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nicetoseeyoutoseeyounice Wed 15-Feb-17 21:54:36

I'm having a sodding nightmare trying to find bridesmaid shoes. I need two pairs of shoes for my fashion conscious teenage nieces. Any ideas? I like these ones http://m.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/prod107011_1000163126+183212377_-1

But £80 odd on shoes arghh. We have 3 months to go so funds are tight. Can't be too high of a heel (they like to think they can walk in them but they can't and their mums would bite my head off if I crippled them on the day) pleeeeeeease help me.

ISpeakJive Wed 15-Feb-17 21:58:42

Are these too high?

m.newlook.com/shop/shoe-gallery/view-all-shoes/silver-glitter-strappy-heeled-sandals_393292292

nicetoseeyoutoseeyounice Wed 15-Feb-17 22:07:15

I did see those on my search. They are lovely. A bit too high though, 3.5 inches. The girls are 13 and 15 and not so experienced in heels. I can't walk in heels though mind, and I'm 27!

ISpeakJive Wed 15-Feb-17 22:07:38

These ones?

www.quizclothing.co.uk/footwear/00100010212.html

RubertRoo Wed 15-Feb-17 22:08:38

http://m.newlook.com/shop/teens/shoes-and-boots/teens-silver-textured-strappy-cone-heeled-sandals_513459792 they have these in the teen section of New Look. They only go up to a size 6 though but look like a comfy heel to wear all day?!

ISpeakJive Wed 15-Feb-17 22:12:59

You might want to check out eBay too.

m.ebay.co.uk/itm/WOMENS-LADIES-MID-HEEL-GEMS-GLITTER-STRAPPY-BRIDAL-CUT-OUT-SANDALS-SHOES-SIZE-/262337040289?var=561114497899&hash=item3d14818fa1%3Ag%3ApcEAAOSwYmZXEtV8&_trkparms=pageci%253A7caf9115-f3cb-11e6-ad24-74dbd18099a7%257Cparentrq%253A43d32db815a0a2a4f3874e60fff6ac39%257Ciid%253A20&varId=561114497899

Champagneformyrealfriends Wed 15-Feb-17 22:14:25

Look on the tk maxx website-I got my bridal shoes there and they were "Pink" the bridal brand. Comfy too.

stargazer2030 Wed 15-Feb-17 22:15:46

Try marks and Spencer's. My teenage daughter got some lovely sparkly silver sandals for her prom last year. Not too high and they were about £25/£30.

FlyMeToTheMoonLiterally Wed 15-Feb-17 22:53:05

www.marksandspencer.com/stiletto-high-heel-platform-court-shoes-with-insolia/p/p22471001?mfPartNumber=T020689&carousel=FUNV_RR

£25 smile

CinnamonSweet Wed 15-Feb-17 22:57:07

www.shoeaholics.com/brands/women/miss-kg/glide-silver-glitter-miss-kg#size=3-36

Parney Wed 15-Feb-17 22:58:19

Littlewoods are great and if you search well you you might come across a discount code, I ended up getting a code for 25% off mine which was like a free pair as I'd four to get!

Parney Wed 15-Feb-17 23:00:45

www.littlewoodsireland.ie/v-by-very-caprice-mini-platform-glitter-sandalnbsp/1600097829.prd

Chippednailvarnishing Wed 15-Feb-17 23:03:54

I bought the new look ones Rupert linked to for a 70's party. They were pretty comfortable.

Tigger1986 Wed 15-Feb-17 23:14:52

New look shoes I've found are always a lot comfier and easier to walk in than other shops (even with a bit of a heel) could you try tk maxx??

Emboo19 Wed 15-Feb-17 23:17:34

Have a look at asos
Both styles are available in a few colours, the chunky heel might be better if they struggle in heels.

winewolfhowls Wed 15-Feb-17 23:18:51

Next.

napmeistergeneral Wed 15-Feb-17 23:26:02

How about some pretty embellished flats? Can still be lovely and sparkly but no crippling required.
m.asos.com/asos/asos-look-up-embellished-ballet-flats/prd/6541301?iid=6541301&affid=14179&channelref=product%20search&mk=abc¤cyid=1&ppcadref=236391861|14762090661|aud-234508750992:pla-77263194741&gclid=CJLd6pqfk9ICFYeVGwod2RwEBQ

Or chunky heels are around a lot at the moment, which give a bit more stability for the high heel novice....
m.asos.com/asos/asos-shimmer-embellished-pointed-heels/prd/6295995?CTAref=We%20Recommend%20Carousel_5&featureref1=we%20recommend%20pers

God I love shoes!

bloodyteenagers Wed 15-Feb-17 23:32:22

www.ebay.co.uk/itm/like/301697865231?lpid=122&chn=ps&var=600539951349&adgroupid=40176066202&rlsatarget=pla-280078136617&adtype=pla&poi=&googleloc=1006886&device=c&campaignid=738210941&crdt=0

These ones. £15 a pair &£3.50 pp. Not a lot of sizes left though.

8dayweek Wed 15-Feb-17 23:36:19

Maybe a trawl of www.everything5pounds.com might come up trumps? A bit hit and maybe but a Friend of mine has had a few hits from the shoe section. I think their returns process has improved some what recently too.

8dayweek Wed 15-Feb-17 23:37:11

Hit and MISS even... hmm

bloodyteenagers Wed 15-Feb-17 23:45:35

www.amazon.co.uk/Chic-Feet-Diamante-Evening-Wedding/dp/B015Q57GUA/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1487202288&sr=8-8&keywords=diamante+sandals&tag=mumsnetforum-21

user1487202042 Wed 15-Feb-17 23:52:11

Lurker who just joined mumsnet to answer this, because I solved this very problem recently by buying ballroom dance shoes. Not only are they a bit cheaper than 'wedding' shoes but they have heels and insoles designed for dancers' comfort and stability so may suit inexperienced feet/ankles. Have a look at: www.movedancewear.com/dance-shoes/womens-ballroom-latin-shoes/
or these: www.dancewearworlddirect.co.uk/dance-shoes-and-footwear/ladies-girls-ballroom-shoes.html?p=2

One word of warning, they are designed for dancefloors and don't last an awfully long time outdoors.

kel1234 Thu 16-Feb-17 00:56:18

Do they have to have any heel at all?
I (proudly) got married wearing a pair of white lace ballet pumps from primark for a fiver.
1 - I hate heels anyway, 2 - I was pregnant, 3 - I wanted to be comfortable all day, and 4 - under my big ballgown dress, no one saw my shoes anyway, so could have worn my slippers.
Even when I was bridesmaid at my mums wedding, I wore flat shoes so o was comfortable.
Just an idea

nicetoseeyoutoseeyounice Thu 16-Feb-17 07:58:05

Thank you for all your suggestions ladies. Is it bad that I want all those shoes for myself? grinI've gone with the teen shoes from new look. They look the easiest to walk in. Thanks again!!!

QueenMortificado Thu 16-Feb-17 08:01:01

I was also going to suggest ballroom shoes

I have bought several pairs from China and they are actually very comfortable and easy to walk / dance in

If you search eBay there are lots of very pretty options for about £10

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