Men's Original Universal

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$40.00
Model: 1004006
From a Grand Canyon raft in 1984 to docks, stoops, and sidewalks around the world, one of Teva’s very first sandals stands as a testament to timeless comfort and utilitarian style.

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Durabrasion™

Durabrasion™

You don't want to bring a knife to a gunfight, but you also don't want to bring a gun to a pillow fight (that would just be weird). Our Durabrasion Rubber gives you a solid balance of performance and durability without being overkill for everyday activities.

  • Polyester Webbing Upper
  • Hook & Loop Closure
  • Universal Strapping System
  • EVA Footbed
  • Durabrasion Rubber Outsole

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4.6

(based on 91 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (60)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (66)
  • Lightweight (55)
  • Stylish (48)
  • Breathable (41)
  • Durable (34)

Cons

  • Strap chafes (6)
  • Wear out quickly (4)
  • Too stiff (3)

Best Uses

  • Casual wear (56)
  • Outdoors (54)
  • Travel (41)
  • At the beach (40)
  • Going out (35)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      88% 

      (60 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      91% 

      (60 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual dresser (47), Stylish (21), Alternative (19), Conservative (13), Trendy style (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (18)

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4.0

Love my new Tevas!

By Laura LMT

from Portland, OR

About Me Alternative, Casual

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • At The Beach
    • Casual Wear
    • Outdoors
    • Travel

    My only criticism would be please make half sizes. Since I had to go up, I occasionally feel like the extra length will trip me up somewhere.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels half size too big
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width

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    5.0

    They are more satisfying than I expected

    By Ted

    from Santa Barbara

    About Me Flighting

    Pros

    • Just Right On Hot Days

    Cons

    • Buy Half Size Smaller

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear

    I am size 8.5 and like my sandals snug so next time will order size 8 instead of 9. Too bad no half sizes are offered.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels half size too big
    • Width:
    • Feels too wide

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    5.0

    I would buy this product again and again

    By Scuba Steve

    from Fredericksburg Va

    About Me Alternative, Casual, Trendy

    Pros

    • Breathes Well
    • Comfortable
    • Lightweight
    • Stylish

    Cons

    • No cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear
    • Going Out
    • Outdoors
    • Travel

    Great for summer. So comfortable I forget I'm wearing them at times

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width

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    • Q:

      How much does this weigh (specifically compared to the Terra Fi Lite)? Thanks.
      Asked on 5/29/2014 by S from Bozeman

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        Each sandal weighs 6.65 oz. This is based on a size 9 and will vary with size. The Terra Fi Lite weighs approximately 9.6 oz per sandal.

        Answered on 5/29/2014 by Teva Product Specialist
    • Q:

      Is this product able to be used in the activities category? I will be using this sandal in all types of ways and I would like to know how well this sandal can hold up to a challenge. I will be running around in a grassy field playing ultimate Frisbee and stuff like that as well as hiking and white water rafting in the mountains of Georgia. How would these hold up?
      Asked on 5/11/2014 by Jake from sandusky, Ohio

      1 answer

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        A:

        These can be used for many different activities and sound like they will work great for you.

        Answered on 5/12/2014 by Teva Product Specialist
    • Q:

      What is the sole thickness of this shoe? Also, what is heel/toe drop difference? Thank you!
      Asked on 4/23/2014 by lindsey

      1 answer

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        A:

        The heel drop is 9mm. Sole thickness at heel is 24mm. 15mm at forefoot.

        Answered on 4/25/2014 by Teva Product Specialist
    • Q:

      My husband wears a 3E width shoe. Would this sandal be able to adjust to that width?
      Asked on 4/8/2014 by Patty from Butler, PA

      1 answer

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        A:

        The most this sandal can adjust to is approximately 5 inches wide.

        Answered on 4/9/2014 by Teva Product Specialist
    • Q:

      Do you make these shoes in anything smaller than a size 7? I like the men's colors better than the women's but would need a size 6!
      Asked on 4/2/2014 by Rose from Boulder, CO

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        Unfortunately, our mens styles smallest shoe size is 7.

        Answered on 4/3/2014 by Teva Product Specialist
    • Original Universal

      Q:

      Where are the sandals made?
      Asked on 10/6/2013 by Tony from Salt Lake City, Utah

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        All of Teva footwear is made in China.

        Answered on 10/7/2013 by Teva Product Specialist
    • Original Universal

      Q:

      I have a narrow foot and would probably benefit from ordering the women's version if there's no other noticeable difference. What would the equivalent to a men's size 9 be?
      Asked on 6/11/2013 by Mud Doping Scandal from Houston, TX

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        Other than the sizing and color options, there is no difference! If you wear a men's 9, then women's 11 is recommended.

        Answered on 6/11/2013 by Teva Product Specialist
    • Original Universal

      Q:

      How does this sandal size please ? I'm between a 9,5 in us size for most of my shoes.
      Asked on 6/10/2013 by Etienne from France

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        If you are in between sizes we recommend ordering 1/2 size up in this style.

        Answered on 6/10/2013 by Teva Product Specialist
    • Original Universal

      Q:

      I am wondering to things: first, I am purchasing a men's sandal because they are usually wider. My foot is an 81/2 women's, so what size do I purchase in a men's?
      How wide are the sandals?
      Asked on 6/8/2013 by suz from Wilmington, DE

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        You should order 2 sizes down in a men's style. Since this style is only available in whole sizes, a size 7 is recommended for you. Our men's styles are made in a "D" width.

        Answered on 6/10/2013 by Teva Product Specialist
    • Original Universal

      Q:

      Please let me know the weight of this item.

      Thanks...
      Asked on 5/1/2013 by Fwysurfer

      1 answer

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        A:

        Each sandal weighs 6.65 oz. This is based on a size 9 and will vary with size.

        Answered on 5/6/2013 by Teva Product Specialist
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