Kinky or Cool: Over the Knee Boots

Once in every five years “over the knee boots” make a comeback. And every time I’m tempted to give it a try and buy them, but always have some excuses not to. The very small, sane part of my brain says: “You will look like a cheap tart, you can’t wear them to work (some of my clients are extremely conservative christian white males), and they will only last one season. But then I saw these pictures of the Dutch Royal Family: Princess Maxima is wearing them! Shocking! I mean, if she can wear them, so can I! So maybe I’m going to listen to the little devil in my head this time and wave my creditcard… 

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 Royal Highness Princess Maxima wearing brown and grey suede over the knee boots. (And leopard……I suddenly feel very frumpy).

600full-brigitte-bardot12 bb6Brigitte Bardot’s wearing hers with a leather and sequin mini dress.

mjMarc Jacobs, Fall 2009. 

Daisy Lowe attends the Fendi 'O' party at Le Milliardaire club to celebrate Dita Von Teese birthday on October 4, 2008 in Paris, France.Daisy Lowe showing her boots and her underwear. 

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The Royal Highness of Cool: Debbie Harry.

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Lindsay Lohan on the September 2009 cover of Elle UK.

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Isabel Marant, Fall 2009.

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Actress Barbara Parkins (Valley of the Dolls) from head to toe in leather.

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I never thought I would like Roberto Cavalli, but I love the dress and the boots – from the Fall 2009 collection.

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 Raquel Zimmermann as Debbie Harry with trademark boots in French Vogue, September 2009. 

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And ofcourse: Kate. Shot by Mario Sorrenti for Vogue China, December 2008.

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