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I want a really good pair of boots, any recommendations for fat legs?

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MerryCunnyFuntingChristmas Wed 28-Nov-12 23:31:39

I have fat legs sad so I normally just end up with cheapy mans wellies which fall to bits after a while. I would love some Dubarrys but are they any good for those of us with <ahem> chunky calves? What others would you recommend?

ajkula Thu 29-Nov-12 06:18:14

duo - they have tailored widths.

ceres Thu 29-Nov-12 07:06:56

for dog walking you can't beat the aigle parcours welllie imo. it comes in an option for the wider of leg - parcours vario i think.

the design is based on a walking boot so very comfy. i have the basic ones but think you can also get a neoprene lined version for extra warmth.

PurpleFrog Thu 29-Nov-12 10:54:57

I bought the neoprene-lined Aigle Parcours Iso after recomendations on here. They haven't had a huge amount of use as yet, but have been great so far. My last wellies had got too tight on the calf.

[If you do get neoprene-lined wellies and your dog asks out in the middle of the night because he has an upset stomach, make sure you take the time to put socks on! I didn't, and the suction was unbelievable. I thought I was going to have to go upstairs and wake up dp to pull my wellies off. blush ]

Lonecatwithkitten Thu 29-Nov-12 11:13:08

I have really big calves and the only wellies that fit me are Huntress ones with buckles undone. I have say even though I wear them for up to 9 hours a day on concrete floors a pair still lasts we around 5 years so yes they are £50, but of wear they are worth it.

countrygirl956 Fri 30-Nov-12 23:17:46

Ariat Grasmere,very,very comfy,can walk miles in them,no blisters or wet feet.
Mine are a wide fit but they have lace up sides,so they might do the trick for you.Bit pricey but have had mine over 2 years,wearing them daily for dogs and horses.When they're disgustingly muddy I have a paddle in the river.

MothershipG Sat 01-Dec-12 07:58:18

You can get ones with flexible uppers, google bog boots and muck boots. I want a pair but want to try them on first as I don't want to be stuck with the returns postage if they don't fit. hmm

BinarySolo Sat 01-Dec-12 11:03:54

I had muck boots. Very warm even in snow and quite comfy. I was lucky enough to have a friend give me a pair. I wouldn't buy them as in about a year the soles wore out. Ok I walked nearly daily in them but for the money I'd expect them to last longer.

Daisybell1 Tue 04-Dec-12 07:06:14

I have Toggi Calgarys I think. They were £100 but I've worn them constantly for 4 years, and they only now need the soles replacing.

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