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Dr Martens wedge boots with 'big' (muscly!) calves?
I have been given some money for my birthday, and really want to get some boots. I have enough (just!) to get these
I love the look of them, but firstly, I don't have thin legs. My calves are big (cos I'm not exactly underweight!) and muscly (due to lots of cycling and running) so not very squashable/squeezable!! Are they likely to fit? HAs anyone got any?
secondly, will this length look awful on me because my legs aren't thin? am I better off going for some long ones?
thirdly, I don't get money to spend on clothes very often, and these are a lot of money compared to what I'd usually pay. Should I get some cheaper ones and buy something else with the change? I walk everywhere, so want some sturdy boots I can walk in.
ah! thanks, CMOT! Do they stop midway up your calves? I can't seem to find a photo anywhere of anyone wearing them! From searching on here, I can see people seem to really love them if they have them, but am just unsure about the calves thing, as I'm going to have to get them online....
I tried these on when I was boot shopping. I don't have overly wide feet, or a tall arch, but they were really tight over the bridge of my foot. So much so I could only manage to get one of them on! Felt fine round my bulky calf
Thanks, pallymama. From what I've read, people do find the boot tight at first on their feet, but this loosens if you wear big socks! So I'm actually reassured by that (that they were fine on your calf)
Okay, will let you know, MummyTo2! I think I'm going to take a deep breath and go for it. Am now trying to decide between the black and the bark.... hmmmm..... will probably go for the black, due to problem with not very slim legs, but think I'll prefer the bark when they're under trousers and stuff