How should steel toe boots fit? 6 Tips that will help make a difference and make you more comfortable
Steel toe boots should be comfortable, and fitted according to how your foot fits into a normal boot. You should be able to wiggle your toes easily and not feel any pressure on them. If you wear thick socks regularly, it is highly recommended that you purchase steel toe boots that are wide enough for your toes to naturally spread out.
They should fit like a regular boot.
Get the fit of the boot right first.
Ensure the widest part of your foot aligns with the widest part of the shoe.
Purchase thick socks and insoles to check wiggle room in the toe box area.
Steel toe boots should not constrict your toes.
Go ½ a size up (but not wide) if they’re tight.
Wearing steel toe boots is pretty much the norm when working in an industrial setting.
We’ve worn a fair few pairs of steel toe boots in our time so we feel your pain.
In this article, we will go through how steel toe boots should fit.
We will look at the general ‘fit’ of a work boot and then move onto the specifics around the steel toe cap.