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National Bunion Day

National Bunion Day

Lisa Kay

Lisa Kay

Lisa Kay - Founder and Designer of Sole Bliss Shoes - Shoes for Bunions & Wide Feet

Sole Bliss is delighted to sponsor National Bunion Day, which takes place on the 19th September.



The aim of National Bunion Day is to promote better foot health, remove the stigma of bunions, and encourage women to love their feet and their bodies. National Bunion Day also aims to provide practical advice for bunion sufferers.


Find out how you can get involved with National Bunion Day…head over to the website


There are 14 million people in the UK suffering with bunions: 10 million women and 4 million men. With such a prevalence of bunions, we believe that information and advice should be readily available and that you should never feel embarrassed or ashamed of your bunions.



What is a bunion?


A bunion is a bony lump which forms at the base of the big toe. A bunion occurs when the big toe starts moving towards the other toes on the same foot whilst the main foot bone (the first metatarsal) starts moving in the direction of the other foot.


Follow this link to learn more about what a bunion is and what causes bunions.



Sole Bliss is proud to sponsor National Bunion Day


Since 2018, Sole Bliss has been the proud sponsor of National Bunion Day.


Every year, we join forces with expert podiatrists and healthcare professionals to bring you practical advice and information about living with bunions.


We have teamed up with TV’s Dr Zoe Williams and TV’s Dr Dawn Harper in previous years! Read more about what the fabulous Dr Zoe has to say about National Bunion Day!



Sole Bliss joins forces with Dr Zoe Williams to celebrate National Bunion Day



Dr Zoe is the resident doctor on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ and is one of the millions of women in the UK who suffers with bunions.


Sole Bliss asked Dr Zoe a few questions about bunions, foot health and, of course, shoes! Here’s what she had to say:


“Along with millions of other women I have bunions.


Many people don't really understand what bunions are or how they got them. For most of us it's actually an inherited tendency and it's certainly something that runs in my family. So genetics are usually the main cause, though poorly-fitting footwear can exacerbate the problem.


There's no denying that having bunions can be inconvenient, especially when it comes to finding shoes that fit well and are comfortable, but there shouldn’t be any shame or stigma and discussing bunions should not be taboo.


Rather than shame, we should be focussing on solutions, just like Sole Bliss, who provide super comfy footwear for people like me who have bunions.


We should celebrate our bodies for how wonderful they are and what they can do, bunions and all."


Hence why I am adding my voice and supporting National Bunion Day to squash the stigma."


Dr Zoe has been rocking our comfortable shoes for bunions for a little while now! Her most recent shoes from Sole Bliss are the Hero Trainers, in White Leather and Navy Leather.




Hero White Leather - Best Trainers for Bunions



We are so thrilled to be sponsoring National Bunion Day. With 14 million bunion sufferers in the UK alone, we think it is important to take a moment to think about our feet.


If you have any questions about finding the best shoes for your feet, please contact our Customer Care team who are highly knowledgeable and here to help!

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Call: +44 (0)1923 227 400 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm UK)

Team Sole Bliss xo

When it comes to comfort, Lisa Kay knows it all! Lisa has been a Shoe Designer for over 20 years. She has used her own experience dealing with bunions to create Sole Bliss - the shoe brand dedicated to women with bunions, wide feet and sensitive soles. Lisa has worked with Italian and Spanish artisans and the world’s leading podiatrists to create the best shoes for women with bunions and wide feet. Every pair of Sole Bliss shoes contains an award-winning, podiatrist-approved Comfort Technology.

How Delivery Works

As soon as you place your order, you will receive an Order Confirmation email.


If you order before 12pm (Mon-Fri), your shoes will be dispatched the same day and delivered the following working day.

Orders placed after 12pm and on Saturday & Sunday will be dispatched the following working day and delivered the day after that.


On the day of delivery, you will receive an email from our courier DPD providing you with a 1-hour timeslot for delivery.


Receive your parcel and try on your shoes!


Returns & Exchanges are always FREE! You will receive a free returns label inside your parcel, and you have 40 days to return your shoes to us.

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Call Us

If you are hesitant about ordering shoes online, the Sole Bliss team is very happy to deal with any enquiries by telephone on +44 1923 227 400, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm UK Time.