Forbes Footwear Hornsby

We are open from 9:30am – 5pm Monday to Friday, and 9:30am to 4pm Saturday. There will be limitations on how many people can be inside the shop at one time.

To contact us for assistance please email If you need to return a product please advise first.


Forbes Footwear – The home of stylish shoes that fit orthotics

If you need to wear shoe inserts, you know how hard it is to find shoes for orthotics, especially online. Forbes Footwear is renowned for offering high quality footwear online and in-store at very affordable rates. We are especially known for providing a great range of school shoes for children of all ages and cater to people with large feet, but that’s not all we are known for, we also offer fashionable men’s and women’s orthotic shoes. Now you can buy orthotic shoes online at affordable prices. We have a wide range of footwear to suit your needs and those of your entire family.

Forbes Footwear is renowned for offering quality brands with old fashioned customer service. Every day in store we have a team of trained fitting staff ready to help you get the right fit. Of course you can order online and we will get the shoes despatched quickly to your door. We are now known as the Home of Orthotic Friendly fashion. We carry a wide variety of shoes that can be worn with custom made orthotics or off the shelf arch support inserts.

We carry more than the mainstream brands, stocking a wide range of high quality brands that you won’t find in every major shoe store. You can come in store to try the shoes you like or you can buy your orthotic friendly shoes online for an easy Australia wide delivery. Read More…


Men’s FootwearMens Footwear

Find a great range of men’s dress shoes, men’s casual shoes and men’s sports shoes online. If you wear shoe inserts we stock a wide variety of orthotic friendly footwear. We also specialise in large size men’s shoes.

Women’s FootwearWomens Footwear

We have a great range of women’s shoes in store and online. This includes women’s dress shoes, women’s work shoes, women’s casual shoes and women’s sports shoes. Many of our shoes are orthotic friendly, meaning they can be worn as they are or with your own orthotics inserted. We also supply a wide variety of arch supported shoes. We stock a range of brands in store that are not readily available at mainstream stores.

Children’s FootwearChildrens Footwear

Don’t give your kids ill-fitting shoes, get high quality shoes that actually fit your child’s feet correctly as well as providing support and comfort. We supply children’s school shoes, children’s sports shoes and children’s seasonal shoes. Visit us in store where our fully trained fitting team can ensure your child gets the correct fit.



We carry large size men’s shoes and large size lady’s shoes in store

We are a Clarks Platinum store which means we stock school shoes in half sizes and width fittings to provide the correct fit. Our staff are trained to fit your child for growth and support.

Thanks to Forbes Footwear, now you can buy orthotic shoes online at affordable prices. We have a wide range of footwear to suit your needs and those of your entire family.

A family-owned business selling quality footwear for over 70 years

Forbes Footwear is a long-established store operating in Sydney’s north. We provide shoes for the whole family to cover any occasion. We are well known for children’s school shoes with all of our fitting team trained to fit growing feet correctly. We hold a wide variety of large size men’s shoes and we are now known as the home of fashionable men’s and ladies’ orthotic friendly shoes. We can cater for hard to fit feet! Read More…