What makes GEOX rubber outsoles different from the traditional outsole?
The traditional rubber outsole causes condensation on the sole of the foot, creating
a plastic-bag effect around it. Perspiration lingers in traditional shoes; this
can lead to undesirable foot odor and other related problems. GEOX rubber outsoles
contain a special microporous membrane that is both breathable and waterproof: it
absorbs and expels sweat without letting water in. Feet are kept dry and at the
How does the GEOX technology work?
A series of holes are made in the rubber outsole, positioned in correspondence to
the highest concentration of sweat glands on the sole of the foot. The perforated
rubber sole contains a special microporous membrane that absorbs and expels sweat
without letting water in. The process is made possible because the membrane’s micropores
are larger than water vapor molecules, but smaller than water droplets, keeping
water out and feet dry. Sweat, in the form of vapor, can pass through the membrane
and out through the perforated sole. The gradual elimination of humidity from the
inside of the shoe creates the ideal microclimate for healthy feet; no more bad
odors! Your feet will stay warm and dry in winter and cool and dry in the summer
Can water get into my shoes through the perforated outsole?
The membrane’s micropores are smaller than the water drops, which therefore can’t
pass through the membrane.
The GEOX membrane is made from an extremely porous material, with more than one
billion micropores per cm2: Each one of these micropores is 20,000 times smaller
than a drop of water, so water molecules are too large to get inside the shoe. However,
the micropores are also 700 times bigger than molecules of sweat vapor, so sweat
can easily pass through the membrane and out of the perforated sole.
GEOX guarantees the impermeability of the perforated sole but not of the entire
What does GEOX mean?
Combining "Geo" – the Greek word for Earth, on which everybody stands and
walks – with the letter "X" – a symbol for technology – the Geox
name highlights the DNA of a company founded on revolutionary ideas and on research
and applied technology to make them come true.
Where to Buy
Where can I buy GEOX shoes in the US?
GEOX shoes may be purchased at various locations throughout the United States. A
wide range of our product can be found at any of our GEOX Retail stores located
around the country. Additionally, our product is available through other valued
retailers such as independent specialty footwear stores, major retail chains and
better department stores.
You can now also purchase GEOX products online at
To find a retailer near you, use our online store locator.
Click here to go to our store locator.
The range of available products at the stores listed in our retailer directory may
vary by store and season. Each retailers contact information is listed for your
convenience so that you may call ahead to check if your desired item and size are
How can I place a special order for a specific GEOX shoe?
You may place a special order by calling or visiting one of our company-owned GEOX
stores or other authorized GEOX retailers.
GEOX styles vary from country to country, based on the different trends and needs
of consumers around the world. GEOX USA does not necessarily offer the same styles
that our other overseas markets may carry and vice-versa.
For additional information about the possibility of ordering GEOX shoes from abroad,
you may log in to our website at www.geox.com.
Do you ship outside the US?
Unfortunately, we can only ship within the United States. We apologize if this is
an inconvenience. Please feel free to contact us if you have any other questions.
Product and Sizing Information
In what sizes are your shoes made? What size should I order?
GEOX shoes are manufactured in European sizes.
Women - Most women's styles are offered in sizes 35 through 42, with half sizes
available in many styles.
Men - Most men's styles are offered in sizes 39 through 47, with half sizes available
in many styles.
Children - Our toddler styles are offered in sizes 17 through 21; baby styles in
sizes 21 through 25; junior styles are offered in sizes 26 through 41, with half
Does GEOX make shoes in various widths?
At this time our collection is only made in a medium width.
Please use our size conversion
chart to find the right size.
Product Warranty and Returns
Do you have a warranty on your product?
All GEOX products are covered under our warranty against material and manufacturing
defects; however, this is not a guarantee against wear and tear.
I have worn the shoes, but they are uncomfortable. Can I still return them?
Shoes must be in original condition to be accepted for returns/exchanges (unless
defective). Please make an informed decision on the correct size to order by using
our size conversion chart before ordering.
How do I return/exchange my shoes?
All shoes must be returned in original condition for refund or exchange, unless
they are being returned for defective reasons. Please use the return/exchange form
and prepaid UPS return label to send the shoes back to us. If you are missing any
of this paperwork please let us know, so we can mail it out to you. Please feel
free to contact us if you have any other questions.
We will be happy to replace the item if a member of our quality inspection team
finds it defective. If it is not found to be defective, we will return it to you
as soon as possible.
What is your return policy?
GEOX stands by its product. If you are unhappy with your order you may return your
purchase within 30 days of shipment for a refund or exchange. Shoes must be in original
condition to be accepted for returns/exchange (unless defective). Beyond 30 days,
our products are guaranteed against defects and workmanship.
Straight returns are charged a fee of $5.95 if the UPS Pre-Paid Return Sticker provided
is used. The cost of shipping an item back to shopgeox.com is always the responsibility
of the customer (note: exceptions to this policy are made for defective items).
No shipping charges will be applied to exchange orders.
We will process your return/exchange 1-2 days after it is received at our warehouse.
If you did not receive a Merchandise Return Form with your order, please print,
fill out and return this Return
Form (Acrobat PDF) for your return/exchange. You will receive an email from
us to confirm the receipt and processing of your return. Please allow 3-5 business
days for the refund credit to appear on your credit card/bank account.
Does GEOX repair or resole shoes?
If your shoes need to be refurbished you may take them to a local shoe repair shop.
Please make sure that the breathable part of the sole is not tampered with. In this
case, GEOX cannot guarantee that the patented system will function properly.
How can I clean my shoes?
Please do not machine-wash or dry your GEOX shoes, as this can damage them.
Do not clean perforations with sharp objects.
As with all other shoes, GEOX should be stored in a dry, well-aired place.
For regular sneakers, we recommend that you hand wash the shoes in warm water with
a soft cloth. Please allow them to air dry naturally after washing, as the heat
from the dryer can also damage them.
For smooth leather, the shoes will need cleaning and care with shoe creams or polishes.
Select a neutral shade or a color nearest to the color of the shoes. Remove all
dust with a damp cloth. Never polish wet shoes.
For suede and nubuck, clean shoes while they are dry. Brush with a dry rubber sponge
or soft brush to eliminate any clinging dirt. Regular use of a soft brush will keep
the nap of the suede free from dust. Do not allow suede shoes to become wet or damp.
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