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Belstaff Boots

(20 Posts)
CHOOGIRL Sun 30-Aug-09 22:23:44

I'm thinking of getting these Has anyone got experience of this brand? Any good?

KristinaM Sun 30-Aug-09 22:56:36

sorry choogirl, you need to go off to the "shoes enablers" threads for any footwear at £400

its the new mumsnet rule wink

SycamoretreeIsVile Sun 30-Aug-09 23:15:15

Well, I've come over all a-quiver.

They are DIVINE.

<slopes off to join Choogirl at shoe enablers anon>

CHOOGIRL Sun 30-Aug-09 23:19:27

KristinaM - is this to free up space for those endless Boden threads? wink

tulpe Sun 30-Aug-09 23:39:19


I usually love your sartorial choices but those boots are not nice

What were you thinking of wearing them with? They just seem a bit harsh, tbh. I have biker boots but they are the mid-calf type which are more flattering and wearable, imo.

CHOOGIRL Sun 30-Aug-09 23:45:03

Link please.

I want a black boot that I can wear all winter with dresses, jeans, etc. I don't like the overknee ones,they don't have to be biker boots. My current Jimmy Choo boots have been worn to death and won't take another winter.

tulpe Sun 30-Aug-09 23:51:57

Mine are about 2 years old from Faith. They are very similar to the ones in Gap but with a slightly chunkier sole. Will have a look and see what I can find in terms of links.

I wear mine with jeans, dresses, leggings, etc etc (cannot think what the "etc etc" might stand for but seems appropriate.....<<clueless emoticon>> )

tulpe Mon 31-Aug-09 00:11:51

Okay, the closest I can find (bearing in mind I bought them in 2007...) are these here. However, mine finish a little lower - these look knee length. Will see what I can find for you in stores at mo.

tulpe Mon 31-Aug-09 00:17:34

how about Alberta Ferretti?

CHOOGIRL Mon 31-Aug-09 20:11:00

Liking the AF ones. these are the ones that caught my eye, but even I hesitated at the £700 price tag smile

tulpe Mon 31-Aug-09 20:12:13

Nice. But eyewateringly expensive

fishie Mon 31-Aug-09 20:15:42

i am dying of love for fiorentini and baker and if it wasn't for sodding carnival i would have gone to check out new shop this weekend. note utter lack of prices but they are about $400 on US sites so we can make educated guesses.

LaurieFairyCake Mon 31-Aug-09 20:19:34

If you're prepared to spend that sort of cash on a designer name you'd be better going to duoboots and getting ones that fit your calf perfectly. here

Those AF boots are awfully plain.

fishie Mon 31-Aug-09 20:20:05

also trippen i have black stompy crusaders and long for some ankle boots.

LaurieFairyCake Mon 31-Aug-09 20:21:20

these are lovely

fishie Mon 31-Aug-09 20:22:05

i don't like duo they are a bit frumpy - like jones. not got the extra whatever it is.

fishie Mon 31-Aug-09 20:26:38

these duos not too bad but rather shiny looking and i think possibly may make feet look trottery - see model.

SOLOisMeredithGrey Mon 31-Aug-09 20:27:25

Gosh! Belstaff do and have done for years motorcycle boots! now they were always good, but I wouldn't like to say about fashoinable type boots!

CHOOGIRL Mon 31-Aug-09 20:32:03

Laurie - are you saying I have odd calves? I'm happy to pay for quality and something I like regardless of whether it has a 'name' smile

LaurieFairyCake Mon 31-Aug-09 20:34:07

I'm sure there is nothing wrong with your calves <pats soothingly> they do them in all sizes, for skinnies and plumpies. The point being that they do them to fit you - so they look a bit more special when they fit properly.

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