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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

hi - have you managed to find shoes yet. I know of 2 places in Zurich one is Bigshoes Freieckgasse 7 (am Bellevue) 8001 Zürich www.bigshoes.ch and the other is St. Annahof Coop City Bahnhofstr. 57
In London near baker Street in Chiltern Street there are also 3 to 4 good shoe shops there that sell big sizes... good luck
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

http://www.longtallsally.com/ if you like online shopping amazing store for tall people with beeeeg feet!
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

Bought some amazing boots in the UK from Duo - http://www.duoboots.com/ for those of us with different sized calves as well as different sized feet. You need to measure your calves though. I'm really really happy with my extremely comfortable and well-fitting boots I got from them.
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

Dimetrius at Backerstrasse 40 in Zurich (near Stauffacherplatz) has tall clothes for women and men and also big shoes in the basement. They also have a deal with a company in Germany that allows you to order big-sized shoes without paying customs.

Good luck--it is not easy to be big in Switzerland!!!
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

I see the thread has been going on for a while, but anyway:

My wife uses 41 AFAIR, and generally has more luck in Germany than in Switzerland.

Luckily she is often in Denmark, where a lot of ranges go to 42 or 43. Go powershopping in Copenhagen, or perhaps Amsterdam, the Dutch are pretty tall too (and some of the high as well ).
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

Hey there,

So, did anyone go to 'Big Shoes'?
I wonder if it's worth a trip from Luzern?
As someone mentioned, the larger sizes can be **not so great** so has anyone had large success with this?

I have 42 size (female) and had a lot of luck at the Bally outlet (close-ish to Olten). They had comfortable loafers and some high end shoes which were pretty cool, big discounts too =) If you're looking cheap cheap then forget it but it's relatively cheap, I think.

It comes and goes with availability, I am forever running into every shop, first question is 'what size do you go up to'. I got to know a local clothes shop and told them my problem and could pick through a catalouge and they special order them. I think that as long as you ask around and show good will, they will help you. Also, I think the shoes are definitely out there, it's just parting with the cash that hurts!

I know it's not for everyone but the factory had some really fun shoes!
Hope this helps and I'm always looking...
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Old 02.10.2008, 13:37
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

thanks everyone for those great suggestions... i actually found this FANTASTIC website, its US based, but the prices are good, i ordered 5 pairs of shoes because i was so excited!!! its probably the first time in my entire life that I have been able to wear cute, funky, non grandma looking shoes and i'm stoked!!!

BarefootTess.com

i'm never going to have to wear thongs in winter again YAY!

Goodluck everyone.

Cheers
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

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I have extraorinarliy big feet and have enormous trouble buying shoes even in England. I have them made to measure at the moment because it is very reasonable here. So, to the question. Will I have trouble buying shoes for ladies or will I end up wearing men's shoes? If it is the latter, I will make a concerted effort when we leave Thailand to get some in the UK, we will be going on holiday there in about 4 weeks time.
Thank you very much in advance
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I should add my feet are a UK womens size 9/10
Hi! I am a tall woman and I also know the problem with large feet as I take large size shoes myself. It's really frustating walking from shop to shop and search for a pair of nice shoes. It often ends up that I find a pair of shoes, but not really a pair that I really like very much, they "are OK", but not really what I looked for... I actually got fed up with the limited offers of large size shoes, so I decided to start a website with recommendations of online shops selling large size shoes. As I know the problem is the same for people with small feet and that it can be difficult to find clothes in tall, small or plus sizes, I have included these categories as well. The site is quite new and doesn't have that many links yet. I will add new categories as well, like plus size clothes for kids etc. If you want to visiti it, you are welcome to www.sizes4you.com. This site is for all of us who are not shaped in a "standard size" (hm... I think we really are in majority!).
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

From my post over on the men's thread "Me and my big American feet".

The page links may get you to the men's pages on the sites but with a bit of looking around, you will find the women's selection.

