There’s nothing more empowering than putting on a pair of tall boots – or so I’ve been told.
A lasting statement of feminine confidence that never goes out of style, they’re guaranteed to return every fall, and this year they’re a particularly hot topic. Seen on the Fall/Winter 2022 runways of Fendi, Bottega Veneta and Louis Vuitton, among countless others, it’s the must-have shoe of the season.
A celebrity favourite, when you’re looking for style inspiration, look to knee-high aficionados Kim Kardashian, Hailey Bieber or Zendaya to see how it’s done. Teamed with a micro mini, or worn under a midi dress or luxurious wool coat, they’re an easy-to-wear option that comes in a variety of styles.
Our best advice? If you invest in a quality pair that lasts, they will be a useful addition to your wardrobe that you will wear year after year. Whether you treat yourself to a pair of timeless Jimmy Choos, love a trendy pair from Miista, or play it safe with a trusty pair of Russell & Bromleys, the good news is that this season nearly every brand has its own iteration. striking shoe.
So it’s time to follow Jessica Simpson’s lead and treat yourself to one of our carefully curated styles below. Are you ready, boots?
Jimmy Choo Karter 85
A shoe brand that needs no introduction, is there anyone who wouldn’t want a pair of these classic and timeless Jimmy Choo knee-highs? Crafted in Italy from the highest quality black calf leather, they feature an asymmetrical curve that skims the top of the shaft for a sleek, understated design. It’s an investment that will last you for years.
Buy Now £1225.00, Jimmy Choo
Boots Miista Finola Cream
If you are looking for eye-catching shoes, then Miista is the brand for you. Designed in the brand’s Bethnal Green studio and made in Spain, the founder’s home country, the collection is full of edgy silhouettes and poppy colors – and these boots are a case in point.
Crafted from sheepskin leather with a zebra-inspired pattern, block heel, elongated toe and memory foam insoles, they’re a statement you’ll want to wear when you’re feeling spicy.
Shop Now £440.00, SSENSE
Charles & Keith Patent Platform Knee High Boots – Cognac
For great quality boots that don’t break the bank, Charles & Keith is the place to go. Although not genuine leather, the platform sole and sleek, shiny cognac finish will turn heads as you walk down the street. Worn with a dark brown coat or cashmere dress, you’ll look like you’ve stepped straight off the Max Mara catwalk.
Buy Now £109.00, Charles & Keith
Vagabond Alina Tall Boots
Swedish brand Vagabond, which originated in the 70s as a men’s shoe label, offers a collection of minimalist shoes you’ll never want to take off. Cut from tan leather with pointed square toes and wide uppers, Alina is a Western-inspired silhouette that will add some serious fashion points to your look.
Buy Now £220.00, Vagabond
Monki Brown Tall Color Block Boots
For an affordable vegan option, top brand Monki has you covered. Crafted from PETA-approved leather, the understated plaid pattern will add a touch of fun to any outfit. Featuring an interior zip, square toe and chunky heel, they have a contemporary shape designed for walking – and that’s exactly what they do.
Buy Now £63.00, Monki
Neous ran below the knee
With a collection handcrafted in Italy by independent artisans using centuries-old traditional handwork techniques, quality natural materials and ethical practices, Neous’ designs are worth the high ticket price. These form-fitting boots are crafted from super soft stretch nappa leather and feature a sculptural hourglass heel and signature center front seam.
Buy Now £695.00, Neous
Russell & Bromley Platform Knee High Boots
With records dating back to 1880, Russell & Bromley know a thing or two about tall boots. For a Seventies vibe, look no further than the brand’s platform design. A classic that will elevate any outfit – literally – it’s an enduring style that will go through season after season. Crafted from ultra-soft black calfskin, these ankle boots are the epitome of luxury.
Buy Now £475.00, Russell & Bromley
Ted Baker Marlarh Leather Thigh High Boots
With the party fast approaching, there’s never been a better time for a knee-high metallic moment. Ted Baker’s slip-on design is made from metallic coated leather and features pull tabs, a chunky heel and tabs for easy on and off. Ziggy Stardust devours your heart.
Buy Now £225.00, Ted Baker
Christian Louboutin Santia Botta Boots
This season, the western is in, so these cowboy-inspired boots that are infused with a dash of distinctive Louboutin glamor are a fashion statement that should be at the top of your wish list.
Crafted in Italy from leather and suede, they feature a Cuban heel, embroidery and embossed patterns, and are just high enough that you’ll catch a glimpse of the red heel as you strut down the sidewalk in style.
Buy Now £1550.00, MyTheresa
Jigsaw Talley Tall Leather Boots
In a luxurious dark brown, the Jigsaw pull-on knee-highs are a chic addition to any footwear collection. Soft and creamy, this plush and comfortable leather style is a perfect everyday option.
Buy Now £250.00, Puzzle