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Miista Review

About Miista

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A shoe here, a shoe there… Is your closet overflowing with pairs of shoes that were love at first sight, only to end up failing the try-on test?

Either they weren’t comfy enough for all-day wear, or the cute design came at the expense of cheap materials. Luckily, Miista’s Parisian-inspired, sophisticated collection of footwear is as comfortable as they are stylish. 

The shoes are more than that, though: they’re versatile, easy to wear wherever you go, and effortlessly chic as you simply have to slip them on. The brand also carries clothing and bags so you can fully deck yourself out in unique pieces.

Miista footwear has been spotted on celebs like Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, and Brandi Cyrus. They aren’t the only ones interested in what the brand has to offer, as it has over 425k followers on Instagram and 45k likes on Facebook.

Plus, it has been mentioned by popular media outlets like Forbes, NYMag, and Elle for the wide range of sleek and comfortable styles.

Lookin’ to walk a mile in some high-quality kicks? Stay tuned to this Miista review; we’ll give you the rundown of the brand, including a breakdown of the highlights, in-depth guides of some of the most popular styles, highlights of some customer testimonials, and more, to help you decide if this brand is worth the buy.

Overview of Miista

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On a mission to “create shoes that were original, experimented with texture and shape, and importantly, had a democratic price point for a luxury item,”  Laura Villasenin founded Miista in 2010. 

The idea came to fruition because Villasenin felt that there weren’t enough unique and exciting shoe designs on the market made with the highest quality European sourced materials. She also wanted a sustainably sourced product that would actually last the test of time.

Founded in London, the products remain true to the brand’s mission and are designed in the same city today and manufactured in Spain. Plus, the items ship worldwide, supplying shoppers everywhere with the top-quality materials and designs. 

Now that we know a little more about the brand, we’ll walk you through the highlights before delving into the details of the bestsellers featured in this Miista review.

Highlights

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  • Wide range of Parisian inspired shoes for women, including loafers, sandals, and boots
  • Versatile and comfortable
  • International shipping
  • Commitment to sustainability 
  • Hand made
  • Offers repairs
  • Inclusive size range
  • Easy to follow size chart
  • High-quality leather

Miista’s selection range clues clothing, accessories, and footwear so that you can complete your entire look in one stop. The styles conform to classic silhouettes with bold patterns and fabrics to create a contemporary yet chic and sophisticated look.

While the brand carries all you need for your ensemble, we’ll cover what they’re most well known for: their shoes. The size range carries women’s 5-10.5, and there is an easy-to-follow size chart to help you determine the right fit.

The footwear section features a wide range of styles, from sandals to boots, all of which have a chunky sole and a geometric shape. The materials are luxe, and the silhouettes belong on the cover of a magazine. 

Are you interested in hearing a little more about these shoes? Keep reading this Miista review as we give you the details on some of the brand’s best-selling options up next.

Miista Shoes Review

For a pair of chunky heels with a bold toe, opt for some Miista shoes. The styles are low profile with unique textures, colors, and shapes to enhance your look. Let’s look at some of the top-selling styles to get this Miista review started on the right foot. 

Miista Aster Green Courts Shoes Review

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Miista Aster Green Courts Shoes

The Aster Green Courts Shoes are crafted from patent cow leather and are lined with calf leather and memory foam for a silky smooth step. The shiny leather is embossed with a crinkly crocodile pattern, and the 7cm chunky heel adds a pep to your step.

These heels transition easily from day to night, complementing anything from business casual to actual casual. They come in three color options: a deep forest green, an earthy chocolate brown, a cult favorite, classic black, and retail for $320.

Miista Chelsea Black Courts Shoes Review

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Miista Chelsea Black Courts Shoes

Are you looking for a stretchy slip-on style to dance the night away in? Opt for the Chelsea Black Court Shoes, which feature a square toe, texture blocking, and an elasticated heel.

The kitten heel is blocky for a sturdy step, while the stretchy heel and pull tab make it easy to slip the shoes on. The toe is made from patent leather, while the heel is crafted from a smooth matte leather. 

The $335 Chelsea Black Court Shoes are a casual option and come in charcoal black, a warm-toned beige, army green, or a glitzy silver.

Miista Boots Review

Staying true to the brand’s iconic style, Miista boots feature detailed silhouettes and range in height, from ankle to knee. You’ll find the trendiest patterns, including snake and sage green, as well as classic neutral shades of black and brown. Ready to slip into something warm and cool at the same time? Let’s take a look at some of the most popular options.

