KELSO SIZE GUIDE

The Kelso runs fairly true to size. We recommend your usual size.

FREE EXCHANGES: Most people find our size recommendation gives them a proper fit, but just in case, we have a free exchange program for all US orders.
*If you normally buy a Euro, UK or JP Size, check out the handy conversion charts below.

Men's Sizing Chart:

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes JP Sizes
6.5 39.5 5.5 24.5
7 40 6 25
7.5 40.5 6.5 25.5
8 41 7 26
8.5 41.5 7.5 26.5
9 42 8 27
9.5 42.5 8.5 27.5
10 43 9 28
10.5 43.5 9.5 28.5
11 44 10 29
11.5 44.5 10.5 29.5
12 45 11 30
12.5 45.5 11.5 30.5
13 46 12 31
14 47 13 32
15 48 14 33

Women's Sizing Chart:

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes JP Sizes
5 35.5 3.5 22
5.5 36 4 22.5
6 36.5 4.5 23
6.5 37 5 23.5
7 37.5 5.5 24
7.5 38 6 24.5
8 38.5 6.5 25
8.5 39 7 25.5
9 39.5 7.5 26
9.5 40 8 26.5
10 40.5 8.5 27
10.5 41 9 27.5
11 41.5 9.5 28
11.5 42 10 28.5
12 42.5 10.5 29
Any questions? Just call us at 303 447 3100 or send us an email. We’re here to help.

Kelso – Men

$109.99

A fresh take on the iconic leather court-style shoes you grew up loving.

We recommend ordering your usual size.
 
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Product Description

“The Kelso is really comfortable. The leather and suede is really high quality, they don’t need any breaking in. They look sharp!” – Chris W.

The Kelso is a fresh take on the classic court-style shoe you’ve always loved. Enjoy it’s sleek full-grain leather upper and stitched soft suede accent panels, along with patterned pinhole vents, and a moisture-wicking mesh lining to keep you cool.

WHY IS THE KELSO YOUR NEW FAVORITE COURT-STYLE SHOE?

LIGHTWEIGHT PROTECTION THAT FEELS JUST RIGHT.

The Kelso features a wider, foot-shaped toe box to let your toes spread and relax. It has a flexible 6.0mm FeelTrue® sole with a herringbone tread pattern to provide ground-gripping performance on the court without sacrificing the all-day comfort you’d expect from Xero Shoes.

While you’re taking a stroll through town or tearing up the court, the lightweight (10.4 ounces each for a Men’s 9) Kelso will speak for itself.

GOES ANYWHERE. GOES WITH EVERYTHING.

The all-new Kelso is a casual minimalist shoe that is grippy enough for tennis matches, yet more than stylish enough to pair with jeans, khakis, shorts, or any casual attire. Enjoy your midday tennis break and shift straight back to work all in the Kelso.

WE MAKE ACTIVE SHOES SO COMFORTABLE, YOU’LL FORGET THEY’RE EVEN ON.

If your feet don’t feel as good at the end of the day as they did in the beginning, you haven’t tried the Kelso.
 
Life-changing comfort and superior performance come from letting your feet do what’s natural – bend, move, flex and feel.
 
All Xero Shoes feature a wider, foot-shaped toe box that lets your toes spread and relax, a non-elevated “zero drop” heel for proper posture, low-to-the-ground design for perfect balance and agility, and a flexible sole that gives you “just right” protection so you can bend, move, flex, and safely Feel the World® in total comfort.

Check out these reviews from Kelso wearers

KELSO SIZE GUIDE

The Kelso runs fairly true to size.
We recommend your usual size.

FREE EXCHANGES: Most people find our size recommendation gives them a proper fit, but just in case, we have a free exchange program for all US orders.
*If you normally buy a Euro, UK or JP Size, check out the handy conversion charts below.

Men’s Sizing Chart:

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes JP Sizes
6.5 39.5 5.5 24.5
7 40 6 25
7.5 40.5 6.5 25.5
8 41 7 26
8.5 41.5 7.5 26.5
9 42 8 27
9.5 42.5 8.5 27.5
10 43 9 28
10.5 43.5 9.5 28.5
11 44 10 29
11.5 44.5 10.5 29.5
12 45 11 30
12.5 45.5 11.5 30.5
13 46 12 31
14 47 13 32
15 48 14 33

Women’s Sizing Chart:

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes JP Sizes
5 35.5 3.5 22
5.5 36 4 22.5
6 36.5 4.5 23
6.5 37 5 23.5
7 37.5 5.5 24
7.5 38 6 24.5
8 38.5 6.5 25
8.5 39 7 25.5
9 39.5 7.5 26
9.5 40 8 26.5
10 40.5 8.5 27
10.5 41 9 27.5
11 41.5 9.5 28
11.5 42 10 28.5
12 42.5 10.5 29
Any questions? Just call us at 303 447 3100 or send us an email. We’re here to help.

