Let's talk about shafts *snicker*—boot shafts, that is. The right height and style can make the difference between an okay/chilly outfit and a great/warm one, so follow along as we give a brief presentation on the shoe-and-skirt combos you need to know.
No exposed skin means no *frostbitten* skin. The vibes here can be '70s or Victorian, depending on the fabric and the styling, but whatever time period you're going for, watch out for proportion. Wide on top + wide on the bottom = you're a pillow.
Oh? You don't have an accordion-pleated, preferably foil-finish skirt yet? Me neither, but we should really get on that because they are swishy! And Gucci. Alessandro Michele started out pairing them with loafers and pumps, but for pre-fall, he went with tall, metallic boots. Don't tell him this, but I like the more recent footwear choice better—less precious, you know?