Primark shoppers slam £4 designer ‘dupe’ shoes as ‘ugliest ever’
If you’re looking for good quality designer dupes that won’t break the bank, everyone knows that Primark is usually in the right place.
But it looks like they missed the mark this time around, as shoppers called a pair of their own shoes “the ugliest shoes ever”.
The budget fashion chain is selling its own version of one of the most controversial pairs of shoes on the market today – the funky Crocs Clogs.
And while the highly controversial shoes will set you back around £40, Primark’s own quirky sandals are priced at a rather reasonable £4 a pair.
The Manchester Evening News reports that the drama surrounding the shoes unfolded online after a shopper shared a snap with Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK Group on Facebook. The post has since garnered more than 6,000 comments from extremely divided buyers on the shoes.
Some people loved them, with Shirley Medd saying, “They’re great to put on when you’re pinching to hang the wash.” Spamm Ellward added: “I’ve done miles with these on my vacation, what a bargain it was.”
Carla Cass said: “Crocs are THE best. (these are my newest additions)..love them.. crocs and socks for the win.” Sophie Dooley said: “I’ve had them and love them.”
Other buyers weren’t so convinced. And they didn’t hold back.
Sharon Brannigan wrote: “Never ever will I put them on my feet,, nooooo way.” Suz Hufton-Milnes lambasted: “Ask yourself why they’re £4. They’re the ugliest shoes ever.”
Tina Richardson said: “Working in these clothes is one thing…but to wear for fashion…….ehhh no. However, they are also perfect to wear for mowing the grass…just to rinse them.”
Wendy McGurty said: “Great for gardening.. Nothing else.” Sammie Hutchinson criticized, “I wouldn’t take a pair if they were free.”
Michelle Collins Williams commented, “Set ’em on fire.” Kate Moscrop said: “They could be free and I would still leave them in the store.”
Primark has been approached for comment.
Primark’s £4 black clogs come in several different colors and are in stores now.
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