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Combat Boot Craze





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“Sock sneakers and sock boots are being replaced by combat boots. Popping up in our top searches we are seeing styles in black leather with chunky soles and a cool-girl detail. Leading brands for the combat boot are Prada and Valentino.” — Alison Stiefel, the VP of Marketing of ShopStyle



Hold the horses, stop the presses and put away your sneakers of yesteryear! The hottest fashion trend on the planet right now is the Combat Boot craze that has swept the land in the last few years and once again in 2019.    Many of my friends have paired skinny jeans, tailored jackets and or chunky sweaters with a dashing pair of footwear.   The look is definitely fun and on trend with embellishments of studs or silver baubles.   The resilient girl boot vibe stems from Charlize Theron outfit in film Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) which set fashion houses scrambling to showcase the movement.    My goal is to always choose classic apparel that remains relevant year after year though in this instance I am definitely foot stomping intrigued.  Is it possible to obtain a rugged pair that will have a lasting effect?  I do believe so.  So, let's jump on board the train and get shopping. 



Less Can Be Best

Lug Sole: a thick rubber sole that has deep indentations in a pattern designed to provide good footing and is used on sport and work shoes

Vibram Sole:  name of the Italian company.  The soles orginally designed to grip and have threads that can be safely used on many surfaces.  





Love the Red Laces with a Lug Sole

Steve Madden Buzzer Boot - Also in Black Rhinestone


Love the Rounded yet Pointed Toe - Lug Sole


Sam Edelman Jennifer Studded Combat Boot


Getting Rave Reviews for Comfort Out of the Box - Toothy Sole - I own these and love them!! Comfortable and sleek. 


Pikolinos Vicar Boot




If We Must 







Love the Lugged Vibram Sole - Great for footing


Rag & Bone Compass Combat Boot




Hot Number - Rave Reviews



Ron White Tiffany Water Resistant Combat Boot




There you have it.  These street-kicking combat boots will get you out and about in the elements and keep you on trend yet ever so classic.   What are you waiting for?  Get the Mad Max waffle stomping boot and become the center of attention.



"Style is the way to say who you are without having to speak" 

 Rachel Zoe



Love,
Kim 



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