Your Official Buying Guide for Stylish Wide Width Shoes


Snagging women’s wide width shoes with style is no easy feat (pun-intended.) Just because your soles are slightly larger than average, that doesn’t mean you have to let the petite feet have all the fun. You deserve shoes that fit you properly and look good too.

Retailers are becoming more aware of the plight of women with a wide shoe size and have been making appropriate accommodations, from cute wide width booties to fashionable flats. While the selection isn’t perfect for every brand yet, you can still get the shoes you want.

Here a couple tips to help you find the perfect pair of women’s wide width shoes.

Look for Wide Width Shoes in Leather

Real leather and suede are great for wider feet because the materials will stretch over time. These luxury materials also make for excellent women’s wide width dress shoes. If wide width boots or shoes in leather don’t fit you perfectly when you first try them on, they certainly will after they’ve been broken in. Of course, this doesn’t mean you should buy shoes that are too small for you. But if they’re slightly tight in the toe, leather shoes will mold around them as you wear them in.

If you don’t want to have to break them in, you can try shoe stretchers to create some room in a wide shoe size without being uncomfortable while wearing them.

How to Choose Wide Sneakers

Star is an excellent example of wide sneakers designed for women’s feet. This trendy canvas sneaker is great for strolls about town, traveling, meeting friends for lunch, and all the rest. Star is available in a variety of colors and features Curves & Pods® polyurethane removable footbed with Soft Support. This makes them not only versatile in their style, but also one of the most comfortable wide sneakers you’ll ever.

Taos Star sneaker in Brown Plaid

Finding the Right Pair of Women’s Wide Width Dress Shoes

Dress shoes are especially difficult for women with a wide shoe size because heels usually run thinner than other types of shoes. You will certainly want to look for wide width heels or other types of formal shoes in a wide shoe size so you can be as comfortable as possible. Otherwise, your feet and toes will be in pain all day long.

Consider a pair of wide width Mary Jane shoes, like Balance. These wide width heels are just the right height so you don’t have to deal with the discomfort of a stiletto. Meanwhile, the leather upper is the perfect material for wide with dress shoes and the Curves & Pods® removable footbed will keep you standing and supported pain-free for as long as you need.

Taos Balance Wide Width Mary Jane Shoe
Get Flats in a Wide Shoe Size

Flats can be easier to find and offer more comfort than wide width heels without sacrificing style. This is especially true if you’re looking at leather ones, since they stretch. Taos has professional-looking women’s wide width dress shoes with a flat heel to take you to and from any occasion.

Ta Dah has the look of a Mary Jane with unbeatable arch support. These wide width Mary Jane shoes feature the Taos Curves and Pods® premium removable footbed and a flat heel to help you feel grounded and stable, but also always looking great. With design touches like a decorative buckle and premium leather upper, these women’s wide width shoes are sure to look as good on your feet as they feel.If you have a wide shoe size, you will no longer have to suffer from uncomfortable shoes or lack of variety again. You can have it all! The hardest part now is deciding which women’s wide width shoes are the perfect pair for you.

Taos Ta Dah Mary Jane Casual Wide Width shoe in Pewter

Finding Wide Width Boots

The perfect leather boots should be comfortable enough to support you on your feet for hours, whether you’re running daily errands or out all night! The beauty of suede boots is their versability, and the way they take you from work to play effortlessly.

With their extra wide width and endless durability, Taos Oh Snap Boots are the perfect option for those with wide soles. They’re made in Portugal from a soft, flexible suede and have a cozy faux-fur lining. As well as the extra width, the Oh Snap boots include Taos’ signature Curves & Pods® removable footbed for all-day comfort. The unrivaled arch support means you never need to compromise on support for style.

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