Boulder shoe shopping? Yeah, it’s a thing, no matter what your stride. While springtime in Boulder could still always mean a freak snow flurry or a stormy day of rain, sunny and warm summertime is right around the corner. This means it’s (nearly) time to closet those snow boots and free those toes that have been so long suffocating under the heavy woolen socks of winter!
Whether you’re looking to refresh your warm weather shoe collection with stylish new finds or need some new footwear for your upcoming outdoor summer adventures, there are plenty of local shops in Boulder to satisfy that shoe shopping itch.
Pearl Street Mall, along with its East End and West End, is teeming with shoe stores that your feet will thank you for perusing.
Stop by locally owned Two Sole Sisters on the East End to browse their stylish, comfortable selection with unique, eclectic brand names to choose from.
Common Era is likewise an East End staple and is a great place to visit to bring some “big city style” to your Colorado shoe collection.
If you’re feeling adventurous, Buffalo Exchange on the East End carries a wealth of unique vintage and used clothing, including a healthy shoe selection.
With a variety of comfortable shoes and sandals from brands like Toms, Sanuk, Reef, and Rainbow, Savvy on Pearl is right on the walking mall and is a quick, convenient shop to pop into.
On the West End, stop into Shoe Fly to check out their hugely colorful collection of sandals, unique styles, and more to dress your feet up in comfort and personality.
You never know what you’ll find when shopping at Rags Consignments, and that’s the beauty of it! Head to their 28th Street location to peruse their collection of consignment goods, including a bounty of shoes.
With an assortment of recycled vintage items and classic affordable styles, Ragstock on Canyon Boulevard is another great place to browse in for some fun, funky sandals.
Whatever footwear you need to get your summer off to an active and healthy start can be found throughout Boulder.
Installation Shoe Gallery on Pearl Street Mall has a selection of stylish sneakers sure to put a bounce in your step. Shops like Boulder Running Company and Flatirons Running, Inc. can also help you get functional, comfortable footwear that will carry you through all the runs, walks, and outdoor activities you have planned for summertime.
If you’re looking to kick up your hiking game this summer, the always reliable REI on 28th Street here in Boulder has a huge footwear selection and the customer service to help you ensure you’re choosing the right gear for your outing.
Where’s your favorite spot to shop for shoes here in Boulder? Tell us in the comments below and enjoy wiggling your toes in some new kicks this summer, Boulder!