Thigh high boots: the hall of fame

Orin Carlin

thigh-high boots are an undisputed wardrobe classic. As autumn rears its head, make no mistake, your shoe collection will be incomplete without them.

Iconic black patent boots by Julia Roberts in A pretty womanto Michelle Obama’s incredibly dazzling Balenciaga pair – it’s clear that everyone needs a pair of thigh-high boots in their shoe arsenal.

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There’s something about a boot that ends above the knee that oozes sexiness, but the style hasn’t always epitomized the height of desirability.

On the contrary, the origin of waders dates back to the 15th century, when they were widely worn by men. Heralded for its functionality, the style was worn during military and equestrian endeavors.

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While your current schedule probably lacks those sorts of hands-on activities (or maybe you’re galloping on horseback 24/7? We’d hate to assume that), modern waders can still offer functionality. key which will be very useful to you. this season.

The elongated, closed-back design is ultra-warm and will not only keep your legs snug, but will also enhance many fall ensembles – honestly, they’re extremely versatile.

Not convinced? Allow Rihanna to persuade you. The 34-year-old stepped out just months after giving birth to her baby boy in a look that is set to redefine the face of postpartum clothing. The wild thoughts The singer opted for a super loose pair from Y/Project which she paired with a raw edge denim skirt, a white graphic tee and an olive green snake print handbag.

Jodie TurnerSmith, on the other hand, donned white pointy shoelaces as part of a much dressier look at the Venice Film Festival. The actress dated White noise photocall in translucent lace briefs, full-length pastel latex gloves and thigh-high boots that gave off a certain Victorian vibe.

Good morning! Fashion shares the most stylish over-the-knee boots to shop this season:

Gianvito Rossi 105 suede thigh high boots, £1,510, Net to wear


Amina Muaddi Jahleel Leather Thigh High Boots, £1,250, Net to wear


The mayor Stretch leather thigh high boots, £1,365, Mytheresa


Brown leather boots, £421.40, Identify


jimmy choo x Mugler mesh thigh-high boots£1,425, Farfetch


Balmain Raven Monogram Thigh High Boots, £1,650, Farfetch


The Silla Eva 120mm Crystal Thigh High Boots£3,356, Farfetch


Choan boots, £110, Aldo


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