BILLY Footwear

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Born out of a need, BILLY Footwear™ was founded on the basis of empowering independence and the principle of inclusion.

Embracing the concept of universal design in their innovative FlipTop™ technology, BILLY Footwear has revolutionized how shoes are put on and taken off. By incorporating a zipper that goes along the side of the shoe and around the toe, the upper of each shoe opens and folds over completely. The design allows for unobstructed foot placement onto the shoe footbed. Then with a flip and a zip, the shoe securely closes.

Yes, BILLY Footwear shoes have adaptive characteristics, but they are hardly "adaptive" in the traditional sense of the word. "Adaptive" refers to a niche market. And although the shoes can satisfy the adaptive market they are not constrained by it. BILLY Footwear removes the wall between adaptive and non-adaptive. Why? Because all people are created equal. And by design, the BILLY Footwear brand and shoes embody that belief.

Each of us has a story. And symbolically your BILLY Footwear shoes are like a book. Every time you open them you are starting a new chapter, and when you pull the zippers closed you are saying "Yes!" to whatever adventures lie ahead.

With the launch of the Zappos Adaptive Single and Different Size Shoes Test you can now purchase some of the Billy styles you know and love as a single shoe or a mix-and-match pair of shoes.

It is time to add to your story. Opportunity and success awaits. With BILLY Footwear, go forth and do great things. Flip! Zip! Go!™

BILLY Footwear: Selected For You

BILLY Footwear

Classic Lace Low Canvas

$40.80MSRP: $75.00

BILLY Footwear

Classic Lace High Canvas

$43.20MSRP: $80.00

BILLY Footwear

Classic Lace High Metallic

$47.68MSRP: $80.00

BILLY Footwear

Classic Lace High Canvas

$47.36MSRP: $80.00

BILLY Footwear

Work Comfort Lo

$72.99MSRP: $90.00

BILLY Footwear

Classic Lo

$52.99MSRP: $75.00

BILLY Footwear

Classic Lace High Canvas

$43.68MSRP: $80.00

BILLY Footwear

Classic Lace Low Chambray

$41.85MSRP: $75.00

BILLY Footwear

Classic Lo

$59.99MSRP: $75.00

BILLY Footwear

Classic Lace High Chambray

$43.04MSRP: $80.00

BILLY Footwear

Work Comfort Lo

$55.99MSRP: $80.00

BILLY Footwear

Classic Lo

$52.99MSRP: $75.00

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Latest BILLY Footwear Reviews

Comfort Leather Lo

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Joy, joy; I thought I had found my next favorite pair of sneakers. Alas, it was not to be. The shoes were roomy enough when I tried them on. When I walked around in them, there was a little pressure in the toe area on one foot. Since these are leather I could have made allowances for that however I could not deal with the very loud squeaking that occurred with each step. Regardless of how cute the shoes are I cannot walk around in squeaky shoes. So sad to return them.

on July 21, 2020

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Sneaker Lo

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

Item description inaccurately says "Crafted from a leather and textile upper. . . ." Tongue label accurately says "ALL MAN MADE MATERIALS."

on July 11, 2020

Classic Lace Low Chambray

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

My daughter wears an Afo(foot brace) & Billy’s are perfect!! I do wish you offered more extra wide widths

from Farmington on June 11, 2020

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Classic Lace Low Chambray

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

After many years of struggling to find shoes for our son we finally discovered Billy's. Our son wears AFO's (orthotic braces) and finding sneakers was a nightmare. But not anymore! We bought these online and couldn't be happier! His AFO's slip right in and they zip right up. I would suggest that you buy a half size up if trying to use AFO's just to give you a little wiggle room. I also love that these are so stylish. Even our 14 year old said he would wear them! Thank you Billy's for FINALLY making something easy!

from Brownfield on June 07, 2020

Classic Lo

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Fit fantastic love the ease of wearing w my AFOs

on May 15, 2020

Classic Lace High Chambray

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

These worked great with my husbands leg braces! The fabric stretched enough to accommodate his braces and they’re holding up style because his carbon fiber isn’t stretching and cutting the top of the shoe. This fabric worked better than the lace shoe of the same style, as he wasn’t able to get those on all the way and we had to return them. Finding a shoe for his size 14 WITH braces has been quite the challenge but we’re definitely fans of BILLY now!

