How To Make Shoes Smaller – Helpful Hacks!

I have many heels, flats & sneakers that have become larger due to wear; foot shrinkage during the colder months of the year & for other reasons I just can't seem to explain!

The great news is that there are so many easily accessible, low-cost methods & shoe accessories to fix this little footwear conundrum.

No matter what type of footwear you need to make fit you a little smaller!

Great to both shorten the length of the shoe, keep heels from slipping out of shoes, increase comfort & prevent blisters. Does a lot for such a little strip!

Heel Liners for Shoes


There are great options if you have a closed-toe shoe that is far too long for your foot. You can easily add toe inserts for shoes that are too big to act as shoe fillers.

Toe Inserts for Shoes that are too Big


Wearing Socks

You can either wear your everyday socks or, if you'd rather your socks not peek out from your shoes.


A cobbler can seamlessly insert one or a combination of insole padding, heel liner, tongue pad & heel grip under the original lining of the shoe.

Getting a Cobbler to Make Shoes Smaller


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