These shoes are interesting! The toe looks short because the ties are long, which changes the perspective of these shoes. Most wide shoes look like modified boxes, these are unique.
I am starting to appreciate the zipper access on the lateral side of both shoes, I guess in case you don't want to untie the shoe to remove and put it on. Just unzip the zipper, take it off...put it on and zip it up. I have had issues with the zippers jamming already when putting them on, but before I get upset I will try a little WD-40 on the zipper to see if that helps. Interesting shoes