THE ANKLE BOOT
SHAPE OF THE SEASON
Trust the highest echelons of fashion to reinvent a quintessential closet staple and mid-season favorite with that can’t-live-without desirability that makes indulgence a true pleasure. Fall’s new ankle boots come in all shapes, sizes, materials, heights and colors, always served up with a twist. With their work-into- week-end versatility, they look great under anything be it your favorite pair of frayed hem jeans, girly tiers, skimpy skirts or tailored cropped pants, offering a wide-sweeping idea of chic. Flat or heeled, glossy or matte, with injections of razzle-dazzle decorations, the top brands include Christian Louboutin, Casadei, Balenciaga, Chloè, Gianvito Rossi, Pierre Hardy, Laurence Dacade, Isabel Marant. Shape wise, the range includes luxed-up Chelsea boots, granny styles, sturdy cowboy reinventions, artsy curves, plus a sexy selection of exotic skin, stars and stripes. Whichever your favorite, you can count on a mix of now-hot and wear-forever appeal.