Madewell Is Recalling Several Sandal Styles Because of a Safety Issue

Important news if you bought sandals from Madewell’s Sightseer collection in the past six months: The company is recalling 50,900 pairs in the U.S. and Canada because of a safety issue.

According to WWD, the brand’s shoes from the Sightseer collection, sold between February and July 2015, “have been found to pose a hazard because the metal shank can dislodge and break through the bottom of the outsole, posing a risk of falling,” according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. No injuries have been reported.

The sandals were sold at Madewell stores, online at, or online at, from $60 to $80.

Specific styles include:


    • C0275 Sightseer Knotted Slide Sandals

  • C0276 Sightseer T-Strap Thong Sandals in Black Leather

  • C0277 Sightseer T-Strap Thong Sandals in Metallic Color-Block

  • C0278 Sightseer Buckle Gladiator Sandals

  • C0279 Sightseer Slide Sandals

  • C1105 Sightseer Crisscross Sandals

  • C5893 Sightseer T-Strap Toe-Loop Sandals

  • C5895 Sightseer Ankle-Wrap Sandals in Shiny Silver

  • C5897 Sightseer Lace-Up Sandals

  • C6090 Sightseer Ankle-Wrap Sandals in Metallic Sand

If you own any of these styles, stop wearing them immediately and contact Madewell by calling 866-544-1937 or emailing 24/ For more information, head to and click on “Important Notice.”

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