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11 stylish wide-calf boots that won’t suffocate your calves — from $30

These shoes are both on-trend and comfortable.
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Fall is in full swing, which means it's time to break out the sweaters, cardigans and — most excitingly — boots! For those who tend to have wider calves, finding cute, stylish and affordable wide-calf boots can be pretty difficult. Luckily, someone out there has been listening to our feedback, and there are tons of affordable options on the market.

We hunted down a few affordable pairs of trendy and cute tall boots for wide calves that will work with pretty much any outfit this fall.

Best wide-calf boots for women

A New Day Vicki Mid-Calf Rubber Rain Boots


Sizes: 5-12 | Heel height: 0.75 in | Colors: Three

The slip-resistant rain boots will help keep your feet (and the lower half of your legs) dry on rainy days. One five-star reviewer said they have wide calves and love these boots so much they are "so happy they could cry."

Dream Pairs Knee-High Riding Boots

Sizes: 6-12 | Heel height: 1.25 in | Colors: Six

You can’t go wrong with a sturdy pair of riding boots in your shoe collection. This moto-inspired boot features buckled straps at the ankle and a quilted zipper accent. You can pair these boots with leggings, jeans and your favorite fall dress. They have over 4,400 verified five-star ratings and come in a few different neutral colors.

Journee Collection Trill Over-the-Knee Lace-Up Boot


Sizes: 5.5-12 | Heel height: 3.3 in | Colors: Four

These fun, sexy over-the-knee boots will be the life of any party. Faux suede and vintage-style lace up details make these showstoppers. They're available in neutral tones like gray, black and camel as well as a bold, cherry red. We love the manageable 3.3-inch heel height and elasticity of both the shaft and the laces, which make these boots perfect for a variety of wide calves.

N.N.G Winter Over the Knee Long Boots


Sizes: 6-10 | Heel height: 3 in | Colors: Three

These stretchy, over-the-knee boots have earned rave reviews for their low block heel and versatile style. Wear them casually, out on the weekends and even in the office. We love a shoe that works overtime.

Dr. Scholl's Brilliance Wide Calf Block Heel Boot

Sizes: 6-11 | Heel height: 1.25 in | Colors: Two

Dr. Scholl's is known for their orthopedic insoles and comfort-forward footwear, and these classic boots are no exception. The wide block heel makes them really easy to walk in, and they come in a whiskey brown shade as well as classic black.

Journee Collection Karima Wide Calf Boot

Sizes: 6-12 | Heel height: 3.5 in | Colors: Four

These boots are a personal favorite, because they come in both wide and extra-wide calf fits. The heel gives the perfect height boost and the colors are so stylish, from a go-go boot-inspired cream shade and classic dark neutrals to cherry red. Plus, they're on sale right now!

Journee Collection Kaison Extra-Wide Calf Over-the-Knee Boot

Sizes: 6-12 | Heel height: 3 in | Colors: Five

These slouchy, vegan suede boots come in five colors, are available in both wide and extra wide-calf circumferences and have a trendy stacked heel that’s not too high. If you’re looking for the perfect over-the-knee boot to punch up your casual looks, this is high on our list.

Steve Madden Rocky Distressed Boots

Sizes: 5-12 | Heel height: 2 in | Colors: Two

These moto boots are all over our social media right now — and they're a favorite of social editorial assistant Annie Shigo, who says they're really on trend and fit nicely on a wide calf. According to the brand, the wide profile of the engineer boot and the four buckle straps give the design an adjustable fit.

Vince Camuto Sangeti Wide Calf Boots

Sizes: 5-12 | Heel height: 3 in | Colors: Three

Social media editor Dani Musacchio is one of many fans of this pair of boots on the Shop TODAY team.

“This is my first pair of tall boots, and it’s safe to say that they have earned a permanent spot in my shoe collection. I love how the wide-calf boot doesn’t suffocate my legs, and the block heel allows for easy walking,” she says.

Vince Camuto Librina Wide Calf Boots

Sizes: 5-12 | Heel height: 1 in | Colors: One

For something with a lower heel, associate editor Shannon Garlin recommends this style, also from Vince Camuto.

"The boots have a stretchy fabric between the leather, so they could fit a variety of calf sizes," says Garlin. "I also love that they’re flat. A sleek flat boot is hard to find!"

DuoBoots Freya Knee High Boots in Black Leather

Sizes: 5 - 12 | Heel height: 3.5 in | Colors: Four

Production coordinator Camryn Privette is obsessed with these investment boots, which she says are worth every penny since you can customize them to your exact calf width.

"It's no secret that sizing is so tricky these days, and DuoBoots takes away the anxiety of wondering if your calves will fit or not," she says. "Not to mention, the leather is so soft and durable. I can't wait to wear these for years to come."