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Which grey ankle boots - help me choose

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tiokiko Thu 10-Oct-13 16:07:04

I want a pair of grey ankle boots, to wear with skinnies mostly - which should I get?

Aldo which are actually slightly lighter grey than the pic shows
or Zara which are definitely light grey in real life and not the beigey colour it looks on my screen.

sedgieloo Thu 10-Oct-13 16:23:57

Both are nice I'd probably chose the aldo ones

kchapper5 Thu 10-Oct-13 16:26:25

i prefer the aldo ones smile

buttercrumble Thu 10-Oct-13 16:28:35

Aldo smile

AndTwoBits Thu 10-Oct-13 16:44:10

Aldo here too

bunnymother Thu 10-Oct-13 16:44:48

Aldo are dark grey leather (and a total tribute to Acne Star boots), so won't mark horribly like I expect the Zara pale grey suede ones would. I'd get the Aldo ones, for durability and also as I prefer the shape. If they had been available last winter before I bought my dark grey boots, I would have bought them - they look really good.

WowOoo Thu 10-Oct-13 16:46:23

I also prefer the Aldo ones. Very nice.

tiokiko Thu 10-Oct-13 17:31:52

So 6-0 to Aldo. They are great in real life (Zara are good too) and I think I am tending towards them. I like the idea of then being a tribute rather than rip-off of the Star!

Stepawayfromthezebras Thu 10-Oct-13 17:38:39

Aldo will wear better, the heels on the Zara ones will scuff and not last as long

Hassled Thu 10-Oct-13 17:39:47

Zara. I like the heel more.

LadyintheRadiator Thu 10-Oct-13 18:16:52

The Aldo ones are gorgeous. Oh I wish I could wear heels, they are really lovely and just what I want. I just can't walk in heels.

AvonCallingBarksdale Thu 10-Oct-13 18:22:28

Going against the grain, apart from Hassled, but I prefer the Zara ones.

ArtemisatBrauron Thu 10-Oct-13 18:27:37

Zara ones will get wrecked, I had an almost identical pair from Hobbs and they only lasted about 3 months!

Aldo ones are gorgeous, I might have to get them myself grin

tiokiko Thu 10-Oct-13 21:20:37

Lady they really don't feel like heels - very stable, sturdy heel so I reckon you could run in them <optimistic>.

Zara ones are a bit more tottery but Aldo are a breeze - try them?

womma Fri 11-Oct-13 14:22:37

I vote for the Aldo ones

Aldo - don't like the heel on the Zara ones and pale grey suede and English weather not likely to be a good combo.

Twinklestein Fri 11-Oct-13 17:31:15

I like the idea, but don't quite like the cut of either of them. I prefer these: Flip*Flop in grey ('elephant')

mammadiggingdeep Sat 12-Oct-13 08:59:23

Defo the Aldo ones....gorgeous x

magicberry Sat 12-Oct-13 14:19:00

have you seen the Ash Jalouse in Woodash? Just saying... but they are like the Aldo ones only (IMO) nicer.

tiokiko Sun 13-Oct-13 09:55:47

I do like the Jalouse in theory but not on me. I like the shape of Flip*flop but not the crepey sole/heel. Think Aldo ones are the keepers.

SundaySimmons Sun 13-Oct-13 10:07:37


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