Video:Tips for Wearing Tall Bootswith Jade Broadus
Wearing tall boots can be a stylish way to stay warm during cold weather. Watch this video from About.com for great tips for wearing tall boots.See Transcript
Transcript:Tips for Wearing Tall Boots
Hi, I'm Jade, a fashion blogger. Today with About.com I'm going to show you tips for wearing tall boots.
Tips for Finding Tall Boots
The right tall boot for you depends on the occasion and your body type. We’re going to be looking at the designs choices that make up most tall boots and how that can accentuate your style. Tall boots have two styles, straight and fitted or slouchy.
Tips for Wearing Tall Straight and Fitted Boots
Straight and fitted is the most classic style- Universally flattering, trendy year after year, and the ability to be dressed up or down. Perfect for office to date night.
Tips for Wearing Slouchy Boots
Slouchy boots have a more casual feel. While still universally flattering, these boots are more forgiving on thicker calves. These boots have a more relaxed or lived in look, perfect for a trip to the farmers marker or casual date night, but should be keep out of the office.
Tips for Wearing Tall Heeled Boots
Tall boots come in a variety of heel heights, from flat to wedge to very tall platform. While you want the boot to look good, it also needs to feel good. The most flattering and most versatile is going to be a low to mid range thicker heel or wedge that has plenty of support.
Style Options for Wearing Tall Boots
Okay, now that you've picked your boot, here are 4 style options.
With a Pencil Skirt: Pair a sleek tall boot with a pencil skirt that hits above the knee to make your body seem taller and leaner. This is a great choice that is sophiscated for work, but also sexy enough for drinks afterwards.
With Shorter Skirts: Wearing tall boots with Mid-thigh skirts show a little more skin and up the sexy factor. In the winter, or if you are more modest, wear this look with a pair of black or colored tights.
With Skinny Jeans: The only type of jean you should wear with tall boots is a dark wash skinny jean. Tuck your skinny jeans into your boots to create that perfect sliming line.
With Dresses: For more casual days, wear a dress with simple knee socks sticking out of your tall boots and add a cardigan. Or elevate the look by adding dark tights and gold jewelry.
Additional Tips for Wearing Tall Boots
- Stick to high quality materials like leather and suede for a boot that will last multiple seasons.
- Choose one that is black, brown or gray to maximize your outfit choices
- Avoid a lot of ornamentation, straps and zippers that scream a specific trend, that will be easily out grown.
Now that you have ideas on how to wear knee high boots with a variety of items in your closet, play dress up. Experiment until you find the perfect combination and style for your tall boots.
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