Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Fall's Hottest Shoe

So, whats the hottest new trend for footwear this fall/winter? Well, the look is an even combo of two somewhat different styles...biker chic & versatile vintage! Yes, its that boot we feel like we have seen throughout the timeline, but always making a comeback with a little twist thrown in. The great thing about this trend is that no matter if you have an old pair of what some fashion experts refer to as "Grandma Boots", or the latest lace-up ankle boot style (that has that twist of biker appeal)....ALL are still game! The oldies are just considered vintage:-)

Peep toe, wedge, flat soled, have SO MANY options when it comes to making a piece of this trend more fitted for your personality (the ones with the folded down flaps are my personal favorite)! If you have more of a funky and daring style...go for the ones that have a touch of the biker look. If you like to be trendy, but your wardrobe rarely ever resembles "funky", pick a pair with a more victorian influence!

Now, the next concern of yours may do I pull this look off without appearing like I'm trying to give Lady GaGa a run for her money? Look at how the stars do it...


Whether it's with dresses, rompers, skirts, or denim, these style marking shoes can be worn in every season! If your pair is suede...who cares! Throw them on with a romper & crop blazer like Kim Kardashian or with a fun summer dress like Sienna Miller! If your style preference is the flat lace ups, you can wear them with anything as well! McAuley's has so many great things in right now to pair these boots up with that will take you from now into the fall! Here are some of my favorite picks for the fab boots!


This Envi romper is one of my favorites! It has so many great colors intertwined throughout the fabric, you literally could wear any of the base colored shoes! Tans, blacks, browns, taupes, olives...they are all great with this! What makes it even better? Throw a cropped denim jacket over it (or almost any color leather) and you have a PERFECT transitional outfit for fall!
Envi Multi Print Romper
Eva Franco Denim Vest


You can always rely on the distressed denim & a classy cropped blazer to flow with the trend! Any style boot with this outfit is fair game (although I would stick to the ankle height, you don't want a very high mid-boot with the capri length). However, replace these capris with skinny's, and you are good to go with any style boot! Just tuck the jean down in the shoe or bunch it up (it's ok if its messy) at the tip-top of the shoe!

Cream Single Button Blazer
Joe's Jeans Raw Cuff Kicker Capri


The LBD is a super easy way to pull off the trend! Any boot style is sure to be a perfect match with the little black dress! Throw a colored boot in, like tan, taupe, or olive to give the solid piece a little pop, or do it with black lace ups (for more funk appeal, do a black lace up that has a biker inspired touch)! The Secret Agent dress by Nanette Lepore is a PERFECT look for this trend, because the fit still gives the dress a more "sweet" look, which is always fun (and a little "good girl gone bad") when your going to throw in a funky and sexy shoe! Throw a jacket over this girl for the fall and your good to go!

Nanette Lepore's Secret Agent Dress

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