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Skinny calf-ed ladies, where do you buy your boots (not DUO)
I am after a pair of flattish knee high black boots. My legs are not that skinny, but no high street styles seem to fit round my calf (35 cm) and so they all look like wellies. I have one pair of Duo boots that fit and have wasted over £40 on postage over the last two years trying to get another pair. Their fitting is so erratic it pisses me off I have to pay but there you go. I just ordered Bologna www.duoboots.com/calf_fitted_boots/casual/bologna in my size and they are too big at the top. I ordered a size 35cm and can fit my whole hand inside the top of the boot <sigh>, so where do you buy from? Can you point me in the right direction please?
I have this problem compounded by having size 35 feet - if they fit in the calf they look silly round the ankle (mind you I have very skinny calves (32-33cm) and ankles). If you can get to a fitting studio Duo should fit around the calf though as they go down to a 31 or 32 cm, they should have something that fits! Off the shelf brands that I have tried include Due Passi and also Camper make a fairly narrow fitting boot (both available online and also have outlets in London). Both still too baggy round the ankle for me. I am saving up for a custom-made pair by Selve. Also I wonder if Boden might fit as by all reports they are fairly narrow fitting?
I also have a problem as I have very narrow feet. I found a style I liked in Clarks but my heel kept sloshing around. I did try some childrens boots on too which weren't much better tbh despite being an F fit.
the only boots that have ever fitted me round the calf were from M&S believe it or not!
have started wearing my fave boots from Dune with a skirt even though they don't fit snugly round calf - I like the idea that this season, boots aren't supposed to be 'fitted'. I'm using that excuse now
My calf is 36cm and I have just received the Elba boots from Duo today.
The fit round my calf is perfect but I still can't decide whether the foot is a bit on the large side.
I love the look of them though.
Skyler - have you complained to Duo about the sizing? If you have measured your calf accurately at the fattest point they should be a perfect fit. I would want my postage returned if that wasn't the case.
Thank you. I am off to check out LaRedoute. I have tried complaining to Duo but to no avail. I even asked for a free return if I re-ordered but nada. Blooming annoying as I like the boots (they are on the model on the home page)
I have the same problem with boots - Clarks have enough room round the calf for me to stuff a spare pair of socks down them. I bought a pair of these last year (in black) and by tightening the buckle they are a good fit. Also have these though they are not knee-high, they fit well round the calves. Tell a lie - I did have those DM boots but the zip broke after a couple of years. I may get another pair...
My calves are 30cm as well and I tried some boots that fitted well in Jones. Annoyingly some models are for skinny calves, some for larger ones, instead of all models both sizes, iyswim.
Anyway, they have nice flat casual boots. hth