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Emu boots, any good???

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jasmin27 Fri 07-Dec-12 11:41:01

I was thinking of getting a pair for my mum for xmas, and QVC have them as a TSV today. But after reading their reviews on QVC I'm not so sure. Lots of people complaining about boots slipping off. I have Uggs myself and no complaints what so ever. Has anyone got a pair of Emu's?

hermioneweasley Fri 07-Dec-12 11:42:57

Yes, no probs here. Toasty warm

Purringkittenmama Fri 07-Dec-12 13:09:19

I had some EMU moccasins. They were lovely but huge confused. I gave them to my DM as her feet are bigger than mine sad.

cornycarrotshack Fri 07-Dec-12 13:14:49

Cheaper on amazon
just ordered a pair!

jasmin27 Fri 07-Dec-12 13:16:46

thanks corny, will check amazon. smile

cornycarrotshack Fri 07-Dec-12 13:20:35

I was sent a 20% code this morning for amazon as well
I bought a pair of the stinger mini ones for £50 - bargain!

cornycarrotshack Fri 07-Dec-12 13:22:03

amazon code is on the amazon site

eggsfloursugarbutter Fri 07-Dec-12 13:24:49

Emus do slip off your feet more than uggs. Make you walk a bit "shuffly", but still very comfy.

PukeCatcher Fri 07-Dec-12 13:28:48

I have some and prefer them to my Ugg's. Try www.natureshop.co.uk too, they have some offers on, got an email yesterday.

I have Emu's and they are very comfy & keep my feet toasty and warm smile

PukeCatcher Fri 07-Dec-12 13:30:00

Try again www.natureshop.co.uk

auldspinster Fri 07-Dec-12 15:27:40

Very cosy.

Cherrypie32 Fri 07-Dec-12 17:34:03

My Emus did go awfully baggy smile

LeBoob Fri 07-Dec-12 17:36:42

I love mine, I bought them in oz last year and have worn them almost everyday since, I'm very heavy footed and they have shown very little signs of wear. I can wear out a pair of uggs in less than 6 months!

XBenedict Fri 07-Dec-12 17:37:46

My Emu's are much better than my Uggs. They fit better and the lining is much better quality.

musttidyupBeforeSantaComes Fri 07-Dec-12 18:08:23

I loved my pair - really warm and comfy and looked good. BUT they only later me one winter, the soles wore down and they were slippy. I did wear them an awful lot though. Not sure i would buy them again.

musttidyupBeforeSantaComes Fri 07-Dec-12 18:08:39

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Tigerstripes Fri 07-Dec-12 18:39:45

I have emus from NZ and they're the kind with the thick soles so no wearing down, no slipping off and very comfy!

prelim29 Fri 07-Dec-12 20:14:00

Emus are great. When I went to Australia a few years ago I wanted to come back with some UGGs but every shop I went in only sold Emus. I was told that if I wanted Uggs I'd have to get them at the airport as they were only popular with the non-australians, since Emus are better quality, better value and are made with superior materials in comparison. I've had mine for 4 years and they have been brilliant.

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