Our guide to the top 10 wide-fitting boots for all occasions this winter
Let's face it: in winter, Boots are indispensable. The right pair can see you through pretty much anything! We can get rather attached to them and almost regret Spring coming round!
But wide-fitting boots don't always get the same glowing praise! Years of being clunky, clumpy and of limited "showoffability" have tempered our relationships with them, perhaps.
But not any more!
Whether it's slightly wide or extra wide and deep that you need, DB Wider Fit Shoes have you covered for stylish wide-fitting boots this Autumn and Winter.
Not only are they supremely comfortable and come with features that create the perfect fit for different foot shapes, foot health conditions like bunions, diabetes or arthritis through their adjustability, but you can now wear them with confidence that you will look as good as your feet feel.
Boots for different foot shapes
We now offer boots with four different toe shapes – round, square, almond and our brand new “asymmetric” toe shape - for the perfect fit for your feet.
You find shoes on the high street in different sizes, and increasingly in slightly different widths, but how easy is it to find shoes to match your foot shape?
Our mission is to offer shoes which give the "FREEDOM" to be able to walk in complete comfort and the "JOY" of living your life to the full without thinking about your feet!
We know that to achieve this, we need to offer footwear that accommodates as many people as is viable, not just for different length of foot but for foot WIDTH and foot SHAPE.
Shoes in the wrong toe shape can cramp and squeeze your toes, which, in addition to the discomfort that this will cause, can also cause changes to the biomechanics of your body, such as issues with gait, posture or unnecessary wear and tear on joints.
So, knowing your foot shape can be very important!
Due to popular demand we have recently increased the number of styles available in our widest fittings, to include more of our wide-fitting sporty boots and biker boots so, even if you need the widest and deepest shoes on the market, you can wear them proudly without compromising on style.
See our top wide-fitting boots for winter list below and take your pick this Autumn/Winter!
All of the below come with our free UK returns service, so you really have nothing to lose (but so much to gain!)
1. Best wide-fitting boot for style:
We had to think long and hard about this between new styles Belmont and Carrie but we decided, if you’re looking for that knockout, dress-to-impress boot this winter then look no further than Belmont: a sleek ankle boot in a choice of either black or navy extra-supple leather with patent ankle panel for the look of a fashion boot but wider, deeper and the ultimate in comfort!
Removable leather ‘Air Comfort’ padded insoles allow you to remove the insoles to insert your own orthotic insole, or simply to create extra depth if required.
And you can be sure-footed with our lightweight, flexible rubber soles and stable 2 ¼” block heels.
Square toe shape and deep, seam-free toe box gives ultimate toe comfort without rubbing! So many features. So much style. So comfy.
Available in our 2V(EE-4E) dual width fitting as well as our extra wide and deep 6V(6E-8E) width fitting. It’s the perfect boot for even the widest feet.
What’s more, Belmont is available in sizes 3 - 9 with half sizes available 3 ½ to 7 ½.
2. Best wide-fitting biker boot:
Our wide-fitting biker boot collection is the envy of all our competitors, and it just got even better, as they are now available in our widest fittings, making them the widest and deepest stylish boots available on the market.
Bayeux is our most popular biker-boot style, and it's easy to see why.
A modern, rugged biker boot style with seaming detail, 1½" low heel and inside zip for easy access.
Soft leather or suede uppers in a raft of exciting colours that elevate this from another wide-fitting boot to a must-have boot for winter style.
Our flexible, grippy rubber sole also make this style ideal for wintry walks in comfort and support.
What's more, it's a Healthy Footwear Guide approved shoe!
What are you waiting for? Discover Bayeux now
3. Best wide-fitting boot for walking the dog or weekend walks across muddy foot paths:
Did you know that we offer the widest and deepest walking boot on the market?
Completely waterproof, Nebraska is a supremely comfortable suede walking boot that has a rugged sole and secure lacing up to the ankle, a "bellows" tongue to reduce the risk of water getting into the shoe, round toe shape and soft padded collar for comfort.
The extra grippy rubber sole has been designed with rugged terrain in mind, so you get the comfort and support you need, even on longer walks.
Available in our 2V and 6V dual width fittings it's the perfect fit for even the widest hill-walking feet!
4. Best wide-fitting boot for all occasions:
Many of our boots are super-versatile and great for a range of activities, like our Smart Boots or Sporty Boots collections, where the styles are smart enough for heading out in, for walks in the woods and for anything in between.
So this was a pretty hard category to pick, but we’ve opted for new style Giselle! A stunning mid-length casual boot in vegan-friendly imitation leather with lace-up fastening for a secure fit and side zip for easy access. Set the laces once then use the zip for easy foot entry.
This style is one of 5 brand new for 2023 vegan-friendly boot styles in our new “asymmetric” toe shape.
Available in wide 2V(EE-4E) and extra wide 6V(6E-8E) variable width fittings Giselle is the perfect fit for even the widest feet in 2023.
Editor’s note: We simply can’t leave this section without mentioning Badger! A stylish leather ankle boot with twin pull back straps with D-ring that provide a more secure fastening as well as a striking look. And the extended strap can be cut-to-fit. The inside zip offers easy access; once the straps are set to desired fit, there’s no need to undo!
5. Best tall wide-fitting boot:
Stylish and practical.
Knee length boot Chelmsford is a bit of a stunner in brown or black soft leather, but comes with features making it perfect for wide-feet.
