There are people with smaller and larger than normal feet sizes and I wonder how you manage with purchasing shoes.
I'm a guy who wears womens clothes and shoes exclusively. I'm lucky in that I have small feet. I wear a size 8.5 in women's so it's very easy for me to find shoes that fit.
I wear size 6 and I can and do find many nice shoes.
You can get them in all different colors, and even though they have laces, you can just slip them on. They're also very comfortable and cute.
My wife wears wide and she does her shoe shoping at 'Clarks'.
It is very difficult to find my shoe size because i have to get a wedge and it has to be size 11 wide.If its in my size and it's not cute i wont get it.So i will be walking around the store for about 20 minutes.
I'll check out Clarks. I wear a 6 wide, Thanks to years of high-heal running.
clarks shoes is the best for me- as i have long feet and skiny
I have feet in a standard size, but I STILL find it hard to buy shoes. Most of the women's shoes you can buy at the moment have these enormously high heels. Since my main form of transport is walking, I give these a miss.
I find it difficult to get anything "nice" because I live in Costa Rica.
buying shoes is always a task to me, and sometimes takes weeks before i get the good ones.
You see, i have a size 46/47 european measures(don't know in American measures).
but know that the average 182cm large male has an average of a size 42.
Almost all shoesizes go to 45 and only a small selection is available for the bigger sizes. and then u still need a shoe that you like, on average i need to go to 10 shoe stores before i find 1 pair i like and fits like a glove.
The issue for me (size 10, wide) is that I believe my size is a very popular size. There are never enough of those cute shoes to go around!
It is a hassle to try and find shoes that fit well; my toes need a larger toe box so that I can move them around.
I also like wearing heels, even though I am six feet tall, but it is hard to find heels in my size. I should make my own shoes.
I do find it hard sometimes because they never have shoes that I like or think are "cute". I wear 8 1/2 but the shoes that they have aren't what I consider "cute" or my style.
I wear a size 9 1/2. There is always something wrong. Either the shoe is too high, too tight, too loose; it is hard to find a shoe that fits comfortably and looks nice.
There is an old proverb . . .
"I used to complain that I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet".
Sorry to be a party pooper . .
When I lived in Boston, I would occasionally go to Midnight interactive showings of the Rocky Horror Picture Show. In order to fully immerse myself in the experience, I would typically dress to impress in a decidedly gender confused get-up. Naturally, the hardest item to shop for was shoes.
My size is fairly small for a guy just under 6' tall. I'm a men's 10, but my feet are wide, which presents a problem when I'm trying to squeeze into a pair of slender high heels. Typically I find something, but it always comes down to "what will fit" rather than "what looks good."
I have no problem finding shoes in my size. I do have trouble finding dress shoes that fit my feet and my lifestyle, however. To me, women's dress shoes are just torture devices we think we have to buy and use in order to look presentable for special occasions. If it were up to me, I'd make every dress shoe as comfortable as my hiking boots or running shoes.
I am a man who if very much into ladies shoes. I love wearing high heel pumps and open toe sandals. I am a size 10 wide which is sometimes hard to find. What I am finding now is very high heels that are very uncomfortable to wear whoever designed these shoes should be taken out and beaten with them!!!
I wear 11w and they are hard to find. Shopping in the malls with friends who love trying on shoes is tough, because it seems most the stores stop right at 10w. So there I stand, left out as they model their shoes. Grrr!
Extremely! With an extra long foot, slender heal, and wide through the toes, it's a nightmare. The shoe salesmen run when I come in cause I'll probably try on 20 pairs and none fit. Being a true size 9.5 slim, it's hard to find dress shoes at all. They either pinch my toes or slip on my heel. I found that the SAS brand of shoe is the best fit for comfort, but they aren't the prettiest things!
Not for me but my son wears a size 13 now. That's the largest size I've seen in stores so we'll have to head to the Big & Tall stores for men next. Socks are a nightmare too, two of my boys needed larger than normal socks. They're slightly easier to find now than they were ten years ago for my other son.
It is very easy for me to find/buy women's shoes in my size. I have small feet and I wear (in women's) size 8s in regular shoes and size 7s in heels. So far, I haven't had any problems finding shoes in my size or the style for that matter. If I were to buy men's shoes, they would be size 6.5
I got small feet, theres a problem in looking for shoes in womens section for me, I go to pre teens section--
YES! My problem is that I wear a size 10 and lots of stores mostly stock their ladies' upper sizes in *wide*!!! I don't understand why they think just because a lady has big feet that must mean she needs a wide shoe, because that simply isn't true. My feet are very narrow, and sometimes even a regular shoe is too wide for me. It's pretty frustrating, actually.
i pretty much wear flip flops till its time for boots. last time i bought shoes was about 4 years ago for a christmas party. i cant remember if it was hard.
