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Need new shows for the 'bigger footed' man

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8y, 11m agoPosted 8 years, 11 months ago
Hey there... Recently started work last month but I often have 11 hour shifts, and as it's a retail position im pretty much on my feet the entire time. My current shoes are utter cra*p as im coming home almost crawling on the floor and with blisters... Problem is my foot is a bit broader than the typical male, and I also suffer from gout in my feet so they are a little more swolen (height wise) than normal too... So it needs to be a pretty big shoe in that sense (i take a 9 to a 10 shoe...) and needs to be padded well...

I think basically what I want is a trainer that looks as much like a work shoe as possible... Have tried wearing my trainers but been told off - so for my health I actually need a pretty decent shoe.

Can anyone help me out? Any idea where I could find something like that?
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8y, 11m agoPosted 8 years, 11 months ago
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[mod]#1
Anywhere..............i take a size 12 shoe and i buy them from all the usual shops.
#2
You should be able to get a doctors note allowing you to wear trainers?
banned#3
have you tried clarks? they do wider fitting, also alot of shops now do different widths
#4
Those croc shoes might be good.
They're wider and taller and supposed to be really comfortable. I know you can get the "professional" ones too, which look abit more normal (in black) I know some people hate the look of them though, so good luck!
#5
im a size 12 and also find some makes of shoes quite narrow. Most nike trainers i have to get 13s due to the narrow fit but the best ones to look for is a skate type shoe like DC, Vans or Osiris. If you go for the black suede ones they can actually look quite formal and they are made really wide and have a lot of padding.
#6
Thanks for the advice and suggestions guys... have been told to check out hush puppy's at Clarks so gonna give that a try. Got a pair out of George and they seemed comfortable while trying them on, but after a few hours they felt like a boa constructor wrapped around my feet :lol:

Ahh i'll get there in the end...thanks guys :)
#7
I've got the same problem, the most compfortable 'shoes' I own are a pair of black Lonsdale trainers (S13). For work though I needed safety boots or similar (used to work in a warehouse) and after many false starts I bought a pair of Timberland trainers from an Ebay seller, was so impressed I bought another pair for when the 1st wore out (yeah right lol). So I would recommend you have a look here : http://www.timberlandonline.co.uk/men-footwear-shoes/men_footwear_shoes,default,sc.html

Definately NOT cheap but they are so well made and roomy it's beyond belief.
#8
harrods, selfridges,house of fraser should have good trainers.

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