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Australia, a land known for its vast landscapes, unique wildlife, and vibrant cities, also boasts a diverse population with varied foot shapes and sizes. For those on the hunt for wide fit shoes, the journey can sometimes feel as vast and challenging as the Australian outback. But fear not, for we’re here to guide you through the maze of choices, ensuring your feet find their perfect match.

  • A deep dive into the importance of the right fit.
  • Exploring the top brands offering wide fit options.
  • Tips and tricks to measure your foot size accurately.
  • The joy of walking with comfort and style.
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Apis Athletic Shoe Available in 14E Widths

The Importance of the Right Fit

It’s no secret that our feet are the foundation of our body. They carry us from one adventure to the next, bearing the weight of our daily lives. Yet, many of us overlook the significance of a proper fit, leading to discomfort and potential health issues. A shoe that’s too tight can cause blisters, while one that’s too loose can lead to tripping or spraining. For those with wider feet, the challenge is even more pronounced. The Australian market, while vast, often caters to standard widths, leaving those in need of a wider fit feeling a tad lost in the wilderness.

Navigating the world of footwear, one quickly realizes the dedication of certain international brands in addressing the unique needs of every individual. Recognizing the gap in the market, these brands have risen to the challenge, ensuring that aesthetics and comfort go hand in hand. Each brand brings its own signature touch, ensuring that every foot, no matter its shape or size, finds its perfect match.

  • Apis: Renowned for its meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail, ensuring a snug fit for every foot type.
  • Propet: Celebrated for its innovative designs that seamlessly blend style with unparalleled comfort.
  • Pilgrim Shoes: Best known for its commitment to foot health, crafting shoes that prioritize both form and function.

Understanding the unique needs of every individual, several brands have risen to the challenge of providing wide-width options. For men seeking the perfect fit, there’s a curated collection of wide-width shoes that ensures comfort without compromising on style. Similarly, women can explore a diverse range of wide-width options tailored to their feet, ensuring every step is a confident one.

Now that we’ve established the importance of the right fit let’s dive into how you can navigate this vast landscape. First and foremost, understanding your foot size is crucial. Many people assume they know their size, but feet can change over time. Factors like age, weight gain or loss, and even pregnancy can alter foot size. Thankfully, there’s a comprehensive guide to help you measure your foot size accurately.

Once you’ve got your measurements, it’s time to explore the plethora of options available. For the rugged souls who love the outdoors, there’s a range of boots that not only look good but also provide the support and space your feet need. If you’re more of a formal person, the collection of dress shoes will leave you spoilt for choice.

The Joy of Walking in Comfort and Style

There’s a certain joy in finding a shoe that fits just right. It’s like finding a long-lost friend. The journey of searching for wide fit shoes in Australia might have its challenges, but the destination is worth it. With brands that prioritize comfort without compromising on style, you no longer have to choose between the two.

Imagine attending a business meeting or a social gathering, and instead of constantly adjusting your shoes or feeling the pinch, you’re free to enjoy the moment. That’s the promise these brands bring. And with the plethora of options available, from 4E men’s shoes to a variety of wide widths for women, there’s something for everyone.

Best Selling Men’s Walking Shoes

Men Athletic Mesh Velcro Walking Shoes | 9704-V

Men Athletic Mesh Velcro Walking Shoes | 9704-V
The Apis 9704-V men's velcro shoe combines comfort, style, and practical support, making it an ideal choice for everyday wear and for those with mild foot conditions like swelling or bunions.

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Pros:
  • Comfort and Support: This shoe is noted for its supportive design, which is particularly advantageous for individuals with specific foot needs.
  • Durability: Made with high-quality materials, the shoe is durable and suitable for prolonged use.
  • Customizable Fit: The shoe features design elements like removable insoles, offering flexibility and customization to accommodate different foot shapes and orthotics.
Cons:
  • Limited Color Options: The shoe is available in only a few color choices - black or grey.
  • Size Availability: Certain widths and sizes are only available through special order, which may involve longer wait times and restrictions on returns or exchanges.
  • Fit Concerns: Some users have reported issues with the fit, such as the shoe running slightly narrow or having a tongue that could be wider for better comfort.
Color:

Black, Grey

Size:

5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11, 11.5, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

Width:

D, 4E, 6E, 9E, 10E, 14E

Men's Added Depth Court Shoe | 9720

Men's Added Depth Court Shoe | 9720
The Apis 9720 - your perfect lightweight mesh walking shoe with incredible support and comfort.

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Pros:
  • Comfortable and supportive: The cushioned insole, wide toe box, and supportive features make these shoes comfortable for walking and standing for extended periods.
  • Durable: The leather side panels and rubber soles provide lasting wear.
  • Accommodates foot conditions: The extra depth, removable inserts, and wide widths make these shoes a good option for people with diabetes, bunions, hammertoes, and swelling.
  • Multiple widths: Ensures a comfortable fit for different foot shapes up to 14E.
Cons:
  • Special Order: While offering wider widths, including 10E & 14E, they have to be special ordered.
  • Limited breathability: The leather and mesh uppper may not be as breathable as a full mesh uppper.
  • Not for high-impact activities: The lightweight design makes them less ideal for running or other high-impact sports.
Color:

Black, White

Size:

5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11, 11.5, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

Width:

D, 4E, 6E, 9E, 10E, 14E

Men's Extra Light Hiking Shoe | 9708

Men's Extra Light Hiking Shoe | 9708
The Apis 9708 is a men's lightweight outdoor hiking shoe available in brown, black, or white.

