Finding new fall women’s shoes is made easier thanks to Connecticut’s very own businesses. No matter your style, shoe size or medical needs, there are shoe stores to help find the perfect fit. While some of these stores specialize in podiatry needs, others are up-to-date with the latest fashion trends. Check out these local businesses to find your new fall boot or shoes.

FootPrints Shoes & Accessories
79 Costello Road
Newington, CT 06111
(860) 666-3100

Shoppers will find the most variety and options at FootPrints Shoes & Accessories. This family run business is welcoming and continues to win awards, such as the UCONN Family Business Award, due to their willingness to serve the needs of their customers. They have over 200 top listed brands for women, men, children, athletic and orthopedic shoes. An added benefit to shopping at FootPrints is their volume of stock. They have 100,000 pairs of shoes in stock. Their women’s footwear range in size from 4 to 13. They carry regular sizes, extra wide and extra narrow. Brands include but are not limited to Ugg, Sperry, Clarks, Ara, Nike, Reebok, New Balance, Drew and Cole Haan. FootPrints has Board Certified Pedorthists who work with health care providers and pediatrists for all your shoe needs.

Arciuolo Shoes
74 Broad St.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 877-7463

Arciuolo Shoes has had four generations of fine customer service and skilled staff to meet your shoe shopping needs. At Arciuolo Shoes they will personalize your shopping trip, whether giving advise from their staff or helping you find the best fit. In stock they carry boots, shoes, sneakers and sandals. Brands include, but are not limited to, Cobb Hill, Sperry, Crocs, Clarks, Ugg, Keen, Dansko, New Balance, Nike, ASICS and San Antonio Shoes. Another selling point is the fact that they make custom orthopedics at the store. The store itself is designed to entertain children as women shop, equipped with a pirate themed playscape, beach mural and aquarium. They also offer complementary coffee and tea.

670 Post Road E.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 227-5165

When it comes to fashion and women’s shoes, Mitchell’s is one of the top places to shop in Connecticut. They have the latest trends walking into the fall season. Mitchell’s is a high end choice for footwear with a higher price range. They sell a variety of shoe styles and types including short and tall boots, flats, pumps, evening wear shoes, sandals, mules and wedges. This season’s fall boot material ranges from leather to suede, with either a flat or heeled sole. Mitchell’s is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Also check out their sister store, Richard’s, in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Flirt Boutique
3551 Whitney Ave.
Hamden, CT 06518
(203) 287-0092

Window shopping does you no good at Flirt Boutique. Between their fashionable shoes and clothing line, it is difficult to leave empty handed. Flirt Boutique stays in style with fashion forward trends. Shoe designers sold in the store include Dolce Vita, Corso Como and Isola. While shopping for new heels or boots this fall season, check out their accessories and clothing to see if you can find the perfect addition to your wardrobe complimenting your new kicks.

Clinton Bootery
203 E Main St.
Clinton, CT 06413
(860) 669-2747

A shoreline favorite for women’s shoes can be found along Route 1 in Clinton, Connecticut. Due to their growth in business they’ve moved locations to a larger space. They were voted the 2012 Shoreline’s Best Women’s Shoes by the Shoreline Times. Women can seek comfortable shoes of good quality at this shoe store. There’s also no need to stress over finding shoes to fit your medical needs. The owner is also a certified pedorthist, making it much easier to resolve your fears of finding a good shoe.

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