Posts tagged "boots"

Must Haves: 10 Badass Boots For Less Than $100

I spent most of the long weekend curled up on my couch with a stack of September fashion magazines and a plate of cranberry orange scones (yes, it was heavenly), and I fell head over heels in love with this season’s crop of boots: they’re studded, strappy, slouchy, and they look seriously sexy with everything…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 9, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Pairs Of Short-Heeled Booties Perfect For Any Occasion

I’m five feet tall, okay? Let’s just get it out in the open there. And while I don’t find heels to be terribly uncomfortable, I do find them to be terribly inconvenient, especially given my subway commute and my natural propensity to fall all over myself all the time. My height doesn’t particularly bother me…

Rachel Krause / August 19, 2012

Win This! Over $60 Worth Of Cosmetic Products!

Nothing makes a person look better than having healthy, glowing skin, amiright? Boots is the UK’s best-selling makeup and skincare brand, loved by women around the world, and thankfully, their products are now available in the U.S. at Target and online at ShopBootsUSA.com. But awesome news: Boots is giving away a grab bag with skincare, cosmetic, and body product…

The Frisky / July 3, 2012

Shea Butter That Scrubs The Bumps Away

My skin is perpetually dry and bumpy. My mom would blame it on my veganism, but I blame it on living in the northeast and dealing with stupid and unpredictable weather patterns. We’re probably both right! My skin is always kind of ashy, and also red and I get tons of ingrown hairs on my…

Julie Gerstein / June 1, 2012

Oh God, The Horror: Uggs Has A Wedding Line Now

Look, as the wedding industrial complex has no doubt told us all since we were in the womb, weddings are lady people’s One Very Special Day. So by all means, if you want to blow your wad on a pair of kicks from Ugg’s Bridal Collection, go crazy. But don’t think for one second I…

Julie Gerstein / May 23, 2012

Do Not Want: Molting Boots

I was about to make a joke about how these boots look like something the designers created with little scraps of fabric and leather they found on the floor of the factory, and then I read the description and apparently that’s exactly how these boots were made. So I guess I’ll choose a different snarky…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 10, 2012

The 5 Pairs Of Shoes Every Woman Should Own

An outfit isn’t an outfit without the right shoes. The wrong pair can turn an otherwise show-stopping ensemble into something subpar, but there are no written rules — choosing is trial and error. Regardless, there are a few basic varieties of shoes that every woman should have in her closet for different reasons. Sure, they…

Rachel Krause / March 1, 2012

Debate This: 10 Reasons Uggs Are Awesome (And 10 Reasons They’re Not)

Every winter the Great Ugg Debate is reignited and the population splits into two groups: those who love Uggs, and those who think Uggs represent the downfall of civilization. Just in case you’re still on the fence, here are 10 arguments for Uggs and 10 arguments against — make your own informed decision, and let…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 24, 2011

Shopping Guide: 12 Pairs Of Knee-High Boots

There are three reasons we reach for knee-high boots when the temperature dips. First, they help keep legs warm. Second, knee-high boots are like the universal shoe, going with pants, skirts, dresses, and shorts. And third, they’re hella chic and sophisticated! Here are 12 of our favorite pairs…

Annika Harris / November 13, 2011

Shopping Guide: The Men’s Sneakers, Boots & Shoes We Want To Wear

For as long as we can remember, we’ve lived by the philosophy that you can tell a lot about a man by his choice in footwear. But lately, we’ve been ogling men’s shoes sartorially, rather than with a love connection in mind. Even though our feet are too small for most men’s footwear, we couldn’t

Annika Harris / November 5, 2011

Style 911: “I Need Wide-Calf Boots!”

Damn you all and your cute boots! Except — not really. I’m just jealous. I have wider calves and would love to find some smart and stylish brown boots made for gals like me–do you all have any suggestions? Comfort and adorable-ness are a must. Thanks and keep up the good work! — Betsy
It’…

Julie Gerstein / November 1, 2011

Do Not Want: Miista Mesh Toehold Boot

I’ve seen and worn some really ugly shoes in my lifetime, namely a pair of cheetah-print velour space boot-looking things. But I was 19 and am now blaming youth for that fashion blunder. Who or what will Miista blame for its hideous Mesh Toehold Boot? I’m not sure which offends me more, the toe stra…

Annika Harris / October 26, 2011

Have You Gotten Your Uggs Vaccine Yet?

Winter is on its way, which means all of us ladies are at risk for mistaking leggings for pants. But there’s hope! Three shots of Uggcitrin, the only vaccine for the Uggs boot virus, can protect you from purchasing oversized elephant shoes forever. Unfortunately, it does not protect you from Uggs if you already ow…

Jessica Wakeman / October 18, 2011

Shopping Guide: 10 Colorful High-Heel & Flat Ankle Boots

Shh, we’re going to let you in on a secret … It’s OK to recycle your black, brown, and beige boots from last fall and winter if you like them. OK, so now that you’re covered on the neutral footwear front, we’d like you to take a look at these colorful high-heel and flat ankle…

Annika Harris / October 6, 2011

Shopping Guide: 17 Brown Boots For Fall

The bad news: my beloved brown Tara Jarmon riding boots, which I bought in Paris four years ago and wore into the ground, have been retired. The good news: this means I get to hunt for new boots to replace them! Click onward to see the brown boots in varying heights, heel heights, and style…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 3, 2011

Frye Says Get Your Boots Tattooed

Yes, of course you can get your skin tattooed, and even your nails — but what about your boots? Thanks to Frye’s new flagship store in downtown New York, yes, even your boots can get their own particular graphic vision fulfilled. Frye boots, shoes and sandals are some of our favorite footwear — because they…

Julie Gerstein / August 3, 2011

Prada Mary Janes Come With Their Own Legs

If these Prada Mary Jane boots creep you out too much to wear, you could always throw fishnets and a lampshade over them a la “A Christmas Story.” Something tells me that will be the fate of all the pairs of these $1,500 boots. [Racked]…

Jessica Wakeman / May 4, 2011

Bootights Make Winter Dressing Easy

Oprah said Bootights will revolutionize your closet, and we can’t agree more. This special legwear eliminates the need to wear socks over your tights because the sock is built right in. But no one will see your socks when you wear ankle, mid-calf, knee-high, or over-the-knee boots. Bootights are available in a variety of color…

Annika Harris / January 14, 2011

Dude Looks We Love: Scuffed-Up Boots

When I first met my boyfriend he was wearing pristine white Adidas sneakers. I punched him in the shoulder and said, “Hey, what’s up with your shoes?” He asked me what I meant. “I’ve never seen shoes that clean,” I said. “I don’t trust people with shoes that clean.” He pointed at a tiny smear…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 22, 2010

Would You Wear: Unisex Hiking Boots?

Footwear designer George Esquivel has released a collection of unisex hiking boots that have the function of a hiking boot, but also come in eye-catching saturated colors, like forest green and teal. These hiking boots also have a streamlined style that makes them appropriate for men and women. But would you wear the same hiking…

Annika Harris / December 17, 2010