Miista Minnie Black Boots Review 

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Miista Minnie Black Boots

Whether you’re walking in a winter wonderland or kicking through piles of leaves, the Minnie Black Boots will keep your feet comfy and protected and your outfit cute and collected.

These mid-calf boots feature a 5cm cube heel, a structured squared toe that balances the heel, and stretchy paneling for that sock boot feel. The shiny leather is juxtaposed with the matte elastic panel at the side of the calf, which makes it easy to slip the boots on and off.

We recommend pairing the $520 Minnie Black Boots with your fav trenchcoat and comfy jeans for a chic winter look, whether you opt for the dark brown, light brown, or black pair.

Miista Larisa Black Brown Boots Review

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Miista Larisa Black Brown Boots

For a pop of color and depth, the Larisa Black Brown Boots will add plenty of detail to your look. The shiny black ankle height shoe features the chunky toe and heel synonymous with the brand, with a deep black leather and large maroon-colored circular shape on the front. 

The zip detailing on the side and pull tab at the heel make it easy to slip these boots on when you’re running out the door and pair easily with your coziest attire, but they would match perfectly with a deep maroon sweater and some flowy black pants.

At the time of this Miista review, the Larisa Black Brown Boots retail for $485.

Miista Sandals Review

Whether your summer closet is packed with bold shades and cool patterns or simple tees and your fav jean shorts, Miista sandals will kick things up a notch. From fancy dinners to mornings watching the sunrise, you’ll find the perfect accessory in one of these pairs. 

To help you make a decision, we’ll walk you through some of the best-selling options to get your wardrobe warm weather-ready.

Miista Stephanie Black Sandals Review

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Miista Stephanie Black Sandals

Complement a sleek and intricate night look with the Stephanie Black Sandals. The hourglass heel juxtaposes the wide square toe, while the simple black memory foam base is finished with smooth leather.

The tie-up ankle elongates the shape of the detailed rope of the upper part of the shoe. Plus, it’s available in 6 different color options, including cherry red and a brilliant blue. The Stephanie Black Sandals retail for $375, though some shades are available for only $262.

Miista Kristen Black Mules Review 

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Miista Kristen Black Mules

The Kristen Black Mules feature an open toe, block heel, and wide band, all crafted from your choice of either silky monochrome black or light beige leather with a comfortable memory foam sole.

The platform sole provides that 1960s Gogo boot vibe, merging it with the simple sandal design.

Pair these sandals with any look, whether you’re heading out to brunch or coming home from a night on the town. To give yourself the most options, buy one beige and one black pair, each of which retails for $365.

Who Is Miista For? 

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Miista is for anyone who’s feeling tired of the same old same old and wants to try a pair of high-quality, unique shoes out for size. The styles are for anyone who loves versatility yet are looking to add a chic pop to their wardrobe, featuring simple and classic design choices paired with intricate silhouettes.

Plus, if you’re a stickler for that celeb style, you’ll love what this brand has to offer since it’s sported by so many icons. But, most It girls tend to show up in these shoes because of how high-fashion they are.

So if you’re looking to elevate any outfit, whether you’re dressing casually or dressing up, check out the top picks we’ve featured in this Miista review (and more on their website).

Miista Reviews: What Do Customers Think?

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Despite the brand’s hefty media following, there aren’t actually too many reviews online. To try and paint an accurate picture of the brand, we sourced testimonials from TrustPilot, Britain Reviews, and Popsugar. Most comments were positive, commending the brand for its beautiful and comfortable footwear alongside some excellent customer service.

On TrustPilot, the brand is rated 2.3/5 stars out of a mere 34 reviews. One patron rates their experience 4/5 stars, mentioning that they have been a long time customer and have always loved their purchases: 

“I have been following this brand for a few years now and this is also how long I have been a customer of theirs. During that time I have purchased quite a few pairs (boots, woven ballerinas, sandals). The shoes are quite striking, look amazing on and are very comfortable.”

Another buyer gives the brand 5/5 stars after a wonderful experience with customer service and their replacement pair of shoes, writing, “I bought a pair of rainbow sandals, but when I got them they were not really me, so I wrote to Miista and they helped exchange the shoes for a pair of black sandals. They were really helpful and super sweet, and I love my new sandals.”

