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21 Legitimately Cute Shoes For Ladies With Wide Feet

The struggle is real! The products in this post were updated in April 2018.

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All wide-footed women will know the struggle of forcing your seemingly gargantuan foot into an impossibly narrow, but irresistibly beautiful, shoe.


Why is it that most wide shoes are absolutely HEINOUS or utterly boring? Why are we punished for having sturdy, able feet? It just isn't fair, which is why we've rounded up some damn cute shoes for you to get excited about.

Not all wide-foot problems are the same!

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Some people have high insteps, bunions, thick/dense feet, long toes, thick ankles, wide calves, high arches, no arches, or a combination of these problems. If you have one or more of these features you should talk to your doctor about what shoes work best for your needs. After all, it's proper footwear for proper foot care.


Explore plus-size websites.

Whether you identify as plus-size or not, websites that cater to larger women also tend to have a much better selection of cute shoes for wide feet and wide calves. Both Torrid and SimplyBe boast great collections of wide shoes.

Many designers and companies are adding sizes for wide feet.

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Zappos has always had an extensive collection, but you'll have to wade through mountains of fugly shoes before getting to some cute ones. Nevertheless, they do carry wider sizes of designer shoes, like Stuart Weitzman's extended sizes, which can be notoriously hard to find in brick-and-mortar stores. Asos was a pleasant surprise, having an entire section for wide feet! Huzzah!


2. Kate Spade New York's "Licorice Too" Heels

These heels comes in suede or patent neutrals and will set you back a pretty penny.

Get them from Nordstrom for $298.

3. Cole Haan's Juliana Pump

Cole Haan's shoes are normally made for the daintiest of feet, but the "Juliana" pump actually comes in a W width! It also comes in calf hair, if you like that sort of thing.

Get them from Zappos for $149.95.


9. All types of Birkenstocks

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Get #1, Arizona Birks, from Zappos for $135.

Get #2, Granada style, from Zappos for $135.

Get #3, Gizeh style, from Zappos for $125.

Get #4, Mayari style, from Zappos for $99.95.

#5, Chania, has been discontinued.

Get #6, Madrid series, From Zappos for $79.95.


18. Naturalizer "Joan" Wide Calf Boot

The elastic fabric and the adjustable buckles in the back are extra comfortable and allow for wider calf sizes.

Get them from Zappos for $110.99.


21. Shoes of Prey (Custom Designed Shoes)

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Using a 3D design tool you can design virtually everything about your new shoes, including multiple widths. If they don't fit you can get them remade for free! Click here to read their page on how to best design your shoes for wider feet, and click here to start designing!

If you have any favorite wide-foot-conscious shoes, designers, or websites please add your thoughts in the comments section!

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