10 Best Shoe Stores in North Carolina

Are you all about designer shoes? Do you like to stay up to date on the latest sneaker trends? Regardless of your style, you’ll find plenty of places to buy the shoes you love and need in the North Carolina. Here are our favorites in the state! 

Main & Taylor Shoe Salon, Raleigh & Greensboro, NC

Choose from designers like Stuart Weitzman, Dolce Vita, Donald Pliner, Toni Pons and more at Main & Taylor Shoe Salon. You’ll be precisely fitted by a member of their expert sales staff, so you’ll be certain your new shoes fit just right. Whether it’s sandals, heels, boots or flats you’re in the market for, you’ll find all this and more at this classy shoe store.

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Sound Feet Shoes, Corolla, NC

All the shoes at Sound Feet Shoes are of excellent quality and good for your feet. Choose from Dansko, New Balance, Birkenstock, Frye, Asics, Nunn Bush and more for functional and fashionable shoes that won’t kill your feet in the name of looking good.

Cape Fear Footwear, Wilmington, NC

Cape Fear Footwear prides itself in selling shoes that are keeping within their theme of , “coastal casual comfort.” You’ll find sandals, espadrilles, flip flops and more—all perfect for the warm weather months in North Carolina. You’ll find Cape Fear Footwear in the Cotton Exchange in downtown Wilmington.

Mobley’s Shoes, Raleigh, NC

Selling shoes for the entire family since 1950, Mobley’s Shoes is a staple in Raleigh. You’ll find quality, affordable shoes for both adults and children, and you’ll be fitted by an expert shoe salesperson before you buy. That’s a nicety that went out in many places with the inception of chain shoe stores decades ago.

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Tops for Shoes, Asheville, NC

An independently owned shoe store in Asheville, Tops for Shoes is proud to carry 300 brands of shoes for men, women and children. An integral supporter of the community, Tops appreciates the business their customers give them, and in turn believes in doing their part in the place they all live. Personal shoppers will help you find the right style and the perfect fit, no matter what kind of shoes you’re looking for.

Lebo’s, Gastonia, NC

A shoe store exclusive to the Carolinas, Lebo’s has been in business since 1923. You’ll find sandals, cowboy boots, shoes designed for comfort and more at this family owned and operated shoe store. If you need orthotics, dance shoes and equestrian boots, you’ll be properly fitted to assure the best support for your feet.

The Shoe Market, Greensboro, NC

The Shoe Market features stylish and comfortable shoes for men and women, as well as shoes that promote healthy feet. Choose from Vionic, Apex, Clarks, Cole Haan, Pikolinos, Jambu and countless others. You’d be hard pressed to leave The Shoe Market and not have exactly what you want for new shoes in tow.

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Fleet Feet, Greenville, NC

Whether you’re an athlete, a runner, an avid walker or just someone who wants comfortable shoes, you need to visit Fleet Feet. The locally owned and operated business is comprised of professionals who outfit people who spend lots of time abusing their feet through sports and other activities. Go into the store or visit online. They even feature a newsletter and a running club for those interested.

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The Shoe Center, Leland, NC

At the Shoe Center, you’ll find shoes designed for the well-being of your feet—that look good, too. Choose from sandals, boots, pumps and flats. They even have a line of dancing shoes perfect for professionals and ballroom wannabes. The Shoe Center sells women’s shoes only.

9th Street Active Feet, Durham, NC

9th Street Active Feet prides itself in being North Carolina’s premier tech running store. Open since 1989, they provide customers with professional gait analyses, as well as expert shoe fittings. They also excel at fitting the perfect shoes for those having experienced recent injuries.

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