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Ordered a pair of lovely boots from next, just received them and they look to big for my skinny legs (not a boast), I am quite petite and I find it hard to find a nice pair of boots that are not too long and are flat. I like the Next ones but I probably look really stupid in them. I'm not sure if I should send them back or keep them. Do they make slimmer fitting boots?
I'm sure my calfs are not actually that thin, maybe they just make boots wider these days?
I will have a look online but I think maybe I'm better off going to try some on? Which is a shame, I like using next as I don't have to go out and try them on, can try them at home and return for free but their sales seem to change so much with everything.
Duo sell boots by calf width. They are pricey, but not bad. I’ve had a couple of pairs, but I have the opposite problem of very wide calfs! (Now, if only someone would do something similar with jeans...).
I've always had muscly calves and struggled to get long boots to fit in the past and I think the boots have got wider generally as now it isn't usually a problem. DD1 struggles to get boots to fit, as she is a size 6 shoe and size 4-6 clothes.
I have the same issue as I have really slim ankles and calves. I can't wear kids' sizes either as I'm a 6. I've never found a pair of calf length boots that fit my legs, they all gape and look like wellies. A lot of ankle boots are the same. I have 2 pairs of knee high boots from River Island that fit well and for ankle boots I bought a pair of Orinoco Spice from Clarks which I love. I also have a Fatface brown ankle pair which don't gape too much - I style them with socks sticking out at the top which fills the gap. I've pretty much given up on anything between ankle and knee length though - well I say that, I live in hope and keep trying on pairs that I like and being disappointed because they look ridiculous - a case in point was the amazing deal on Ugg Wilcoxes posted on here last year; I ordered a pair but had to send them straight back as my legs were swimming in them and they looked ridiculous, gutted!
Thank you ladies, I am a size 5 and children's sizes go up to a 4 . When it comes to jeans I often have the opposite problem as the top of my legs/thighs are bigger so I struggle to get skinny jeans on. I have a few pairs of boots but none really fit nicely.