Fallin’ For Boots

Boots are my favourite footwear because they can be super stylish, trendy, and versatile. You can wear them with anything from leggings to jeans to a dress.

This Fall/Winter, classic and retro styles are getting a facelift; Western, biker, and combat styles are being amped up with mixed materials and embellished with buckles, laces, and studs; and in the midst of all this, animal prints are still playing a major role.

It may seem overwhelming, but here are 6 of our faves to help you navigate the trends this season!

1. Colour-blocking
Colour blocking has been a big part of fashion for the last several years and this year is no different. It’s an easy and fun way to add interest to your outfit, whether you go with rich jewel tones or bright neons.

2. Thigh Highs
Nothing makes an outfit sexier than a pair of thigh high boots.

3. Combat
This look was on every runway this season, but they are far from military issue.

4. Platforms
Add a bit of retro inspiration with platforms.

5. Biker
Biker boots are effortlessly edgy and cool.

6. Croc-embossed
Croc is vying for the top spot of animal prints this season. It is a little more muted than leopard print, but packs just as much punch.

Pauline Cho                                                                                                                  Pauline’s passion for fashion kicked in as a teenager flipping through fashion mags with her friends. And when she clued in to Cher’s closet in Clueless, there was no stopping her – she and her dream shoe and bag collection had found a home. Here at Oakridge, we trust Pauline to be up on all the interesting restaurants in town, the latest movies in the theatre, and always ready to share her intel. Just don’t think of disturbing her when she’s scrolling IG and Pinterest for the coolest makeup and nail inspo!

GEOX – Faviola
Add a touch of flair without sacrificing style.

Stuart Weitzman – The Lowland Vinyl Boot
Iconic Stuart Weitzman thigh-high boot with a reinterpreted flat sole and vinyl.

Michael Kors – Khloe Mixed-Media Combat Boot
Leopard print calf hair and crocodile-embossed leather combat boot.


Stuart Weitzman

Michael Kors

ECCO – ECCO Shape Sculpted Motion 55
Chic, contemporary boot in a classic Chelsea silhouette.

Coach – Pheobe Bootie
Edgy cutout bootie with studs and buckles for a rock ‘n’ roll attitude.

Hudson’s Bay – Sam Edelman Rita Croc-Embossed Booties
Sleek and sexy leather boots with croc and buckle details.



Hudson's Bay

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