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    • Eadwacer
    • By Eadwacer 17th May 17, 2:09 PM
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    Where to buy long-lasting women's shoes?
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    Where to buy long-lasting women's shoes? 17th May 17 at 2:09 PM
    I'm fed up of buying flats that wear out (toe and heel) in a month or two, and would like to buy some flats that can reliably last for a bit longer before yet another trip to the cobblers. Does anyone know of any shops that sell shoes with heels that will actually last for a while - preferably good-quality leather ones? I live in London and walk about 3 miles a day, so the cobbler's bill adds up! The only shoes I can find which which look a bit sturdier are old ladies' comfort shoes, and since I work in an office and am in my mid-twenties I'd ideally like to find something bit more normal.

    By contrast, my boyfriend (also in London and walking a lot) has owned a single pair of leather shoes for the last four years, which he wears day-in-day-out and have never needed reheeling. Do they make such things for women??
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    • Pun
    • By Pun 17th May 17, 9:54 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 9:54 PM
    I know just how you feel...same problem!

    Very common now for people (young women in particular) to have a pair of trainers or similar and then changing into smart indoor shoes when they get to work. A nuisance, but saves on footwear bills.

    Other possibility is have a pair made for you - more expensive to start but should last a lot longer.
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