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Perfect plimsolls?

(25 Posts)
perfectlybroken Sun 08-Feb-15 08:56:57

Can anyone help me to find something similar to these but in a darker grey?
I know there are loads of this type of thing, but I like the rounded toe, and all the other plimsolls I've seen seem to be a more pointed toe.
I'd also consider a ballet flat type thing with a rounded toe, in dark grey.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sun 08-Feb-15 09:53:48


I have a charcoal pair that are darker- but they do come up a bit narrow (I'm a skinny feet type though)

perfectlybroken Sun 08-Feb-15 12:19:44

Yeah I like the converse ones, and they would remind me of my youth grin but not sure I like the narrowness of them. I'm thinking of getting the rocketdog ones and dyeing them!

lurkingaround Sun 08-Feb-15 12:31:51

I love these Bensimon ones, love love love them. Nostalgia or summat like that. Bring me back to childhood. Aren't they lovely? But they're not cheaper than your eBay onessad.

I think Next might have done something v similar last year or 2 summers ago for about a tenner. So keep an eye.

lurkingaround Sun 08-Feb-15 13:47:46

I like your Rocketdog ones a lot.

Have a look here too. Possibly not as nice as your Rocketdog but you might get the right colour?

perfectlybroken Sun 08-Feb-15 15:46:13

lurking I've looked at the bensimon ones and quite like them but find the rubber toe a big. Perhaps I'm looking for attainable perfection!
Your link didn't work, can you try it again smile

TychosNose Sun 08-Feb-15 15:59:32

Are these any better?

TheBuskersDog Sun 08-Feb-15 16:01:25

I have these Superga in Grey Sage, there's also a darker grey, but they may not be as round toed as you want.

noddyholder Sun 08-Feb-15 16:27:35

I have bensimmons love them look great in summer

TheGirlOnTheLanding Sun 08-Feb-15 16:48:09

Skechers bobs?

perfectlybroken Sun 08-Feb-15 19:30:56

Ooh some great suggesions thanks. Got your link to work lurking and I love those. That exact style they don't have in my size but lots of similar ones so might for for them

HandMini Sun 08-Feb-15 19:37:58

I love these. Definitely best for narrow feet though.

noddyholder Sun 08-Feb-15 19:48:54

LOVE those I need the green and am on a shopping ban!

iwantgin Sun 08-Feb-15 20:11:53

I love supergas.

Always manage to get them in the sale too.

V comfortable and go in the washing machine.

lurkingaround Sun 08-Feb-15 21:09:51

Great you got the link to work. Will link again just in case. Here's the grey page but it's worth having a look around the site.

southeastastra Sun 08-Feb-15 21:10:55

2nd supergas

Ihateparties Sun 08-Feb-15 21:14:57


perfectlybroken Sun 08-Feb-15 22:35:41

Hmm, like the Victoria ones as well, not keen on the grey but the purple are nice. Wow now I have choice!

perfectlybroken Sun 08-Feb-15 22:39:39

grin supergas and campers don't have a toe bit, I Ike a toe bit, just not too big a toe bit

perfectlybroken Mon 09-Feb-15 09:20:47

What do you folks think about these. Not plimsolls but similarly summary and I quite like the shape.

perfectlybroken Mon 09-Feb-15 09:21:19

summary?? confused summery!

lurkingaround Mon 09-Feb-15 09:40:48

Oohhh, no, they wouldn't be my choice. Sorry, not keen on those at all.

perfectlybroken Sat 14-Feb-15 16:06:34

if anyone is still around and interested in my fascinating hmm plimsoll hunt, I think I've decided on these or these which do you like best?
I'm erring towards the ballet style as I like to be able to slip shoes on and off without faffing, always good with a child in each arm...

lurkingaround Sat 14-Feb-15 16:55:14

I much prefer the regular plimsolls (not the ballet ones) do I do get the relief of a slip-on with a child in each arm....

perfectlybroken Sun 15-Feb-15 12:29:30

went for the regular ones (and got them in the sale), I'll do the laces loosely! Thanks lurking for your contribution to my plimsoll decision!

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