I’m pretty sure everyone in my town just heard me shriek with joy, car alarms and dogs are going off like crazy. The reason I was so excited was because I ordered shoes online and they fit.
Kk, to most people that’s not a huge deal but for me it was monumental, a complete and utter game changer! Now I know I can buy wide fitting shoes online from overseas but it comes at a huge cost for shipping alone and then there is the high probability that the sizing is wrong. I know a lot of my wide-footed readers have been burnt in the past and for them it’s just not worth the risk. 90% of the shoes I currently own have all been purchased in NYC so I totally understood…
… that was until I found myself browsing ASOS Curve and discovered they were FINALLY stocking not only wide fitting shoes but also shoes in larger sizes, shoes that go up to a size 12! I’ve sat with baited breath for three days, waiting for them to arrive. Trying not to get too excited, numbing myself for the inevitable sting of disappointment.
They arrived, I tossed the dresses aside and carefully unwrapped the gorgeous black sandals, smelling the leather, eyes widening, anticipation building. I slipped them on… slipped, meaning no struggle or shoving required. My heart sang and skipped a beat. The next challenge was strapping my thick ankles. I guided the strap through the buckle… success!
I squealed… loudly.
Then I pranced into the lounge room, pointing my toes about like a four year old in her first pair of princess shoes. Aidan gushed at how beautiful my shoes were and how perfect they fit me. Honestly I think he just liked seeing how happy they made me. They’re not exactly the sexiest pair of shoes but they are my very first pair of real leather sandals and I know they’ll serve my wardrobe (and my feet) well… now I just need them in white!
I’m beyond excited about this revelation. Seconds after my prancing I sat right down to write this post, hopefully capturing all the joy, excitement and relief I’m feeling right now. I wanted to share the news with you, my personal experience, because I know I’m not alone in this hunt. Sizes are selling fast so don’t dilly-dally. I really hope that ASOS and New Look see how much Aussie Curve ladies need this and they keep restocking and bringing out more options.
Do you wear “wide fit” or have problems buying shoes?