Firstly, there's the round, deep toe-box making space for your toes. Then there's the calf circumference up to 44cm making it perfect for wide calves, but married with the full-length laces and adjustable calf-strap making it also perfect for people with wide feet but narrow ankles.
With the inside zip you can set the laces once and then use the zip for easy access.
Chelmsford is now also available in our widest 6V(6E-8E) fitting, making it the widest and deepest knee boot available!
6. Best wide-fitting Stretch boot:
Whilst our boots in soft leather have a little “give” that can gently expand to accommodate swollen feet, we also offer boots in our stretch fabrics, especially designed to expand with and mould to the shape of your feet.
We’ve already discussed stretch fashion boot Winton but it doesn’t stop there!
For something more casual and versatile, Santa has everything: Suede or leather uppers and a Leather-look seam free Stretch panel toe box with air-bubble technology sole, it’s the ultimate in comfort.
We even offer stretch styles in our wide fitting tall boots selection, with 38cm Pretoria offering a wedge heel, stretch calf panel with 36cm calf circumference and a whopping 10cm adjustment through the back lace-up fastening. Set the laces once then use the inside zip for easy access.
Pretoria is available in our 2V (EE-4E) dual width fitting whilst Santa is available in our 2V and 6V (6E-8E) dual width fittings, making them ideal for extra wide feet.
7. Best wide-fitting boot for everyday casual wear:
No “best wide-fitting boots” list would be complete without showcasing our updated for 2022 best-selling boot: it’s a best-seller for a reason!
So say hello to Goldcrest: a timeless classic that stands the test of time. Wider & deeper, with hidden benefits that make them SO comfortable.
Quite literally the most comfortable boots ever! Available in 2V(EE-4E) and 6V(6E-8E) width fittings in leather so soft that you have to feel it to believe it!
Removable Cushioned leather insoles that can be removed to insert your own orthotic insoles if required. Easy to adjust with easily adjustable straps that can be loosened if your feet swell during the day.
8. Best wide-fitting sporty boot:
Get modern styling in abundance with Callisto – our most popular sporty ankle boot.
Striking in burgundy or black leather with lace-up fastening for secure fit and zip for easy access, the ankle boot style provides extra support for active feet.
They open wide for easy foot entry, have removable insoles for insertion of orthotics and are great for feet that swell.
Available in our wide 2V and extra-wide 6V width fittings too.
9. Best vegan wide-fitting boot:
We have been working hard over the past few years to create a range of wide-fitting shoes and boots that are free of animal products and so suitable for vegans. In addition to Giselle, mentioned above, new ankle boot Deer, as well as high-top pump Dark are just two such styles.
Deer is not only a stylish casual boot but, made with no animal products, it’s perfectly suitable for vegans too.
In addition to being vegan-friendly, Deer is also bunion friendly in our new asymmetric toe-shape – suitable for all foot shapes - and has twin zips open to the front for easy foot access.
The flared wedge heel sole adds height with stability and the grippy rubber outsole ensures you’ll be sure of foot on wintry days.
Dark is a classic high-top pump in animal free, faux leather with comfy ankle trim that’s ideal for active feet, dressed down occasions and Autumn strolls.
Better still, these boot styles are available in our wide 2V(EE-4E) and extra wide 6V(6E-8E) variable width fittings so they’re perfect for even the widest of feet.
All in all we don’t believe you’ll find better vegan friendly wide-fitting boots.
10. Best wide-fitting boot for diabetes or bunions:
Many people with diabetes have reduced sensations in their feet and also can have difficulty healing wounds. Therefore, to avoid diabetes related foot health issues it is important to ensure sufficient room in the shoe and avoid rubbing against skin. This makes seam-free toe boxes a must, and soft materials are ideal.
For bunions, any rubbing is going to cause a lot of pain and so, whilst for different reasons, avoiding rubbing is so important.
We have many boots that fit these criteria, including some styles listed above, such as Nebraska, Bayeux and Santa, but the list doesn’t end there.
Reef is a popular lace-up boot style that is ideal for people with diabetes or suffering from bunions, as they come with seam free round toe-box that allows plenty of room for toes and, lace-up fastening to hold the foot securely and reduce rubbing and is made from breathable leather.
Whilst they might offer the practical features you need to replace specialist boots, they look like stylish high street shoes and are a fraction of the cost of bespoke shoes.
So don't hang about; discover Reef now >>
That wraps up our list of the best wide and extra-wide fitting boots this winter. We hope you like what you've seen.
And, if you do, know that this is just the tip of the iceberg! Be sure to check out our full range of wide-and-deep fitting boots, along with our wide-fitting active leisure styles, wide-fitting house shoes and wide-fitting dress shoes.
And don't forget about our extensive range of wide-fitting men's shoes and boots
Risk free footwear
We know that it's really difficult to order footwear online and find the perfect fit, but we want to make it as easy, risk-free and stress-free as possible. That's why we offer free postage on returns and exchanges on all UK orders so that, if you're in the UK and have ordered from us and the shoes aren't right for whatever reason, you can give us a call to discuss the problem and return them to us, unworn except for trying on to exchange for a different size, style or fitting without paying a penny more in postage.
Once you've found your perfect fit, you'll never look back!
We hope that you agree that our wide-fitting shoes, trainers and sandals offer the perfect fit for every wide, deep or problem foot!
If you're unsure about anything at all to do with our styles, features or fittings and whether they're right for you, please do contact us on +44 (0)1933 311 077, Monday to Friday, 9-5 to speak with one of our friendly, knowledgeable UK based customer services team, who will be delighted to help.
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