What Happens When Boots Are Advertised As 'Good For Wide Calves' But They're Not?

November 12, 2014 by Justine Schwartz
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"Wide Calf" Boot: Anne Klein AKKlye ($179) Customer Review: Anonymous: "I selected these because the description said they are WIDE shaft. They are NOT. I could not zip them up."

Charles by Charles David Jettison Over The Knee Boot ($149.95) shoeextreme: "I was disappointed with the fit, I don't have wide calves and the boots were really tight on my calf. I was bummed." Missha: "Look goods with ladies that have slim calves. I won't recommend any women that have muscular calves to have similar boots like this because it's a stretchy material and it does feel slightly tight."

Anne Klein Coldfeet Wide ($169) Neecha: "These are really NOT wide calf."

Bare Traps Sigourney Wide Calf Riding Boot ($69.95) Meeshacat24: "Wide Width are not really that wide, I had to return them."

Crown Vintage Lilly Wide Calf Wedge Boot ($59.95) JusAra: "Do not buy if you have a wide calf."

Nine West Retta Wide Calf Boot ($89.95) MargoRite: "I could hardly zip the boot up..." Belyseh: "Beautiful but not wide calf." AdeonP: "Wide calf shoe lovers, don't waste your time they are not going to fit!!!!"

Santana Canada 'Amerillo' Waterproof Leather Boot ($268.95) 80smom: "Not a wide calf boot. You have slim calves buy them, but if you have athletic calves like me forget it..."

Frye Veronica Slouch - Wide Calf ($328) Kate: "Wide calf is a bit of a overstatement. I could barely get my skinny jeans in with them."

Gabriella Rocha Alexis ($159) Anonymous: "The bands around the top are a little tight."

Matisse Militia Wide Calf Riding Boot ($149.95) Alyssa2882: "I could not zip them over my leg :o( I was completely heart broken. It's so hard to find all-leather boots that are wide calf. I thought I had found the perfect boot. Not so much...."

SoftWalk® 'Bell Rider Too' Moto Boot ($224.95) LoveMJ: "I couldn't zip them up."

UGG Seldon ($199.95) Anonymous: "I loved this boot, but it was so tight in the calf that I could not get it zipped up past mid-calf."

Rockport Tristina Quilted Waterproof Boot ($250) Anonymous: "Impossible to zip up unless you have very thin calves."

Born Briony - Crown Collection ($250) Anonymous: "I have a bit of muscular legs and I cannot even zip up this boot. Very frustrated."

Bare Traps Ronson Wide Calf Boot ($69.95) Lukeysmom: "Not For Wide Calves"

UGG® Australia 'Elsa' Waterproof Boot ($224.95) JEHiggins: "The calf is too narrow making it difficult to lace up with jeans."



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