Wednesday, 10 September 2014

The Autumn Boot

With all my blog posts about NYFW and focusing my attention on the trends for Spring and Summer 2015, I have completely forgot that we are now in my favourite season. I don't think there is anything better than going on a walk in the crisp Autumn air whilst snuggled up in your favourite chunky knit, camel coat and killer boots, hearing the crunching of leaves under your foot and watching them turn into a gorgeous auburn orange. So, I thought I'd do a post on my favourite black Autumn boots, available in stores now to get back to the reality that we really need to be updating our A/W wardrobes even when lusting over the new S/S15 collections. 

1) Sirus - Reiss (£195)

This Autumn it is all about the little details which is why I loved the Sirus. This classic black pointed toe stiletto ankle boot is transformed by the contemporary stitch detail to the back of the boot and the gold zip on the inside gives a splash of glamour to an otherwise sleek and sophisticated shoe. 

I'd style them with some vintage 'mom' jeans, a casual but soft white tee, a leather jacket, a colourful silk scarf.

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2) Rangers Double Buckle Boot - The Kooples (£285)

These grain embossed leather boots gives you a stylish pirate look. I love the front panel which gives extra support and ensures your laces don't get ruined! The detail with the buckles and straps at the bottom is simple yet affective too. For a cheaper alternative to this beautiful boot, check out Dr.Marten's Caden boot here or a similar pair by Zara here

I'd pair these with some black skinny jeans with ripped knees  and a camel cape or vintage wrap.

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3) Leather Bootie with ankle strap - Zara (£69.99)

I love the gold accents on this boot and if you're into your cut outs, these booties reveal a little bit of skin with out it becoming excessive and your little toes becoming cold, which I find can be a problem in the frosty months of Autumn. 

4)High Heel Sock Style Ankle Boot - Zara (£49.99)

Ever so slightly similar to my first pick, these boots are a most reasonable price and mix the textures of patent material as well as suede causing it the shoe to be very clean and sharp. Also, if you're not a fan of the gold zip detail on the first boot, this zip is black and so less noticable.

5) Fur and Leather Low Biker Boot

Kick ass boots. I love these and you can't say no to fur inside boots in the coming weather, especially in England when frost bite is probably a possibility (ok... I'm exaggerating but no harm in protecting your feet from the chills of the air. I love the juxtaposition between he big bulky buckles and the track sole and the soft leather and classy patent straps. 

If you want to try something a little different to the everyday black Autumn boots or already have multiple pairs (as I have), why not check out these autumn boots which are not the 'norm', per say. All from Zara.  

High-heeled leather boot (£79.99)

These under the knee boots are killa and will compliment any camel coat/cape that you choose to rock this Autumn. Pair with basics to keep attention on the boots such as black skinny's and 
black white tee.

These "high heeled printed leather bootie" 's (£89.99) could jazz up any plain outfit. Keep the focus on the boot.


High heeled printed leather bootie (£89.99)

Again, slightly different and "out-there" so will definitely be a statement piece to any outfit. 

Wide-heeled leather bootie (£79.99)

You can never go wrong with a nude boot. That's a fact. 

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G xxx

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