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PLEASE dont buy a cheap pair from a supermarket like I did (Asda £6). I got them for work to go with black trousers. A few days after I got them I slipped on a door mat outside the house and broke my ankle in 3 places!! I am in plaster for 6 weeks, and had to have op to put pins, plates and screws in so will be out of action for a while yet! Im also 13 weeks pregnant so not good. Just make sure they have got some grip as many of them just nothing at all there and so dangerous!! And I thought heels were supposed to be bad for your feet!
primark!!!!! i now ohnelly said don't buy cheap, but honestly, i have spent some money on expensive ballet pumps (rocket dog, office etc) and NONE have been as comfy as my £4 pair from primark!! i live in them, lol. mine are not patent though, but i have seen patent ones in there xx
Clarks 'Boat Race' and 'Cocoa Creme' styles are good. I've got boat race in plain black leather but it comes in patent too and I'm currently coveting a red suede pair. I've got some Jones ones which look nice but disappointingly look scuffed and knackered after only a few weeks. M&S is ok too. Some of the cheaper brands are fine if you don't have to walk far but they don't have enough padding on the insole and there's no heel at all so it can really hurt your feet if you're walking on concrete. It's worth spending a bit more to get a pair with proper padding. Look for soft leather, a bit of a heel (I mean like 0.5cm, not a proper heel, just not flat either), and a well cushioned sole. I live in ballet shoes. Love them. But have had some really duff ones in my time!