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Summer shoes (not sandals) for professional office

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AgentProvocateur Sun 09-Apr-17 11:47:54

I'm looking for something that won't show my horrendous heels or toes, that can be worn without socks with ankle length black trousers or a skirt in a conservative professional office. Funky colours are ok - it just needs to be more of a shoe than a sandal. Thanks

witwootoodleoo Sun 09-Apr-17 11:52:28

Flats or heels?

LettuceMash Sun 09-Apr-17 11:55:11

Oh I need these too.

TheWayYouLookTonight Sun 09-Apr-17 12:01:20

I work in an office and i live in ballet flats of all different colours in the summer - pretty much everywhere sells them too!

AgentProvocateur Sun 09-Apr-17 12:11:43

Preferably a small block heel (I am very short and a bit round, so anything that elongates me would be welcome!)

AgentProvocateur Sun 09-Apr-17 12:13:15

Thewayyoulooktonight, ballet pumps tend to give me sore shins (I walk to the station, and then again when I get off the train) although I could wear trainers to work and change when I get there...

ElspethFlashman Sun 09-Apr-17 12:14:24

Have you looked at Clark's? They tend to be good for summery office shoes.

BounceBounceSplishSplash Sun 09-Apr-17 12:36:17

I quite like these topshop ones - think they'd look good with ankle grazers

m.topshop.com/en/tsuk/product/shoes-430/heels-458/jury-mid-heel-v-cut-court-shoes-6478996?bi=0&ps=20&utm_medium=affiliate&network=awin&affiliate_id=323203&cmpid=aff_blog_awuk_323203&geoip=noredirect&awc=6009_1491737716_051001d0facb3d4b76d9b69c23f23f77

BounceBounceSplishSplash Sun 09-Apr-17 12:38:02

Or these Office ones

www.office.co.uk/view/product/office_catalog/2,33/2814920042?awaid=323203&utm_source=aw&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=323203%7Chttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.edits-styling.com%2Fblog%2F&awc=2374_1491737826_99f2739a4ef25dae0e431d25b3180eaf&istCompanyId=a5878f77-5a08-4067-8ebf-aeff72525cae&istItemId=qwlpxwmm&istBid=t

AgentProvocateur Sun 09-Apr-17 13:07:26

I love these Top Shop ones, thanks. I wouldn't have thought of going there. And I'll also try Clark's (I've not been in there for years - since the DC got school shoes there!)

justaweeone Sun 09-Apr-17 15:18:47

These any good?
http://www.marksandspencer.com/mid-heel-buckle-court-shoes-with-insolia/p/p22494930?image=SD01T020673AB0XEC_90&color=RED&prevPage=plp&pdpredirect

Lenny1980 Sun 09-Apr-17 15:28:44

Loafers could be a good bet, more supportive than ballet flats (which it sounds like you need with the sore shins) but can still look smart, especially with well fitting trousers.

MovingtoParadise Sun 09-Apr-17 16:01:34

Fitflop navy patent flats ?

If you have any hip/knee/plantar fasciitis pain then they're great for that and smart.

AgentProvocateur Sun 09-Apr-17 16:06:37

Thanks all. I've just ordered these m&s ones, justaweeone.

justaweeone Sun 09-Apr-17 21:41:59

Hope you like them when they arrive, I'm very tempted myself!

Chocolateteabag Sun 09-Apr-17 22:14:09

If you aren't wearing socks - near tea tree oil rubbed between toes and on soles before you put shoes on each day will stop the foot odour bacteria in their tracks and keep your shoes smelling fresh wink

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