Extra Wide Calf Wellies - how and why?
Finding stylish wellies for ladies with wider calves has always been a bit of a nightmare - many companies produced slightly larger than normal fit by adding a buckle but you can't stretch the rubber too much so this didn't result in a properly wide fitting boot.
Having spoken to lots of friends and family, the idea struck us that we could have both sides of the boot expanding - one gusset on each side - creating a truly wide calf boot! And so, the Jileon Extra Wide Calf Welly was born! To develop the boot properly, we knew we couldn't use cheap rubber as this wouldn't hold out under pressure - we eventually found a high quality factory who could produce our perfect boot!!
Now you know there's a pair out there that you'll love, read on to find out how to measure your calf properly..
Step by Step Guide to measuring your calf size...
1) Find the widest part of your calf - usually a few cm below the back of your knee - and measure the circumference using a flexible tape measure.
2) Repeat on the other leg (you never know!)
3) Use the largest of these measurements as your calf size - don't forget to measure with trousers or welly socks on if you want to be able to tuck trousers in to your new boots...
4) If you are under 5'3" then add another 2 cm to the measurement to account for the fact that your calf will be lower down in the welly!
5) Order your Jileon Wellies and puddle splash forever more.....
Jileon Extra Wide Wellies will comfortably fit calves from around 45-53 cm. If your calf is smaller than this, then check out our Wide Fit range here.
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With festivals being cancelled this year most have decided to live stream them instead.
As lockdown continues and the reality that our travel plans both abroad and at home are now on hold and all the festivals you may have booked are now not possible perhaps it’s time to embrace that truly British pastime of ‘Camping’!
Firstly, we hope you and your families are keeping safe and well at this time. We just wanted to give you a quick update about where we’re at here at Jileon Wellies, and answer some questions you might have that have been asked recently.