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Things You Should Consider When Buying Shoes

Buying new shoes is never as easy as it looks – unless you go to the right shoe store, of course. Forbes Footwear have been local experts for the better part of a century, so they’re more than qualified to give advice on buying shoes.

Today, we consult the experts at Forbes Footwear and find out the main things to keep in mind when buying shoes.


While Lady Gaga may look great in her famously unconventional, ambitious and simply crazy outfits, we can assure you she’s not very comfy in them. Comfort is probably the single most important thing to look for in a shoe – especially if they’re going to become a daily pair. Do your research and read product reviews; we can guarantee you there’ll be some reviews that mention comfort.


Ever bought a pair of shoes that looked great, but fell apart after a couple of months? There’s nothing more frustrating than that, especially if you paid decent money for them. We’re not saying you should buy the most expensive shoes – this doesn’t always guarantee quality. You should do research on whether or not a particular pair of shoes are durable and of good, resistant quality before you click that alluring ‘Add to Cart’ button.


Looks aren’t everything, but they’re definitely something! You wouldn’t buy a pair of shoes unless they appealed to your style, right? Don’t forget that buying a product you love the look of is equally important. Finding something that combines the comfort you need with the look you want is the ideal outcome.


Like we said before, a high price doesn’t imply good value. Good value is when you pay a fair price for a high quality product. At Forbes Footwear, delivering that is the single driving force behind the business.

Can’t get comfy? Try insoles or orthotics

Simply can’t get comfy in your shoes, even though the reviews on comfort were glowing? Insoles or orthotics can often be the best solution. Off the shelf insoles with an arch support built in can be a great option if you want a cost-effective way to see whether you could benefit from investing in custom-made orthotics. Insoles usually provide a level of relief, but orthotics can be life-changing. Say goodbye to the foot pain of yesterday and say hello to a brand new pair of feet!

So, where can you find a store that stocks stylish, quality shoes that are not only comfortable, but come at a great price? And where they can also supply advice or arch supports or orthotics? Forbes Footwear delivers all of these services with diligence and pride. Since 1940, they’ve been Sydney’s finest team in shoe retail. The Forbes philosophy is simple: deliver quality products at fair prices and keep customers happy as can be. Browse the range online today!