Article By: Bernita Marais
A great pair of boots – whether simple or statement – is always the easiest way to update your wardrobe for the colder seasons. While you may have a go-to pair in your closet, there is no better time than now to refresh your footwear, before winter really hits. We’re bringing you 5 new styles to try this season but with a fashionable twist. Boots have become very user-specific, and to get through these colder months we need an assortment. They may have changed their style of colour but they are essential to face the upcoming colder weather.
Spacious mid-calf Boots are trending in their own right, this season don’t be afraid to try this trend. The spacious variety gives the shoe personality and presence. Mid-calf boots are perfect for trousers and jeans.
Sock Boots have been around, but have returned with slightly different aesthetics. Nothing comes close to black sock boots, but this season; dare to go for a pop of colour or some interesting detail. These fitted-fabric designed shoes hug your ankles, thus creating a slimming effect. The sleek silhouette with lean shafts looks super stylish with almost every outfit possible. These boots instantly become an iconic accessory and are a must have this season! These boots come in a spectrum of velvets, leather, paterns, sued and prints. There is a pair for everyone no matter what your taste or style. We recommend choosing a colourful unusual style, never the less, you can’t go wrong with black and nude colours, but there are no set in stone rules for mixing up colours and going crazy.
Over-the-knee suede boots are the chicest shoe this season. Perfect for chilly days, these boots will keep you warm and on-trend with ease. Keep in mind that there is a huge difference between knee high and over the knee boots despite just a couple of inches in height. Over the knee boots are undoubtedly sexier! So try this trend for yourself. They hug legs without being too constricted and styling these boots will change your winter look completely. Choose from suede and leather varieties in a range of heights, styles and colours. Try mid-length shirts and ankle sweeping coats to give a layered effect and make you look and feel fabulous. No matter how you pair them, you won’t be disappointed.
Kitten heel boots are a huge trend now, plus they are comfortable and perfect for every look from maxi dresses to jeans. They add the perfect lady-like look and are synonymous with timeless refinement. If you are new to this trend opt for a light-washed denim or maxi skirt that just skims the top of the ankle to show that short heel and pointy toe. Bold pigments, luxurious textures, and sparkle transform basic kitten heel into something trend-forward. They are super comfortable and elevate a look in seconds, elongate legs, creating the illusion of sleek heels.
White Boots are here, so invest in a pair and don’t look back! We adore how white ankle boots blend beautifully with neutral outfits. White allows you to retain the airy luminous quality of summer while welcoming autumn. This style is not trying to be anything other than what it is, so go on and jump onto the white boot bandwagon.