The 10 Best Wide Calf Boots for Fall, Winter and Beyond
Any woman with wide calves knows the struggle of finding cute and trendy boots that fit properly…or at all. Some simply give up, swearing off of riding boots and thigh-highs forever. But thankfully, a ton of brands have caught up to the times and now offer their best styles in wide and extra-wide calf variations. Here are the ten best wide-calf boots, so we can all get in on the stylish fun.
1. Vince Camuto Eckina Knee High Boot
These knee high boots—which come in regular and wide-calf options—are polished and sleek to elevate a dressier OOTD. The block heel makes walking a breeze and the foot bed is padded for added comfort.
2. Naturalizer Reed Riding Boot
A classic riding boot is great for everyday wear thanks to the clean lines and sleek shape. This pair, which has a double buckle on the side for some extra detail, is available in two calf options—regular and wide.
3. Lucky Brand Basel
Ankle booties are great for when you aren't feeling a full boot, but too tight options aren't the move. This pair comes in regular and wide sizes and has a side zip closure and a lightly padded footbed for comfort.
4. Journee Collection Aurora Wide Calf Boots
A trendy homage to the iconic go-go boots of the '60s, these wide-calf, knee-high heels are are a super cute option to dress up a simple outfit.
5. Sarto by Franco Sarto Fera Over the Knee Boot
The lug sole gives these over the knee boots—that you can shop in regular and wide-calf options—an edgy utilitarian vibe that we are loving. The slight heel is made of a dense rubber that is lightweight and comfortable for walking.
6. Sperry Saltwater
Whether it's snowing or raining, these waterproof duck boots are a classic favorite.
7. Dr. Scholl's Like It Wide Calf High Shaft Boots
The comfy, thick cushioning in the insole is enough to get us to buy these cute boots. This pair has a textured sole for traction and a lower heel that's easy to walk in.
8. Brinley Co. Women’s Regular, Wide and Extra Wide Calf Faux Suede Over-the-Knee Boots
These boots have a slight scrunch to the shaft and reach to the mid-thigh. They also have nearly 1,500 five-star ratings on Amazon. "Safe to say I am obsessed with these boots," raves one customer. "As a woman with bigger legs, I was convinced I’d never find over the knee boots even though I love the style, but then I found these. They are so comfy, they fit wonderfully and they are insanely cute."
9. Sarto by Franco Sarto Borne Knee High Boot
The square toe is a '90s style we're hoping stays in forever. These boots hit right at the knee and have a higher heel for a sleek and sexy nighttime look.
10. Alfani Women’s Step 'N Flex Hakuu Wide-Calf Dress Boots
If you want a bit of a lift but aren't ready to commit to a four-inch heel, try a more modest two-inch silhouette. Paired with a midi dress and long trench, these will take you straight from the office to happy hour. (Plus, this Malbec shade is calling our name.)