I’ve worn a size 11 or 12 shoe since I was in 6th grade so finding fabulous women’s shoes in a larger size has always been quite the undertaking. Selection and availability have definitely improved over the years. To see all of my shoe reviews, click here.
Here are a few places where you can find generously sized shoes:
Otto+Ivy – Laura from the long-running blog All the Tall Things launched a GORGEOUS line of responsibly-made shoes in early 2020. The company is based in the UK, ships internationally and offers shoes up to size EU46 (UK12/US14). Just received my first order (the Tilly boots!) and will be doing a review soon.
Low Heels – UK-based shop offering a full range of beautiful made-to-order shoes up to size UK12. The owner is 6’0 tall and knows the struggle of finding well-fitting large shoes all too well! Ships globally.
CoIX Shoes – UK-based shop owned by 2 tall friends who are 6’2 and 6’0. Describing the brand as “modern, chic and effortless”, CoIX offers a small collection of boots, heels in sizes UK 9 – 11 | US 11 – 13 | EU 44 – 46. Ships internationally.
Sante + Wade – Designed in the UK (and handmade in Portugal), this brand offers a range of shoes with unique and beautiful details up to size UK11/US13/EU46. Ships worldwide!
SAE London – UK-based and currently offering slippers up to sizes UK13/US15/EU47 and will launch a collection of heels soon. Ships globally.
Magnus Shoes – UK-based brand with 2 stores in London and offering a full range of shoes up to sizes EU 46/UK12. Ships worldwide.
Crispins Shoes – UK-based with a store in London, Crispins has been in business since 1978 and offers high quality shoes that are made in Italy, Spain, France and the U.S. in sizes 7.5-12 UK (41.5-46 European; 10.5-15 US).
Mokkah – Designed in the UK and manufactured in Portugal, this brand will launch in March 2021 and carry sizes UK8-12. Worldwide shipping available!
Long Tall Sally – LTS is based in the UK and ships globally. It carries shoes up to UK13/EU47/US15.
Cinderella Shoes – Based in Ireland with sizing up to UK12/EU46, you can shop this brand both online and in store. Ships internationally.
Apavi 40+ – Based in Latvia, this shop offers a wide range of fashionable large size shoes for women up to size EU47 (and shoes for men too). Ships worldwide! You can either shop online or at the store in Riga.
Horsch – Horsch has a few locations throughout Germany as well as an online shop. It carries up to size EU46/UK12. I bought a few pairs of shoes from this shop when I lived in Germany.
Zivaano – Based in the Netherlands and shipping worldwide, this brand offers a beautiful collection of shoes up to size EU46/UK12. The shoes are designed by the owner and handmade in a small factory in Europe.
House of Tall – Based in the Netherlands and with 2 stores in Apeldoorn and Hoofddorp, this brand offers shoes in sizes up to EU45. Check out my visit to the Apeldoorn store here (back when it was called Pretty Tall).
Speci – Based in Finland with a store in Tampere, this brand offers up to size EU46. Ships to Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Victoria Shoes – Based in Poland, Victoria Shoes offers a full range of large size shoes including wedding shoes!
Big On Shoes – Based in Australia and offering both an online shop as well as two stores, this brand offers a variety of shoes up to size AU16/US14/EU47. They have their own private line of shoes called Jacob+Therese and also carry many other brands. International shipping available!
Rosenbergs – Based in Australia, this family-owned company has been in business since 1903! You can shop online or at its store in Melbourne. They carry up to size US13/EU45/UK11.
The Shoe Garden – Based in Australia, you can either shop online or visit the store in Brisbane. Offers up to size AU14/UK12/EU46 and ships globally.
Chiqui Alta – Based in Australia with worldwide shipping, this brand offers ethically made ballet flats.
Poppy Barley – Another custom shoe company catering to North America with sizes ranging from 5-12! They offer amazing custom made boots and flats and are based in Canada with shipping throughout North America. If you’re near Edmonton, you can make an appointment to design your shoes in person!
Autograf New York – Monika, the 5’10 founder, wears a size 12 shoe. She is dedicated to bringing high quality handcrafted Italian shoes to us tall ladies. Available in sizes 5-13 and ships globally.
Lonia – Based in New York and carrying up to a size US15, Lonia offers a full line of colorful trendy shoes and boots. Ships globally.
Elevated Closet – Based in the US and carrying a variety of athletic shoes up to size US13. Ships globally!
Not Your Average Size – Based in Chicago and carrying a full range of shoes up to size US14. Ships globally.
Rothy’s – Rothy’s is a US-based online shoe brand that goes up to a size 13! The shoes are made from recycled plastic water bottles and are SO comfy. I ordered both the ballet flat and the pointed toe flat and ended up keeping the pointed two pair. You can see pics in my Instagram stories highlights.
Nordstrom/Nordstrom Rack – Back in the olden days, Nordstrom started out as a shoe store so it’s no wonder they’ve realized that there’s a market for extended size shoes (unlike many other department stores who only carry up to a size 10). On the website (and sometimes in the stores), they go up to size US14. I’ve definitely seen size 13 and 14 shoes sitting out at the Nordstrom Rack stores. Sign up for the mailing list to find out about special “extended shoe size” events.
Zappos – The site lists women’s shoes up to a size 20 but when I had a gander at the shoes in sizes 17-20, they all looked unisex to me (Converse, various athletic shoes etc.) It looks like their selection of women’s shoes goes up to size 16. Zappos offers FREE shipping (although items may take 4-5 days to arrive so Zappos isn’t quite as speedy) and FREE returns.
Marmi – Marmi’s selection is mostly for the more “mature” leggy lady but I do see something that strikes my fancy every now and again. The go up to size US13 and have several locations throughout the US.