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GRR!! Long boots in size 8/9 that don't bankrupt me
I am tearing my hair out here! I have been looking for a pair of fashionable, either mid length or knee length black boots in a big size 8 (42) or size 9 but the only ones I can find cost the earth! What do other large footed ladies wear?
I could get some cheapy ones from ebay but I had those last year and a) they were poor fit and b) my feet were freezing and they fell apart. Am I just gonna have to bite the bullet and pay £100+ from Clarks?
DON'T LAUGH but Sainsburys had some lovely boots in for about £45 quid when I was in there a few weeks ago, I have has boots from there before and although they don't do a size 9, the size 8 was very big.
Bloomin eck GetOrf! Those are good value from Asda. They only have em in chocolate and size 3 or something now though. See, I'm obviously too slow off the mark. Will have a look in Sainsburys and maybe I'll look at Tesco too.
Rachel - they are nice but I've got to have flat ones cos I've got a prolapsed disc in my back so daren't wear heels at all.
Anyway, look in shoes/boots, they are on page 3 (same style as the chocolate brown ones).
I know boots from Asda sound really lame, but they look and feel a lot better than you would expect them to. The Saimsbury's ones were a bit better though imo (can't fine a link on their useless website).
Love those boots Hardly but they've only got coming soon for sizes 8 and 9 so I'll keep an eye on the website.
I might try the Asda ones actually. Not sure if they might be too wide around the top though GetOrf - I haven't got particularly big calves although they're not skinny either. How did you find them fit wise?
There are some nice knee length Hush Puppies on Amazon for £95. I've been looking over the past couple of months and there's nothing much cheaper in real leather. If you have a TK Maxx handy they have good reductions but it's pot luck whether you'll find the style you're looking for.
I've used Branch 309 (online) for reduced brand name shoes/boots in the past and found a nice pair of Caterpillars this year at half price, but again it's a bit pot luck. I also found some half price on the Office website a couple of years ago which are still going strong.