15 pairs of wide calf boots that are as stylish as they are roomy

Shopping for a new pair of boots should be a simple enough task – but when you’re shopping for wide calf boots that actually comfortable, that’s not always the case. In the past, much of the high street offered only shelf after shelf of slimline boots without any give or stretch, leading to a fruitless, frustrating experience – but the tides are slowly turning.

wide fit boots

Not only are slouchy, wide fit boots a big trend this season, meaning roomier styles are finally taking up the space they deserve, more and more retailers are turning their attentions to making boots with wide calf cuts as standard, opening up a whole new world of footwear possibilities. Even Hunter now makes its cult wellies in a wide fit, and brands like DuoBoots will custom make your new pair so that they fit your measurements exactly.

wide calf boots

If you’ve struggled with finding boots in the past, give one of the wider styles below a try, and you might just be pleasantly surprised. Once you’ve found your perfect pair, layer them over denim, slide them on under your favourite midi dress or smarten them up with a blazer, and you’ll never have an autumn/winter style dilemma again…

15 of the best pairs of wide calf boots to shop now

H&M Boots
Boots, £49.99, H&M

mango slouch bootsGathered 100% Leather Boots, £169.99, Violetta at Mango

wide leg boots simply beMaggie Leather Wide E Fit Extra Curvy Plus Calf, £85, Simply Be

wide leg boots yoursYours Curve Stretch Faux Suede Knee High Boots In Extra Wide Fit, £46, Next

wide leg boots msWide Fit Leather Block Heel Knee High Boots, £99, M&S

zara bootsAnimal Print Leather Kitten Heel Boots, £119, Zara

duobootsFeltham Classic Mid Heel Knee High Boot, £225, DuoBoots

wide calf boots duneDune Tildaa Wide Fit Leather Buckle Knee High Boots, £130, John Lewis & Partners

Gabor wide boots

Rachel Leather Wide Calf Boots, £140, Gabor

Knee-High Wide-Shaft Boots, £250, Arket

hunter wide calf boots

Women’s Huntress Wide Leg Wellington Boots in Dark Olive, £95, Hunter


Belmore Bordeaux Sophisticated Platform Knee High Boot, £225, DuoBoots

asos wide calf boots

ASOS DESIGN Wide Fit Carrie Flat Riding Knee Boots, £50, ASOS

mango boots

Leather Boots with Wide Leg, £169.99, Mango

wide calf boots jonesWide Fit Leather Knee Boot, £165, Jones Bootmaker