This review was exciting as we were given the opportunity to go shoe shopping in a store rather than online; something we rarely do these days. I decided that it would be nice if I got my husband involved in the review, so he went along to a Shoe Zone store to treat himself for a change.
Here is what he thought of the overall shopping experience, and the shoes that he chose:
“Rarely do I get new shoes. They can be expensive because I need good quality ones as most of my day is spent standing or rushing around.
When my wife said I could use a review voucher to go and see what I thought of Shoe Zone I was chuffed, if a little sceptical that I would find anything suitable. If I’m honest, it had been a few years since I was in a Shoe Zone store and I don’t recall the choice being too great (harsh, but true.)
Well, what a difference a few years makes! As you can see from the photo’s, the store was immaculate. I use that word very rarely being in retail myself, but it is absolutely deserved.
It was lovely the second I walked into the store – I got a “hello” and “good morning” from the staff member, which is disgustingly rare in most retailers these days. I can’t give credit where it is due as both staff were not wearing name badges, which I did think was strange but this may be company standard.
I selected two pairs of boots; one smart for work, and the other more casual. I have been mightily impressed by their quality and comfort. I have had numerous comments asking me where I got them and how different it was to see me in laceless boots.
The first pair I picked out were the George Oliver Mens Leather Ankle Boot to wear at work. They were reduced at £19.99 instead of £24.99 which I think is incredible value for money. They look really good on, and I have had so many comments about them. People were surprised when I told them they were from Shoe Zone as they look more expensive.
The second pair were the Earth Works Mens Lace Up Ankle Boot in Grey which were just £12.99! Amazing! They are well made, and are very strong and sturdy. I wanted these for when I was working outside in the garden but they are also smart enough to wear everyday.
All in all, I am incredibly impressed with Shoe Zone. If you’ve never considered shopping there before, drop into your local store – you will be surprised!”