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9 Wide-Calf Boots We’re Loving This Season

9 Wide-Calf Boots We’re Loving This Season
Photos: Nordstrom Rack, Nordstrom, Target | Design: theSkimm
Nov 4, 2021

We’ve all been there. You find the perfect boot, sit down to put it on, and oop — it won’t fit. No matter which angle you try to slot your leg in, no matter how much you grunt and tug at it, it’s just too narrow. So we rounded up some wide-calf boots that’ll give you the style and comfort you want, no fitting drama necessary. 

A boot with a million color options…

Ok, not a million, but...a lot (aka 35). These synthetic leather knee-high boots have a faux-fur lining and side zipper that allows for easy on-and-off. This moto-inspired look has an adjustable buckle strap too for maximum comfort. Time to ride off in style. ($41.99+, Amazon)

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Something that’ll give you an elegant look with an extra-wide calf…

This pull-on, slouchy design is made of luxe vegan leather and faux suede that can be dressed up or down depending on your OOTD. The foam footbed and kitten heel mean you can comfortably walk around all day in ’em. And the style comes in three neutral colors — plus red, so you can easily rock them with any outfit you choose. ($76.97, Nordstrom Rack)

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A high-heeled option for your night out...

Block heel? Straight toe? We love to see it. These 3 1/4-inch heeled beauties come in chiffon, smokey taupe, or black. And the simple, buckle-free look is a minimalist’s dream. Pair with a fancy cocktail dress or your best jeans look and say cheers. ($129, Nordstrom)

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A classic riding boot…

These polished knee-high boots have a full-length side zip closure (which makes getting them on and off easy) and a goring panel for extra flexibility and comfort. The round toe gives ’em a timeless look that’ll keep them in rotation for years to come. Choose between a classic chocolate brown or black — or both if you can’t decide. ($89.97+, Nordstrom Rack)

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A trendy lug-sole style…

These chunky black boots are not only on trend but their 1 1/2-inch heel make walking around all day totally doable. The slanted topline and side buckle add a twist to the lug-sole look. Now all you gotta do is get ready for your Insta close up. ($249, Nordstrom)

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A faux-suede option…

This heeled boot has some lace-up detailing in the back (and a tie-up bow too) for a lil’ something special. The stretchy gore extends so you’ll have plenty of room for comfort. Plus the full zip makes getting them on easy — no weird dances, grunts or struggles involved. ($83.97, Nordstrom Rack)

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Rain boots for those stormy, gloomy days...

The rubber construction will keep you dry. And the buckle on the back lets you adjust the shaft to your preferred fit. No need to fear any puddles or uncomfy tightness here. ($29.99, Target)

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A western-style boot that marries comfort with fashion…

Say ‘giddyup’ to these Dr. Scholl’s boots. They’re made of 100% faux leather and have a memory foam cooling insole that’ll keep your feet feeling supported. Plus they’ve got among the roomiest of fits: the boot openings measure approximately 18 inches around. Yeehaw to that. ($83.99+, Amazon)

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An over-the-knee ruched look…

These 3-inch stacked heels can go with jeans, dresses, leggings — truly anything and everything in your closet. The slouchy look comes in wine, grey, black, taupe, and stone. Style city, population: you. ($89.99, Amazon)

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