Posted: December 5, 2014 7:35am

Since watching Pretty Woman many years ago I was always a bit wary of over the knee boots but two years ago after seeing Kate Moss wearing them I felt I had to give them a go.

They are now my go to look, particularly if I want to cover day to evening and sometimes you want to embrace the glamazon.

It is all about the proportions, you cannot have a tight fitting top ,they look best with an oversized sweater or cardigan. I also love them paired with an oversized blazer or jacket.

Also unless you are Kate Moss I would go for black as this is so much more forgiving .

 

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I also think suede is easier to carry off than leather.  I would go for a mid height heel, it is safter with this look than a towering heel. Unless you are super skinny I would not go for a flat heel.

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These boots are fitted so they are not adding to the width of your legs and are more flattering.

 

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These boots are by Sandro, the leggings from Lark and the sweater is by Stella McCartney. I love this look for day to evening and underneath I would wear a simple t-shirt and a peacoat over, Emmanuelle Alt , Editor of Vogue Paris gets this look spot on  !

 

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I have put togther some alternatives, I think this is a classic look now and definitely more catwalk than streetwalker!


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