The Best Extra-Wide Shoes for Men

If you have wider feet than average, we know it can be a pain to find shoes that fit comfortably. But nowadays, many brands like New Balance and Reebok are offering styles in extra-wide sizes to accommodate a wider foot. To help narrow down the options for you, we did some research and curated a list of some of our favorite men’s shoes that are available in extra-wide sizes. Our selection includes casual everyday sneakers, running shoes and a pair of waterproof hiking boots, so you’re likely to find something that will suit your needs.

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1. New Balance 608v5

Available for all six colorways, these sneakers are crafted with a suede upper and cushioned insole. The shoes also feature a heel crash pad to absorb shock and an internal shank to help keep feet stable.

Pros: The non-slip rubber soles deliver optimal traction while flex grooves enhance flexibility.

Cons: They may run slightly small.



2. Skechers Afterburn Sneaker

These chunky leather sneakers have a padded heel and cushioned insole for shock absorption.

Pros: The rubber sole allows for better traction, so you don’t have to worry about extra slipping or sliding.

Cons: These shoes tend to run on the larger side.


3. Brooks Adrenaline GTS 19

These sneakers have a breathable mesh upper as well as the brand’s signature DNA loft cushioning for a soft yet responsive ride. Meanwhile, built-in GuideRails prevent the foot from moving excessively side to side, making these a great pick for overpronators.

Pros: They also offer a streamlined look you’ll be eager to pair with any workout outfit.

Cons: These sneakers tend to run on the narrower side, so those with wider feet might find the extra-wide width provides the best fit.


4. ASICS Men's Gel-Venture 6

The sneakers feature a rearfoot gel cushioning system and the brand’s signature trail-specific outsole to help you forge ahead on uneven ground. They also feature a removable sock liner, which can be replaced with medical orthotics, if need be.

Pros: The Gel insole and specially crafted outer sole provide support throughout the shoe.

Cons: They tend to run a half-size big.


5. Under Armour Charged Assert 8

These sneakers have a breathable mesh upper with leather overlays for added support around the mid-foot.

Pros: They also come with a cushioned sock liner and compression molded foam for high-energy return.

Cons: These sneakers tend to run on the smaller side, so consider purchasing a half-size larger than your normal shoe size.


6. La Milano Oxford

These square-toe oxfords feature a leather upper and a wide-set toe box.

Pros: They’re available in six neutral colors to pair well with many looks.

Cons: These shoes tend to run on the larger size, so you might want to purchase half a size smaller than your normal shoe size.



7. Rockport Eureka Walking Shoe

This lace-up style features a leather upper with a padded tongue and collar for enhanced comfort.

Pros: The mesh lining allows your foot to breathe while the gripped rubber sole keeps your stride stable and secure. They’re available in three colors and are versatile enough to work well for nearly any casual occasion.

Cons: They are not designed to be worn for long-distance walking.

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