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PLEASE help, ballet flats

(30 Posts)
fishfingerdinner Mon 29-Jan-18 15:17:47

I'm a size 8, wide foot, where is the best place to buy ballet pumps?

specialsubject Mon 29-Jan-18 16:04:26

Nowhere. Really bad for feet and make you waddle.

SleepingInYourFlowerbed Mon 29-Jan-18 16:06:50

What do you mean by ballet flats? Because it can mean a specific type or a whole range of flat shoes.

eggofmantumbi Mon 29-Jan-18 16:09:30

New look do wide fitting ones

SleepingInYourFlowerbed Mon 29-Jan-18 16:11:10

I have these and they are really comfortable but not sure if they are what you are looking for.

FannyTheFlamingo Mon 29-Jan-18 16:18:28

If you want a good pair that don't hurt, make you waddle or break, I think you need to spend a bit extra. I'd recommend French Sole or Michael Kors.

Somanyshoes Mon 29-Jan-18 16:22:57

French Sole have a massive selection and types for all kinds of foot size. Have a look on

sourpatchkid Mon 29-Jan-18 21:46:47

Depends whether you want decent ones or not. Primary are brilliant for cheap ones as are Asda

onetwothreefour5 Sat 03-Feb-18 10:19:45

Thank you I've been looking at French sole but all the descriptions say they suit a narrow to medium foot. Am I missing their ones for wide feet?

onetwothreefour5 Sat 03-Feb-18 10:20:55

I like those tom ones they would be fine x

Ollivander84 Sat 03-Feb-18 11:12:26

I really like Skechers cleo ones. Memory foam and mega comfy, think they have some in wide fit too

CallarMorvern Sat 03-Feb-18 13:49:19

I'm a wide 8/9 and the Toms Jutti have stitching with no give, around the front, which I found too tight on my wide foot. I actually picked up a pair (suede) cheaply in TKMaxx, so tried snipping the stitching off on one side, so I could stretch them a little, this worked well. Wouldn't want to risk it on £60 shoes though.
Other than that I've yet to find a pair of ballet type flats, that are comfortable.

CallarMorvern Sat 03-Feb-18 13:53:26

Oh and Sketchers size 8 is a EU41 not a 42, if that's an issue.

BeatyBeast Sat 03-Feb-18 13:53:59

Birkenstock do one

0ccamsRazor Sat 03-Feb-18 13:59:40

Pikolinos and Earth Spirit do lovely comfy ballet flats.

onetwothreefour5 Mon 05-Feb-18 21:48:50

Thanks hmm I can't believe they're so hard to find, I just want a decent non grumpy leather ballet pump...

WillowySnicket Mon 05-Feb-18 22:15:48

I love the (probably quite old) topshop range. I bought loads of them as they were the first comfy ones I'd had. I still love them, 5 years on!

LadyLapsang Mon 05-Feb-18 22:28:05

Gabor Zara are pretty big - I'm normally an 8 and would only be 7.5 in Gabor. Pretty ballerinas are wider than French Sole. You could also Peter Hahn and the Natural Shoe Store.

Fintress Mon 05-Feb-18 22:30:11

Toms are really narrow fitting, I have a couple of pairs. I also had to go up a size too.

onetwothreefour5 Mon 05-Feb-18 22:47:41

Thank you, are the Gabor Ines abbot "granny" dyou think? I'm late 30's but they do look comfy...

onetwothreefour5 Mon 05-Feb-18 22:48:06

* are the Gabor ones a bit

LadyLapsang Tue 06-Feb-18 21:01:44

Or what about Camper?

Sprinklestar Wed 07-Feb-18 00:51:45

Cole Haan? They do wide fittings and go up to a US 11, which is a UK 9.

EmpireVille Wed 07-Feb-18 01:00:59

Ballet flats don't look great on wide feet.

LadyOfTheCanyon Wed 07-Feb-18 07:45:26

Op have you NC?

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