Obviously I can't ask anyone in RL....

(45 Posts)
Gales Fri 05-Apr-13 20:04:56

Hotter shoes??

I know I should be ashamed to be even looking, but I need comfy summer shoes. Something to go with casual summer dresses.

Please bear in mind that I have no desire to be fashionable or even particularly stylish, just to look OK smile (and be comfortable) blush

SanctiMOMious Fri 05-Apr-13 20:07:48

They're awful. I like comfortable shoes too. But.... there are limits. Keep looking.

Oh dear. No - just no.

Try Gabor - some of them are fairly inoffensive.

SofaCanary Fri 05-Apr-13 20:09:55

Christ no!

tigerdriverII Mexico Fri 05-Apr-13 20:09:56

Weeeelllll.

For Hotter ( who keep blooming sending me catalogues WTF) that's ok. Only the teal. And I think they would wear out/ go like boats very quickly, which for the price....

olivertheoctopus Fri 05-Apr-13 20:10:46

Revolting. These are the most comfortable pumps ever and far less twee

Hush Puppies Janessa

As Tethers would say...I no longer fear hell

Allthingspretty Fri 05-Apr-13 20:24:35

Oh no. no. They are awful, sorry

Gales Fri 05-Apr-13 20:29:15

Ok, I get it grin

Althings, flat doesn't automatically mean comfortable though - there's no way those synthetic thin soled shoes are comfortable.

Have you tried gel insoles? Primark sell them specifically for flat shoes, they could be worth a look?

ItsAllTLAsToMe Fri 05-Apr-13 20:33:31

The pumps that Oliver linked to are ridiculously comfy, I have them in black. Leather as well.

Gales Fri 05-Apr-13 20:37:19

Yes, I like those ItsAll

ItsAllTLAsToMe Fri 05-Apr-13 20:42:39

They really are great, they don't feel anything like normal pumps. They're not the most fashionable pumps, but they're 10x as comfortable, and will last 10x as long.

MrsDoomsPatterson Fri 05-Apr-13 20:45:20

Jesus, great if you're going for Henry VIII's jester's job. Not so great in 2013.

Birkenstock?!

I like these in jade but bit formal.

tigerdriverII Mexico Fri 05-Apr-13 20:50:22

travel they are awful. And I am the only person not to say the first ones were a disaster.

Bunbaker Fri 05-Apr-13 20:53:23

I really like those * TravelinColour*. I wouldn't have guessed they were Hotter.

Bunbaker Fri 05-Apr-13 20:53:55

The first ones

MrsDoomsPatterson Fri 05-Apr-13 20:56:00

Step away from Hotter. They couldn't be any colder.

I'll get me coat.

I think the ability to wear certain shoes is a lot down to personality - I'd wear those jade ones with skinnies and a tight t-shirt, probably a blazer too. Never with skirts.

HappyAsEyeAm Fri 05-Apr-13 22:25:13

My horrendous bunions, which are only getting worse, leave me very few shoe options. I am now down to ecco, m and s footglove wide fitting and hotter. And so the choice tends towards the granny. Much as i would love to wear more stylish shoes, i just can't. If you're not forced towards these type of shoes, OP, don't buy them! I would go for the ones you've linked to in your OP, but if you dont have problem feet, then shop around. I completely agree with you about the very flat hush puppies though, shoes as flat as that would be agony for me.

piprabbit Fri 05-Apr-13 22:27:49

Have a look at Shoon, they do a lot of comfy ranges. Some look better than others.

tigerdriverII Mexico Fri 05-Apr-13 23:21:26

happy. I have a bunion too. I don't like to admit it but probably it will have to be treated. <<aaaaarrrggghhh>>

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