Go-go boots were a hit shoe in the ’60s and ’70s with their squared-off toes, patent, latex-like uppers and block heels. While you may not see them all over today’s runways, the style is still great for completing any throwback costume (from a go-go dancer to Britney Spears in “Oops…I Did It Again”) or adding bold flair to an everyday look. And even if you have wide calves, there are options out there for you. To narrow down your search, we brought you some of our favorite wide-calf go-go boots from brands like Ellie Shoes and Funtasma. Shop them all ahead to bring this funky retro style back into the 2020s.
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1. Funtasma Go-Go Wide Calf Boots
These wide-calf boots feature a patent faux leather upper and 3-inch heel for a solid boost of height.
Pros: The side zipper of these boots makes for easy on-off and the slightly squared off toe creates a retro feel that is also on trend.
Cons: These run small.
2. JiaLuoWei Go-Go Boots
JiaLuoWei’s patent go-go boots come in a range of fun colors and can be customized to your liking.
Pros: You can give the brand your measurements and even ask for a color not listed.
Cons: The brand offers its own size guide, so the sizing may be different than normal.
3. Ellie Shoes Knee-High Boots
These knee-high boots and meant to bring out your retro style.
Pros: These patent leather boots have a block heel and a zip-up silhouette; they also include a square toe silhouette.
Cons: The calf isn’t as wide-fitting as other pairs.