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Fitzwell Akala-Wide Calf

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  • Your go-to pair for a beautiful, classic look.
  • Designed to accommodate a wide calf.
  • Synthetic leather upper.
  • Hardware buckle accent highlights the shaft.
  • Full-side zip closure.
  • Elasticized side panels for comfort and a great fit.
  • Cushioned insole features the signature Fitzwell® gel comfort heel pad.
  • Smooth synthetic lining.
  • Stacked heel.
  • Man-made sole.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 12 in
    • Weight: 1 lb 6 oz
    • Circumference: 17 in
    • Shaft: 16 in
  • Product measurements were taken using size 8.5, width WW. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

67% Felt true to size
  • 5% Full size too large
  • 19% Half size too Large
  • 67% True to size
  • 10% Half size too small
  • 0% Full size too small
67% Felt true to width
  • 67% Felt true to width
  • 14% Felt narrower than marked
  • 19% Felt wider than marked
62% Moderate arch support
  • 33% Excellent arch support
  • 62% Moderate arch support
  • 5% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Your go-to pair for a beautiful, classic look.
  • Designed to accommodate a wide calf.
  • Synthetic leather upper.
  • Hardware buckle accent highlights the shaft.
  • Full-side zip closure.
  • Elasticized side panels for comfort and a great fit.
  • Cushioned insole features the signature Fitzwell® gel comfort heel pad.
  • Smooth synthetic lining.
  • Stacked heel.
  • Man-made sole.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 12 in
    • Weight: 1 lb 6 oz
    • Circumference: 17 in
    • Shaft: 16 in
  • Product measurements were taken using size 8.5, width WW. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

Fitzwell Akala-Wide Calf

Average rating is 4 out of 5 from a total of 21 reviews.

Top Positive Review

4 people found this review helpful.

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Comfort
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If you are looking for comfy tall boots that fit wide feet along with big calves, then look no further because these boots are it. I am 5'5 weigh 178lbs and have calves that measure 15.5-16 inches. These boots fit nicely on (bare skin with ankle socks) but fit snug when I am wearing skinny jeans inside them. Hence since I know my jeans fit into these boots I know my tights or knee high socks will too. I have had such a hard time trying to find tall boots that fit my wide feet along with my big calves and the search is over, I am thinking whether to get the black ones as well. I bought mine in chocolate and they are true to color. LET ME WARN YOU THOUGH....the boots fit SNUG with my SKINNY jeans which I am wearing with ankle socks. I don't have any more room for anything else. So if you are trying to find snug boots around the calves, then these are the boots. The ankle area is not tight at all. There is room around them. I love the fact that they have zippers on the sides. It makes getting into them very easy. LOVE these boots!

Read more » « Show less October 31, 2013 by Qtxmsred
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Top Critical Review

1 person found this review helpful.

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Returning this boot because it looks cheap and of poor quality. I could see glue and a poor die job. Very disappointed. I want to replace Fitzwell boots purchased in '09.

Read more » « Show less December 4, 2013 by EOPshoelover
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4 people found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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If you are looking for comfy tall boots that fit wide feet along with big calves, then look no further because these boots are it. I am 5'5 weigh 178lbs and have calves that measure 15.5-16 inches. These boots fit nicely on (bare skin with ankle socks) but fit snug when I am wearing skinny jeans inside them. Hence since I know my jeans fit into these boots I know my tights or knee high socks will too. I have had such a hard time trying to find tall boots that fit my wide feet along with my big calves and the search is over, I am thinking whether to get the black ones as well. I bought mine in chocolate and they are true to color. LET ME WARN YOU THOUGH....the boots fit SNUG with my SKINNY jeans which I am wearing with ankle socks. I don't have any more room for anything else. So if you are trying to find snug boots around the calves, then these are the boots. The ankle area is not tight at all. There is room around them. I love the fact that they have zippers on the sides. It makes getting into them very easy. LOVE these boots!

Fit Survey

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Moderate arch support

  • from new hyde park, ny
1 person found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I love these boots! They are super comfortable and look great. They fit great over skinny jeans, but aren't too side to wear next to skin. I can wear them all day without any problem! I want to get them in another color.

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Moderate arch support

  • from Kansas City, MO
1 person found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I've been looking for tall boots for my "muscular calves" for awhile. I discovered the "wide-calf" and "extra wide-calf" section here and decided to give it a whirl. I have a 16" calf and thought this would be perfect. (size 6 and the description says 17" for a size 8 I believe) Out of the box and onto my leg, it was a bit snug at first. But the side panels are elastic, which is perfect to get the boot on nice and snug. I've been wearing it almost every day since to get that perfect comfy fit. So far so good. The shoe part is a tad roomy, but not so much where my feet slip everywhere. I'm able to wear these over jeans. I'd recommend these to anyone looking for that pair of tall boots and are in between a wide and extra wide AND have smaller sized feet.

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Poor Support

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Moderate arch support

  • from Seattle, WA
1 person found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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My calves measure 16ΒΌ" and I wear a size 11. I do not usually write reviews, but since the one I read pushed me to buy these boots and they are great I thought I would put my two cents in. I usually seem to be in-between a wide calf and regular. One review said they are snug with skinny jeans and that is exactly right. But they are still comfortable. They look great. I have not owned tall boots in many years because I am hard to fit. These exceeded my expectations. I really expected to have to send them back because the wide calf was way too wide. I am glad that I took the plunge and ordered. I am very happy with them.

Fit Survey

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Runs Large

Felt true to size

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Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from United States
1 person found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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The boot was a great buy. The first time I wore them out was for over 7 hours and they were comfy throughout. I'd buy them again period.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

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Felt a half size larger than marked

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Felt wider than marked

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from South Dakota
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