When do we start wearing fall/winter boots? Tights?

(28 Posts)
kplondon Tue 06-Sep-11 13:52:27

Is it a temperature thing? Is it a time-of-year thing? Can you wear boots after September 1 (October 1?) no matter what, or does the temperature also have to be below a certain threshold? Or should you just wear boots and/or tights whenever you would wear a fall/winter jacket?

ColdSancerre Tue 06-Sep-11 13:54:10

When it's cold. I have no set date. Today it is cold so I'm wearing boots with my jeans instead of sandals.

JackieNo Tue 06-Sep-11 13:54:56

I've already worn mine a couple of times, and probably would be today, if I was at work, not slobbing around at home blush. I go with the weather, personally.

Insomnia11 Tue 06-Sep-11 13:55:30

I have opaque tights on today.

KimberlyClark Tue 06-Sep-11 13:56:33

we wear them now smile

i am wearing purple 70 deniers with winter boots and very snug they are too smile

AgonyBeetle Tue 06-Sep-11 13:57:36

Fall?

Autumn, surely. This is the UK, y'know. hmm

whoneedssleepanyway Tue 06-Sep-11 14:01:04

black opaques on here today....

kplondon Tue 06-Sep-11 14:08:40

AgonyBeetle - you caught me out. That little slip outed me as a North American, after ten years in the UK blush.
Anyway - I think this all means that I am allowed to buy myself a new pair of winter boots.

MarshaBrady Tue 06-Sep-11 14:09:08

I should be wearing tights as not warm. But not ready to relinquish. <plus have a tan! Just need to enjoy that a bit>

Insomnia11 Tue 06-Sep-11 14:17:43

I like the word "fall". Very descriptive. I think we should rename Winter: Freeze, Spring: Optimism and Summer: Disappointment. smile

Insomnia: very good!!

AgonyBeetle Tue 06-Sep-11 14:29:51

[gumshoe]

grin

picnicbasketcase Tue 06-Sep-11 14:32:21

Wear them when it's cold enough. You don't need to be told a particular date when it's okay to do it. Today is windy, rainy and shite. Ergo - tights weather.

Pandsbear Tue 06-Sep-11 14:44:28

Today! Pouring with rain here - winter boots on over leggings (well old boots from last year, I couldn't quite face putting my new boots on...).

PuppyMonkey Tue 06-Sep-11 14:47:10

I've worn boots for about the last three weeks, have seen lots of others doing the same. Mind you, have seen lots of girls on boiling hot days still sporting their Uggs. Boots are all year round these days, clearly. grin

I have my skinny jeans & knee high Docs on today, it's quite warm though..but the gale force wind / rain is making it feel autumnal smile

Am already looking in charity shops for autumn stuff...so far l have got a dark green velvet jacket for £5 and a knee length brown fitted trench coat for £15 !

I love buying for autumn..my favourite time of year !

madammecholet Tue 06-Sep-11 15:32:58

I'm into winter wardrobe, have been since last week. Met a girlfriend who was in summer kaftan and leggings/sandals on fri, I arrived in boots/jeans/scarf/wool coat and she declared I was mad.

Who's laughing now with the force 10 outside and lashing rain!grin

I wore my new boots today with opaque tights. You've just got to dress for the actual weather in the UK, not for the calendar. If it's sunny tomorrow, it'll be bare legs.

StopRainingPlease Tue 06-Sep-11 20:29:25

Wore my winter boots last week...

neuroticmumof3 Tue 06-Sep-11 21:35:05

I'm back in tights and boots now.

Pinkflipflop Tue 06-Sep-11 21:52:01

Have been in tights/boots all week!

ChippyMinton Tue 06-Sep-11 21:57:25

Today. Brrr...

lostlady Tue 06-Sep-11 21:57:51

Boots and tights/leggings all year round here, even through "summer"- Scotland. And hideous ski old ski jacket for dog walk today, bloody freezing

lostlady Tue 06-Sep-11 21:58:36

Sorry for extra ski, oops

acsec Tue 06-Sep-11 22:03:13

Wore mine today and if the weather is similar tomorrow I'll be wearing them again!

totallyshoeless Tue 06-Sep-11 22:37:41

kp some of us had you tagged as an American before we even got to the mention of fall... no post-Labor Day rules here you know! grin
I got the opaques out today. Anything goes here (within reason) smile

kplondon Wed 07-Sep-11 05:56:19

I'm the other kind of North American wink

iWILLdothis Wed 07-Sep-11 11:31:39

I would be in opaques & boots now if I could get them on.... as it is, only wearing fitflops cos of bad SPD. Just too sore to bend down to put on tights/socks. Don't think boots would zip up anyhow with swollen ankles. Very envy of all of you in tights & boots already. Dunno how I'll last til mid-October in fitflops....feet are freezing already sad

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