When to buy footwear according to the measurement for season and time ??

When to buy footwear according to the measurement for season and time ??

Buying footwear according to the measurement, season, and time involves considering factors such as foot size, weather conditions, and the activities you plan to engage in. Here are some tips on when to buy footwear based on different considerations:

Foot Measurement:

  • Regular Foot Measurement:

Measure your feet regularly, as foot size can change over time due to factors like aging, weight fluctuations, and pregnancy.

  • Shop in the Afternoon:

Feet tend to swell throughout the day, so it's advisable to shop for shoes in the afternoon or evening when your feet are at their largest.

  • Consider Width:

Pay attention to both length and width measurements, as different shoe brands and styles may have varying width options.

Seasonal Considerations:

  • Spring and Summer:

Shop for breathable shoes with good ventilation, such as sandals or open-toe shoes.

Consider moisture-wicking materials to keep your feet dry in warmer temperatures.

  • Fall and Winter:

Look for shoes with insulation and waterproof features to protect your feet from colder and wet conditions.

Consider footwear with good traction for slippery surfaces in fall and winter.



Dr. DURGA SARAVANAN (PT., MSc Sports Biomechanics and kinesiology), Consultant physiotherapist.

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