Do you shy away from sneakers because they're too chunky, sporty or scruffy? Think again. Fashion sneakers are the perfect mix of style and comfort.
Made for jeans & super cute with dresses and skirts, every girl needs a pair in her wardrobe. There are plenty of dress sneakers that will take you from day to night. You may never want to wear anything else! Here's a selection of stylish sneakers for big feet, with options for all budgets. Most go up to at least size 12 us (10 uk) & there's cute sneakers for size 13-16 us (11-14 uk) too.
Classic white sneakers go with everything & are always in style. Even better, this unisex style is available in all shoe sizes. Bored of basic white sneakers? Go for ones with stripe, heel or tongue accents. A subtle sneaker with a color pop instantly brightens & elevates your look. These flattering minimal sneakers go with everything.
My Veja Campos are the prettiest sneakers I've ever had! Good news: since they're unisex, they go right up to size 47 eu in some colors, including rose gold. TIP: Size down if in doubt. I'm a 42 rather than my usual 43. Read my full review here$175/€150 at Veja →
Size 42+ Campos from the men's dept.
You can't go wrong with these iconic adidas sneakers that have stood the test of time. The subtle perforated 3 stripes add interest to this flattering, streamlined shoe. All white too boring? There are 40 unisex color accents to choose from. If you're 11 us (9.5 uk), there's 17 more women's options too - including gold bling.$95 from Adidas →
Hush Puppies Australia is a separate company & do lots more shoes in larger sizes including these stylish Mimosa sneakers, which come in several shades. Wider fitting, they've a grippy sole & unique Bounce cushioned footbed. The added zip is great for easy on-off & makes them more dressy too.$160 AUD at Hush Puppies Australia →
Add an instant color pop to any outfit with some bright sneakers. It's a super easy way to update your look. As well as looking cool, mixing colors and textures is a clever way to minimise big feet too. Check out more expert tips for flattering shoes here.
Sam Edelman's signature Layla sneakers get good reviews & this limited edition rainbow version was released especially for Pride 2023. Even the lace eyelet holes are different colours - super cute!$140 at Sam Edelman →
Be bang on trend in these beautiful barbie pink suede sneakers. From German brand Semler, they're an extra wide width (H), non-slip and have a light cushioned sole.€140 / $150 at Cinderella Shoes →
Available in bright & neutral colorways, these bestselling Hush Puppies Seventy8 sneakers mix retro styling with modern materials & a unique Bounce comfort footbed. They're often out of stock alas, but women can also get the men's version in 2 sizes smaller, up to 15 women's (size 13 men).$59.95 at Hush Puppies USA →
Spanish brand Hoff do cool colourful sneakers & sell women's size 42s (9 uk) direct, while their men's sneakers go up to 46. I'm usually size 9 uk or 43 in sneakers & women's Hoff size 42 fit me. I've the District style in the Rambla mix. Hoff give insole lengths for all styles so you can compare them with your current sneakers. Note Hoff sneakers are NOT unisex but EU men's and women's sizing is similar.Women's size 42s from Hoff →
Shop men's by EU size, or go down 1 UK or 2 US sizes from your women's size
Want fashion sneakers that are more smart than casual? Metallic accents bring some bling & take you from day to night. Step up your sneaker game with these stylish looks:
Rose gold side panels & metallic trim accents elevate these sleek leather sneakers from German brand Remonte. The zipper adds interest & makes them easy on/off. Great if you're lazy about laces like me.€98/£85 at Cinderella Shoes →
Shine day and night in these canvas sneakers covered in glittering diamantes. Wide fit with a padded insole, they'll elevate any outfit.£27 from Yours Clothing →
The eye catching hot pink details make these luxe sneakers really pop. They come in several other shades, including a sophisticated gold.£165 at Sante + Wade →
For an ultra feminine take on fashion sneakers, ribbon ties instead of traditional laces are super cute. Ribbon sneakers are also popular with brides as reception shoes or for other special occasions, where you want to be comfy on your feet while you're dressed up to the nines.
TIP: if you can't find ribbon tie sneakers you like in your size, you can get some fancy ribbon & replace laces in any sneakers with it. Coat the ends with a little clear nail polish to stop them fraying.
This pic doesn't do them justice, but these Hopey dress sneakers, in white or peach blush, combine ribbon laces with elegant lace side panels encrusted with rhinestones. Perfect for brides on their special day, or if you want to feel special every day. Tresolz also do more cute sneakers right up to 16 us.$151 at Tresolz →
These beautiful Oakley lace sneakers with organza ribbon ties are from bridal shoe brand Perfect & get glowing reviews. They would also look amazing with summer dresses for special occasions.£95 at Simply Be →
I love the pretty embroidered lace that gives a fresh, feminine update on classic hi-top sneakers. They're from German brand Mustang, who make US inspired casual shoes & boots.€70 / $75 at Cinderella Shoes →
Converse are iconic, colorful, unisex & look super neat on big feet. A lack of support put me off back in the day, but now there's this fancy Chuck 70 model, with cushioned OrthoLite insoles. I'm tempted to give them another go, especially in this pretty purple ultraviolet shade. Plus: you can even customise your Converse design, mixing & matching colors & prints to create your own unique pair. TIP: Converse say Chuck 70s run half a size large.$90 from Converse →
I hope this guide helps you find some cute sneakers in your size. For more sneakers online & near you, check out the global large size shoe store directory. Want to know when new shops are added? Sign up for the newsletter here (it's 1-2 times a month).