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Looking for a comfy pair of men's brown leather ankle boots, UK...

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by ElPrincipe, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. ElPrincipe

    ElPrincipe Active Member

    Feb 7, 2013
    Hi guys

    I'm in the market for a good stylish pair of men's brown ankle boots and need some recommendations (in the UK). Ideally they ought to be comfortable as well, maybe with a somewhat softer sole that the usual rock hard heel that comes in these types of shoes.

    I actually bought a pair online which were delivered this Friday but sadly I think they're too uncomfortable and bit too large. Here's some pics (as advertised from where I bought them):




    This is exactly how I want them to look (and I love the style, especially with the newspaper effect on the inner lining), but unfortunately I think I'm going to have to return them. Years of back/knee issues make really hard soles unforgiving, and for my smart work shoes, I have a pair designed with a softer sole.

    I'm still tempted to hang on to them, but even aside from the issue of comfort, is that of fit. I know in pointier shoes it's normal to have more room (since your toes can't physically sit there), but I have at least an inch in these. They don't come in half sizes and I reckon half a size down would be right, any more too much. Here's roughly where'd I'd say my big toe ends (drawn on in red):


    Too much room?

    As I say, this is the style and look and I'm going for, but I'm hoping for a boot which combines look and comfort. If anybody knows of any brands/models that they swear by, please feel free to recommend! I generally buy online.

    Or if you think these are worth hanging on to, lemme know...

    Cheers guys
  2. shabbss

    shabbss New Member

    Jul 5, 2013
    Put 'em up for trade or something. Ask for something comfier, your desired fit etc.
  3. meso

    meso Well-Known Member

    Aug 21, 2010
    Long Beach, CA
    Too big. Try on in store.

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