I like fall for three reasons: dressing in layers, pumpkin spice and apple everything, and boots. Fall is where it's at. Boots are wear it's at. (Get it!?) What's not to love about wool socks and comfortable boots!? Duh, it means I don't need to shave my legs every other day. Don't even! You're thinking it too.
It's just ... ugh, there've been some seeeeriously wacked-out, uncomfortable-looking styles out so far. And some of the prices? Wow. I'm hoping it's just a case of the over-achievers needing to get their shoes out first, not caring what they look or feel like. As I'm not a shoe scientist, I cannot confirm this. So you've got all season long to redeem yourself, designers.
For now, let's take a deep, dark look at 10 of the zaniest, most high-maintenance boots that've made their debut so far and then thankfully! 10 sexy but more practical, comfy boots we can look good in without breaking our necks.
What will you be wearing on your feet this fall?
Image via col&tasha/Flickr
My goodness! HOW are you ever going to get your pants into the Brian Atwood thigh-high boots (left) without having to amputate? Or at least sacrifice pants for the occasion? Oh wait, you're not. Which is why the over-the-knee Sergio Rossi (right) are a better fit for a leggy night out.