Chunky Shoes Are Having a Moment — Here Are the 11 Best Styles on Amazon
Nothing completes a look quite like the perfect pair of shoes. Whether you prefer timeless classics or want to dive into the latest shoe trends, the right footwear can transform your style aspirations into reality. If you're leaning towards the latter, few trends are as buzzy as lug-soled shoes. Chances are, you've seen them all over your social media feed and in all forms: chunky loafers, boots, Mary Janes, sneakers — you name it. Thanks to their comfort and durability, we have a feeling this rugged style will be trendy well into the colder months. After all, the right lug sole is helpful for keeping your footing on slick, snowy streets.
Fortunately, Amazon has a bunch of on-point pairs that'll seal your fate as best dressed. You don't want to sleep on this emerging trend, so put that Prime membership to work, stat. Ahead, we've rounded up 11 chunky shoes at all price points so you can find the perfect pair to complement your fall-winter wardrobe. Keep scrolling to peruse our picks, featuring brands including, but certainly not limited to Dr. Martens, Vionic, and Franco Sarto.
— Additional reporting by Marisa Petrarca
Best Chunky Loafers
Franco Sarto Women's Balin Lug Sole Chunky Loafer ($64, originally $99)
When in doubt, you can't go wrong with these loafers. The simple style is available in a handful of colors, so you can either keep it classic with black or opt for a pigmented pop. Plus, they come in half sizes.
Best Chunky Heeled Loafers
Dirty Laundry Women's Heeled Loafer ($40, originally $70)
Take the chunky shoe trend to new heights with these slip-on loafers. They come in black and white and feature log soles to keep you stable on your feet and comfortable all day long.
Best Chunky Ankle Boots
Circus NY Women's Darielle Ankle Boot ($55, originally $99)
For a pair of chunky shoes that'll go with everything, reach for these ankle boots. They'll complement everything from jeans and dresses to your favorite sweatpants and sweatshirt duo.
Best High-Top Sneakers
Surely you're familiar with Converse high-tops, right? This particular silhouette features the brand's standout details, including the canvas upper, Chuck Taylor ankle patch, and chunky, lugged outsole.
Best Chunky Mary Janes
Circus NY Women's Darielle Ankle Boot ($40, originally $50)
Mary Janes are making a well-deserved comeback. These are the adult, trend-conscious take on your childhood staple. (Bring this style to 2023 with straight-legged denim and a fuzzy, cropped sweater.)
Best Chunky Slippers
You're bound to find yourself slipping into these sweater-inspired slides on repeat. They're designed for both indoor and outdoor wear and even have the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Seal of Acceptance, certifying them as a smart choice for your foot health. They offer stability, cushioning, and arch support and are undeniably cozy and stylish.
Best Faux-Fur Lined Chunky Boots
Dr. Martens 2976 Quad FL Boots ($158, originally $210)
Just because you're strapping on some boots doesn't mean you have to sacrifice comfort. Thanks to the fuzzy lining, these Dr. Martens boots will be just as cozy as your slippers. The difference? You can wear these in public.
Best Chunky Platform Ankle Boots
Ruanyu Women's Platform Ankle Boots ($49, originally $66)
Decked out with a sock-like fit, these ankle boots are equal parts comfortable and chic. They come in over 10 different colors, so you can find the perfect match to complement your wardrobe.
Best Chunky Mid-Calf Booties
Pro tip: for an effortless cool look, pair these boots with tights and your favorite mini skirt. The calf-grazing height will make any of your summer clothes look more autumnal.
Best Chunky Combat Boots
Dipping your toes into the chunky shoes trend for the very first time? Combat boots are a no-brainer. Not only are these ones seriously affordable, but they also come in a bunch of great colors and patterns.
Best Chunky Sandals
Whether you booked a tropical vacation over the holidays or are ready to commit to this trend for the foreseeable future, you'll get a lot of mileage out of these Dr. Martens sandals. They have two adjustable buckles, so you can find your perfect fit.