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5 Easy and Affordable Tips to Stretch Your Leather Shoes for a Comfortable Fit

Found the perfect pair of leather pumps in Living Coral — Pantone’s color of the year — to wear to your best friend’s wedding, but they’re just a tad too tight? No worries. There’s a range of options that can stretch your shoes for a more comfortable fit.
I’m a firm believer in buying shoes that are comfortable in the store without any adjustments. But if you can’t imagine leaving these limited-edition sneakers or sky-high pumps behind for another lucky shopper to snap up, stretching them could be worth a try.
It’s not just women who may find they themselves in need of more room in their shoes. Men, particularly those with bunion issues, could benefit from some extra room.
Now, don’t think you can stretch shoes a full size or width. These tips are meant to give shoes a bit more room without distorting their shape or overall fit.
The following are at-home methods to stretch your leather shoes.
Do the Walk Test
Walking around in your shoes will naturally help stretch the leather. Since this might be uncomfortable at first, it’s best to start out a few minutes at a time, then build up to longer periods. According to Eduard Shimunov of Leather Express

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