Jileon Wellies - The Wide Calf Welly People

How do I choose the right pair of Wellies?

April 17, 2018

Back when I was young (no further detail will be given!), buying a pair of wellies was quite a simple process. You either bought a cheap pair of Dunlop boots or an expensive pair of Hunter boots. If neither of those fitted you, then you were generally out of luck. Luckily things have changed and [...]

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What are Neoprene Wellies? Are they Waterproof?

April 11, 2018

At Jileon Wellies, we have been asked this question more times than we can remember, so we thought it was about time that we clarified what neoprene is, and how it is ideal for wellies.Neoprene is a synthetic form of rubber and is the same as you would find in a wetsuit. It is actually [...]

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How Wide are Wide Calf Wellies?

February 22, 2018

Not all wide calf wellies are created equalThere is nothing more frustrating than purchasing a product online and finding out that it is not what you expected. Most wellington boots fit up to 37 or 38cm calves, but in recent years a few companies have brought out what they classify as wide calf wellies. These [...]

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Do your Boots fit women with Lymphedema and High Insteps?

February 20, 2018

For ladies with lymphedema or high insteps, the Jileon branded boots are the best option, as they are designed with extra space in the ankle and are wide in the foot. Hundreds of women have finally managed to find a pair of wellies to fit them by trying these out.With lymphedema, since swelling is an [...]

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Storing your welly boots away for the summer.

April 21, 2017

We have had a dry spring so far and are now all starting to think about summer. It is a time of spring cleaning and tidying away items that are not needed for a while and certainly in our household that means the various pairs of welly boots.Here is a useful guide to the successful storing away of your [...]

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Choosing the perfect welly!

November 04, 2015

With winter now setting in, it really is time to make sure you have the perfect pair of wellington boots!  Many of us probably remember wellies from our childhood being deeply uncomfortable and leading to imminent frostbite unless you wore 4 pairs of socks... but this is no longer the case!  Here, we give you [...]

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October Half Term!

October 20, 2015

With half term just around the corner, it's time to make sure the kids are kitted out with the perfect boots for this autumny weather..There's plenty going on up and down the country to keep everyone entertained and out in the fresh air!Check out the NTS page for events and activities in some of Scotland's most [...]

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Is this autumn?!

September 22, 2015

If, like us, you got wet on the school run today, it's probably time for us to admit that summer is well and truly over and autumn is here! So, here's our round up of wellies that will help you through this sometimes rainy/ sometimes sunny season..1) Our amazing ankle wellies - perfect for a dewy [...]

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5 reasons you need wellies even when the sun is shining....!

July 01, 2014

1 Early morning dog walks....its amazing walking the dogs in the early morning sun, but the grass is always still sodden under foot! Try our amazing hard wearing boots that will keep your feet dry and comfy no matter how long the walk..2 Hanging out the washing.... you know it's going to be sunny all day [...]

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A gem of a factory

June 26, 2014

In our search for creating our new range of hard-wearing wellington boots, we researched several high quality factories and are delighted to have found our little gem. Our new factory, based in Europe, was established in 1935 and specialises in high-quality hunting, fishing and security rubber footwear to support work under extreme conditions. All boots are hand-crafted by highly skilled [...]

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Dog Walking and Activities

May 01, 2014

We know that lots of our lovely customers have equally lovely dogs, so thought we’d give you our top tips on doggy information on the web.  There are lots of lovely websites out there to help you find great walks and activities for you and your dog..Our favourite is Walkiees – it’s an easy to use site with lots [...]

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5 top tips for buying wellies

April 25, 2014

1 - Measure your calf size - this is the most common problem for people who find it difficult to find wellies to fit, so ensure you know the calf size before you buy. Here we provide help on measuring them correctly: 2 - Think about what you are going to use your wellies for. Unfortunately as [...]

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