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Smart Boots for Big Calves

Pragya T
Are you a fashion conscious person, and looking for the best boots for large calves? Certain things are to be considered before you go shopping for big calf boots. How often has it happened to you, that you liked a pair of boots, but later on you found out that they are killing your feet and calves?
Comfort is equally important to the looks of the boots and one should always buy boots which are a combination of comfort and fashion; rather than just buying a pair of boots because they look good.

Shopping Tips

There are many stores and sites which offer plus size clothing for women. However, there are very few stores when it comes to big calf boots. So, ladies looking for boots for larger calves will have to work harder, to find the boots which fit them. Here are some tips that will help you to buy the perfect pair of boots suitable for your calves.
Using a measuring tape, note down the circumference of the calf where it is the widest. Use this measurement as a guide when shopping online or at a store. If your size falls between two sizes, then go for the larger size.
Look on popular sites which have a good selection of the boots for large calves. There are some sites which have a good range of the boots for big sized calves, and give all the product details.
Go for a pair of sheepskin boots, as this material gives more room for your calves.
If you find a good pair of leather boots with panels you like, talk to the shoemaker to expand the boots to fit them to your size. Other materials like suede and leather are also a good option as they last longer. However, if you are looking for rain boots, then go for rubber or a similar material.
If you are buying wide calf boots from a store then make sure that the boots slips in easily and fits you well. Do not try to stuff your legs by sucking in your calves. Also, don't try to tug hard at the zip. Avoid buying shoes which don't fit you easily. You don't want to spend your money on buying tight and uncomfortable shoes.

Styles of Boots for Large Calves

There are many women's boots which come with zips and laces that can be adjusted to the calf size. Many of these boots come with very comfortable materials. Given below, are the different styles of the big calf boots, from which you can select according to your comfort and style.


There are two kinds of lace-up boots, the ones with the back lace and the front lace. Both of these tall boots can be easily adjusted to fit your calf size.


There are some boots which come with stretchy elastic fabric, and these are very comfortable boots. Some boots are made with mixed materials of leather and elastic.

Inner Zip

Some boots have a long zipper which lets the boot shaft to be opened wide enough to slip the foot in. Then one can pull the boot shaft around the calf and close the zip up easily. You will also find over the knee boots for large calves, available in this style.

Crunch Style Boots

These kinds of boots provide a casual look, they are also more comfortable as they allow the boot to move down the leg. There are some wide calf boots for women which are soft enough to push down towards your ankle.

Knit Boots

Knit boots are great for winters. They easily fit wide calves and keep the legs warm too.
Knit Boots are crafted from leather for the foot part and the rest is made of knit fabric. This makes them comfortable and warm. These are great looking casual boots and you can wear them indoors or outdoors.
Search online for big calf boots, and you will find many varieties which will match the measurements of your calves. Also, details like material, seam designs and heel size are mentioned about the boots.
This way you can buy high heel boots for big-sized calves, in the material and style which you like. So check all the features of the boots, and shop according to your comfort and fashion need.