Not Your Professor’s Shoes: Desert Boots for Gals Get a Moment in the Sun

You know them as the footwear of choice of your college dude friends who'd pair them with faded cords and a dog-eared copy of Catcher in the Rye. These days, the desert boot is having its little moment in the cool-shoe sun with styles fit for guys and girls. Paired with slim cut pants and nubby socks, these iconic steppers—including a new line of the original desert boot, Clarks—are a great option for surviving the colder months ahead.
Above, from left: Clarks Denim Blue Boots, $100, available at Clarks Online; Opening Ceremony m1 Desert Boots, $360, available at Opening Ceremony.desert-shoes-1
Above, from left: Clarks Vintage Sand Boots, $100, available at Clarks Online; Topshop Alpine Boots, $160, available at Topshop.
Above, from left: Opening Ceremony Desert Boots with Bow, $420, available at Opening Ceremony; Pedro Garcia Violet Boots, $425.70, available at My Wardrobe.

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