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Cheap Keen Sandals for Women – Get The Kids Version and Pay Half Off the Price!


Did you know that one of the most effective ways that women can save money on their shoes without compromising on the quality or the support is to purchase the kids’ version of the shoes? You will get the same support and comfort but pay half of the price for the shoes. It’s important to note that this method is only going to work if you wear a women’s shoe size 8 or below. Let me show you a list of the best cheap Keen sandals for women.

Most women believe that they can only wear kids’ shoes if they have small feet. The fact is that as long as you measure a foot size 8 or below, you will be able to wear the kids’ version of the sandals. A women’s foot size 8 translates to the last kids’ shoe size which is a shoe size 6. Simply subtract 2 sizes from your shoe size to find out your kids’ shoe size.

My Experience Fitting Children’s Shoes – Over a Decade of Fitting Children’s Shoes

I have been working for a specialized children’s shoe store for over 10 years now. This experience has afforded me many insights into children’s shoes and the way they fit. Our store specializes in fitting shoes for children with “complex” foot shapes as well as foot and leg problems, but we provide regular shoe fittings as well.


From my experience fitting thousands of kids, I have become familiar with the best shoe brands for children and the best styles among those brands.

Why Are Keen Sandals So Popular?

Keen sandals are the most popular sandals for children to wear during the summer. They are my go-to sandals for children who have a particular foot condition such as flat feet, overpronation, or rolled ankles as they provide excellent support. The sandals all come with an internal support mechanism that minimizes the impact that your feet take every time they come in contact with the ground.

When parents bring their children to the shoe store to be fitted for Keen sandals, I always ask the moms to try them as well. Most women are not aware that they can try the kids’ version of the shoes, and once they do they are amazed at how comfortable they are.

For clarification purposes, a women’s shoe size 8 translates to a child’s shoe size 6. Most children’s shoe sizes stop at a size 7, but Keen sandals make their last kids’ shoe size at a size 6. This means that if you are a woman’s shoe size 8, you can wear the kids’ version of the shoe in a size 6 and get the same support and quality for half of the price. If you wear a women’s shoe size 7, then you will try the kids’ version of the sandals in a size 5. Makes sense?

Most women are not aware of this shoe size conversion and how it works.

The Best Way to Save on Keen Sandals – Learn the Secret!

Let me show you how much money you can save by buying the kids’ Keen version of the sandals if they wear a women’s shoe size 8 or below. Let’s start with one of the most popular Keen sandal styles called the Newport. The first image shows the women’s version of the sandals that retail for a total of $99.90.

The second image shows the kids’ version of the sandals which retail for a total of $50.00. Women love this particular style because of the amount of support and comfort that it provides.

Another popular style that women like to wear is called Uneek. This style doesn’t offer the same support as the Newport does but it’s super lightweight and flexible, and as long as you don’t suffer from foot pain or have any foot condition such as flat feet or ovepronation, you can wear this style for most of the day.

Let me show you the price difference between the women’s Uneek style versus the kids’ one. The image below shows you the women’s version of the Uneek style that retails for a total of $89.95. 

The second image shows the kids’ version of the sandals that retail for a total of $43.82 You can also find the same sandal in different colors!

The kid’s version of the sandals will provide you with the same amount of support and comfort. These sandals look identical to your women’s sandals, but they are s lot cheaper.

Buying the Kids’ Version of the Shoes – 3 Main Advantages!

I have put together the 3 main advantages of buying kids’ shoes for yourself:

1️⃣ Price: You will notice a remarkable price difference between women’s and kids’ shoes. One of the greatest advantages is how much money you will end up saving. Most women’s Keen sandals range from 70 to 100 dollars, but you can find kids’ Keen sandals between 40 to 50 dollars.  I provided you with 2 examples but we can find this price difference in most styles.

2️⃣ A broader selection of shoes: By shopping in the kid’s section, you are automatically doubling your choices. You will be able to find more designs, styles, and colors.

3️⃣ Convenience: You can save a lot of time by buying your kids and your shoes at the same time.

I want to emphasize that buying the kids’ version of the sandals doesn’t mean that you need to compromise on the amount of comfort and support.

Which Keen Style Should You Try? – Depends on Your Foot Shape!

Please keep in mind that the style you choose depends on your foot shape. Certain Keen sandals can accommodate the shape of women with wide feet, while some others can accommodate the shape of women with narrow feet.

Cheap Keen Sandals for Women ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I have put together a selection of the most popular kids’ Keen sandal styles that women who come to the store prefer to try. Disclosure: Keep in mind that we may receive commissions when you click our links and make purchases.

Many of the sandals featured below come in several color options, so if you like a specific model, please make sure to click through and see if they have the desired color.

How to Figure Out Your Exact Sandal Size? – Let’s Find Out!

Kindly note that Keen sandals are not available in half sizes, they are available in whole sizes only. Let me help you figure out what size you need.

  • If you measure a foot size 7, you will go down 2 sizes and get the kids’ size 5
  • If you measure a foot size 6, you will go down 2 sizes and get kids’ size 4
  • If you measure a foot size 6 1/2, you will get the kids’ size 5
  • If you measure a foot size 5 ½ you will get the kids’ size 4

If you are still unsure of what sandal size to order please do not hesitate to contact me:


Keen sandals are one of the top choices to be worn as an everyday sandal for women. There are only a few sandals that are capable of providing excellent support while being lightweight and flexible at the same time. You can wear these sandals to go to the beach, ride your bicycle, go hiking, or any activity that involves you being active.

If you rather see a selection of Keen sandals in women’s sizes, please refer to the article below:

The Best Summer Sandals for Women – Comfortable, Supportive and Affordable!

Have you ever tried wearing the kids’ version of these sandals? Do you have a particular Keen sandals style that you like better? Please share your findings below so other women can benefit from your experiences.


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2 Comments on Cheap Keen Sandals for Women – Get The Kids Version and Pay Half Off the Price!

  1. Hi! Aw your article on fitting children’s shoes and keens were mentioned. What does the C represent on the tag of the Newport shoe? For example it’s states “Keen 9212 CS 1009”. I think it means children’s. Thanks for your help!


    • Hello Tara,

      Great question and to be completely honest, I am not 100% sure. I believe the C on the tag can represent two things.

      The letter “C” might refer to the with of the shoe (standard width), or it can refer to the size range “child. The letter Y for example denotes “youth” in terms of footwear. What is the Newport size you are looking at?

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