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Roller Skates for Wide Feet

Roller Skates for Wide Feet

Choose this, not that: wide feet edition

If you're a skater with wide feet, you'll want to ensure your roller skate boots give your feet plenty of room so they aren't scrunched in your boots. A wide-width toe box fit is essential for roller skates! There is a common misconception that certain brands of skates run wide. The truth is, there is no brand that carries all wide or all narrow roller skate boots. We created this guide to help skaters with wide feet choose an alternative to some of our most popular models. If you are looking for roller skates for wide and large feet, look no further!

The Pacer GTX-500 is one of the widest options in a low-top speed skate, and also retails for under $100. It is available in 3 different colors: solid black, black and teal and white. Beginner skaters seeking a low-top option cannot go wrong with the GTX-500.


The high-end top grain leather Godfather boot has supple leather lining and a stitched leather sole that is thick for ample support. The shearling padded tongue adds another layer of comfort and style that sets it apart from the rest.


One of the best things about the VNLA Parfait is the versatility of the boot, which is designed to fit narrow to wide feet comfortably. How? Each pair comes with an optional set of contour insoles. Without the insole, the boots fit wide feet perfectly and offer much more space than similar models.


The Savanna roller skate is a wonderful choice for recreational skaters with wide feet. The vinyl boot provides ample padding without sacrificing space. It retails for under $100 but the quality would suggest it was a much more expensive skate! 


The Lenexa Shadow is another option for wide feet that retails for under $100, even though it is made with high-quality faux suede uppers that look and feel like the real deal. The aluminum plate and ABEC-7 bearings further add to the excellent value of this classic high-top.


The NEW A La Mode boot by VNLA has a wider toe box than similar suede high-top models. It comes in 4 colors, including neutral options, and Roller Skate Nation offers 6 customization options for the plate (nylon or aluminum) and wheels (indoor or outdoor). With genuine suede uppers, the $200 starting price is a pleasant surprise.


One of the Pro Series boots, the Freestyle boots have a soft new Italian top grain leather that is scuff resistant. With soft shearling on the inside heel and tongue, you will never want to take these off! Especially because they provide ample room for wide feet. The boot is offered in 5 different setups on Roller Skate Nation ranging from standard to fully loaded.