from Las Vegas on May 14, 2020

Classic Lo

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars out of 5

I got these shoes because I wanted something casual for walking the dog and thought they were kind of unique with the zipper going around the upper part of the toe. First off, these shoes are heavy, like wearing cinder blocks. I wear a 8M and although my feet are somewhat wide, these shoes fit. But the zipper cut into my bunion. These shoes look cool, but aren't

from Upstate NY on April 16, 2020

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Classic Lace High Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars out of 5

Great if your person needs to wear orthotics! And not old person or clunky looking. Please keep selling these Zappos!

on March 29, 2020

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Classic Lace High Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

These shoes fit PERFECTLY with my brace. Best pair of shoes I’ve ever owned. I’ve received so many compliments. Highly recommend.

from Lincoln on March 14, 2020

Classic Lace Low Chambray

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

These shoes were very easy to put on. I liked the fact that the width could be easily adjusted with the laces. Stylish shoe for something that is also easy to put on.

on March 13, 2020

Classic Lace High Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Perfect! Exactly what we needed to wear with AFO braces.?

from Modesto on January 28, 2020

Classic Lace High Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Overall love the shoes. Had to return for a half size bigger, but with Zappos easy returns it was a breeze.

on January 19, 2020

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Classic Lace Low Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Our son has CP and has to wear braces. He can put him shoes on without help. The best pair of shoes for braces we have ever found.

from Columbus OH on December 25, 2019

Classic Lace High Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I bought these for my 26 year old son who is a recent paraplegic. These shoes are a Godsend! They provide the style he still desires and are so easy for him to put on. I am buying 2 more pair as backups for when these wear out.

from Park City on December 02, 2019

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Classic Lace High Metallic

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Being handicapped. Finding a shoe that fits and I can get on has always been a problem. I was so pleased with these shoes as they have the front zipper that opens up the shoe and you just put your foot in and zip up, that I ordered 2 more pairs. I could not be more pleAsed

from Louisiana on November 25, 2019

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Classic Lace High Canvas

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Need a wider width

on November 05, 2019

Classic Lace High Canvas

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

These went on easily over an AFO but there was absolutely no way they would zip up after they were on. It was a real disappointment.

on November 05, 2019

Classic Lace High Canvas

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

Based on reviews it looks like you have a market for this type of shoe so I thank you. I'm a stroke survivor with left side paralysis, unable to tie shoes and all I seem to be able to wear are tennis shoes to support the AFO I'm subject to, like most of your reviews here. I tried the ladies size first, the 11, I'm really a twelve, however. So I hopped over to the men's equivalent to see if my concerns would change, nope. Here is what I personally encountered. A pretty narrow toe box, especially when I added my brace. Also, I usually remove the insole to provide needed room, that was sadly not an option. I hope you'll revisit some of these reviews and attempt the changes suggested as you have a real market here. I want to be your customer. But not as they now stand.

from Aurora, IL on October 30, 2019

Classic Lace High Canvas

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

they are very narrow for a mans shoe, I'm so dissapointed...

from hoschton on October 25, 2019

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Classic Lace High Metallic

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I am overwhelmed with gratitude to find cute footwear that fits my AFO and doesn't look like grandma's shoes!!

from Pacific Palisades, CA on September 18, 2019

Classic Lace High Metallic

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Fits well over AFO, and lacing allows it to be tightened to fit other foot without AFO.

on September 10, 2019

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Classic Lace High Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

My son wears SMO braces. We were able to loosen the laces to create more space for the braces to fit in and the shoes to zip up. These shoes are stylish and hide his braces. We love them! Planning to buy them in multiple colors.

on August 31, 2019

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Classic Lace High Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I love them ..!

from Chico Ca on August 23, 2019

Classic Lace High Canvas

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars out of 5

I have a son with Spina Bifida and heard about Billy shoes but their kids shoes were too small. Finding out on Zappos they have adult I tried a pair. They dont have wide widths. They are way to narrow someone who wears braces, MAFO'S. I could barely zip the shoe all the way without undoing the laces way apart plus my sons foot wasnt in them. Billy's website says they are coming out with wide shoes in 2020. I did like the look and my son did as well when he saw them even though he didn't think they were cool by seeing them on the website, so I cant wait until 2020. Note to Billy, the insoles have to be removed for a person with braces to fit deep into the shoe. Feel free to contact me to set my son up with your shoe to make them fit.

from Roaring Brook Township, PA on August 19, 2019

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