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Would you buy second hand shoes from an op shop?

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Yes I do -I would not have before I worked in an op shop[ but the other day I got a pair of Doc Marten boots that look fabulous at a great price.

I would however not buy sandals but only winter shoes where I wear socks.

We DO sometimes get new shoes in and I would of course, buy these also!

It is surprising how many people do buy sandals though.
by Finy
I have. I spray them with a fungicide before wearing them.
Way ahead of you!
THAT's the reason I would NEVER buy clothes, & especially, shoes, from an op shop.
You'd never know what foot disease's the previous owner had!
by donjo
My mother's drummed in mortal fear of veruccas stops me from buying 2nd hand shoes.
by Rice
I would only buy shoes from an op shop if they are brand new! The Endeavour Shop here sells lots of brand new shoes and clothes as well,at really great prices. I often purchase gorgeous clothes there and they always get commented on! However,it IS a lot more difficult for me to find shoes there these days, as I wear Orthaheels all the time now as I find they really do help with my pain issues. In the past though,I often did get new shows from this store as well as clothes.
I have, but they usually look new if I buy them. I don't buy many shoes that way, I usually prefer to buy shoes new.
I have done. One of my favourite ever pairs of work shoes came from an opshop. They were comfy enough to wear all day when I worked in retail.
I haven't but I would if I really liked a pair
by AJ
I have done this a few times and they hve been great...I always wipe them out with something anticeptic and leave them outside for awhile before wearing...
by Fran
Only if brand new, and I have been quite lucky :)
So that's a yes...
I have bought some lovely dress shoes from op shops and as long as they are in good condition and clean I have no problems with it. I clean them inside and out before I wear them.
I've never bought shoes from an op shop, but I suppose I would if I found a pair I liked.
by Vee
I never used to, but now yes, as sometimes they are just too gorgeous not to! Though as everyone else has said, they need to be fairly new looking. Just recently I got a pair that I could tell had only been worn maybe once, as there was no wear/scuffing on the bottom at all.
Yes many times, can get some great footwear from op shops and some better quality than others depending on the area, I spray them with eucalyptus spray etc before wearing of course...
yes! they are actually bit more comfortable than shoes from a store..though could be too worn in if you don't get a good pair!
I have done so and I was incredibly lucky to score brand new, never been worn, still with the labels on shoes.
Having said that if they took my fancy and they had been pre-loved I would go there.
I agree with Finy, I would buy winter shoes where I would be wearing socks.

Regardless though, I give them a wipe down with alochol wipes (if the shoe allows for it) and/or spray with Glen 20 a few times over a couple of days and leave outside to air out before wearing
Yes if they are in good condition.
Why Not?
I never buy second hand shoes.
Perhaps if they were as new condition.
But hygiene foremost in mind.
Farley
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