What are accepted forms of payment?
We accept cash, credit card, Apple Pay, Google Pay and Amazon Pay. You can also pay in fixed amounts, every two weeks, with Klarna, if you are a customer in the US.
Is it safe to use my credit card?
Koio’s checkout is PCI compliant. That means that it is safe to use your credit card and input your personal information. Our site regularly tests and monitors the network to ensure that your information stays secure.
When will my order be charged?
We charge the order once as soon as it has been processed into our system. This is approximately 5-10 minutes after you place an order.
What is Klarna?
Klarna is our payment plan partner. Klarna gives you the option to split the purchase into manageable installments or pay for your order up to 30 days later. The installment plan is interest-free and split into four equal payments that are charged to your card every two weeks.
To use Klarna, select Klarna as your payment method within the checkout process. You will then be prompted to their website to complete the payment.
Can I change my order?
We are only able to make changes to your order before they are processed. Orders are usually processed within one hour of the order being placed. If you need to make a change to your order please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at: (347) 961-9977.
Can I change my shipping address?
We are able to change your shipping address before the order is processed. Orders are processed within one hour of the order being placed. If you need to change the shipping address please email us at email@example.com or give us a call at: (347) 961-9977.
Do I need an account to place an order?
No, it is possible to place an order as a guest through our checkout process. However, creating an account will make checking out much easier in the future as we will securely save all of your information. At all times your account information will remain private. Creating an account will not only make checking out easier, but you will also stay in the know about all product releases and collabs so you never miss out on Koio events or product releases.
You can create an account here.
Will an item be restocked?
All of our essentials will be restocked once a month. Make sure to add yourself to the waitlist for your favorite pair if it is out of stock. Men’s essentials can be found here and women’s essentials can be found here. Note that all seasonal colorways and collaborations are of limited quantity and will not be restocked.
How do I pre-order?
We do not accept pre-orders on products at this time. You can sign up for our newsletter to be informed when new products are released.
How can I add myself to the waitlist for a shoe that is currently sold out?
You can sign up to be notified through email when the product is back in stock. To do that, click on the respective product that you would like to be notified about; a pop-up will appear where you can add your email to be notified when the product is back in stock.
How will I know that my order has been placed successfully?
When you receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org with your order confirmation. You should receive this email immediately after placing your order.
Try Before You Buy
How does it work?
1. Try up to 5 items Not sure what size, color, or style is good for you? Browse and choose up to 5 qualifying items to your cart.
2. Checkout You will not be charged full-price. We'll simply authorize your card with a $100 refundable deposit. Oh, did we mention the Free Shipping? Yup, you're all set!
3. Try for 10 days Love the convenience of online shopping but miss being able to try in a fitting room? Your living room now is your fitting room. Worry free and risk free - We are here to support you until we find your perfect fit.
4. Pay for what you keep Didn't fit? No worries! Make an online Return Request within 10 days after receiving the items. You only pay for what you keep. The $100 deposit will directly apply on the chosen items. Send back what doesn't work for free. Simple!
How long is the try-on period?
You have 5 days to decide what item(s) you'd like to keep. Please note that the items must be sent back to us in their original condition, unworn, and with tags attached.
When does the try-on period start?
The try on period starts as soon as your package has been marked as delivered. You will receive an email and text message with details on how to return your items.
How long do I have to return items?
Once you have made the decision to return your items you will have 3 days to have your package scanned at the post office. You can see the exact drop off date once you submit your return.
Do I need to pay for return shipping?
Return shipping is free! During the process of submitting your return you will generate a return shipping label free of charge. Just follow the instructions in the returns portal, attach the shipping label to your package, and have it scanned at the post office. Please note that if all the items are returned there is a $20 restocking fee to cover cleaning and repackaging fees.
Can I use Klarna to pay for my items?
Currently Klarna is not available for Try Before You Buy orders. We are working on having installment plans available in the near future.
When will my package ship?
Your package will ship within 24 hours of placing an order on weekdays. If you place an order before 1 PM EST Monday-Friday your order will be shipped the same day. All orders placed on the weekend will be shipped the next business day.
What shipping methods do you offer?
Standard: 3-5 business days (free)
In-store pick up (free)
Express: 2-3 business days for orders placed before 1 PM EST ($20)
Next Day: 1 business day for orders placed before 1 PM EST ($35)
*Rates are for one shoe and vary depending on order weight. If you have any questions please email us at email@example.com or give us a call at: (347) 961-9977.
*For all orders shipping to Hawaii, Alaska or Puerto Rico, standard shipping may take an additional two weeks.
For more information please go to our shipping page.
Where do your items ship from?
Your items will ship from our warehouse in Long Island, New York.
Can I track my order?
After placing an order you will receive shipping information including a tracking number when your items are on their way. You can expect your shoes to be shipped within 24 hours of placing an order on business days.
Can I ship Internationally?
We do offer international shipping. However, you will be charged taxes and duties during the checkout process.
When am I charged taxes and duties?
After inputting your shipping address in the checkout process, your cart will automatically reflect the cost of taxes and duties. For cities where we have a storefront, we are required to collect sales tax. For international orders, all countries follow different duties and import regulations. These added costs will be calculated and reflected in the price once you have entered your shipping information. We will file and pre-pay all international shipping costs and duties so your shoes will get to you seamlessly.
What is "local delivery"?
Orders placed before 2pm ET with the Local Delivery shipping method are delivered same-day* by our courier. Orders placed after 2pm ET will be delivered the next business day.
