Your browser is no longer supported. For the best experience of this website, please upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

High Street Hit or Miss: Primark 4/10

Primark autumn 15

Primark autumn 15

Primark autumn 15

Footwear specialist - Westfield Stratford, Ground floor


No one can beat Primark for on-trend product at a bargain price, and this season is no different. For autumn 15, style-savvy shoppers on a budget can battle the crowds to pick up fake suede court shoes for £10 in berry, grey and royal blue, or pay £12 for a split-heel version. A pair of suede ankle boots with fringe detail and a low heel priced at £25 may be good value, depending on how they wear. Unlike its more premium competitors Primark is pushing features such as wide-fit and adjustable-width boots, underfoot padding and an anti-slip sole.


The much smaller men’s department offers hiking-style boots at £16 and fake suede lace-ups for £12, which look as though they would only be good for a couple of wears. The department is small with stock strewn all over and there are no mirrors nearby or seating. On the women’s floor, finding the right size can be difficult and there is no one to help. The queue is three rows deep, so only the most determined bargain-hunter will make it to purchase.

Click here to see how other retailers performed.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.