We do! We’ve sold Xero Shoes to people in more than 85 countries around the world.
We use the US Postal service to send our shipments. The cost to ship will depend on the weight of the package and the delivery speed you select; several options will be provided at checkout.

All domestic shipments come with tracking. Limited tracking is available for some first class international shipments depending on the country, and full tracking is available with all Priority Express and Express International shipments.

Though almost all of our international orders arrive without incident, we strongly advise you to select Priority Express International or Express International if you live in a country with a less reliable postal service, including (but not limited to) India, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, and Indonesia. We cannot guarantee delivery of packages shipped using First Class International.

International delivery can take anywhere from 3 days to 8 weeks depending on how long your order spends in customs at the border.

Please note that some countries do require the payment of import duties for international shipments above a certain value. We advise you to know the import regulations of your country and understand that you will be responsible for payment of any duties and fees imposed by your government at the border.

All packages will be marked as merchandise; as a commercial shipper, we are not able to mark a package as a gift (if you’re giving Xero Shoes as a gift, that’s not the same as us sending a gift).
Also, check our Stores page. There may be a Xero Shoes dealer closer to you.

After you purchase a gift certificate, you’ll be able to enter an email address for the recipient.

You could email it to yourself and forward it at a later time if you like.

You can also take the Gift Certificate code and send it to the recipient.

Please go to Xero Shoes Return Policy page to learn about our 45-day return policy.

Caring for your Kelsos

To clean your Kelsos, hand wash with warm water, mild soap and allow them to air dry.
We do not recommend putting the Kelso in the washing machine or dryer.

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WG
11/23/2022
William G.
US US

A great everyday shoe.

I wouldn't necessarily use these for working out or running (although you easily could). However, these are my new everyday shoes. It has been hard to find some nice casual zero-drop minimalist shoes that I can wear to pretty much any event, and these are now replacing all my bulkier sneakers.

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WL
11/20/2022
William L.
US US

Fleet of Foot

I'm really enjoying the new Kelso design -- compared to my Oswegos, these are a bit thicker/sturdier in feel, without adding noticeable weight to my feet, and have a bit more insulation for the winter too. Also, it kind of looks like something between a DC skate shoe and an Adidas basketball shoe. Nice. All said, very solid shoe, my favorite so far!

JS
11/20/2022
Jin S.
SG SG

Kelso - Men

The Kelso -Men looks awesome for informal occassions in the office and allows me to also wear it to workout in the gym without having to bring a second pair of shoes for gym. Xero shoes are great for foot stability in the gym. I have been using them for workouts and are hook on them.

SO
11/20/2022
Sean O.
US US

Really comfy

This is my 8th pair of xero. Really trust this company so willing to try new styles. Once again they delivered

HF
11/15/2022
Henno F.
NZ NZ

Happy I switched

Love these shoes. Have been wearing similar products from Merrell for the last few years (outside US so they were easier to get) and finally took the plunge and ordered Xero shoes and I'm thrilled that I did! Exceptionally comfortable and such a good fit.

TV
11/14/2022
Tyler v.
US US

An amazing combo of casual and barefoot

If you'd like to recommend xeroshoes to friends but cant sell them on it because they dont want to switch to sandles thin breathable gym shoes or hiking boots this is the shoe for them. The sole is a bit thicker and less flexible than your regular xeroshoe so its a great first step for people that aren't used to the thin and extremely flexible gym shoe style models and just want nice looking and comfortable casual going out style shoe, but it still is much more flexible and comfortable than you standard skater style looking flat shoe.

WS
11/13/2022
Will S.
US US

game changer

Unlocked my athletic potential. Nothing more to be said.

MM
11/11/2022
Marc M.
US US

Comfortable

Really like these barefoot style sneakers. They also don’t hurt the heel as much as other brands when walking around the city.

ZP
11/10/2022
zander p.
US US

My favs

Purchased my first pair of Xeros 5 years ago. Now I only have Xeros, and one pair of formalish non-Xero boots. The Kelso is my favorite of all of them, comfort and style wise, they are saaaweeet!

BA
11/10/2022
Barry A.
US US

High-Quality, Water/Weather-Resistant Sneaker

Best part about them is their a good water/weather-resistant sneaker that'll keep my feet relatively warm and dry in the Maryland fall and winter weather. In the spring and summer, I will switch back to my HFSs, which are great for warmer weather and allow my feet to breath better. The Kelso gives me more short term protection from the colder temperatures, but bear in mind I would not consider it a winter weather shoe for a place like Colorado or Wyoming. Xero shoes has better choices for that. As a street shoe in an urban setting, the Kelso works great, however!