The Best Stores for Tall Women's Shoes

Learn How to Find Cute Shoes For Tall Women

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The world is slowly changing, and it's becoming easier to find cute shoes for tall women (meaning shoes in size 11 and up) but unfortunately, those shoes are not always cute shoes. While it's reasonable to acknowledge that shoe manufacturers have to gear shoe production toward the average-height masses, it's also reasonable for tall women to take their business to the stores that readily cater to them.

Here are the four best stores to find tall girl shoes.

Barefoot Tess at Long Tall Sally

If you're comfortable shopping online for shoes, Long Tall Sally is easy to navigate, fun to use and offers an awesome selection at reasonable prices for shoe sizes up to 15. Geared specifically to the tall, big-footed ladies, BarefootTess doesn't even offer shoes in sizes smaller than nines. Choose from flats, boots, high heels and sandals ranging in price from $15.00 all the way up to several hundred bucks. 

Nordstrom Rack

Nordstrom Rack recently nixed their in-store-only purchasing standard and began offering their shoe selection online, making cute, discounted shoes in sizes up to 13 available to tall women across the country. Keep in mind that many of their shoes are designer brands, so even with steep discounts, the shoes can be pretty spendy. Just keep your eye out for special sales that bring even the most expensive shoes into your financial-reach.

Payless ShoeSource

Payless consistently offers cute shoes in sizes up to 13. They may not last forever, but at the price you're going to pay, you can't really expect them to. For the tall women on a budget, shopping in-store or online at Payless can really make the difference between polishing up an outfit or being stuck in a fashion rut. Please note that Payless is in the process of closing its U.S. retail stores and online operations.

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse

DSW is another store that recently turned their in-store only experience into an awesome online shoe-shopping party. Search by size, style or color and find options for any foot up to size 13. Sometimes selection is a little bare, but most of the options are cute, and the discounted prices mean that you're getting a good deal on well-made shoes.

While these aren't the only stores out there that cater to tall women, they're the best ones I've seen. Check out their sites and pass on the information to your tall friends. Together, we can demand better shoes.