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I have no money to buy boots, but I am gonna have to buy some...
just get some fashionable biker style boots that are much cheaper and I can just throw away and buy some more next year (though I have skinnier than average legs so not sure that is a look I can pull off at all)
I'd like a new pair of boots, but I am somewhat obsessively compulsively unable to buy any. I've been wearing one black suede pair since I was 18 (am now 31), and just keep getting them resoled. I can't find another pair as nice; and now I'm weirdly attached and superstitious about them... What to do? ...
it's the judginess Penth, the judginess that gets me. And yes, you may judge me on my made-up word.
I too have a pair of boots (knee-high, heeled, suede, black) that I bought when I was 21. Zips have been replaced, heels and soles redone and they are still with me. Cost a 'fortune' at the time, for my uni-student pockets ($250 Aussie dollars) but worth every penny
My existing boots are more than 3 years old and are looking a bit shabby (they are suade)
If I could find nice calf-fitting boots at less than £100 then that would be great! However, I would never buy plastic, and hardly any knee length leather boots are that cheap regardless.
And to those of you who think it is mad to spend money I have not got on boots, well that is true, but I can hardly keep wearing summer shoes and office heels for 'out with buggy' can I? (just for comfort reasons alone) And besides, cheap footwear is a well-known false economy.
Puppy if I had some last years boots I would be fine with that. And if mine even kept out the bare minumum of rain shower then ok, they would do. But I spent most of last year with damp feet (or wearing my mountain walking full waterproof with massive grips and full ankle support boots)
I really do wish that duo were having a sale, or even someone had a discount code! Or if any of you knows when they have a regular sale, then that could be an option....[hopeful emoticon]
Of course everyones definitions of having no money are different. There was a thread yesterday where a woman said she was struggling on £2k disposable income a month, a bit more than we have in this house, understatement. Personally I love the style threads as fantasy shopping is fun, as is judging and it gives me some ideas for when my business finally starts paying me some money.
Don't lizzy - we are starting up our own business right now, DH about to give notice for his company [eeek!]
So, I guess I am getting things now that would last me through the lean years of being self employed. If I buy boots, I still want to be wearing them for a long time, obviously I would have to look after them (but I do that anyway, have 2 pairs of lovely LK bennet shoes that are 8 years old and are still going strong)
Just thinking about it, the first ones have more of a moulded sole, I don't think I could have that re-soled at all. I guess I could only hope the sole is robust and lasts for ages (but then I walk alot, so perhaps that is just wishful thinking)