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Pros:
  • Available in two closure styles: Lace-up (9708-L) and strap (9708-V).
  • Comfortable and supportive: The combination of cushioning, leather, and a deep toe box makes these shoes comfortable for walking and standing for extended periods.
  • Accommodates foot conditions: The extra depth, removable inserts, and wide widths make these shoes a good option for people with diabetes, bunions, hammertoes, and mild to moderate swelling.
Cons:
  • Limited breathability: The leather and mesh upper may not be as breathable as a full mesh upper.
  • Not for high-impact activities: The shoe is primarily designed for walking and low impact activities.
  • Bulkier design: Compared to some other walking shoes, the 9708 may appear slightly bulkier due to the added depth and width.
Color:

Black, Brown, White

Size:

5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11, 11.5, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

Width:

D, 4E, 6E, 9E, 10E, 14E

Best Selling Women’s Walking Shoes

Women's Light Weight Walking Shoe 9321

Women's Light Weight Walking Shoe 9321
One of our best-selling women's athletic shoes! The 9321 by Apis looks great and provides the ultimate in all-day comfort.

FREE gift with purchase - three set of custom heat moldable inserts. A $240 value included FREE!
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Pros:
  • Lightweight: The shoe features a neoprene upper that makes it very light and comfortable to wear for extended periods.
  • Added depth and extra width: The toe box is deeper and wider than traditional shoes, providing ample space for swollen feet or other foot conditions.
  • Seamless linings: The smooth interior minimizes friction and irritation, preventing blisters and discomfort.
  • Removable inserts: The shoes come with removable inserts that can be replaced with orthotics or custom insoles for a personalized fit.
  • Multiple widths and sizes: Available in a variety of widths (B/D to 14E) and sizes (4 - 15) to accommodate different foot shapes and needs.
Cons:
  • Not for high-impact activities: The shoe is primarily designed for walking and light activities, and may not be suitable for running or other high-impact sports.
  • Bulkier design: Compared to some other walking shoes, the 9321 may appear slightly bulkier due to the added depth and width.
  • Special Order Requirement for Certain Widths: Widths such as 7E, 10E and 14E are available only through special orders, which can take 6-8 weeks for delivery.
Color:

Black, Grey

Size:

4, 4.5, 5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

Width:

B/D, 3E, 5E, 7E, 10E, 14E

Women's Casual Walking Shoe | Propet Ultra

Women's Casual Walking Shoe | Propet Ultra
The X25™ open cell foam insole provides high levels of cushioning in thinner layers, making it perfect for high-impact sports.

*FREE Gift with purchase - one set of custom heat moldable inserts. A $80 value included FREE!
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Color:

Black, Grey, Lt Grey, Peach, Purple, Teal

Size:

5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 11, 12, 13

Width:

AA, B, E, 3E

Women's Lightweight Athletic Shoe | TravelBound Duo

Women's Lightweight Athletic Shoe | TravelBound Duo
The TravelBound Duo by Propet has a lightweight outsole made of siped blown rubber for comfortable walking and support. Great for the courts!

*FREE Gift with purchase - one set of custom heat moldable inserts. A $80 value included FREE!
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Color:

Black, Blue, Grey, Pink, Tan

Size:

5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 11, 12

Width:

AA, B, D, 2E, 4E

In Conclusion

The journey to find the perfect wide fit shoe might seem daunting, but with the right guidance and a bit of patience, it’s a journey worth undertaking. After all, our feet deserve the best. They’ve been with us through thick and thin, and it’s only fair we treat them with the love and care they deserve.

If you’re still feeling a bit overwhelmed or have more questions, don’t hesitate. The world of wide fit shoes is vast, but with the right guidance, you’ll find your perfect match. And remember, every step you take in comfort brings you closer to those “Happy Feet” moments.

For those with more questions or seeking personalized advice, feel free to contact DT Footwear in the United States. Our team is always here to help guide you on your journey to happy feet.

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Disclaimer: Educational Information Only

The information provided here is for educational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment, including any foot-related concerns. If you have any health issues or questions about your feet, please consult a qualified healthcare professional, like a doctor or podiatrist. Don’t ignore medical advice or delay seeking help based on what you read here or elsewhere. We’re not responsible for any harm caused by using this information. Everyone’s response to treatments can be different, and medical recommendations may change over time. If you experience a medical emergency or serious foot problem, seek immediate medical attention, or call your local emergency services. By using this resource, you agree to these terms and understand the importance of getting personalized medical advice from a qualified professional.

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