Hello I have size 9 feet (I like to pretend I'm an 8 but in truth these only fit if generously sized). I am not great at high heels as I am also tall and feel like a giant in them. However I get sick of jeans and like to wear a skirt now and then. Can anyone suggest what style of shoe to wear (I have boots but find they get far too hot in a night out e.g. in a restaurant) and where sells nice size 9s? Thanks
Thanks bikerunski. Haven't had any luck with M+S but will give next a try. My feet are really narrow (unlike the rest of me!) so Evans ones don't tend to fit too well. Can I bump to see if there is anyone else out there (am I the ONLY MNer with size 9s?)
If you are near Kingston there is a shop called After 8 shoes on Old London Rd (near Wilkos) which, as the name implies does shoes for 9-11. I think they have a website.
I'm a narrow 8 and find stuff like converse trainers make my feet look like a clown, but I find that almond shaped toe shoes or boots can make my feet seem smaller. I sometimes wear ballet pumps with skirts and particularly if you wear a full skirt (like a 50s style rockabilly one) your feet look smaller in proportion to the swingy skirt. I found Repetto, Seychelles or some of the Office pumps good for that. The Seychelles ones in an 8 are a bit big so might do for you. Don't know if Office still do them, but you can get the odd pair on ebay. I think French Sole come in a 9 but personally found their 8s a bit small but it might be worth you trying them.
next do nines. duo is good for bigger shoes not just boots. also plenty on ebay. french sole as well. tis much easier than it used to be. I am a large 42 which is sometimes an 8, sometimes a 9 depending.