I recommend these for women blessed with larger-sized feet.

Japanese people are generally smaller in comparison to people from many foreign countries. The geta is a unique footwear developed by, and for, Japanese many centuries ago. Because of these roots, the geta is made for the average sizes of Japanese feet. It is very difficult, or impossible, to obtain geta of larger sizes.

The following geta are the largest size sold in Japan. To buy geta, just click on the price.


geta-wes

 

for both men and women
geta-size: 25 cm (9.85 inches)
, width: 9.6 cm, height: 5 cm
1 cm = 0.394 inches
wood part: brown varnish (paulownia), make edges round
sole: rubber spoge
price:
$69.00
Please
pick out a HANAO color/pattern


2007/2/11, I have small size 23.5cm geta wes for ladies in stock also. If you are smallish I recommend 23.5cm size.
$57.00


geta-ukon-jidai


from the left, 25 cm, 25.5cmm, 26.5 cm

Although in Japan this geta is made for men it is also very good for women whose feet are of a larger size. Here are some features of this geta.

・ It's designed with a natural curvature in the base so it's easy to walk on.
・ The width is wider in comparison to original women's geta styles.
・ It has sponge-cushioned soles.
・ You can choose the color/print of the straps, or hanao, that cross-over the feet.
・ These are made with the Japanese traditional processing style called,“Yakigiri”. The surface of the paulownia wood is burned with fire and then a coating of wax is put on.
・ This style, Yakigiri, helps protect the surface of the paulownia wood similar to a lacquer or varnish finish.
・ This finish also feels good to your feet, much better than a lacquer orvarnish.
・ It's a very glossy, or shiny finish.
・ It also doesn't show dirt easily.

日本では一般的に男性用の下駄として扱われていますが、特に足の大きい女性もこの下駄を履いています。
台がそっているため、歩きやすい。
本来の女性用の下駄に比べて巾が広い。
スポンジ底
好きな花緒が選べる。
日本の伝統的加工。焼き桐。材の表面をバーナーで焼き、蝋を塗る。
ラッカーやニス加工のように木の表面を保護する。
ラッカーやニス加工より木肌の感触がよい。
非常に光沢がある。
汚れがめだたない。

geta-ukon-jidai-265
for both men and women


geta-size:26.5 cm (10.44 inches)
, width: 10 cm, height: 4 cm
1 cm = 0.394 inches
wood part: burnt wood (paulownia), sole: rubber spoge
price:
$59.00
Please
pick out a HANAO color/pattern

geta-ukon-jidai-255
for both men and women


geta-size: 25.5 cm (10.04 inches)
, width: 10 cm, height: 4 cm
1 cm = 0.394 inches
wood part: burnt wood (paulownia), sole: rubber spoge
price:
$58.00
Please
pick out a HANAO color/pattern

geta-ukon-jidai-250
for both men and women

geta-size: 25 cm (9.5 inches), width: 10 cm, height: 4 cm
1 cm = 0.394 inches
wood part: burnt wood (paulownia), sole: rubber spoge
price:
$57.00
Please
pick out a HANAO color/pattern

geta-ukon-jidai-240
for both men and women

size: 24 cm (9.5 inches), width: 9.5 cm, height: 4 cm
1 cm = 0.394 inches
wood part: burnt wood (paulownia), sole: rubber spoge
price: 5,600 yen ($54.00)
Please
pick out a HANAO color/pattern


geta-ukon_shiraki_255
for both men and women

geta-size: 25.5 cm (10.04 inches), width: 10 cm, height: 4 cm
1 cm = 0.394 inches
wood part: plain wood (paulownia), sole: rubber spoge
price: $56.00
Please pick out a
HANAO color/pattern

geta-ukon_shiraki_240
for both men and women

geta-size: 24 cm (9.5 inches), width: 9 cm, height: 4 cm
1 cm = 0.394 inches
wood part: plain wood (paulownia), sole: rubber spoge
price: $54.00
Please pick out a
HANAO color/pattern


geta-two teeth_255 (wide type)
for women

The rubber will soften the noise of the geta, and makes them safer to walk on.
r-4 rubber sole for two teeth geta: $7.00

geta-size: 25.5 cm (10.04 inches), width: 10.5 cm, height: 5.5 cm
1 cm = 0.394 inches
wood part: plain wood (paulownia), sole: rubber spoge
price: $50.00
Please
pick out a HANAO color/pattern

geta-two teeth-250 (narrow type)
for women

The rubber will soften the noise of the geta, and makes them safer to walk on.
r-4 rubber sole for two teeth geta: $7.00

geta-size: 25 cm (10 inches), width: 9 cm, height: 5.5 cm
1 cm = 0.394 inches
wood part: plain wood (paulownia), sole: rubber spoge
price: $50.00
Please
pick out a HANAO color/pattern


black ukon geta ladies' 25cm

geta-size: 25 cm (10 inches), width: 8.5 cm, height: 4 cm
1 cm = 0.394 inches
wood part: black lacquer
sole: rubber spoge
price: $43.00
Please
pick out a HANAO color/pattern

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Although many people think that their shoe size (not geta size) is also the actual size of their foot this is not true. The size of their shoes are 1 to 1.5cm larger than the actual size of their foot. The actual size of the foot is smaller. Of course, this is true only in countries where shoe sizes are measured in centimeters.

When you place an order for geta, please tell me the following details.
shoe size:
height:
weight:
your age:
country:
What are the geta used for?:
Have you ever worn geta?:
If you don't know much about geta, please take a look at the page "
How to wear geta" .

What do you think is the best fit among these three pictures?

The picture 3 is the traditional way, and also a cool style, to wear geta in Japan. However, people from other countries have different opinions about how to wear the Japanese geta relating to style and comfort and what a person is used to. There are no hard rules about how to wear the geta. Any style and fit is ok. Whatever the person wants to be able to enjoy wearing them.

Japanese think that when the heel of the foot hangs over the backend of the geta just slightly, it is the proper, fashionable way to wear geta. The geta will be comfortable to wear. There is no real exact, perfect fit. As long as most of the foot is on the wood that is what's important. Japanese don't care so much if a little heel or a little toe sticks out over the edge.

 

  
Do you know the Japanese word "KARANKORON"? It's an integral part of the geta. Without it, they are not real geta!
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This page last updated 1/4/2004