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A friend of mine has given me a free pair of almost new Chloe boots that a very wealthy relative have to her (as they don't fit my friend & they aren't her style). I love them & have looked online & they're really £££.
Thing is, they're a 38 and I'm 39-40. So they sort of fit but would get uncomfortable pretty fast. As they they're expensive I don't want to try home measures.
Has anyone had a cobbler successfully stretch shoes/boots? They are knee high and the calf is fine, just my toes are cramped.
Not sure that you will be able to stretch them that much. Are they generous? I have stretched shoes successfully at home but not by a whole shoe size. Maybe a half size more. The shoe stretching spray by punch is really good and if you use that with a shoe stretcher then they will stretch but i doubt by as much as you want. You could however sell them on ebay and buy a really nice pair of boots that you love and that fit.
Thanks Horatio. I think I may see how they feel after a cobbler has had a go. If they're too uncomfortable then I'll sell them, along w a pair of Fluevogs that are barely worn and too weird for me now.
There was a similar post on boot stretching a few weeks ago, a poster suggested filling a sealable freezer bag with water place into boot then put into freezer. The freezing water expands and thus so do your boots I tried it on my ankle boots and it deffo made them more comfortable. Not sure if they went up a size though, poss a 1/2 size HTH
I have successfully stretched shoes using one of these things that you can get for about a tenner on eBay. You put them in the shoes and give them half a turn a couple of times a day. I think you can do half a size easily like this.