Womens Wide Width Dress Shoes

Womens Wide Width Dress Shoes

This post on womens wide width dress shoes includes two categories of dressy shoes. First, there are traditional heels and formal shoes. Second, I’ve included boots and booties.

Why? Because I know that I like wearing boots and booties with tights and dresses when I need to dress up. In fact, one could say that in today’s fashion, boots and booties have become their own category of dress shoes. 

Now finding dress shoes in wide width is a challenge for women like me with wide or extra wide feet. That’s why I’ve done the hard work of investigating brands and stores where you can find those formal shoes, heels or boots you desire.

Womens Wide Width Dress Shoes: Heels

If you’re looking for the best women’s dress shoes for wide feet, I’ve found luck with Rockport and Rockport Cobb Hill. Many have super cute wide width heels, too.

I got a pair of gold Total Motion Salima Ankle Strap Pump in a recent Trunk Club shipment. They are from Rockport. So that goes to show you that when you sign up for Trunk Club, you can request womens wide dress shoes among other kinds of shoes–and other clothing.

Shoes for special occasions

Did you know that David’s Bridal carries shoes for special occasions in wide widths? Their wide shoes go up to size 12W. There are wide shoes for special occasions at David’s Bridal for the bride, her attendants and even the flower girls.

Trendy Wide Width Shoes for Women

These are all trendy women's shoes available in wide widths.

LifeStride Delta: Zappos

Bella Vita Quilla Pump: Nordstrom

Salvatore Ferragamo Varina Ballet Flat w/ Bow | The Style Room, powered by Zappos

Comfortiva Amora Pump with Stacked Heel: Nordstrom


Best wide width boots and booties

I’ve been able to buy womens wide width boots in regular wide from Cobb Hill. These wide width boots were riding boots as well as work or combat boots.

Some of the womens wide width boots come with extended calves. That’s good to know if you have plus-size calves along with extra wide feet. Some of these really are the best boots for womens wide feet.

Best wide width dress booties for women

In addition, I’ve been able to buy womens wide width boots in extra wide from other brands. In fact, I’ve really fallen in love with the tights and booties look.

As mentioned above, I’ve also found brands that don’t come extra wide but fit my extra wide foot. This is true with booties, too.

I love my Born black suede booties that I wear with tights and dresses, shown below. I also own wide width booties from Rockport Cobb Hill that fit my double wide feet.


leah born booties with tights and dress


Best Wide Width Shoes for Women: Booties

Here is a collection of some of the best wide width booties from a variety of brands, including those you can buy at Nordstrom and on Zappos. In many instances some of these booties come in an extra wide width, too.


Tights for wide feet and wide calves and even baby bumps

I’ve written many blog posts on my favorite subscription boxes. In one of my boxes from online stylist MM LaFleur, I received a pair of Commando semi opaque tights.

I’ve since determined that these are the best tights ever. Yes, they’re pricey but they have lasted through dozens of wearings and washings. Best of all, they don’t leave me feeling like a sausage!

You don’t have to order an MM LaFleur box to get these Commando tights. I’ve bought them from Bare Necessities. You can also buy them on Amazon.

In fact, when I looked on Amazon, I saw a maternity version of the Commando tights, too. Pair them with black booties to be totally on trend!

Extra Wide Width Womens Boots and Booties

When it comes to extra wide width womens boots, you'll often find that with taller, riding boots, you also have the option of getting an extra wide calf in your boot. As someone with a double wide foot but not a double wide calf, this is often a challenge for me. Maybe you're different.

Either way, in this list of extra wide width womens boots, I've included brands with and without extra wide calves. I've also included extra wide width booties that I may not have shared earlier.


Where to buy womens wide width dress shoes

Here are some of my favorite places to buy comfortable, casual shoes in a wide width:

How to find extra wide women’s dress shoes on Zappos

One of the reasons I love shopping for my extra wide shoes on Zappos is the site’s filtering system. It’s easy to identify my width, then look at shoes.

Let me explain how it works so you’ll have an easier time navigating these wide width women’s shoe options on Zappos. I’ll give you examples for shopping on Zappos on a desktop as well as the mobile app.

Finding extra wide women’s dress shoes at Zappos website

One, go to Zappos.com. Two, across the top, bring your cursor to the word “Women.” Click the down arrow. Three, scroll all the way down to the word “Wide.” Click on wide.

From the page that comes up, then click your preferred wide width to search by, along with your size. From there you can choose which category of shoes you want, too.

Finding extra wide women’s dress shoes at Zappos mobile app

Here is how to search by width for women’s shoes on the Zappos mobile app. One, open the app. Two, tap shoes. Three, tap women. Four, tap all women.

Across the top you’ll see the option to filter. Tap filter. Then, tap women’s width. Make sure the bar at the top is toggled to “I Want.” After that, tap the width you want and then save. Click the back arrow and then done. Start your search.

Final thoughts on the womens wide width dress shoes

Originally, I’d written about wide width dress shoes for women in this larger post on women’s wide width shoes overall. It started as a soup-to-nuts article about wide shoes, but then it grew out of control. 

Therefore, I broke the information out into separate articles. There’s this one, specifically about women’s dress shoes in wide widths. And then there’s another a post about wide width casual shoes for women. Finally, I have one whole article devoted to wide width athletic shoes for women.

If you feel I’ve missed anything in the dress shoe realm–heels, boots or booties–please post a comment and let me know.

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