From sexy stilettos to all-weather steppers, these picks are perfect for those with wide feet and calves.
Finding a pair of cold-weather shoes that meets your wants and needs can be a challenge—add having wider feet or larger calves into the mix, and it becomes even harder.
Luckily, there are lots of brands out there that realize that when it comes to the width of shoes, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all kind rule. Even department stores are making efforts to be more shoe size inclusive. Take Nordstrom, for example, a company with a section on its website dedicated to wide-fit shoes.
Ahead, we’ve rounded up the best shoes and boots for fall that are perfect for wide feet and calves, so that you don’t have to compromise style for comfort.
Great for everyday wear to and from the office or out for dinner with friends, these booties are a wardrobe staple. The elastic opening allows you to get them on and off easily and the memory foam wide footbed is a dream.
Hush Puppies Spaniel Bootie, $120, dsw.com.
Tall and Textured
These over-the-knee boots feature an elastic panel that makes up the entire back side to help adjust to the size of your calves. Be sure to check off the appropriate width size (the options are medium or wide) upon checkout.
Vince Camuto Pordalia Over-the-Knee Boot, $269, nordstrom.com.
Skate shoes are a great option for wide feet and yes, they can be worn into the cooler months if you choose the right style. This pair is water resistant and features a cozy faux fur lining, perfect for chilly fall days.
Sk8-Hi Mte, $120, vans.ca.
Dress It Up
Sock boots—a trend that was all the rage in 2017 and is here to stay for 2018—are great for wider calves. The seamless material has an all-around stretch which fits snug to your leg. Plus, there’s no need to worry about any zippers or fasteners digging into your skin.
Oliewet, $110, aldoshoes.com.
The fact that this Canadian company makes fully customizable boots online makes the steep price tag justifiable. Upon checkout you can select your preferred dimensions to make your boots custom fit to your body, from foot width to calf girth to boot height.
The City Boot, $548, poppybarley.com.
Get in on the velvet trend without compromising comfort—this pair is specifically designed to fit wider feet.
ASOS Design Wide Fit Beacon, $63, asos.com.
Sleek and Slouchy
Torrid is a go-to destination for shoes for women with wide feet and calves. This pair, made of a gorgeous burgundy faux suede material, comes in both wide and extra wide calf sizes.
Wine Faux Suede Cone Over The Knee Boot, $80, torrid.com
These stylish hiking boots have an almond toe and front lace closer making them a bit roomier than your everyday boot. Best part? They have an anti-slip sole, are fully waterproof and will keep you warm in temps dipping as low as -24 degrees Celsius.
Heston Leather Hiker Boot, $195, cougarshoes.com.
A trusty pair of rain boots is a necessity for most parts of Canada. This pair—which comes in six different neutral and bright colours features an adjustable strap at the back of the boot to give you the perfect fit.
Women’s Original Back Adjustable Rain Boots, $199, hunterboots.com/ca.
Known to have a wider footbed and to mold to your feet over time, classic Chuck Taylors are a perfect pick for wide feet. This style is updated for winter as it’s made of leather and has a faux fur lining.
Converse Chuck 70 Street Warmer Leather High Top, $120, converse.ca.
Lace It Up
Yes, you can get in on the tall boot trend if you have wider calves. Choose a more forgiving lace-up style like this pair to ensure proper fit.
Women’s Joan of Arctic Wedge II Tall Boot, $320, sorelfootwear.ca.
The winterized version of the classic Dr. Marten’s feature the same wide footbed and lace upper that you know and love with an upgraded slip-proof grip on the sole.
1460 Slip Resistant, $180, drmartens.com.