*Unavailable on Sundays and Wednesdays.
Do you offer same-day delivery every day?
Same-day delivery is unavailable on Sundays and Wednesdays. Orders placed on these days will be delivered Monday and Thursday, respectively.
Additionally, orders placed after 2pm on Saturday will be delivered on Monday, and those placed Tuesday after 2pm will be delivered on Thursday.
How do I select my delivery time?
Our courier will contact you directly via text message with delivery slots to choose from after they have picked up your order. Deliveries are made after 5pm.
What is your delivery area?
In addition to all of Manhattan, we offer local delivery to Long Island City and these Brooklyn zip codes: 11201, 11205, 11211, 11217, 11249.
What is the cost?
There is a flat fee of $25 per order. This includes two delivery attempts and is non-refundable if delivery is unable to be completed after two attempts.
When will I be charged?
You will be charged once you place your order.
Do I need to sign for my delivery?
Our couriers will ask for a verbal confirmation of the recipient's first name prior to completing the delivery. If no one is available to accept the delivery and you would like us to leave it unattended, you accept full responsibility for your order after it has been delivered, including loss due to theft.
What if I want to cancel or return my order?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (347) 961-9977 and our Customer Service team will be happy to help you.
I have an urgent order that I need delivered same-day, but it's after 2pm. Can you help?
Please email email@example.com or call (347) 961-9977 for any rush requests. While we cannot guarantee we can accommodate your request, we will certainly try.
What is your return policy?
We will accept returns for products that are unworn within 30 days of purchase. You can find more information on our returns page.
If you like to get a feeling for the shoes while deciding whether or not to keep them, please wear them inside your house or apartment.
Can I return an online order in-store?
Yes, find a store near you by viewing our stores page.
How can I make an exchange?
Visit our returns page page and indicate that you would like an exchange. You are also able to make exchanges by contacting us at: (347) 961-9977.
Are your insoles removable?
Yes, you can remove the insoles in our shoes and replace them with your own set of insoles if you like.
How do I keep my Koios looking new?
View our Care Guide to learn how.
What products should I use to clean my Koios?
We suggest using the Crep Protect Kit. You can read more about how to properly clean your Koios on our Care Guide.
What is the importance of shoe trees?
Shoe trees will help your sneakers keep their shape when you are not wearing them. They will support the shoe limit creasing and cracking that occurs when your shoes are stored. Shoe trees will also wick away moisture that may be on the inside of your sneaker helping maintain the original material. You can read more about the importance of shoe trees in our care guide.
Are your shoes waterproof?
Koios are water resistant but not waterproof, meaning that your shoes will resist water to some degree but not entirely. We suggest immediately drying them off after getting them wet to avoid long term damage. We also recommend using Crep Protect Spray before taking your shoes outside.
Where are your materials from?
All of our materials are sourced from Marche, Italy, and the surrounding regions.
Do you have vegan shoes?
As for right now, we do not offer any vegan options for our shoes. We are working on creating some in the future.
Where are your shoes made?
All steps of the production process are done in Le Marche, Italy. This includes sourcing materials, manufacturing, and boxing.
What kind of leather is used?
Our shoes are constructed from Vitello or Vachetta, high-end leather sourced in Italy. You can learn more about our process by viewing our craftsmanship page here.
What are the working conditions of your factory partners?
One of the reasons why we chose to manufacture our shoes in Italy is because of the high labor standards.Our particular manufacturer focuses on providing exceptional working conditions and wages for all their employees. Working with the best factories and craftspeople in the world is core to our values.
Do all your locations offer in-store pickup?
Yes, we offer store pickup options in all Koio locations.
Please Note: Due to COVID restrictions, our stores are operating under limited business hours. Please review our Stores Page for a list of these hours.
How do I know if my order qualifies for pickup?
As long as the items in your cart are in stock at our stores, you can pick your order up from qualifying locations. At checkout, select the 'Pickup' tab under Delivery Methods to see availability. If pickup isn't available for your order, please enter a shipping address for delivery.
Can I ship part of my order and pick-up the rest in-store?
Unfortunately, we are not able to split orders into multiple delivery methods. If you would like a portion of your order shipped and to pick up the other in-store, you can create two separate orders and select different delivery methods at checkout.
When will I be charged?
You will be charged once you place your order.
What do I need to pick up my order?
Bring your email confirmation with the order number and please wear a mask or face covering when coming in to pick up your order.
How will I know when my order is ready for pick up?
You will receive an email notification once your order is ready to be picked up. You will have 5 business days from the time your order is ready for pick up to collect your item(s).
What if I want to cancel or return my order?
Please call (347) 961-9977 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and our Customer Service team will be happy to help you.
What precautions are you taking to maintain social distancing and cleanliness in your space?
Your health and well-being are our highest priorities. Our store team frequently sanitizes counters and registers, completes daily wellness checks and we have regular deep-cleans of all stores by outside professionals. We ask that all customers wear masks or face coverings when inside our store.
We’ve partnered with Klarna to provide you with an easy payment option so you can try what you buy in the comfort of your own home before you’re charged.
Do you offer gift-boxing?
We currently do not offer any gift wrapping or gift boxing services.
How can I purchase Gift Cards?
Purchase gift cards here.
How do I redeem Gift Cards?
You can redeem a gift certificate by inputting your gift card code into the right side of the checkout page under “Gift Card Code.”