It has never remained a problem for me. However my girlfriend faces problem when selecting shoes, she has a size ten.
I don't have any problem finding shoes that fit my feet. But one of my female students has this problem - she's a size 11 or 12 (wide) and since she can't easily find shoes here to fit her, she orders them from the U. S.!
I have quite small feet and i tend to find that the following website usually have nice styles in small sizes, they change the range all the time- shoes4women.co.uk the quality is exceptional for the price.
There are different size shoes available for all as per age or size. You can find from many shoe shop.
There are many different size shoe find as per our desire like Minnetonka moccasins, Chippewa boots, Dan post boots, Dingo boots, Justin boots, Nocona boots, Tony lama boots etc.
Muy difficult! I wear a size 5.5, and the smallest size places usually stock are 6. So usually I just buy the size 6!
I'm only 5'2"!
not really. I own middle-sized feet and it is very easy to find some shoes fitting me. And I also have learned some good places to buy shoes, such as the online shop, <snipped link>
I have wide feet and have a hard time finding good shoes; I shop Jc penny for shoes; I also shop syms for shoes, Coach shoes fit;
I also shop jc penny for tall women clothes; ashely stewart for tallwomen clothes aslo;
its hard with you have fat wide feet and tall legs to shop in the departmetn stores;
Last holiday to the Philippines I only took one pair of shoes,trying to keep the luggage weight down and thinking I could buy there....
I could not find one pair in any store that fitted, no one sold shoes in my size (11 or 12 depending on the style). Biggest size in any store was 10 - beware if you go to the Philippines if you have big feet!!!
Spent six weeks in one pair of boots and a pair of ill fitting flip-flops..
Yes, I have small feet, size 5 and many times I get all excited about a pair of shoes, only to be told by a sales person that this shoe starts at size 6, or they have no size 5 in stock. This is especially frustrating with shoes that have very high heels.
As someone transitional from male to female, I have a lot of trouble finding most styles of shoe.
In woman's sizes I am a size 10 or 11 in Australian sizes (42 elsewhere) depending on the brand and style.
After a lot of searching, I found a great store up in Melbourne that stock pretty much everything in larger sizes.
I just hate the 215 kilometre return trip... even if it is to go shopping!
I have a US size 9 and often have a difficult time finding a particular shoe I want in that size. I figure either many other women wear a size 9 (doubtful), or stores don't stock many of each style in that size. It's especially difficult to find the style of shoes I want when they go on sale. They ALWAYS have them in smaller sizes. Arrrgh!
I am a size 9 finding nice was very difficult. I stopped going shopping because of it i was always depresses because my friends would buy nice shoes and i could find my size. I am now a satisfied lady as i shop online with companies like Marisota, JD Williams and the shoes taylor. They cater for small and big sizes including wide feet from x to 5x. Give it a go ladies.
I wear a size 7 1/2 or 8 so my sizes are always taken when i go to stores and it sucks!
I am of size 41 (that's 7.5 for UK ; 8.5 for US). For designed-for-males shoes, of course, I have no problem in finding them my size.
But, regarding boots, I enjoy wearing designed-for-females ones as they seem to be more aesthetic and are of more variety than designed-for-male boots. Here in Turkey, at around 90 percent of the shops selling women's shoes, the biggest size is 40 so for me, it can be a hassle when buying such boots. But now, after having gone around/asked around at dozens of places in my city, I know which shops and brands sell my size But of course, I miss out on being able to buy many nice boots for which there are none of my size.
I am a US size 6. It definitely can be a challenge at times! Most stores are pretty good at having a full inventory, and I find myself finding the perfect size.
Oh I do because I wear a size 11 women's. However, Target is becoming size friendly.
Hi, I find it so difficult in finding shoes. My size is just 4. Whenever I go for shopping,the sales people laugh at me saying I should go for kids section to find right shoes for me.
It is difficult for me to find comfortable shoes that fit me well. I am size 5, but usually when I buy shoes online they are either smaller or bigger.
I am size 6 and dont normally have a problem with finding shoes although i do have a broad foot and do not like tight fitting shoes.
Nowadays they have so many different types of shoes to fit anyone's needs. Sizes, width, comfort, price and style are all the options that I buyer has to choose from.
by 2sshoes10 months ago
No. I seem to have very weak ankles. Have broken an ankle bone at least once, torn ligaments and had bad sprains-- even when wearing sensible shoes. At this point in my life, I wouldn't dare.
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If I could only have one pair of shoes, they would be style!!! I think that I could bear the pain if I knew that I looked good.
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