How to Rock Your Chelsea Boots

Another women’s footwear trend informed by menswear is the Chelsea boot.  This classic boot is known for its sleek and modern cut.  A Chelsea boot is the finishing touch to any fall look. 

Most leather and suede Chelsea boots tend to look unisex by design, so there are many versions of this style as well.  Generally, the pointer the toe box is, the more feminine your Chelsea boots will look.  A square toe box is considered more masculine in this style.

Chelsea boots instantly give your legs a long, lean silhouette, and are best worn with skinny jeans.  Wearing a tighter fitting pant or jean which hugs your calves, really emphasizes your overall silhouette, and calls attention to your footwear.  Make a chic statement this fall in a Chelsea boot.

Choosing Fashion Over Comfort

Who says style has to be uncomfortable?  You wear your favorite shoes and clothes over, and over again because you feel the most comfortable when you’re wearing them.  So, why not try for comfort and style next time you’re searching for new shoes?  Go for a derby!

If you have a casual work environment, go for a derby style shoe with a rubber sole.  A derby shoe is one of the most timeless, casual styles you can invest in.  Take care of them properly, and you will have them for a long time, long after the trends change.

            For a more traditional work environment, choose a classic, plain-toe derby with rubber or leather soles.  Wearing a derby shoe with a leather sole keeps your look classy and professional.  Adding rubber soles to traditional dress shoes, adds bulk and weight to your shoes, giving you a chunkier profile.  The upside to adding rubber is the endless level of comfort.  You’ll notice the difference immediately! 

On a typical New England winter day, no one will notice if your shoes look a bit chunky.  But, they will notice you’re the only one standing on the train platform wearing dress shoes.  Having a rubber sole helps your shoes last longer, and keeps you from bringing two pairs of shoes to work in inclement weather.  You’ll also stand out and be noticed for your fashionably practical footwear.