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M & S shoes are shit

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babybarrister Tue 22-Oct-13 21:22:57

bought two pairs on Sunday - one pair wincingly uncomfortable, the other the heel has already broke after 3 hours wear!!!

70isaLimitNotaTarget Wed 23-Oct-13 21:47:16

I have annoyingly narrow feet (and sometimes a 5 in boots is ok. Usually a 5.5 in shoes. 6 is too wide/too big. Which is why I need the half sizes)

I have M&S boots that I wear every winter (long zipped riding boot style ) that I bought in 2005.
I still wear (though the zip over my ankle annoys me a tad. I have very bony ankles)

Work shoes have lasted 3 years.

Chunky cowboy boots 3-4 years.

OK I don't wear them all every day but I'm pleased with the quality and fit.

babybarrister Wed 23-Oct-13 22:00:42

I have bought them for years for work for all the reasons everyone else said - I did try them on in the shop but they seemed ok! The ones that fell to pieces broke after 3 hours - M &S did not give an immediate refund but have sent them back ....the quality is simply very poor I am afraid even taking into account their price .....

I accept total firs world problem though grin

babybarrister Sat 02-Nov-13 21:40:49

OK I would just like to say that the customer service was mixed - no immediate refund but shoes had to be sent away hmm

However, I got full refund within a week by post with about £10 extra for inconvenience smile

1944girl Sat 02-Nov-13 22:00:11

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

PrimalLass Sat 02-Nov-13 22:46:48

The M&S leather ballets flats with a suede toe are great. They don't always have them in stock though, which is a pain.

kaumana Sat 02-Nov-13 22:57:13

This week I bought a pair of black patent T bars which are fab, dead comfy and were just under £20. I'm thinking of getting them in another colour as they are now £15!

I too have the stiletto platforms also under £20 which I bought a year ago and have been put through their paces on the dance floor and stil look great.

I love the half sizes

LordPalmerston Sun 03-Nov-13 03:23:06

Mrs cb. I love those snakeskin sandals !! The really high ones? Though you had the tan

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