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How do you stretch a pair of shoes that are just a bit too tight?

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bigTillyMint Fri 18-Sep-09 15:13:28

I have a pair of Kickers ballet pumps that are lovely but still a little tight after wearing a few times - any tips?

brimfull Fri 18-Sep-09 15:15:04

I had some sretched at a shoe repair place...cobblers?

Takes a few days.

SofaKingSpecial Sat 19-Sep-09 07:50:25

You can also get stuff to spray on before you wear them that is supposed to stretch.

Not convinced it works though but cheap to buy if you want to give it a try.

Got mine from John Lewis

allaboutme Sat 19-Sep-09 07:53:04

wear them round the house with really thick socks on?

pippel Sat 19-Sep-09 08:04:45

I have really wide feet so I always have this proble since I wont wear old ladies shoes grin

I do what allaboutme suggests or I just put up with the pain for a couple off weeks which I dont recomend it hurts!

Why do shops think every one with wide feet is 60? sad

Tortington Sat 19-Sep-09 08:06:21

i asked this question for dd's shoes - which were a little too small for prom

so i curled up two books and shoved em i

worked a treat

but i have two curly books

vjg13 Sat 19-Sep-09 08:07:39

Put on two pairs of socks and the shoes, blast them with a hot hair dryer and do lots of flexing! smile

bigTillyMint Sun 20-Sep-09 16:41:03

OOh, lots of good suggestions - maybe I will have to try the cobbler - we have an olde fashioned one round the corner! Thanks!

CybilLiberty Sun 20-Sep-09 16:44:37

My mate got her dh to stagger around wearing them indoors

bigTillyMint Sun 20-Sep-09 19:35:44

grin Were they high heels? wink

DH wouldn't be able to squeeze his fat hoofs into these shoes!

CybilLiberty Sun 20-Sep-09 19:36:13

He has dainty trotters

Maveta Sun 20-Sep-09 21:48:38

i put clear medical tape over the areas that chafe to prevent blisters until they stretch on their own. not scientific but cheap as chips and works!

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