S., where they carry and sell the full range of long and wide sizes that their Thailand stores don't sell.
 

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The NB retail outlets in Thailand don't carry anything larger than 13 and tend to stock only the cheapest models of NB shoes, not the better quality ones sold in the U.S.

 

 

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5 hours ago, TallGuyJohninBKK said:

 

Yes, I said that in my post... And that's why I included the two online store links for NB in the U.S., where they carry and sell the full range of long and wide sizes that their Thailand stores don't sell.
 

 

Size 13 us is my size, that is 31 cm...just bought a new pair of under armor shoes and have plenty of nikes's in that size. That is EU size 47.5 so that's a lot larger than  size 45...

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Another vote for New Balance: I've always found them consistent with sizing. And as mentioned, you've got far more and better models of New Balance for sale online in the US than you'll find in Asia, where yes, they do tend to look and feel cheap.

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5 hours ago, BritManToo said:

Nike are always two sizes smaller than they state.

Nike in EU 47.5 is USA size 13 is 31 cm.....shoes bought in thailand.

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I've bought Brooks sneakers from Supersports, Central Chidlom, a couple of times. They're decent. The first pair lasted a couple of years through frequent use and the second one I just got a month ago.

 

The label says my size: USA 14, EUR 48.5, UK 13, 32 CM

 

For regular shoes, like others above say, Ecco has large sizes. Go to their shop in Central World.

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Just a question.

 

I know when it comes to men's clothing, like trousers and shirts, stuff sold in Asia is usually cut to a different pattern than the US, to account for different styles and different common body types.

 

But what about shoes? Is a Nike size 10 sold in Thailand identical in all dimensions to one sold in the US?

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I think buying in person is mandatory.

 

My last 6 or 8 pairs of sneakers have been Asics Gel Kayanos.

Never an issue.

Recently I tried 2 pairs of last year's version and they hurt my feet and I returned them.

Tried 1 pair of this year's version and same thing.

 

So either my feet have changed, or they changed the way it's manufactured which is much more likely.

 

 

 

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I use this trekkin online store to buy shoes. If you go under quantity you can click "what is my size" they can help find the correct size depending on manufacturer. 

 

This option can be expensive. Since the price was in thai baht I thought it was a Thai website. It's not! The shoes were shipped from the Netherlands and I had to pay around 60% import tax. However the quality is excellent compared to what we get used in Thailand. 

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The alternative of course is to cobble together your own shoes.

 

There's a company in New York, Brooklyn Shoe Supply, that not only sells everything you need, like fat-nose lasting pincers, but also holds courses where you can learn the trade. Next week there's a three-day stiletto class:

 

http://brooklynshoespace.com/schedule/2019/10/25/3-day-stiletto-class

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14 hours ago, BritManToo said:

Decathlon stores seem to stock plenty.

I agree on Decathlon. I bought some very cheap shoes there, size 47 EU. And when they have a sale you can get some of the models under 1000 baht. 

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4 hours ago, JimmyJ said:

I think buying in person is mandatory.

 

What actual size do you need?

 

11-13 U.S. is probably pretty do-able here, depending on the store.

 

You might find a rare U.S. 14 somewhere, and as one poster above mentioned, I've seen a few 14 sizes at Central Chidlom in BKK.

 

But in general here, anything larger than size 13 U.S. is going to be rare, and 15 and up is impossible.

 

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9 hours ago, TallGuyJohninBKK said:

But in general here, anything larger than size 13 U.S. is going to be rare, and 15 and up is impossible.

 

https://www.nike.com/th/w/mens-shoes-6m79uznik1zy7ok

 

Scroll down on this page, click on size 15 (or larger) and the site will show what's available in that size....

 

 

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