Top Tips for Choosing Boots You’ll Actually Wear this Fall

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For anyone out there who has a closet full of shoes that they don’t seem to wear very often, this one’s for you. This is to those that feel an allure to a great, beautifully designed shoe the same way some might feel an affinity for art or sculpture. The only difference is that shoes should, first and foremost, be worn. They need to be out and about, supporting you throughout your busy day, which is why when it comes to buying your next everyday shoe, remember these top tips:

Shoes Should Fit Your Foot Perfectly

Of the items you have in your wardrobe it is the shoes that are the least forgiving. If they do not fit or are not made well they can continue to cause blisters and even cuts every time you wear them. If they are not shaped well or are too small in many areas, they can even start to change the physiology of your foot. To avoid this pain, you must find shoes that fit your feet perfectly:

 

  • Try shoes on after the end of a long day

 

When shoe shopping in person, try to wait until the end of your trip. Feet swell throughout the day as we walk on them. By buying shoes at the end of the day, you can ensure that they will support you when you need it most, and not cut your feet while you are vulnerable.

 

  • Remember feet change size as we age

 

Another thing to remember is that feet change size and shape as we age for a variety of reasons. Get your foot sized every time and try on different sizes to find the perfect fit every time.

 

  • A larger size won’t accommodate your width needs

 

Many people, men, women, and children need shoes that provide more room in the width, but far too few will take the time and effort to find brands that offer a wide-foot range. The reason this is important is that going up a size in a regular shoe will not provide the extra space where you need it. Instead, look for your wide calf over the knee boots online. You will have increased options in the style that will support your foot and be comfy to wear.  

Avoid These Styles for Healthy Feet

Some styles are notorious for hurting our feet. They are also very wasteful if you are on a budget. You deserve to have a collection of options that feel great to wear and will continue to support your busy life throughout the day, which is why you should avoid:

  1. High heels and stilettos, like these, can shorten the Achilles tendons.
  2. Pointed toe shoes, like these, can push the bones out of place and cause bunions.
  3. Shoes that are too thin

Shoes need to be worn, and to be worn they must be comfortable and support your body and movement. By following this guide, you can choose better and invest in items that will be a familiar staple to your wardrobe.

Becky

Wife, mother, grandma, blogger, all wrapped into one person, although it does not define her these are roles that are important to her. Entering into their 'empty nest' stage in life, Becky, and her husband Roger are learning to live with their youngest away at school more than not. Becky enjoys way too many TV programs but her favorites are normally criminal based or something to make her laugh. Keep an eye out because 2018 is going to be her year!

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