Long cemented as a failsafe footwear choice, it’s no surprise to see new styles and beloved designs alike filling the shelves of our favourite stores. But our love affair with the look started decades ago. Beginning in 1968 with Barbarella’s space-bound boots, the silhouette has had its fair share of cinematic moments, from Julia Roberts' iconic Pretty Woman ensemble to Anne Hathaway’s legendary "Chanel boots" speech in The Devil Wears Prada. And when it comes to music, everyone from Madonna to Ariana Grande has made knee-high boots part of their aesthetic. Need we say more?
Taking them into 2023, it’s all about everyday classic cuts and wearable options, with low-heeled, black suede and wide-calf styles topping our wish lists. Gone are the days of sky-high heels as we welcome the cool yet comfortable aesthetic with open arms. Keep reading to see our 18 favourite finds from the high street to high end.
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