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tiredmama Thu 10-Sep-09 14:46:54

Where can I find boots to fit my skinny calves?I did get a stretch pair from LK Bennett last year, but they need to be pulled up constantly.Any idea where I can get nice leather ones which do not resemle wellies on my feet?

MichKit Thu 10-Sep-09 14:49:19

Duo Boots... not cheap, but last forever, if you get a classic style. I've had mine since four years, and still going good.

Mine is this one here.

MichKit Thu 10-Sep-09 14:50:34

The customer service is great too. If you can get to their store in Bath, brilliant, but otherwise their phone ordering service is really great too. I bought mine over the phone.

MichKit Thu 10-Sep-09 14:51:25

Sorry, just checked, and they also have stores in Manchester, London and Edinburgh now

HelenaBonhamCarter Thu 10-Sep-09 14:53:23

Have you missed the ubiquitous Fly threads? smile

They make lovely skinny boots, I have been searching for some that don't look like wellies and finally found them.

The Mol and Mes are v good, sorry no link at moment but google and you'll find some.

tiredmama Thu 10-Sep-09 14:54:55

Thanks .Will check them out.

Countingthegreyhairs Thu 10-Sep-09 15:04:06

Hi TiredMamma

I also have skinny calve problem and I have also been relying on LK Bennett without success. This is just my personal opinion but I invested in a pair of Duo boots last year but wasn't happy.

The way they make the boots fit each individual size is they take a standard boot - all the same size - and then put a pleat in the top of the wide calve to narrow it down. I really didn't like the highwayman shape this created on me as I tend to like quite boring classic styles although having said that maybe I chose the wrong shape to begin with as MichKit's above look very nice. With mine, it just made the boots look a bit cheap.

Just thought I would share ....

CybilLiberty Thu 10-Sep-09 15:06:41

Clarks do this one

which I know is high but fits like a dream so much so I bought 2 pairs it has a hidden platform so it's comfier than a tradional high heeled boot. I have very skinny calves

tiredmama Thu 10-Sep-09 15:28:20

Thanks guys..will check out all these sites and then decide.

Millie1 Thu 10-Sep-09 16:05:19

And I thought I was alone in having skinny calves wink. Duo for me too ... invested in a pair of Brindisis last year - best money ever spent and sooooo comfortable. However, also ordered a pair of Lille to try on and noticed a real difference in fit (calf width) even with having ordered same calf width in both boots! Well worth a look though!

snowmummy Thu 10-Sep-09 18:42:45

I'd second Fly Mol. I've got skinny calves and these are great.

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