While the leather uppers of your HELM are built to last, the soles will need to be replaced from time to time. Having your HELM resoled will make it possible for you to continue wearing your favorite footwear for many years to come.
We’ve partnered with NuShoe, a trusted and respected company who have the highest reputation in footwear refurbishment, to perform resoles for our customers. All work is done by hand by NuShoe’s expert craftsmen utilizing original HELM components, as well as Vibram materials to rebuild your HELM to their best condition.
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Frequently Asked Questions
When the sole wears down considerably but before the wear goes into the midsole. Once the wear goes into the midsole, reconstruction is needed.
It depends on a variety of factors: wear conditions, gait, weather conditions, leather sole vs. rubber sole, etc. Some people have their boots resoled as frequently as every 4 months, while some never have it done.
All HELM Boots can be resoled by a local cobbler with the skills and capability to do so.
NuShoe is widely regarded as one of the best sources for resoling and repairing footwear, and they know all of the details that went into crafting your HELM. They’ll use the same materials and construction methods to ensure the finished product looks like the HELM you originally bought.
While NuShoe can resole your Istanbul styles, the original soles that were used during manufacturing are no longer available. NuShoe has options of soles that can be applied to your Istanbul styles, and you can contact them directly to choose your best option. A local cobbler can also complete this process for you with sole options they have on hand.
We can help narrow down the options and answer any questions you may have about which sole may be best. Email us with details about how and where you wear your HELM boots and we’ll suggest some sole options that will work for you.
The shipping costs for resoles is $20 USD and is included in the $125.00 flat rate collected by NuShoe. These costs include shipping to and from NuShoe.
NuShoe estimates most resoles being completed within 3 to 4 weeks. To find out where your HELM are in the resoling process and to receive an estimated time of arrival, please contact NuShoe directly.
NuShoe handles all labor, payments, shipping labels and communications for your resoles, and customers wishing to have their HELM resoled are asked to send their boots or shoes to NuShoe directly. While we are unable to accept resoles in our Austin location, we are happy to provide you with a box that can be used to ship your boots to NuShoe if you’re in the neighborhood.