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Reasonably priced boots for the chunky of calf

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argghh Wed 07-Sep-11 06:05:59

I am looking for some knee length boots for the winter, need both chunky low heel and something with a mid heel that can look reasonably smart but still walkable in. In the past have bought from Duo - but times is hard. Can anyone recommend something that is a little lower in price.

CoffeeIsMyFriend Wed 07-Sep-11 06:07:02

I was going to say Duo. What about Evans? Maybe look on Ebay for 2nd hand pair from Duo?

pallymama Wed 07-Sep-11 06:11:53

As recommended on mumsnet last year, I bought these fly boots. Not cheap, but cheaper than duo. They fit my chubby legs just fine, very comfortable, and have worn very well.

VivaLeBeaver Wed 07-Sep-11 07:24:59

Those fly boots won't fit my calves. I've tried them on and there was no way.

DillyTante Wed 07-Sep-11 07:45:46

I just bought some nice lose leather boots from Sainsbos. £45 but I got them when they had 25% off.

argghh Fri 09-Sep-11 18:13:05

The Fly boots look great ! Bit worried about fitting my fatty calves in them.

Shall have to take a look at Sainsbos - very reasonable

Fimbo Fri 09-Sep-11 18:17:03

If you are very chunky in the calf then the Flys will not fit, I can just about get mine into the MES which are a slightly shorter version but they look naff with a skirt. You have to be careful too as the soles get very slippy in wet weather, my friend fell over in the playground with hers and was mortified.

Fimbo Fri 09-Sep-11 18:19:09

these might do the job. They also come in black.

LizzyLiz Fri 09-Sep-11 20:57:29

Clarks did boots for the chunky of calf last year.

blushingm Fri 09-Sep-11 21:13:23

try simplybe - they do different width and calf fitting. I am very chunky of calf but small of foot and just got some nice ones after looking for years!!!!

Fuctifano Sat 10-Sep-11 08:46:43

I'm thinking about ordering these as I'm on my feet constantly at work but think that they are still smart
www.vivaladiva.com/shop/product/details/show.action?pdLpUid=MU442&pdBoUid=3646&lpgUid=11188818#colour:BLACK,size:
Or I also like these for the weekend synthetic so I could't wear them all day
but I think I could balance on the chunky heel
www.newlook.com/shop/womens/wide-fit-shoes-and-boots/lace-up-high-leg-boot_228051801?productFind=search

Tyrionlovingyourwork Sat 10-Sep-11 08:54:44

Jones boots with elastic fit my thigh calves. Whilst not much use now, the sale is very reasonable. For the past 2 years I have bought a pair at £40. I think boots are a mission, you need to try on to check for comfort. Asda and Tesco also have bargains.

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