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The Best Dress Shoes for Bunions

The Best Dress Shoes for Bunions

Posted by Kinga Vagany on 28th Feb 2020

10 Best Stylish & Comfortable Dress Shoes for Bunions

Finding dress shoes for bunions can be tough; they need to be comfortable yet stylish! Why surrender looking fabulous on your special day just because of uncomfortable and unfashionable shoes? It might be a concern whether you'll be comfortable in your shoes all day, but these thoughts end today, thanks to Sole Bliss' dress shoe collection for bunions and problem feet. If your bunions, tricky toes, painful joints or aching soles give you trouble - we're here to help!


What is Important to Consider When Shopping for Shoes for Bunions?

Podiatrists recommend buying shoes that feature a deeper and wider toe box that provides plenty of space for bunions. Shoes made from soft leather and suede allow the shoe to contour your foot shape as well as our Bunion Bed® stretching to accommodate even the worst bunions! Another recommendation from podiatrists is the padding in shoes. The construction of our underfoot support is as important as the depth, as you feet need the cushioning and protection from the impact of walking.

How do Sole Bliss Shoes Address Bunion Issues?

Sole Bliss designer, Lisa Kay spent five years of research and development consulting with podiatrists and manufacturers to create stylish shoes that allow bunion sufferers to wear be pain-free in their shoes.

All Sole Bliss shoes feature an award-winning cushioning technology that ensures your bunions are comforted and supported all day long.

1. Deep Toe Box

Don't squeeze your feet into uncomfortable heels or wear larger shoe sizes to avoid hurting your bunions. Sole Bliss shoes have been designed with a generous spacious toe box offers the equivalent width of shoes up to three sizes bigger.

2. Hidden Stretch Panel

Sole Bliss shoes are cleverly crafted with a hidden interior stretch panel, called the Bunion Bed®. This stretch panel is concealed in the shoe lining and is invisible from the outside, yet stylishly minimises the appearance of wide feet and bunions. 

3. Underfoot Support

The Sole Bliss Triple Layer Underfoot Cushioning system ensures the protection and comfort of your feet. The base layer is responsible for the high-performance shock absorption and the protection of the ball of your foot. The middle layer provides a custom support contouring your entire foot. The top layer provides the ultimate softness and cushioning for your foot with the help of memory foam. 


What are the Best Dress Shoes for Bunions?

Sole Bliss is here to save the day, as we have collected the best 10 dress shoes for bunions and wider fit for special occasions:

1. Kelly and Kitty - The Best Kitten Heels 

Both kitten dress shoes feature a 1.75inch slim heel to give your feet a minimal, stylish lift. To complete your look don’t forget to shop our matching handbags; ‘Jasmine-Bow’ suits ‘Kelly’ perfectly.

Sizing Advice: This style is part of our Wide Fit range - please consider the width of your foot. If you have a regular to wide foot, take your normal size. If you have a slim foot, take half a size smaller than your normal size.

2. Patricia and Pandora - Court Shoes for Bunions

The comfort-focused saviour for all fashionable women who like their high heels! We all need a pair of statement high heels.

Sizing Advice: Order half a size larger than your regular size. This style is part of our Regular Fit range.

3. Carmen - Mid Heel Dress Shoes for Bunions

Modest and stylish, ‘Carmen’ is the practical court shoe for bunions that we all need in our wardrobes.

Sizing Advice: This style is part of our Regular Fit range. If you have a slim to regular-width foot, order your regular shoe size. If you have a wider foot, consider ordering one half size larger than normal. 

4. Vienna - Sling-Back Dress Shoe for Bunions

Don’t be fooled by sling-backs when suffering from bunions. The adjustable strap is pitched in the perfect place to support and accommodate your painful feet. So, now you can wear sling-backs and enjoy the same indulgent comfort.

Sizing Advice: Order your regular size. This style is part of our Wide Fit range.

5. Willow - Wider Fit Wedge for Bunions

Sole Bliss wardrobe staple, ‘Willow’ is the ideal dress shoe you need for summer weddings. Featuring a 3inch wedge heel, it will comfort your feet all day long!

Sizing Advice: Order your regular shoe size. This style is part of our Wide-Fit range.

6. Imogen - Block-Heeled Sling-Back

Chic & Comfortable, the ‘Imogen’ block heel for bunions and wide feet is here to stay. Comprising a stylish ‘Chanel-esque’ contrast toe piece and elegant backstrap, these shoes are ideal to wear to any special occasion.

Sizing Advice: Order your regular size. This style is part of our Wide Fit range.

7. Imelda - Stylish Dress Shoe for Bunions

A wider-fit and almond-shaped toe, three distinct layers of memory foam to cushion the foot during long periods standing, and arch support make this block heel shoe perfect for desk-to-dinner.

Sizing Advice: Order your regular size. This style is part of our Wide Fit range.

8. Celine - Elegant Mid-Heel

Elegant glamour with bunions? Yes! ‘Celine’ is boasting in an on-trend block heel with metallic detailing. Covered in the softest luxurious black suede it is the ultimate sophisticated look you’re looking for.

Sizing Advice: If you have a slim to regular-width foot, order your regular shoe size. If you have a wider foot, consider ordering one half size larger than normal. This style is part of our Regular Fit range.

9. Lizzie - Fashionable Wide Fit Ballet Flats

Flat-out comfort with ‘Lizzie’ featuring an elegant metal square embellishment making it an occasion appropriate footwear.

Sizing Advice: This style fits true to size. This style is part of our Wide Fit range.

10. Ayda - Dressy Sling-Back for Bunions

A customer favourite for women with mild bunions, ‘Ayda’has the comfort-components we use in all our elegant shoes for bunions so you can enjoy special occasions and feel fabulous!

Sizing Advice: Order your regular shoe size. This style is part of our Regular Fit range.

Complete your look with a pair of Sole Bliss dress shoes for bunions with a  matching clutch bag.

Takeaways:

Always look out for the three shoe features that will be kind to your bunions: deep toe box, stretchy materials and underfoot support. Sole Bliss developed a line of dress shoes for bunions that took all these into consideration while maintaining a stylish design to enjoy.

If you need any help with sizing, you can contact our friendly customer care team via  phone or email. You can also access the Sole Bliss bunion severity chart for guidance. 

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