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Boots to wear with dresses, but not biker or high heeled or mumsy?

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CagneyNLacey Tue 06-Nov-12 10:27:36

Does such a thing exist? I normally wear dresses for work, like tea dress type things, and wear biker boots and leggins but when I go back after mat leave next month I wanted a bit of a change. So I want to mix it up big style by wearing tea dresses, tights and different boots blush Any suggestions?

dottyaboutstripes Tue 06-Nov-12 10:39:32

I shall be watching. I've been looking for a perfect pair of boots for SUCH a long time. I want something smart-ish to wear with dresses & skirts but I walk a lot so can't have too high a hell. NIGHTMARISH trying to find the right thing

morethanalltheteainchina Tue 06-Nov-12 11:17:17

Hmm, I would wear something like this:

Or like this if I fancied something a little dressier:

TapselteerieO Tue 06-Nov-12 11:58:24

This style, I would probably go for black because I would wear them more but brown boots are more casual, relaxed looking imho.

Djembe Tue 06-Nov-12 12:08:37

How about cowboy style? Look nice with dresses and vehr fashionable.

I have these and love them, or these are also lovely. I have no idea what the dress code is for your work but they look ace with simple wool dresses and opaques.

TapselteerieO Tue 06-Nov-12 12:15:04

This block heel could work too.

BensonBunny Tue 06-Nov-12 13:03:22

I have these which I wear with all my day dresses, they look smart but are comfy and good for walking in.

slug Tue 06-Nov-12 13:58:01

Snap BensonBunny, I was just about to post the exact same link. I've had them 4 years. Resole every year and they are still looking as good as new.

FunBagFreddie Tue 06-Nov-12 14:10:05

Those boots are bloody lovely Djembe!

myron Tue 06-Nov-12 15:09:02

Would recommend Duob boots too - I have a pair that is 4 yrs old and going strong. They no longer sell the style but I can vouch for them being comfy. I snapped mine up in the sales for under £100.

CagneyNLacey Wed 07-Nov-12 10:43:27

Ooo thanks for suggestions. Think I might be too old for cowboy boots sadly, well I feel it anyway. Didn't think of getting brown instead of black but will prob do that as looks a bit different but still the stuff I am comfy in. Thanks again smile

AyeOopMoose Wed 07-Nov-12 13:52:38

djembe those boots are amazing. Straight on my Christmas list. Love the website & the bigger sizes too. Thanks!

Corygal Wed 07-Nov-12 14:23:26

Frye boots or their ilk usually have a decent 1-2 inch heel that gives you the lift you need with a frock.

Or glorious clog boots such as Sanita boots are good. Look for the ones with he real sheepskin lining, looks classy.

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