Advice

Should I size up or down for Common Projects?

Common Projects shoes generally fit true to size, so take your normal size if you have wide feet. Common Projects shoes can sometimes run large, so go down a size if you’re between sizes or have narrow feet.

Should I size up or down for Common Projects?

Common Projects shoes generally fit true to size, so take your normal size if you have wide feet. Common Projects shoes can sometimes run large, so go down a size if you’re between sizes or have narrow feet.

Do Common Projects half sizes?

Sizing and fit: I’d say all Common Projects kicks fit true to size – but do note that Common Projects don’t offer half sizes. I personally size down from my half size because my feet are narrow, but you may want to size up if you have wide feet.

Are Common Projects still cool?

They’re just the coolest shoes. The whole breezy but dressy, casual but formal, minimalist but unmistakably branded look, from top to bottom there just isn’t anything quite like them. They go with every single outfit, it doesn’t matter how casual or formal it is.

What do the numbers mean on Common Projects?

NEW YORK, United States — Ten numbers, divided into three sets, are stamped in gold on the outer heel of each shoe. Each set corresponds to a style number, European size and colour. It’s the only visible branding on a pair of otherwise perfectly clean, pared-back Common Projects shoes.

Are Common Projects Comfortable?

The leather is also amazingly comfortable on the Common Projects. Yes, some people have said they had to break them in because they do run narrow. However, once you have broken your Common Projects in you’ll be a tough spot to find anything more comfortable.

Do Common Projects last?

When treated with care, a pair of Common Projects should last you a minimum of two years of wear. After two years, many wearers still have bright white shoes that are perfectly intact. The quality of the material and construction of these shoes makes them a good long-term investment.

What is so good about Common Projects?

The designers of Common Projects make the point that to only produce 600 pairs per style, which has boosted the exclusivity of their product, means that there is less supply than demand and these shoes will always be in high-demand.

Can you wear Common Projects in the rain?

Yes you can find waterproof-suede options, Common Projects just isn’t quite there yet with the technicalities. If you’re in a rainy area especially, suede shoes will get dirty quicker than you imagined. In this case stick to the Common Projects Achille Low in leather.

Do Common Projects last long?

Why are common project sneakers so expensive?

Some people wonder why a pair of plain white trainers is priced so highly. The designers of Common Projects make the point that to only produce 600 pairs per style, which has boosted the exclusivity of their product, means that there is less supply than demand and these shoes will always be in high-demand.

Do common projects fit large to size?

Common Projects fit large to size so we recommend to take one size smaller than normal. Although the numbers on the heel of each pair of Common Projects are true to European sizes, at Opumo we make it easier for you by also using UK/Australian & US sizes in the store.

What size do common projects shoes come in?

As with many artisanal footwear labels, Common Projects make their shoes in full sizes only, so if you’re usually a 9.5 go down a half size, for instance, and choose a 9. Key points to consider: Common Projects fit large to size. Take one size smaller than normal.

Who is common projects?

First things first though – allow us to introduce the brand… The idea for Common Projects was dreamt up way back in 2004, by New Yorkers Peter Poopat and Flavio Girolami. The pair saw a gap in the market for minimalist luxury sneakers that could bridge the gap between smart and casual.

Are common projects’Achilles sneakers still popular?

They kicked off their range with the Achilles, a sleek, understated sneaker that has garnered a cult following in stylish circles. Fast forward 15 years, and Common Projects’ sneakers are as popular as ever.