ALL IN THE DETAILS: Boot Love is True Love

Life is short, but that doesn’t mean boots should be. My current shoe obsession would have to be these striking, over-the-knee boots that are becoming winter’s newest craze. I’m a firm believer that whether it’s fall, winter or spring, boots are always in season. Although these aren’t your typical winter boots, this Fashionista proves that these modish shoes can be stylish any time of the year.

As you know, I like when an outfit has balance. To keep from overlooking these statement-making shoes, level out your outfit by layering more on the top half of your body versus the lower half. As seen above with this Fashionista’s outfit, she chose to match an oversized, slouchy sweater that doesn’t drop too low past her waistline. This gives a casual effect but strays from overshadowing her boots, which seem to be the prime component of her outfit.

These boots are versatile in the way they’re sexy enough for a night out as well as casual enough to wear to class. To keep the shoes appearing laid back, opt for a pair of skinny jeans or pants that can be easily tucked in. Choosing the right fit of pants can enhance the shoes and make your legs appear long and slender. The ability to dress these boots up with a mini skirt or dress them down with jeans, makes them a go-to pair of shoes.

How To: Fortunately, it’s simple to imitate this look and rock these shoes as much as this Fashionista did. There are many versions and variations of over-the-knee boots that can easily be catered to your style. In my opinion, boots like these are easier to work with when they’re a neutral color like black, gray, or brown, but there’s nothing wrong with a pair that’s glittery or animal print. With great fitting jeans, a loose fitting cardigan sweater and chic accessories, you can easily recreate this look to fit your own style.