First, I have to admit that we took these photos on what must have been the coldest morning we’ve had this season so far. I have an issue where my eyes tear terribly in cold weather– like not just watery… it looks like I watched the world’s saddest movie. By the time we finished shooting, my blouse was legitimately wet from so many tears falling and I finally called it quits. 😂
Let’s talk about THE BOOTS though. I first talked about how much I loved them last month. From first wear, I was a fan. As I’ve gotten more use out of them though, I now think of them as my MAGIC BOOTS.
They work with dresses and skirts for a fancy look. They work with jeans for a chic daytime look. They work dressed down.
I didn’t know how much my closet was missing a shoe like these until I had them. This past Sunday it was freezing and raining and I totally didn’t want to take off my slippers. But I was going to an event. Where I would have normally sacrificed style for practicality… I did not have to with these over the knee boots. I knew I’d be dry and warm and still feeling cute.
PS They fit true to size!
But the best part? And where the magic comes into play… they somehow, miraculously make my legs look a mile long. I’m not complaining.
A handful of people DMed me about how to keep jeans from bunching at the knee. I’m not sure that there’s a specific secret other than going for skinny jeans that are smooth at least from mid-thigh to ankle. I also think your jeans have to be somewhat cropped– at the very least the hem should be above your ankle bones both for comfort and style. Any lower and the boot may be uncomfortable against your bones or look lumpy if the hem is bunching at the ankle!
I also think it helps to put your foot and then leg slowly into the boot. The slower I go, the least likely the leg of the jean is to roll up and bunch.
(I just put one of the boots on so I could write out how I do it 😂 I hope I described it okay.)