Ancient Bombay 5 (22 reviews) Black Leather Womens Smart Shoes

A chic classic, Ancient Bombay are women's shoes that call on artisan touches with their rich black leather upper, fashionably pointed toe, contrast stitching and leather bow trim. Beautifully cut and enhanced with a 70mm leather heel their premium looks are matched by leather inner socks, Softwear cushioning underfoot and a flexible, comfortable feel.

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Upper Material Leather
Lining Material Leather
Heel Height 2½ - 3 inches
Sole Material Resin Rubber
Fastening Type None
Removable Insole No
Trims Bow
  • Ortholite

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  • 5 stars out of 5Very stylish and so comfy!

    Martine, crewe

    Have loved this style for a while for it's elegance, heel height and versatility. However, because it isn't available in E fit, didn't consider it ... until I tried it in a 6 (my usual size). They were a bit too tight in the width, so I enquired about E fit. The well trained and very helpful assistant said it was only available in a D fit and advised me to order it in a 6/12, saying I might find they are also a tiny bit wider. I was a bit doubtful since this has never worked for me so far. When the shoes were delivered three days later, however, to my surprise they were! Although I had to add a silicone heel grip, these shoes are now my favourites - so, so comfortable and very stylish ... I feel so good in them!

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  • 5 stars out of 5Super comfy - have ordered another colour

    Lucy, sale

    As stated in the title, these are super comfy - so much so I have ordered another colour. 5 1/2 fits perfectly and they look great :not too high; just enough to lift the spirits and great for work under black trousers (so far)! They are nicely pointed at the front, but wide enough where it matters. I have worn with and without tights with no issues either way. I would recommend.

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  • 5 stars out of 5Smart, neat and oh so comfy.

    NICOLA, maidstone

    I don't wear heels much so I was really thrilled that these were so easy to wear and felt comfortable for hours. I really felt smart and stylish. They will go with all sorts of outfits and for all occasions.

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  • 1 stars out of 5Small size

    Natasha, birmingham

    I'm a size 9 and was impressed by how effortlessly Clarks shoes fit, however these unfortunately were not true to size. Very pretty design but I wasn't prepared to break my foot for them! Feedback from Emma-Lily at Clarks: We do try to be as consistent as possible in terms of sizes and width fittings and all our styles are fit tested as part of our product development process.  However we do find that styles will fit differently due to the differences in design and that a customer may need to select a bigger or smaller size in order to find the most suitable fit.

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  • 5 stars out of 5Small shoes at last!

    This range of shoes in 2.5 is absolutely fantastic, I can't remember the last time I bought a pair of heels that weren't either children's shoes or padded out with insoles and heel grips. I am so grateful to Clarks, I'll definitely be buying more of these now I know that they fit! Please say that you're going to have some boots in this range for the winter! From the other side, I have a friend with Size 9.5 width A feet, any chance you'll be extending the range in the other direction??

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  • 5 stars out of 5Perfect, Comfortable and Stylish Shoe

    Sally, loughborough

    I bought these shoes in black leather for college. I wear them all day, every day, and despite being on my feet a lot, I find them really comfortable! A nice heel height; they look smart yet stylish. I love them!! Definitely worth the slightly higher price. Thank you Clarks! :-)

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  • 5 stars out of 5Perfect little shoes

    Louise, orpington

    It is so lovely to have shoes that don't have velcro or bows! Will defo be buying more, please don't stop this range!

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  • 5 stars out of 5Perfect fit shoes.

    , warrington

    I brought these shoes for work, but they are such a good fit I'll be wearing them to go out in as well. They're really comfortable and I haven't had to use heel grips or insoles as I normally do. I will definitely be buying more pairs!

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  • 5 stars out of 5More small size shoes, please!

    Romeo M, london

    I bought this pair in size 2 for my girlfriend. She is petite and in her twenties. For her, quality small shoes are either hard to find or very expensive. I was surprised to find her size at Clarks! I did not think twice and bought this pair. Diana loves them. The way they fit and feel, wearing them all day at the office. She has only good things to say about the shoes. I wish Clarks would make more different models in her size including boots and sandals. I would also wish for lower prices. The delivery was prompt the next day. I give the 4 stars for overall satisfaction because of the price and limited fashionable choices. The shoes are 5 stars, not doubt about it.

