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Fitzwell Valencia/Wide Calf Boot Reviews

110 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

32%Rated 5 stars

36%Rated 4 stars

24%Rated 3 stars

4%Rated 2 stars

4%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

76% "Felt true to size"

69% "Felt true to width"

65% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 65 Valencia/Wide Calf Boot Fitzwell Reviews

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1 person found this review helpful  

November 4, 2011

Kris G

from California

This is a nice boot. Feels nice on. My biggest complaint is that the leather is textured and not smooth. To me it does not look like real leather.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

1 person found this review helpful  

November 4, 2011

Kris G

from California

This is a nice boot. Feels nice on. My biggest complaint is that the leather is textured and not smooth. To me it does not look like real leather.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

1 person found this review helpful  

October 23, 2011

Kae V

 

These boots are one of the only styles that fit my wide calves. They are not the most comfortable boot I've ever worn but I am keeping them because for the price, the quality is good AND they fit... I have sent back at least 5 other pairs because I could either not zip them up or pull them up over my legs. These are wide enough that a skinny jean or a legging will easily fit in, also. If you have difficulty fitting your wide calves, I recommend trying this boot.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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October 5, 2011

Gabby R

from Houston, TX

I was so excited to see my Zappos order sitting on my front porch when I got home this afternoon. I ran upstairs and threw on a pair of jeggings to try out my new Fitzell Valencia boots. I was so happy to find a pair of boots that actually zipped up! These shoes were stunning right out of the box. The leather is great quality, and they look very expensive. They are comfortable, and the lining on the inside keeps your feet and legs toasty warm; perfect for cold rainy days. The only negative thing I have to say about the boot is that it gapes a little at the top when it is on. I hope it does not gape even more once the leather stretches a bit after wear. All in all, this is a fabulous boot ladies. Us wide calf girls no longer have to sacrifice style just because we are a bit larger in the calf department. Trust me, buy this boot!

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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1 person found this review helpful  

November 6, 2010

Anonymous

from San Diego, CA

Wore the boots for the first time today. Little warm out so my feet were a little hot and achy. The achy part could be because I took a longer run that normal this morning. Overall a very comfortable shoe, the upper part stretched out a bit. I like the boots enough to buy them in brown when\/if they become available in my size.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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1 person found this review helpful  

October 4, 2009

Anonymous

from Reading, PA

Almost but not quite right - This is one of the nicest pairs of wide calf boots I have found. Unfortunately, the shoe portion was not wide enough for my feet! If it had been available in a WW width, it would have been just fine for me. It is true to size in length and the calf is generous. Also, it is a very good quality boot. I was sorry to have to return them.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt narrower than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

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January 20, 2009

Anonymous

 

Great everyday boot - These boots are very comfortable and stylish. The only complaint I have is that the toe is not really pointed or square so looks a little awkward under wide leg pants.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

1 person found this review helpful  

January 2, 2009

Molly .

from Mpls, Mn

Great boot - I love this boot and get a lot of compliments on it. The only problem I experience is heel pain on the bottom of my foot if I wear them more than 5 hrs straight.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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1 person found this review helpful  

December 8, 2008

Jeannejc

from NYC area

Nice looking boots perfect width - I really like these boots but wish I had gotten them a half size smaller. The narrow toe broken in very quickly so now they are a too long and slosh around a lot. An insole helped the fit a bit and the uncomfortable heel. The fit of the calf is perfect and even tapers down to a normal ankle width which most wide calves don't. Overall these are great looking boots just wish I got them a bit smaller.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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1 person found this review helpful  

December 22, 2011

Anonymous

 

I bought these b/c of the great reviews but am really disappointed. Even though they are real leather, they don't look like it--they look sort of pleathery. I am a very average sized woman with above average calves. The boots were very snug in the ankle--had trouble zipping over tucked skinny jeans--but enormous at the top, leaving over a 1 inch gap that just looked weird. I am very regretfully returning them.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

1 person found this review helpful  

November 17, 2011

JPland

 

I was very pleased when I received these boots as I have gymnast calves that won't fit into a normal size boot. However, wearing these boots over jeans, leggings and under pants, the zipper broke off! very disappointed for an expensive leather boot.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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1 person found this review helpful  

November 15, 2011

Kathleen A

from Downers Grove, IL

I was excited to receive these. When opening the box, I saw a very nice leather quality and a boot that could serve both as a moderately dressy style as well as casual with jeans. These are shown as Wide Calf. The calf size is great as I have an athletic build. However, the footbed itself is very wide. Please change the description to Wide.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

1 person found this review helpful  

November 9, 2010

Anonymous

from New York, NY

The shaft height was spot-on but the calf was gapingly wide. The footbed felt really comfortable. I might try the non-wide calf version of this brand. I ordered a 9 and will be returning.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

1 person found this review helpful  

November 3, 2010

Tami

from Brooklyn, NY

Comfortable - Check! Decent Quality of Leather - umm, yeah, sure Check! Fit my size 11 Medium fit - No! A little too big, almost a half size too big! Fits my size 16 1/2 circumference calves? No! They're huge! I tried these boots on and was able to slip my whole hand inside without even stretching the boot! If you have a huge calf, and I'm talking 18 inches, then baby, this boot is for you!

