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Make Heads Turn With These Gorgeous Extra Wide Calf Boots

Extra Wide Calf Boots
A pair of feminine legs covered in boots is perhaps the sexiest and sassiest images imaginable. Custom-made boots for wider calves are the answer to the prayers of all my curvier sisters out there who find it a little difficult to shop for calf length or knee-length boots for obvious reasons.
Ishani Chatterjee Shukla
Last Updated: Sep 25, 2017
Boots have been around since as long as mankind has been initiated to the concept of protective footwear. These had started off as being utilitarian footwear and were considered pertinent to laborious outdoor jobs such as farming and cattle herding or high adrenaline sports like game hunting and riding but with time, its rustic and tenable charms enamored the urbane and the fashionable, and boots came to occupy a high rank among fashion footwear, both for men and women.
When boots came to be modeled to cater to the feminine foot fetish, boots underwent sea changes with respect to cuts, length, material and accessories. Extra wide calf boots for women came into the picture to include those fuller calved women into the mainstream of fashion footwear who have always had a taste for boots, but were unable to get their hands on them due to an ill fit.

Extra wide calf boots for women come in a variety of materials, cuts and lengths. Materials used may vary as widely as leather, rubber, felt, suede and a wide variety of animal skins and hide. Fur, nowadays mostly synthetic, are often used to give a stylish look and trimming to boots, and are not used as the basic material. The length may vary from half calf, knee-length to above the knees. You can get boots for wide calves in a variety of fastening styles such as pull-on, zipper or with laces. Let us take a look at the different styles of the staple wide calf knee-high boots that women with big calves can choose from.
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Black, extra-wide, calf crunch boots
This style is very comfortable and gives a casual look to the wearer. The wide folds, or the crunches, are often soft enough to be pushed down towards the ankle. These boots look good when paired with skirts that end just above the knees.
White, extra-wide, calf stretch boots
This style of boots are made from stretchable material and are very comfortable options in plus size calf boots, as they adjust perfectly around the calf contours without much hassle over fitting.
Black, extra-wide, calf zipper boots
These boots have a long zipper all along the shaft length of the boot, which can be opened and held wide to allow the foot to slip in effortlessly. A combination of zip-in with stretch material is best when shopping for boots that have a wider calf circumference, if the wearer requires a close fit for a formal look.
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Black, extra-wide, calf lace-up boots
These boots also work on the same principle as that of the zip-ins, with the only difference that the zipper is substituted with laces and lace-holes all along the shaft. These come in front-lace and back-lace variants and you can choose whichever suits your taste.
Women's boots come in heels as well as flats. In the range of boots for extra wide calf, the heel styles generally found are narrow block heels, broad block heels, kitten heels and medium stilettos. Unless the wearer is too short, these boots in medium narrow block heels and kitten heels look the best. It would be wise to avoid high stilettos in this range, as the contrast between the extremely narrow heels and the extra wide calves may be too striking and may make the girth of the calf unattractively prominent. There are a few critical points which one must keep in mind while shopping for boots for big calves.
~ Measure the Calf Girth Properly
Taking a measuring tape, measure the circumference of your calf at the widest region. You can use this measurement to buy boots online as well.
~ Be Material-Wise
Sheep skin is a good option for wide-calved boots, as this material allows more room for the calves to fit in. Also, in case you zero in on leather, try and opt for paneled designs as it is easier to get these enlarged, in case they are a size too tight for your calves. Suede is also a good material, as it looks stylish besides being durable; it can endure a lot of stretch without losing out on the 'looks' quotient.
~ Zero In on the Right Store
Make some effort to find out a store which has a section for wide-calved women's boots. However, most stores give you the option to place orders or alter after a display style. If you happen to find a boot design very attractive but in a wrong size, you can ask if the store can either alter it to fit your size or, if not, ask if they would take order to get you a pair of the same design made in your size. Alternatively, you can order custom-made boots from online stores like WideWidths.
So, all you curve-a-licious babes, go ahead and get yourself a pair of extra wide calf boots! Turn those wide calves into attention magnets and give the svelte senoritas some stiff competition! Remember, real women HAVE curves - let this realization fill you with confidence and make you feel proud of those 'fuller' areas of your anatomy! The image of a woman in boots speaks of raw sensuality and an untamed spirit and this image has been immortalized by Nancy Sinatra, later re-invented by Jessica Simpson, in the ultimate ode to the unshackled female spirit:

"...These boots are made for walkin', and that's just what they'll do
One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you..."

True to these words, get set to walk away in the sunset with your head held high and those wild tangles of locks kissing your face as you leave a trail of sighs and broken hearts behind you as you take this raw style statement to a higher level! Curves rock, so quit being over-conscious and get stompin' in those wide calved boots o' yours!