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  • 5 stars out of 5More size 2 ladies shoes please!

    R, baldock

    Fabulous, well-made, true to size comfortable shoes. Am thrilled with them!! Please Clarks, can I join in with all the other ladies in asking you to make a bigger range for us ladies with size 2 feet? Once word gets around you will do a roaring trade!!!

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  • 5 stars out of 5Lynn, Staffordshire

    LYNN, stoke-on-trent

    So comfortable, great fit. Just ordered two more pairs in different colours. So pleased you have increased your range of size 2.

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  • 5 stars out of 5Lovely shoes & really comfy

    Beverley, middlesbrough

    These shoes are really pretty & very comfortable. They have a soft padded insole which makes them really comfy to wear.

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  • 5 stars out of 5Laura

    The staff at Birmingham was very friendly as always. Love these shoes even though I'm not use to wearing shoes with heels. It is so soft and comfortable, would recommend it to anyone that would like to try heels. Thanks.

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  • 5 stars out of 5Comfortable & Stylish

    Panagiota , durham

    Style combined with comfort, best combination ever. If you need a stylish pair of shoes that are also comfortable then this is what you should buy. Definitely recommend!

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  • 5 stars out of 5Carol D

    I would definitely recommend these shoes. I have so much trouble finding shoes to fit these days but these are perfect and so comfortable. Also they are very smart and I have had compliments already. I am seriously thinking of buying another pair because I can't bear the thought of them wearing out.

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  • 5 stars out of 5Buy these Shoes

    Pamela, armagh

    Got these on sale, lovely shoe, stylish go with anything shoe. Fast delivery, very pleased, thank you Clarks

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  • 5 stars out of 5At last stylish mid heel shoes

    Carole, bury st. edmunds

    As much as I love high heels I can no longer wear them, so finding an elegant, stylish mid heel pair, especially to wear with thick black tights, was just wonderful! They seem a little stiff but am sure they will soften up on wearing, but otherwise feel very comfortable. I look forward to wearing them. Thank you Clarks! More please!!

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  • 5 stars out of 5Another amazing pair of shoes.

    Sally, sheffield

    Every now and again, I find a work shoe that is so comfy, smart and stylish that I buy it in several colours- this is one of them! I bought the black leather and after a couple of wears decided I needed these as my work 'uniform'. I've since bought the black patent and the oxblood. I really like that they put spare heels in too. At first thought they were a tad expensive, but got them with 20% discount which makes them even better. Can't recommend highly enough!

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  • 5 stars out of 5Ancient Bombay

    Maxine, stockton-on-tees

    Beautiful, stylish, comfortable shoes. I also have the Deeta Bomaby and these are just as good. The service from Clarks is impeccable and no less impressive when ordering Sale items. Shoes are beautifully boxed up. Never used the returns service as never needed to!!

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  • 5 stars out of 5 Doncaster Lady

    Lesley, doncaster

    Comfortable, quality shoes as I expect from Clarks.

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  • 4 stars out of 5

    Theresa, cardiff

    Smart shoes. V nice. Have to admit my feet are not best suited to shape of these shoes but I think will be fine for few hours wear! Clarks shoes - I usually am size 7 in casual comfy shoes, but in 'smarter' styles usually take 6.5. I also have the Bombay Lights style in 6.5 which are more my foot shape & comfortable. These feel more Glam, with slimmer heel, pretty shape front. Needed size 7 in these, slips a little off left slightly smaller foot, think heel grip or half insole will work, the other foot slight pinch on one toe which think will 'wear in' ok. Excellent delivery & packaging. Fantastic bargain at sale price. Also bought pale pink, v pretty.

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  • 5 stars out of 5

    Jarmila, cambridge

    I bought these shoes in red and I am very satisfied. The fit is just perfect.

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