TED and Muffy :( AKA DUO

(21 Posts)
pinkfrocks Thu 06-Aug-15 17:26:41

what's the verdict? As a VIP customer they are giving me 15% off. Think there is only 1 possible style in the whole collection.

Jedi1 Thu 06-Aug-15 17:33:22

I know it's their names and everything buy what an awful name for a boot shop. That's put me off before I've even looked...

pinkfrocks Thu 06-Aug-15 17:37:23

and the default setting is euros. Just called them and no answer but see that you can change the currency bottom of each page. Cheapest is around £235. Guess it's cheaper to buy some calf padding or put on 5 st in weight.

cardoon Thu 06-Aug-15 17:47:39

It seems like a backward step - I can't find anything I like sad

bluespitfire Thu 06-Aug-15 18:56:30

I was just going to start a thread about this.

Crikey the prices have gone up.
If the quality is the same as Duo was then it wouldn't be worth the cost IMO.

Cat111 Sun 09-Aug-15 22:39:17

In fairness I couldn't find anything I liked in last year's Duo collection having bought a new pair of boots from them every year for years - disappointing. If their sales were down the problem wasn't the name but the last collection. I quite like some of the new styles but they're definitely expensive - I'll be waiting for the sales. And Ted & Muffy sounds like a children's brand. The worst bit is that on the zip tag there is a T&M logo. I didn't mind it being Duo - although better unbranded - but not sure I can bring myself to advertise the fact I buy 'Ted & Muffy'

Creatureofthenight Sun 09-Aug-15 22:41:41

It's a bit of a silly name. The prices have shot up.
There's one pair I like, but can't see myself shelling out £275 for a pair of boots.

Mrsj70 Sun 09-Aug-15 22:47:58

I'm really disappointed, one of the only places I get boots to fit but the new prices are extortionate! I can only hope the sale is amazing sad

The ink coloured suede ones with the side buttons up the side are cute, shame they're over the knee ones though. Can't see how the look from the front either

* suede buttons

SpaghettiMeatballs Mon 10-Aug-15 06:42:47

I've already unsubscribed. All that fairy tale nonsense and emailing me everyday did my head in.

I think they've had their day. The high street is much better at catering for multiple fits now.

CarpeJugulum Mon 10-Aug-15 06:45:16

Unsubscribed. Will have to do without again.
Expensive, fewer styles and a stupid name.

What a shame!

FunHouseGrandPrix Mon 10-Aug-15 06:47:27

I am disappointed too. Looks like I will scouring eBay for second hand Duo Boots now instead. I agree the name sounds like a children's brand.

KatyS36 Mon 10-Aug-15 09:51:12

If the high street ups their game now there is a clear market hole unless you're at the far ends of the fit spectrum you may be better off
I'm only a bit bigger than average and there is plenty I can find on the high street now compared to a few years ago.

Fortunately I indulged in the sale last year and have some classic black boots that should last for a few years.

The quality would have to massively improve to justify those prices.

Can get over the name - didn't stop fat face!

Katy

mrsdavidbowie Mon 10-Aug-15 09:56:02

Just had a look at Crispins website...my other shoe shop..and Stuart Weitzman boots are an eye watering £595.
sad

Petal02 Mon 10-Aug-15 10:11:52

I'm really disappointed too. Duo was a life-saver for me. I'll be looking at thebootmakers.com this autumn. OK so they're not much cheaper than Ted and Muffy, but at least they have a sensible name ......

mrsdavidbowie Mon 10-Aug-15 10:21:28

Ooh petal they do different heights as well.
Wonder if their 9 is a proper 9.

PerditaMcLeod Mon 10-Aug-15 10:27:56

Another disappointed Duo customer here sad

I was horrified at how much they have marked the prices up by. Shocking. I have a number of pairs of boots and shoes from Duo as I love them. Always had to buy during the sale as couldn't justify paying full price so there is absolutely no way I will be able to afford to buy from Ted & Muffy, even with my 'VIP' 15% discount!

Alibabsandthe40Musketeers Mon 10-Aug-15 10:36:29

I can't believe they want £200 for ankle boots. Insane.

Micropigatadisco Mon 10-Aug-15 12:03:17

Oh Why, Oh Why have they changed? Did another company buy them out or something? I haven't seen one pair of boots that will fit me with my tiny legs. I managed to nab a great pair when they very briefly did a trial of petite fit boots about 2 years ago, hopefully these will last as long as the 'half calf' style I bought from them 14 years ago (which are knee length on me)
The high street is not good for me - only caters for lovely long legs envy

moggiesmum Mon 10-Aug-15 16:36:15

What a shame - - whoever thought of that name?? - - and all the fairy tale stuff!- Oooh no Duo - - we loved you as you were . . . . lower prices and a commercial distinct name. Clever marketing gone wrong - - -

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