Hallux Valgus is a bunion deformity of the big toe. Tailor’s bunion or bunionette deformity is a deformity of the 5th metatarsal. Another bunion type is a dorsal bunion. Hallux valgus is a common foot deformity with a lot of misconceptions about them. People sometimes describe this deformity as a bump on the side of the big toe. This visible bump (bunion) is usually associated with a lot of changes in that part of the foot.