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Orla Kiely for Clarks shoes...did they go up to UK 8? Anything similar out there?

(11 Posts)
alltoomuchrightnow Sat 10-Jan-15 21:55:56

I missed the boat when they were in the stores too skint
Whenever I look on eBay, I never see any in a size 8. Did they not go up to this size or were they very limited?
I love 60s styles.. any other recommendations?

zinnia Sat 10-Jan-15 22:48:22

I can confirm they did. I bought some in fact, but they were half a size too small (not the shoes' fault, I can only do a 8 in a wide fitting but I was hoping for a miracle)

Think all Clarks shoes go to an 8, just not all in a 9 or a wide fit, sadly for me!

New range on its way, seen some pics on blogs.

They also have these from last season in the sale and in an 8 (and in black) if they tickle your fancy.

tethersend Sat 10-Jan-15 22:58:26

I just bought those very ones, zinnia- the pics don't do them justice, they're amazing and v.v. Comfy.

They've more styles on amazon- These beauties, for example.

zinnia Sat 10-Jan-15 23:04:44

Ooh lovely, tethersend, I'm very partial to a ponyskin shoe. How wide do they come up...? <remembers spending ban>

tethersend Sat 10-Jan-15 23:10:12

The reviews said narrow, but I'm wide footed and they feel fine.

That's not very helpful, is it? grin

zinnia Sat 10-Jan-15 23:12:37

I am on a spending ban
I am on a spending ban
I am on a spending ban

alltoomuchrightnow Sun 11-Jan-15 01:09:16

thanks for letting me know. Zinnia, what about a size 8 for a high instep (but not wide fitting) , are they a not a true 8 then? Can't believe Clarks don't go up to 9.... yet Topshop who aren't a shoe shop, do!

alltoomuchrightnow Sun 11-Jan-15 01:10:33

love them , Zinnia..but the Marianne's are the ones I was after or similar

zinnia Sun 11-Jan-15 01:24:10

Would say the OK range would be fine for a "true" 8 (which I would equate to an EU 42, a size that Topshop and a number if other places would call a 9. Do not get me started on the bonkers world of shoe sizing...)

I have a pretty high instep as well as a wide foot (the joy) and tbh am an 8.5, hence can take an 8W (usually) or a 9 standard. It was not a huge surprise that the size 8 Matildas I ordered in the summer just were a bit too small.

In defence of Clarks, they do go to a 9 in quite a few styles, just not always the ones I want!

tethersend Sun 11-Jan-15 08:24:20

Bugger, I'm sure those Marianne ones were in stock on Amazon when I posted angry

Greengardenpixie Sun 11-Jan-15 12:20:14

I have the ok dorothy in navy and green. They are gorgeous! I have s wide foot too but they fit not too badly. Sadly out of stock in most places. So tempted to buy the pony skin ones!

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