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Can you find me some wide leg boots that don't look like wellies?

(15 Posts)
LagoonaBlu Fri 08-Jan-16 20:37:33

I need long black (?) boots for work to wear with a dress and jacket. I have wide calves; but is that really punishable by having to wear boots that look like wellies??

I like kind of casual smart styles...DMs/merrell I have had (before wideness set in)

Really prefer leather and I think it has to be black (does it?) but they all look wellies like

I was going to say not expensive, but am now at the point that I would pay a fair bit, if I can find what I need

MoonlightandMusic Fri 08-Jan-16 22:17:51

You could try Duo boots?. I haven't worn them personally, but have a friend who swears by them.

Thissameearth Fri 08-Jan-16 22:20:43


Behooven Fri 08-Jan-16 22:24:09

Gabor boots come in wide calf without the horribly elastic panel. There are some on sale on Amazon just now.

for example

Behooven Fri 08-Jan-16 22:25:42

thisame sorry that was a cross post I wasn't getting at your link blush

LBOCS2 Fri 08-Jan-16 22:29:00

Have you tried Evans? Their boots are wide legged.

fluffypenguinbelly Fri 08-Jan-16 22:37:48

I was going to suggest Evans. I'm a size 12 but have lower legs the size of rugby balls.

LagoonaBlu Fri 08-Jan-16 23:42:05

Oooo...thanks, for all the suggestions
I have tried Clark's, but didn't like any of them in real life
Loving the Ted and Muffy boots though moonlight; difficult to choose my favourite!

Also like the Gabor ones and off to look at Evans

How do you find these???

Behooven Sat 09-Jan-16 15:46:21

I bought these 2 years ago, the first pair of 'normal' boots that have ever fitted my calves. I also have Gabor Millicent for more dressed up days.

Asda leather rider boots

readyforno2 Sat 09-Jan-16 15:56:44

Try simply be.. They have loads of boots in different widths. Good luck, I have the same problem as you and totally sympathise

fortyfourfeasts Sat 09-Jan-16 15:57:26

I got some from M&S. I've just tried to find them but they are out of stock. They had a number that were wide fitting around the calves.

readyforno2 Sat 09-Jan-16 16:00:03

NNalreadyinuse Sat 09-Jan-16 16:09:14

I found some in m&s. Not leather, but they are mid height and look like suede. Only £55. They go over my chunky legs and are close fitting so no welly gape!

cressetmama Sat 09-Jan-16 19:50:55

Ilse Jacobsen. They are wellies, but lovely and not in elegant/

SixtyFootDoll Sat 09-Jan-16 19:55:24

I have the same problem, with chunky calves.
I got these from Moshulu, not sure if they are a bit frumpy, but was able to do them all the way up.
They give calf measurement online.

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