The brand receives another 5/5 star rating from a shopper who is more than impressed by their purchase as a whole: “Just received my two pairs of Miista shoes- they are even more beautiful, feminine and extremely comfortable. The customer service was first class and the hand written card really added a lovely, personal touch.”

On BritainReviews, the brand is rated an unfortunate 4.6/10 stars out of 13 reviews. Most of the complaints related to difficulty returning items and dissatisfaction with the products themselves. Still, it’s hard to say if this is an accurate reflection of the entire company from such a small sample size of customers.

One customer writes a 5/5 star review, having pined after the brand’s aesthetic and being impressed once they finally chose to take the plunge and invest in a couple of new pairs: 

Totally love everything about Miista and have had a long desire to buy new shoes from Miista. Both pairs I got are super elegant, feminine and of high quality, pricing is in balance with the quality.”

They went on to say, “Also they are made in Portugal and I find this important where I source my clothes from and that a company is transparent about this. Shipping was very fast to the Netherlands, one day. I just love every design of Miista.”

On Popsugar, one reviewer sums up everything they love about the brand, from the unique styles to the comfortable fit:  

The sandals are the perfect hybrid between comfort and fashion. The leather appears durable for multiple seasons, and the cozy lamb uppers make me feel like my feet are on a cloud. The sandals are also very open with no back coverage, giving my feet the breathability they need in humid summer weather.”

Some shoppers report issues when it comes to returns, so it’s important to be sure you are clear with the return policy before checking out (we’ll outline the details shortly). Some customers also say that the shoes run a little small, so it might be helpful to confirm with the size chart or contact customer service for more details. 

Is Miista Worth It?

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Let’s get straight to the point: the shoes are expensive. But, that’s got a lot to do with the brand’s commitment to producing ethical and sustainable footwear, which we can’t help but admire. Plus, the shoppers support the brand’s efforts and believe in the mission as it provides comfortable shoes that double as fashionable accessories

Also, the high-quality design is made to last, meaning it’s more of an investment than a pair of shoes you might only expect to last for one season (overall, it’s an investment for both your bank account and the planet).

So, all things considered, we’ll conclude this Miista review by deeming the brand worth the try, especially if you find a style that speaks to you.

Miista Promotions & Discounts 

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Looking for a deal on your newest kicks? Here’s what we found at the time of this Miista review:

  • Receive 10% off your first order when you sign up for emails
  • Up to 60% off sale

Where to Buy Miista

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To shop Miista, you can visit miista.com or Nordstrom. If you’d like to try on the shoes first, you can visit one of the three locations in London, Paris, or Barcelona.

FAQs

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Who owns Miista? 

Miista was founded in 2010 by Laura Villasenin, a fashion designer and graduate of the London College of Fashion.

Where are Miista shoes made? 

All of Miista’s manufacturing happens in Spain.

Is Miista a luxury brand? 

Miista is not a high-end luxury brand, like Gucci, Versace, or Stuart Weitzman. They’re more interested in creating meeting high quality with reasonable prices. Their shoes were meant to be not only pretty but also actually worn in more places than London Fashion Week.

Which celebrities wear Miista shoes?

That being said, even celebrities who can afford to fill their shoe closet with Gucci have been spotted wearing Miista’s comfortable, stylish collections.

Style icons sporting Miista include Kendall Jenner, Foxes, Brandi Cyrus, and Maria Bernand.

What is Miista’s Return Policy? 

If you find you’re not 100% in love with your purchase, Miista will allow returns within two weeks of receiving your order. Keep in mind that this only applies to full-priced goods. Anything that was bought on sale is only eligible for exchanges or online credit.

Make sure anything you’re returning is unworn, with all the tags and labels included. You will also need your Proof of Purchase. To begin processing your return, fill out the appropriate form here: https://www.miista.com/return

Miista also recommends using a registered parcel when shipping items for a return, as customers are responsible for those items until they arrive back at the warehouse.

What is Miista’s Refund Policy? 

Once your items are safely returned, your full refund (minus the shipping costs) will be sent to you using the same payment method. You should receive a confirmation email within 14 days of them receiving your return, and the refund should deposit within about 10 business days.

How to Contact Miista

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Obviously, we just covered a lot of info, but if you’ve still got questions about the brand we didn’t cover in our Miista review, there are several ways to get in touch with them:

  1. Email: [email protected]
  2. WhatsApp: +351 965585681

Miista’s customer service hours are from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM (UK time), from Monday to Friday.


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