Are these the most hideous sandals ever?

(33 Posts)
OrchidLass Sat 13-Apr-13 11:53:05

www.clarks.co.uk/p/20343902

I am crap at this kind of stuff. I want flat sandals that have a tiny wedge as I can't wear totally flat shoes (they hurt me). They are for casual, daily messing about wear and I wondered if the above ones are OK or just frumpy frumperson. I suspect the latter so, dear reader, please help. Not much cash, £40 max.

Nagoo Sat 13-Apr-13 11:57:00

They are a contender grin

I'll mark my place to google for you later on.

Mrsrobertduvall Sat 13-Apr-13 11:59:59

They are pretty vile. It's the wedge I don't like.

2fedup Sat 13-Apr-13 12:02:36

Awful, these are comfy, but I've a feeling these aren't a whole lot better grin

BreasticlesNTesticles Sat 13-Apr-13 12:02:43

I have these from M&S

here

which are very comfy for work

Don't link the ruffle on the ones you have linked

BreasticlesNTesticles Sat 13-Apr-13 12:03:43

like the ruffle, sorry!

milkwasabadchoice Sat 13-Apr-13 12:08:00

I prefer breasticles' version. Don't like the ruffles.

2fedup Sat 13-Apr-13 12:08:37

black sandals at tkmaxx might do

MrsAlexanderSkarsgard Sat 13-Apr-13 12:09:39

Please don't buy them, they are horrible.
I feel mean for saying that but they just are.

ggirl Sat 13-Apr-13 12:10:37

Orchidlass-those are hideous

others are nice but I expect they are too flat for you??

cocolepew Sat 13-Apr-13 12:11:08

Our Barretts does Earth Spirt shoes and sandals, they are very comfy.

specialsubject Sat 13-Apr-13 12:15:35

depends on the size of your feet - would look boat-like over a size 5. Also look really flimsy and will last five minutes.

totally flat shoes are indeed bad for the feet.

Toasttoppers Sat 13-Apr-13 12:17:15

I don't like them but my most hated sandals are those gladiator type ones.

Gillybobs Sat 13-Apr-13 12:18:46

Sorry OP they are veh frumpy

I much prefer these

www.clarks.co.uk/p/20353061

20%off with code BLOOM til tues

theoriginalandbestrookie Sat 13-Apr-13 12:27:10

Um not keen.

Don't laugh but am just back from US and am a Crocs convert now. I bought these www.crocs.co.uk/crocs-a-leigh-mini-wedge-leather/11847,en_GB,pd.html?cid=4I3&cgid=women-footwear ( much cheaper in US) and they are incredibly comfortable and I like to think rather stylish.

OrchidLass Sat 13-Apr-13 13:30:35

Well I really do appreciate the honestly. I have slapped myself around the face for even considering them smile! I have plantar fascilitis and really struggle to get anything that doesn't hurt and coupled with that I seem to have lost any sense of taste these days! Not a good combo.

ggirl Sat 13-Apr-13 13:32:03

s'ok orchidlass , have been there myself and had a good slapping from S&B . It's good to get you on the right track again.grin

ggirl Sat 13-Apr-13 13:34:04

fwiw I get plantar fasciitis and find the footglove sandals comfy , but must comfess I do wear fitflops if doing a lot of walking as they are amazing for plantar fasciitis.

HandMini Sat 13-Apr-13 13:34:22

These are actually the most hideous sandals ever

My eyes, my eyes

OrchidLass Sat 13-Apr-13 13:35:16

Oh and I read the reviews on those sandals.

They have been described as 'glitzy', 'smart' and 'perfect for a cruise'. God, I have turned into a cruise going middle aged frump. sad

OrchidLass Sat 13-Apr-13 13:37:10

Are they ggirl, maybe they're the way to go then? I really thought it was getting better but it's started to get worse again, I just want it to go away!

ggirl Sat 13-Apr-13 13:38:07
ggirl Sat 13-Apr-13 13:38:48

yes ..brilliant for PF , read the reviews

CarrieDon Sun 14-Apr-13 15:38:22

MN put me on to FitFlops as a remedy for PF.

I wear them round the house, as they are a bit of a style-bypass - then use Scholl heel gel inserts for loafers/boots outside the house and it's really done the trick, 100%. I think the inserts "guarantee" they'll work which is pretty impressive. Worked for me anyway.

If I forget the inserts the soreness comes back really quickly.

don't tell anyone but I quite like the sandals in your OP

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