Whether you are a professional or an amateur team bowler, or you occasionally bowl for fun, buying a pair of bowling shoes is a great idea. Renting shoes can expose you to bacteria and other health issues that will be far more costly than investing in a pair of shoes for yourself.
As the shoe authority, FN is here to help make your decision-making easier. We’ve selected three bowling shoe styles for women that offer a variety of features. There are styles for wider-width feet, styles that are slip on and off, and styles you can match with various outfits. Below, a few options to consider.
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1. Dexter Kerrie Bowling Shoes
Say goodbye to the traditional bulky, boring styles of the past. This sleek style with a chevron pattern looks more like a tennis shoe than a bowling shoe.
Pros: This shoe style features a lace-up closure for security and a rubber outsole for traction. Side vents offer added breathability. Lightly cushioned tongue and collar.
Cons: This style runs small. It may need to be broken in.
2. BSI Women's #651 Bowling Shoes
With its embossed logo, this bowling shoe is stylish and sleek yet practical.
Pros: This style features a padded tongue and collar, and leather uppers. It has a stitched and glued slide sole. It also has a lightweight midsole.
Cons: It does not come in multiple colors.
3. Karma Ladies Bowling Shoe
Available in denim, teal and gray, this bowling shoe is a great option if you’re looking for a style that works with different looks.
Pros: This bowling shoe has performance mesh uppers. It has a lacing system that allows you to slip it on and off easily, while offering flexibility. The wide toe box and elastic ties that aren’t super tight will make your feet happy
Cons: Break them in on a rug before wearing them on a lane.