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How to style these boots?

(38 Posts)
Allbymyselfagain Wed 09-Dec-15 14:49:51

I've just been bought these boots for Christmas. I've been looking at and lusting after them for ages and my boss bought them for me. Problem is I have no idea how to style them to stop them looking "streetwalker"

I was thinking thick tights with jumper dresses or a mini skirt and jumper so make them look a bit more casual. I wondered if I could even get away with black or blue leggings again with longer jumpers. Obviously on a night out its going to be little black dress all the way but I didn't want to save them just for best, I get precious little frivolous new things just because I love them so I want lots of options. What would you suggest?

UtterlyClueless Wed 09-Dec-15 14:53:30

I'm shock that your boss bought you them!

I'm not sure about leggings I can't picture it in my head but definitely jumper dresses and chunky knits with a mini skirt would be lovely!

nilbyname Wed 09-Dec-15 14:55:01

Is "boss"code for pimp? grinfshock

Allbymyselfagain Wed 09-Dec-15 15:14:07

Lol no! grin

Actual boss, works in an office, pays my wages, needs coffee or gets grumpy, one of thee nicest people you'll ever meet and the best boss I've ever had.

She knows I'm quite skint so can't justify buying things I don't NEED so she buys me lovely frivolous gifts for Christmas and birthdays. I've been eyeing these for months. I know they are quite a bit full on but I love them and I was hoping to be able to tone them down abit!

UtterlyClueless Wed 09-Dec-15 15:46:29

Do you mind if I ask where they're from?

Are they from asos?

Allbymyselfagain Wed 09-Dec-15 15:50:03

They are asos. Daisy street.

burnishedsilver Wed 09-Dec-15 18:32:47

It's a very difficult look to pull off without looking like a dominatrix. These are the only pictures I could find. A lot of the photos of similar boots on Google images involve hot pants and chubby thighs hmm

CarpetDiem Wed 09-Dec-15 19:21:31

I like those but personally wouldn't wear with a mini skirt.
You would need to try them on with leggings & post a pic for my opinion on that look because I just can't picture it.
I think they would look best with midi skirt/ dress like this one because you get the look & as you walk a hint of how long they are without being too full on

Allbymyselfagain Wed 09-Dec-15 20:37:33

I definitely think midi skirts would look great and I have a few of those. I also have a couple of full 50s style knee skirts one leather, one suede that could work thanks.

Yes I tried a google image search and had to close the window quickly. envy vom not envy!

I think there must be a way to casual these up, I think I have to be patient wait until Christmas and then try some things.

nilbyname Wed 09-Dec-15 21:20:48

Over blue super skinny jeans, with a slouchy knit?

Midi pleated skirt with a tight crew knit jumper.

Allbymyselfagain Wed 09-Dec-15 21:31:01

I was praying someone would say skinny jeans! Anything to make them more casual. I'm coming round to treating them like normal over the knee boots as much as possible

OnADarkDesertHighway Thu 10-Dec-15 14:28:04

OP I would not know about fashion if it hit me in the face but I love those boots. They are gorgeous. I might have to open an account with asos.

ItGoesWithoutSaying Thu 10-Dec-15 15:43:52

I like those too. Am a sucker for OTK boots. The heel on those is a bit high, stiletto type for me but I have platform, wedge and flat styles.

I'd wear them with chunky knitted tights or 100+ denier opaques and a mini-skirt or short dress. No to midi length. What's the point of having those boots if you don't show them off?

Allbymyselfagain Thu 10-Dec-15 21:48:21

Thank you onadark they also have them in beige but I though black would be easier to style.
I'm hoping to find enough styling options that I never have to take them off. I'd wear heels for wandering round the house if I didn't have wood floors!

eleven59 Thu 10-Dec-15 21:59:03

I'm not sure you could ever style them down. Thick tights won't work because of the open toe and skinny jeans would look wrong because of them finishing at ankle. Skirts the only way to go I think.

Greengardenpixie Thu 10-Dec-15 23:24:42

Definetly midi skirts and NOT a mini unless you are wanting to work part time on the streets wink

BrendaandEddie Fri 11-Dec-15 05:54:36

Fuck me they are horrific.

Unless you're working the streets.

UtterlyClueless Fri 11-Dec-15 06:12:30

I must be the only one that thinks midi skirt will look horrendous with them.

WipsGlitter Fri 11-Dec-15 06:15:20

I can't envisage them in a day wear scenario to be honest.

snowypenguin Fri 11-Dec-15 07:00:37

I jut think they are horrendous. So sorry.

BrendaandEddie Fri 11-Dec-15 07:03:05

Lol.everyone will look at our face then your legs then try and think of something nice to say

WhoKnowsWhereTheTimeG0es Fri 11-Dec-15 07:14:26

I can't see how they'd work as day wear. With open toes, in winter they'd look wrong with tights and be cold/wet with bare feet. Then in the summer they'd be too hot.

PrimalLass Fri 11-Dec-15 10:37:52

I think you will have a hard time avoiding the hooker boots look. Sorry!

MaisieDotes Fri 11-Dec-15 10:43:58

No to leggings or skinny jeans. Double no to skinny jeans, sorry OP.

Skirts or dresses of a length that will almost but not quite meet the top of the boots. Like burnished's first and third photos but without the split in the skirt of the first photo.

I wouldn't do a leather skirt with them either.

ItGoesWithoutSaying Fri 11-Dec-15 11:21:25

I'm with Utterly and think a midi would be wrong.

OP. You have these boots therefore you must come up with a way, a time, a place to wear them! And report back! ('Cos I am fascinated by the boots and want to how they are worn in RL.) And then buy myself a pair

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