Only a few days ago autumn officially arrived and with it the cold weather. I don’t know about you, but I love autumn. For me, that includes long walks, dry leaves crunching under my boots, comfortable clothes, afternoons spent with warm coffee, reading and absorbing new trends from fashion magazines.
The boot season is already here and the fashion girls are only thinking about one thing: thigh high boots.
Some of you may have reservations about thigh high boots, but their popularity is growing and you won’t be able to avoid them for long.
They were there well before their “premiere” in the A/W 2016 collection. Julia Roberts wore them in Pretty Woman in the ’90s and they were very provocative for the time. Its history dates back to the early 1960s. It is no coincidence that the boots made their fashion debut on the catwalks of Yves Saint Laurent or Balenciaga. Designers used them to push the youth subculture towards a more liberal attitude towards dressing.
In this article, I am going to share with you some ideas on how to wear the over the knee boots like a real fashion girl! As a bonus, I will share many style tips with you. Let’s get started, shall we?
Paired with this type of outfit, Danielle Bernstein takes the velvet trend to the next level. As you can see from the picture above, she decided to keep the rest of her outfit really simple. The colors white and gray allow the boots to be seen and used to make a statement. Combining velvet with other parts of your outfit is not that difficult. It leaves a lot of room for experimentation. Just be careful not to apply too many colors.
Short skirt with long coat
Want some style tips from Olivia Palermo? I’m always ready for you! She perfectly combines overknee boots with a black and white mini skirt and a long black coat. The shoulder bag is a nice touch as is the red nail polish. The skirt is short enough to show us just a bit of her legs, but not too short to be provocative. This outfit can be worn on a date, a business dinner or simply for a leisurely tour of the city.
The best thing about this outfit is that you can keep your legs warm during long and cool autumn and winter days. Since you don’t show any skin in this outfit, you can play freely with patterns, colors and materials. Suede shoes can look great with a silk skirt or in combination with a leather jacket. You can also experiment by wearing them with a black and white skirt as in the photo.
let it be cozy
Fall is here, right? It is therefore important to keep warm at all times. The outfit from the picture above will definitely do the trick for you! As you can see it consists of the warm thigh high boots and the cozy sweater dress. Anja Rubik wore this as a casual evening outfit. I bet it feels good to have a warm cup of coffee with your friends while wearing this outfit.
Be cool in jeans and a blazer
Leandra Medine always tries to catch our attention with cool and unusual outfits. This time she chose something more classic. We can call it French style – oversized blazer and blue jeans mixed perfectly with thigh high boots. You can easily put this outfit together. Adding jewelry definitely adds impact to the statement you are trying to make. I recommend this outfit for both day and night events.
Monochrome: black and white
If colors aren’t your thing, don’t worry, over-the-knee boots are ideal for one- or two-tone combinations. As you can see the outfit in the picture above, the white color of the skirt and blouse goes perfectly with black over the knee boots. You can also add statement jewelry or a good bag and you’re good to go. This type of outfit is more elegant than the previous ones and can be worn at a business meeting, during work or at some night events.
When the over-the-knee boots hit the fashion scene, all the supermodels, bloggers and influencers went crazy for them. In times of supermodels like Gigi and Bella Hadid, Kendal Jenner, it’s important to see that some of them are wearing at least some of the trendiest things. Simply because that way you can be sure that something is good! If you also want to copy this supermodel outfit, simply combine a monochromatic sweater, a silk skirt and over the knee boots. Gigi definitely made it!
Only for the brave
Wearing this type of outfit shows a lot of skin. So it’s no coincidence that I wrote, “This is only for the brave”. Some of you might think that this outfit is not classy at all. But during and at New York Fashion Week, many girls were seen wearing this type of outfit. The outfit is pretty casual. It looks like you stole your friend’s hoodie or are just wearing a very, very short sweatshirt dress. It has to be big, lycra is definitely forbidden, otherwise you risk turning this outfit into a cheap looking one. So please use it carefully and don’t wear it if you don’t feel comfortable.
The overknee boots found their way back to the 19th century. Women used them to appear more provocative and get more attention. We have seen that this is not the case today. You can really wear them with variety of clothes, from short and midi skirts to casual and dressy.
So girls, don’t be afraid to mix and match your boots with a variety of outfits to create your personal style and amaze all your friends!