I fell for the over-the-knee boot trend as soon as I saw it. It was at once sexy and fashion-forward and yet practical, adding an extra layer of protection when it’s freezing out and you’re only wearing tights. This season, that extra layer of protection (along with its sexiness factor) is going up, up, up. The thigh-high boot may only be a few inches taller, but those few inches pack a lot of punch. If you’re wondering how to wear thigh-high boots, I promise you, you can.
Thigh-high boots up the hotness factor of any outfit dramatically, and offer you a few extra inches of windchill protection, making it possible to wear minis and even long sweaters as dresses as it gets colder. But there’s a reason why we’ve had to work our way up to the thigh-high boot — it’s hard to shake its Pretty Woman, or as my husband calls them “hooker boot,” roots. The trick? While your legs may be covered up by the boots, treat them like a short mini, and balance out the sexy-factor by keeping the rest of your outfit fairly covered-up (i.e., avoid low-cut tops and crop tops unless you’re Kylie Jenner, and then you can wear whatever you want.
Here’s how to wear thigh-high boots.
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