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I bought these sandals today, please tell me what to wear with them!

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WakeUpFast Sun 08-May-16 20:09:28

I totally fell in love with these today. Firstly, I'm 33 years old, do they look like something a 30 year old would wear?

Secondly, what would I wear with these? Could I wear some chinos or nice maxi skirts? What about skinny jeans?

Believeitornot Sun 08-May-16 20:09:48

There's no link?

WakeUpFast Sun 08-May-16 20:10:17

Duh! Sorry!

kittybiscuits Sun 08-May-16 20:10:32

A thong.

WakeUpFast Sun 08-May-16 20:10:58

WakeUpFast Sun 08-May-16 20:11:44

Erm, don't think my piles would appreciate the thong!

fiorentina Sun 08-May-16 20:18:22

I would probably wear them with cropped chinos or rolled up skinnies? I think if you only see the base of them they may look a little odd? Can you just have a try on session?

WakeUpFast Sun 08-May-16 20:23:14

Yes I agree, anything I wear needs to show the whole shoe. I can't try them on as they're at home and I'm on night duty with an ill relative, but will try tomorrow morning!

fiorentina Sun 08-May-16 20:59:18

Poor you. Hopefully they will work when you get home. smile

WakeUpFast Sun 08-May-16 23:47:16

Do they look nice though?

TondelayaDellaVentamiglia Sun 08-May-16 23:51:20

they would slice my feet to ribbons...

your toes are going to end up with a permanent crimp in them and your ankle bones will be razed off, one bony curl at a time

I do not care for them.

WakeUpFast Sun 08-May-16 23:53:42

Wtf? I don't plan on super gluing them to my feet confused😂😂

Thanks for your input, I'll remember you when my ankle bone (😕) is being razored off.

Runningupthathill82 Mon 09-May-16 07:20:46

They're very...odd! And do look like they're going to rub on your ankle.
But if I were to wear them it'd be with rolled up chinos, shorts, cropped harem trousers or similar.

Runningupthathill82 Mon 09-May-16 07:24:48

Do they look like something a 30-year-old would wear?

Honestly, no. It's Clarks' attempt at a trendy sandal. The sole, the stitching on it, and the tassel are fugly IMO. My mum would buy them for her holiday. She's 64.

Ledkr Mon 09-May-16 07:27:20

Wear them with a chunky toga grin

Snog Mon 09-May-16 07:31:28

Rolled up chinos is good advice but honestly I'm not much of a fan (but I'm in my 40s smile) Are they really comfy?

Patterkiller Mon 09-May-16 07:39:15

I think my issue with them is that they have a heel. Sandals of that ilk usually are totally flat or wedged. They do look like the love child of a trendy sandal and a sensible walking shoe.

Although it may be just the angle of the photo. But yes to cropped chinos.

Leelooo Mon 09-May-16 11:37:15

They look like gladiators. I'm not keen. Sorry

heyhulahoop Mon 09-May-16 11:45:42

Ankle grazer skinnies, or midi pencil skirts.

brassbrass Mon 09-May-16 16:06:49

They will go with just about anything casual -

festival/boho/gypsy skirts
denim shorts/skirt
casual dresses
any ankle grazing trousers that don't cover them up

I like gladiators shock not sure why so many people are not keen. I have a lovely pair of Roman looking gladiators bought on holiday in Italy. I searched high and low for them!

Kr1stina Mon 09-May-16 16:20:26

Did you keep the receipt ?

UntilTheCowsComeHome Mon 09-May-16 16:41:15

I'm 36 and they are way too old for me.

My mum would think they were old too.

There are much nicer sandals about.

UntilTheCowsComeHome Mon 09-May-16 16:43:20

These or these are much nicer.

ZaZathecat Mon 09-May-16 16:47:26

I like them OP! I have some quite similar from New Look and I don't think their demographic is the elderly.

Beautifullymixed Mon 09-May-16 16:50:40

These comments have had me grin

Sorry OP , it was probably not what you wanted to hear at all.......

They do look like the love child of a trendy sandal and a sensible walking shoe.

I'm 43, and I wouldn't, my mother also wouldn't........

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