12_8_20 / Vintage
5_ Ankle Boots
Boots that are made for walking, anywhere, and everywhere are always a classic. From lace-up to Chelsea boots, slim and simple or masculine combat boots, Blundstones or Dr. Martens. Ankle Boots are as practical as they are timeless.
PHOTOGRAPHY_ JON ERVIN
STYLING_ GABRIELLE MARCECA
Boots that are made for walking, anywhere and everywhere are always a classic. From lace-up, to chelsea boots, slim and simple or masculine combat boots, Blundstones or Dr. Martens. Ankle Boots are as practical as they are timeless.
I look to the 1990s for minimal, androgynous styles, but you’ll find plenty of options from the 1970s-1990s. Go back as far as Victorian or 19th century for elegant and feminine lace up styles.
BRANDS TO LOOK FOR_ Blundstones, Dr. Martens, RM Williams, Sergio Rossi, Salvatore Ferragamo, Stuart Weitzman, Manolo Blahnik, Jimmy Choo, Margiela, Roger Vivier, Robert Clergerie, Repetto, Bally, Ann Demeulemeester, Church's, Todds.
KEY DECADES_ Victorian/ 19th century, 1960s-1990s.
STYLE NOTES_ Quality and comfort are key, so stick with trusted shoe-making brands and Made in Italy or the US when possible.
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