Basically, I prefer to look effortless and chic while feeling comfortable and casual, which is why I couldn’t help but click on this Refinery 29 article, This Season’s Must-Have Show is (Gasp!) Actually Practical.
Trendy and sensible? Yes, please!
According to the website, hiking boots — with their heavy, treaded soles and thick laces — are making a resurgence. They’re like the Birkenstocks of the cold weather months: kind of ugly, super comfortable, and very practical.
want need a pair. Preferably with bright red laces.
If you’re looking for ways to wear hiking boots when you’re trudging around the city and not up on a mountain top, take a cue from these nine stylish ladies. It seems you can’t go wrong with cuffed skinny jeans, chunky sweaters, and plaid.
I also love how black boots lend rugged appeal to an otherwise sexy outfit like a short skirt or a sleek dress. Just be sure to pair them with black tights for a monochromatic look on the bottom.
Which of these outfits would you wear? I think I’m partial to #1… or #3… or maybe #6…
Bonus! Shop 2o pairs of my favorite women’s hiking boots here: