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It’s time to give fall the boot and step in to warm winter footwear. Boots are usually thought of as more of a necessity than a trend accessory once the snow starts to fall, but this season, there are so many hot boot styles, you won’t need the sight of snow for inspiration to buy a pair (or three!).
Made of distressed Italian leather, this workboot-inspired style from Cole Haan has that perfect “worn in” look you are always searching for in a great pair of boots.
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Motorcycle boots are a must-have this season even if you’ve never stepped foot on a Harley. This rockin’ racing-inspired pair from Puma is a perfect blend of sporty function and street style
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Made famous by the Beatles, mod ankle boots are back with a vengeance. The versatility of this short style makes it easy to dress up or dress down no matter what the occasion.
Ugg has graduated from its classic winter design to a more updated, funky look. They are right on trend with the buckle detail in this pair—metal hardware, like buckles and studs, is a huge trend this season.
From rain boots to snow styles, even designers are getting in on the boot biz. This Gucci pair is the perfect pick-me-up for a dreary, cold day.
Onward Style is Lavender’s exclusive column written by Sara Rogers, MOA® Trend Specialist. She has worked in the fashion industry for more than 20 years as a model, fashion specialist, wardrobe therapist, and television host. As the Trend Specialist and Personal Shopper for Mall of America®, her “office” spans 4.2 million square feet and more than 520 stores, providing her with extensive resources to research what’s hot in retail trends.