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Alternatives to Isabel Marant crisi boots

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BlackGirlAndRobin Thu 15-Oct-15 13:16:13

I need a good everyday ankle boot. I'm loving the crisi boot but I just can't justify spending that amount of money. Has anyone seen anything similar? Hidden wedge not essential.

hellsbellsmelons Thu 15-Oct-15 13:55:08

any good?
They even have a concealed wedge.

BlairWaldorfLovesShopping Thu 15-Oct-15 13:58:25

I think these Asos Aloof boots are "inspired by" the Crisi boots. Not sure if they have the wedge or not smile

BlackGirlAndRobin Thu 15-Oct-15 16:59:12

Ohh they look pretty good. But I've never actually bought shoes from Asos. A bit worried they'll fall apart within 6 months. Any more for any more? grin

BlackGirlAndRobin Fri 16-Oct-15 06:05:40

I've just placed an order for these beauties. And they come in about 10 different colours too!

www.labottegardiane.com/en/low-boots-chelby/190-leather-boot-chelby-olive-suede.html

hellsbellsmelons Fri 16-Oct-15 08:18:49

Very nice!!!

thegoldenlemon Fri 16-Oct-15 11:09:53

I've just bought the asos pair in black. Will report back on the probable dubious quality and if they are stuck together with glue that smells of fish. I never learn!

Ujjayi Fri 16-Oct-15 11:18:48

ASOS boots can be great quality. I have a tan leather pair from 4 years ago that are still looking great.

thegoldenlemon Fri 16-Oct-15 11:33:18

Thanks ujjayi, I can but hope. They do seem incredibly cheap. They should be with me tomorrow, I will dutifully report back!

BlackGirlAndRobin Fri 16-Oct-15 12:38:06

Glue that smells of fish. grin

thegoldenlemon Fri 16-Oct-15 14:10:13

Black, my topshop raincoat stank for the first month of wearing, a real horrible fishy odour! Google revealed it a common issueconfused. I had morning sickness too. Grim.

Hopefully Fri 16-Oct-15 14:22:40

Loving this thread. I've been contemplating a pair of crisi boots but can't face the £££. I've found ASOS boots ok quality for the price (I had a couple of years wear out of my last pair), so might risk them.

Raia Fri 16-Oct-15 15:54:33

I like the look of those ASOS Aloof ones ...

faustina Fri 16-Oct-15 18:08:35

I've ordered some too! <sheep>. Smelliest shoes I ever got were from Boden. I had to send them back as the fumes were horrible. Not fishy - chemically - as soon as you opened the box out they wafted.

PretzelPrincess Sat 17-Oct-15 00:55:32

I really like the look of the aloof boots but has anyone seen anything similar in leather? I feel suede is just going to get ruined.

Hopefully Sat 17-Oct-15 08:58:41

Baa. Have also ordered the aloofs, although had to go for camel as grey was OOS. If anyone is returning a size 8 pair in dark grey let me know!

Annarose2014 Sat 17-Oct-15 11:24:03

Yeah, I'm sitting on my hands cos I live in the rainiest place in the world. Suede is only for admiring....<dramatic sigh>

Hopefully Sat 17-Oct-15 11:33:53

I wear suede in the rain quite happily - I brush and re-spray every few weeks. I so prefer the look of suede that the extra upkeep is worth it for me, but i appreciate it won't be for most people!

Raia Sat 17-Oct-15 15:34:10

Ha, Hopefully, I love the look of the dark grey ones too (they look almost like a lovely shade of grey-green on my screen) and I'm a size 8 grin

Hopefully Sat 17-Oct-15 18:58:48

We clearly need to find all those size 8 bastards who have bought them all and steal their boots grin

BlackGirlAndRobin Sat 17-Oct-15 19:33:28

Size 8! How tall are you ladies?!

Keep us posted on those Aloofs. I've seen a size 4 on eBay if anyone is after a cheap pair.

Hopefully Sat 17-Oct-15 19:48:21

5'6". I have duck feet blush

BlackGirlAndRobin Sat 17-Oct-15 20:08:44

grin Hopefully, I was expecting you to be far taller than I am. I'm a size 7 and 5'9.

I need to start another boring thread on sleeve length for my ridiculously chimp like long arms. Fed up of cold wrists.

Raia Sat 17-Oct-15 20:46:28

Hopefully, check the ASOS website - I just ordered a pair of Aloofs in dark grey for £29 and it wasn't the last pair

Raia Sat 17-Oct-15 20:47:19

btw I'm 5'9" but have silly stick legs so feet look like canoes in most footwear

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