Fashionable wide shoes for women are becoming commonplace on the high street – finally! Check out the best wide shoes for women, from Marks & Spencer wide shoes we’re buying for fall at Next, Simply Be, Carvela and more.
Nothing ruins your day better than a shoe who pinches and the wide-footed women among us, it has not always been easy to find comfortable and wide shoes shoe it’s fashionable too.
Fortunately, shoe brands have realized that not all of us are a size 5 sample and have slowly but surely added wide collections to their ranges, offering the holy grail of style and comfort.
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With brands like Marks & SpencerNext and Clarks being stalwarts in the wide shoe market, joining them are the likes of ASOSCarvela and River Islandoffering heels, sneakers, boots and more for those who need a little extra width in their sole.
What are the most comfortable shoes for wide feet?
Technically, all shoes work best for wide feet if they are made for them. Some brands offer different widths, so you can find the perfect pair for your needs. If shoes are made for a loose fit, all styles range from boots to flats, heels and wedges.
The best brands of wide shoes for women
Marks & Spencer are known for catering to the needs of women with wider feet and in recent years they have expanded their range of wide fit shoes to include more on-trend styles.
Many wide shoes from M&S include Smart Insolia Flex® technology, which helps you position your feet correctly in the shoe and keep them comfortable all day long.
Wide fit chunky ankle boots, £59, Marks & Spencer
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Sole Bliss was created especially for women with wide feet who suffer from bunions – even the Duchess of Cornwall is a fan.
Their shoes are designed with comfort in mind and feature three layers of underfoot cushioning and a hidden stretch panel cushion to conceal bunions.
Imogen Heels, £169, Sole Bliss
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For on-trend styles, ASOS’ wide shoe collection is second to none, with nearly 750 styles to choose from. ASOS also have one of the largest size ranges, with many wide shoes available in sizes 2-11.
Wide fit cowboy boots, £46, ASOS
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Carvela’s range of wide shoes is small but perfectly shaped. The brand offers a capsule collection of heeled sandals and pumps, including these faded effect pumps with a wider fit for more comfort.
Carvela Sharp Ombre Wide Cut, £139, Kurt Geiger
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The go-to brand for outfitting the whole family, Clarks wide range includes boots, sandals, trainers and shoes as well as flip flops.
Many of their mainline collections offer the “standard” (D) width and a wide (E) fit option in sizes 3-9.
Hamble loafers, £67, Clarks
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Browse River Island’s selection of shoes and you’ll find nearly 100 women’s wide shoes.
The high street favorite has just released a host of chunky boots for winter as well as chunky heeled sandals that are ideal as comfortable footwear for wedding guests.
Wide Strappy Sandals, £38, River Island
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Wide fit boots can be very difficult to find, and Gabor fills this gap in the market with many styles of winter boots available in a wide fit.
Choose from ankle boots, thigh high boots, heeled boots and more.
Gabor Wide-Fit Knee High Boots, £195, Jones The Bootmaker
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If you’re looking for affordable wide shoes, head to Simply Be who have styles from £39. Simply Be not only caters to those with a wide fit, but there are over 350 extra wide fit shoes to choose from.
Messina Lug Chunky Loafers, £39, Simply Be
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We’ve bookmarked New Look for affordable wide shoes that are also on trend. There are over 140 styles to choose from with prices starting at £14.99. Bargain!
Wide Fit Sliders, £19.99, New Look
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Sargassum & Gray
Luxury shoe brand Sargasso & Gray caters only to women with a wide fit, and their philosophy is to “give wide feet their Cinderella moment!”
All of their shoes have a wider toe than the norm, to give the feet some room to breathe. In addition to sneakers, pumps, heels and sandals, the brand also offers a bridal section.
Scallop Edge Block Heel Pumps, £99, Sargassum & Gray
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In addition to a wide and extra-wide fit, Hotter shoes are available in full and half sizes as well as support for low and high arches as well as comfort technology with extra cushioning and insoles. supportive yet bouncy.
Chase II trainers, £99, warmer
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For that French vibe, head to La Redoute’s wide shoe collection, a hub of evening shoes, practical shoes and everything in between.
Block heel pumps, £30, La Redoute
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Calla disrupts shoe shopping – letting you shop by width rather than style. Founded by Jennifer Bailey, a bunion sufferer who struggled to buy comfortable, stylish shoes.
Unlike typical wide shoes, Calla shoes are wide in the toe box but standard in the heel, which gives the wearer extra width on the bunions but accommodates the length. Choose from wide fit, extra wide fit and wide toe fit.
Lorna Lace Up Boots, £119, Calla
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FitFlop is renowned for their comfortable shoes and if you’re looking for a super comfortable pair of wide sandals, they offer two styles: the Walkstar and the Surfa. Both styles of flip flops have a wide, foot-hugging strap and minimal aesthetics.
Surfa sandals, £50, FitFlop
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Packed with practical footwear, Pavers shoes receive rave reviews for their comfort, wide fit, and longevity. Choose from boots, sneakers and flats.
Hiking boots, £49.99, cobbled
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HEALTH + WADE
Founded by women who struggled to find shoes that matched their style and fit, SANTE+WADE’s philosophy is to break the rules with their luxury shoes, handcrafted in Portugal with standard fit styles. or wide.
Eniola Heeled Sandal, £195, SANTE+WADE
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