Wide calf boots: 14 best wide calf and wide-fit boots 2024

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Wide calf boots: 14 best wide calf and wide-fit boots 2024

Shopping for wide-fit and wide-calf boots isn't always the easiest. Sometimes, you'll spot an amazing pair of knee-high boots but know, without even having to try them on, that they won't fit over your calves. Other times, you'll get as far as finding the perfect black ankle boots, only to slip them on and realise they're too small width-wise and walking in them would be an issue.

Whatever wide calf boot dilemma you associate with most, we're sure you'd agree that searching for the right pair sits right up there with finding perfectly fitted jeans in terms of traumatic shopping experiences. And don't even get us started on the options on the market that can make you feel like you're verging on retirement...

We've got good news, though. Things seem to be slowly changing for the better. Many brands and shoe stockists like JD Williams, John Lewis and M&S now allow you to filter your search based on foot width or calf size. And some companies, such as DuoBoots and Fillies & Boots, go as far as manufacturing your footwear based on your specific calf measurements.

We've put together the ultimate guide to wide-calf and wide-fit women's boots to make finding your new pair that bit easier. And trust us, these babies actually look good. We're talking cute heeled ankle boot options, stylish flats, cowboy boots and cool chunky lace-ups, to name but a few.

Scroll on for our pick of the best wide-calf and wide-fit boots to shop now.

Now these off-white ankle boots are ridiculously chic. They're just calling out to be worn with a pair of high-waisted jeans and a maxi wool winter coat. Or, swap out for a beaten-up leather jacket and party dress for the evening.

The hardest working shoes around – oh, and the most on trend this winter season – meet the knee-high boot. And they don't come more classic than these black leather beauties from Jones Bootmaker. Maxi dresses or mini skirts, they'll go with literary everything in your wardrobe day to night.

If you live in chunky stomper boots (guilty) why not mix it up with these silver metallic Chelsea boots? They'll bring a mix of glam and punk to an outfit and will save you on nights out when you don't want to wear heels but still wanna wear something a lil' different.

Available in fit: wide, extra wide

Cowboy boots are a footwear trend we will never tire of. DuoBoots has designed these sleek suede stunners with a memory foam insole meaning they are some of the comfiest Western-style boots around. Yee-haw!

Available in calf widths: 30cm-50cm

If you're looking for a pair of sleek black knee high boots with no fuss, and preferably no big heel (AKA maximum versatility and comfort) look no further than these fab flat boots from New Look.

The best thing about over-the-knee boots is getting away with wearing no trousers when the cooler weather rolls in. A mini skirt or blazer dress will look pretty darn fabulous atop these babies. And the best part? They're custom-made by Italian artisans for your exact calf and foot measurements, so a perfect fit is guaranteed.

Available in calf widths: 32-56

Square toes are bang on trend, and this sleek pair of sock boots in an off-white hue cleverly nails the '60s mod trend, too. You can also bag them in classic black if that's more your speed and both will work great for an all-neutrals 'quiet luxury' look.

Available in fit: regular, wide, extra wide

M&S is a go-to on the high street for fashion-forward wide-fit footwear and we're particularly obsessed with these beaut kitten heels from the brand. The padded insoles are built to take the pressure off the balls of your feet too, so you can wear these gems all day, no problem.

While we're facing arctic-style temps outside, our feet are calling out for the cosiest, comfiest footwear. Enter Yours with these soft suede knee high boots that offer plenty of style points, too. Ideal for pairing with the chunkiest of knitwear.

With seven calf sizes available and plenty of stunning styles to choose from, DuoBoots is one of the best places to find yourself a pair of killer boots that won’t let you down in the calf department.

Available in calf widths: 30cm-50cm

Err, now these boots are a wardrobe staple. Yes, we had to include another pair from Fillies in this edit because there are just so many good knee high options from the custom-made Italian brand. Invest in these transeasonal pair now and they'll still be in your rotation come next spring.

Available in calf widths: 32-56

These boots are reminding us of Sienna Miller's boho days - a trend that's coming back around, FYI and we're totally here for it. We love the leather lace-up detail on the back and subtle wedge heel. Buy now and wear through to festival season.

The fashion girlies go-to for wide-fit boots that are bang on trend? Simply Be, ofc. There's everything from funky 1970s platforms to edgy studded styles, but these bold animal-print knee-highs are our faves.

Available in fit: wide, extra wide

Suppose you're thinking of treating yourself to some Chelsea boots but have yet to be able to justify it... Allow us. They're a timeless wardrobe staple, so you can bet they'll be wearable for many a year to come.

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