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The ever-versatile bootie has become falls main course.

 

Laced up, buckled up or zipped up, there are few shoe styles that rival the versatility and wearability of footwear’s most fabulous entrée: the bootie. Effortlessly chic and oh-so-practical, booties have taken over as the go-to shoe for fall and beyond. What the ankle-grazer lacks in height, it by far makes up in stylish details. Low-heel, mid-heel and high-heel styles boast details, cuts and colors that add just the right amount of spice to a flavorful wardrobe. Chelsea boot styles are getting a revamp in textured leather and suede, while hiking boots have gone high fashion. Even designer collaborations are injecting a special blend of sass and style into the previously basic bootie. Wear ’em with skinny jeans, baggy trousers (cuffed, of course), flirty dresses or the season’s of-the-moment knits to ensure your look is the one everyone’s dishing about.

 

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[1] Graham Bootie by Sam Edelman available at circusbysamedelman.com. [2] David Bromstad for Naturalizer Bootie available at naturalizer.com. [3] Corene Bootie by Via Spiga available at viaspiga.com.

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