Brands I'd also recommend: Naturalizer!!!

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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1 person found this review helpful  

October 5, 2009

Zoe b

from vermont

Not as good in person. Leather is cheap, buckles too far back accentuating thickness. They did fit my athletic calves, though! Alas, I will return them and keep looking.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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November 12, 2011

Anne C

from Chicago

These did fit my calves, but they bunched throughout, and the way the boots are made, that only accentuated my bigger calf at the top as you can kind of see from the picture. Also they are not as fashionable as I had hoped.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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1 person found this review helpful  

March 15, 2011

Anonymous

 

I went to Italy and walked all around in these shoes. So it is really tested. The leather stretched too much and it looks ugly and two sizes too big. I got a severe corn. And yes, it was because of the shoes. My first boots and I am disappointed. I thought I would use it for at least two seasons.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a full size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

February 2, 2013

Anonymous

 

In an ideal world, all my shoes would be 6½W, although I have never tried 6WW and that might be the magic size. Throw in short, muscular legs and boot shopping is basically a nightmare. I tend to size up to a 7 if wide sizes are unavailable, and the extra toe room works as a good buffer when people step on my feet on the subway. I ordered the 7W in these boots since the 6½W was out of stock. The width was just perfect. I actually think that a regular width 7 might have been a little tight, so the regular width might be a good option for those with narrow feet. I had extra toe room as usual. The roomy wide calves on these boots are very welcome, as I can never find wide enough calves on 6½ or 7 sized boots. I have enough room to tuck in skinny jeans. The insole is a nice touch as well for added comfort. These are very nice looking boots. The leather does not bunch up weirdly at the ankle the way lots of boots do; it lies nice and smoothly for me. I have only worn them a few times so far, but they have a secure, supportive feel when I walk. I am going to buy the black ones as well because I love these boots so much. I might give the 6WW a try. Also, Zappos' customer service is seriously the best thing on Earth. I had some delivery issues and the order was sent back to Zappos. When my account was credited and I wanted to reorder, the price had increased quite a bit. Zappos gave me a coupon for the difference to ensure that I paid the original price and my boots arrived the very next day! Thank you!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt narrower than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

February 1, 2013

Kristin

from Buffalo, NY

Awesome boot! Just what I was looking for. I have EXTREMELY large calves (18in circumference) and these fit well, a little snug but I'm sure they'll stretch out with wear. I usually wear an 8.5 but I ordered a 9.5 WW which fit good. It's so hard for my to find riding boots that fit over my calf and these worked!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

January 31, 2013

Anonymous

from Elk Grove, CA

Nice looking boot, nice wide calf although a little sloppy in the ankle. Unfortunately not quite wide enough in the toe box. Liked the gel in the heel, seemed like it would be comfortable to wear for a long day.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt narrower than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

January 24, 2013

Cynthia A

from Topeka KS

I love these boots. They are comfortable and warm. The design is perfect for my 55 year old feet and legs. They are very pretty, too.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

January 17, 2013

Anonymous

from California

Even though I've never been able to wear regular boots, I wasn't mentally prepared to go the "wide calf" route. I thought they'd be obvious and I'd look silly next to my regular-calved friends. But I read a review of these boots on a fashion blog and as an impulse, I just went for it. I'm so happy I did. I never knew the joy of long boots - how they actually make your leg look slimmer and keep you warm! These fit perfectly, I can even wear them over jeans. I like that there's no heel because I can wear them every day. The only issue is that if you wear them from morning until night, they start to hurt a little.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

January 9, 2013

Meg

from Cleveland, Ohio

Just got these and love them! They fit my 17" calves with leggings/jeggings and look great with skirt & tights. I usually wear a B or C width, but I read the review and ordered the extra wide and they fit just right. Nice sleek, riding boot look.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt narrower than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

January 4, 2013

Anonymous

from Seattle WA

Thank you for you helpful reviews! I am a size 12 with a 17.5" calf and would never had considered ordering a boot with an advertised 16.5" calf but did because of your helpful information. The boots fit perfectly! I ordered a wide since they have a more pointed toe shape which I'm glad I did. I will have room to add insoles for support. Thank you Zappos customers.

Brands I'd also recommend: jambu and keen

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

December 19, 2012

Denise G

from SLC, UT

I have an extremely hard time finding shoes that fit much less boots. However, these were great! No complaints from this department. I love working with Zappos. Service is extraordinary. Thanks!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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