STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: Combat Boots are Made for Walking


Trekking around this large university can sometimes be a daunting task. This is especially true for someone like myself, who lives a 20 minutes walk away from central campus. That is why comfortable shoes are a necessity despite the age-old saying in fashion that “beauty is pain.” However, going along with this fall’s military trend – combat boots are a must have for this season. They provide the functionality that is necessary for a student and give your outfit a fashionable edge.

Although I spotted this Fashionista on her bike, she would be just as comfortable heading to class on foot in her black boots. Combat boots are now available in a myriad of heights and colors. If you are looking for a more unique pair, I recommend buying one in a shade of gray.

Finding the boot height that works best for your body is relatively simple. If you are on the shorter side, try pairing a mid-calf length boot with shorts or a skirt and tights. This will overall lengthen the appearance of your legs. Ankle boots work for everyone and this type of combat boot looks flattering when tucked into skinny jeans.

Don’t think that you could pull off a leather combat boot? Get a softer look by opting for a military-inspired wedge in suede. The lace-up details are very minuet so you can still be on trend with a more subtle approach. Go military chic for night as well with a sexy lace up heel!


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