The key is not every store will carry larger sizes but often within the "group" they will have stock. The idea is to look for shoes you like then insist that the sales person looks in the total group stock for the shoes. They can have them transferred to the store you use.

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Both Dosenbach and Ochsner Sports carry (in-store and on-line) several dress shoe and sports shoe models in larger sizes (it seems up to 48).

These pages are in French but you can change them to German if you wish.

http://www.dosenbach.ch/site/fr/2716.php

Some large size options:

http://www.dosenbach.ch/site/fr/cata...20157200000906

http://shop.ochsner-sport.ch/is-bin/...ogName=ospshop

I have also see larger sizes (even hockey skates in size 48) at Athleticom as well.

For example, there are certain running shoe models that go up to 48 in the "2010 Running" flyer. See page 11 of this flyer for some models.

http://www.athleticum.ch/fr/catalogu...ue-thematique/

As with everything in the larger sizes, you may have to ask them in-store to check the computer at other stores for stock of your preferred model.
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

Found a brilliant shop in Bern, has nice large ladies shoes! If I remember correctly to at least size 46. I can't remember the name of it though. To get to it, walk out of the main station at Bern, go past the big glass roof and cross the road. Turn right and start walking. There's a road off to the left called Schwanengasse (or something very similar) and down there on the left, set back from the road there's a shoe shop which has shoes up to size 42. Across the road from it, there's the rest of the shop and the shoes start at size 43. Turns out I'm a size 42 1/2....

The coop city, both in Zürich and Bern, usually have up to size 44.
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

A brief update on the shops I've found for my size 44 1/2 to 45 ladies feet:

- Big Shoes, at Am Bellevue, Freieckgasse 7, Zurich (www.bigshoes.ch)

- Schneider, in Bern (www. schneider-bern.ch). It's got two stores. The one with big sizes is at Schwanengasse 4, just near the main train station

Both have great ranges. Can be expensive, but quality is excellent, and their sales are really good!

(Both have been mentioned in earlier posts, but I thought it worth letting people know they're still operating and still great options).
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

Go into any large Vögele shoe shop in Switzerland. Underneath every shoe is a price sticker, and two numbers showing the range of sizes available. I take a size 48 mens, and I can usually find something reasonably fashionable.

When you have found a suitable shoe go to the counter and order a pair of the size required. Give them your phone number and they will call you when the new shoes are in the store.

Up to size 42 ladies size here, http://ch-de.voegele-shoes.com/3/dam.../komfortschuhe

up to size 41: http://ch-de.voegele-shoes.com/tamaris-pumps-421

There is no extra charge for larger sizes and no charge for delivery. You are also not committed to buying the shoes you order. I find this to be an excellent service. Well done Vögele shoes!
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

For those who favor designer shoes Mytheresa.com - based in Germany I believe - has many designers that go up to 42. I know you have to know the fit to buy shoes online and still it's a leap of faith.
I'm about a 39.5 - 40 so I usually have no issue, but I was pleased to have an online option that handles the duty & delivery efficiently into Switzerland.

I never found anything to fit in Asia. I was surprised one sales assistant told me they only went up to 37...and I believe it was a European brand that I wear, but they just did not stock 'larger' sizes.
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

I have difficulty finding any shoes here in Basel, however, I have been pleased with some of the ranges of shoes I have found on Amazon.de. I have the largest collection of shoes I have ever had so far in my life because of them Especially good for summer sandals at great prices.
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Re: Shoes for the lady with a slightly larger foot....

When I was vera young, I did always but a shoes size 40, and was a little bit embarrassed when somebody asked me what site do u have, even in shoe-store. Bu for the last few years, don't know why, but I don't have anymore shoes in size 40, only 39, or 39,5, I even have boots from Navyboot in 38! I don't think that my feet became smaller, probably every company has a different measurement. And the only problem, that I can't always buy shoes online, because not sure witch size exactly I have( I've ordered a beautiful sandals on good sale, and took the last size 40, but it's too big, and I have no friends who has such a big feet, whom I could give it
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