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Black/brown boots - knee highs? Mid calf?

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ineedsomepeaceandquiet Fri 23-Sep-11 12:53:03

I am after some new boots, I want them for work and to wear out and about, something glam and gorgeous with a heel. Are knee high boots really awful? Should I stick with mid calf? Please give me some suggestions

scampadoodle Fri 23-Sep-11 12:59:36

Are knee-high boots considered beyond the pale now???? I have both lengths. Depends what else I'm wearing & what the occasion is. I have big calves (calfs?) so it's something I have to put a bit of thought into. My new mid-calf boots just arrived this morning from Duo - can't wait to wear them but the weather refuses to turn cold!

scampadoodle Fri 23-Sep-11 13:05:13

Really sorry OP: I think I've murdered your thread. I am the [struggles to find name of female murderer that won't cause offence] of threads...

Millie1 Fri 23-Sep-11 13:27:13

Which style scampadoodle?

OP - I would suggest Duo. I don't think knee highs are awful at all but will be interested in the opinions of others!

987654 Fri 23-Sep-11 13:38:08

I looking at the UGG Bellvue, they can be worn high or low. (pics always help) www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoHPt8pRQWw&feature=results_main&playnext=1&list=PL34B4D94EF2CA9771

Not to tight a fit either
Bit pricey at £225 RRP but outlets are normally £100 than that...
www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?LH_PrefLoc=1&rt=nc&LH_ItemCondition=11&_nkw=UGG%20Bellvue%20Espresso&_dmpt=UK_Women_s_Shoes&_fln=1&_sc=1&_sop=2&_ssov=1&_trksid=p3286.c0.m282

pink4ever Fri 23-Sep-11 16:16:47

I love knee high boots-especially very high heeled ones. But sadly as rarely go anywhere glam I stick to sensible school run bootssad
New Look have gorgeous real suede knee highs with a block heel. They have them in black and a sort of deep red-lovely. They only £50 but am hoping they reduce them as seem to have loads left on the shelves!

scampadoodle Fri 23-Sep-11 16:24:22

Millie I got Bern in tan. They're to replace a pair of Berns I bought 3 or 4 years ago & wore to death. They're nice & clumpy so balance out my legs (I'm quite slim apart from them!); look great under trousers/jeans but also with knee-length skirts, without looking prissy IYSWIM.

I went into the shop yesterday to try on & order & they arrived today, & free delivery too.

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