While some of us are still enjoying the summer rays, the rest of the world is covered in snow or dreary winter weather. For those that can’t seem to get their feet warm. we have 5 perfect reasons to enjoy the snow. This year is the year to make bold fashion statements and what better way to do so than over the knee boots.  Every since this trend burst onto the scene, it seems like the fashion Gods can’t keep them off the runways and we’re loving every minute of it. Over the knee boots can be worn in many ways, whether it’s with skinnies or with a sleek pencil skirt there’s no wrong way with this trend. To find the perfect pair for work and play, our fashion editors handpicked a variety of styles from chic silhouette you can pair with a peacoat for a classic appeal or edgy flats to balance a causal look:

Brown Riding Over The Knee Boot:

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The brown riding boot can be worn with a miniskirt and a chunky sweater for an edgy effect, or to bust up your typical t-shirt and skinny day. This trend was seen in the 3.1 Phillip Lim Fashion Show and can run over $1,000 but if you’re looking to rock the trend this winter try these options instead:

Choc Over  The Knee Boots $79.00 www.dorthyperkins.com

Choc Over The Knee Boots $79.00 www.dorthyperkins.com

Haguite Chocolate Over The Knee Boots $132.99 www.aldoshoes.com

Haguite Chocolate Over The Knee Boots $132.99 www.aldoshoes.com

The Classic Black Over The Knee Boot:

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You can’t go wrong with a classic black over the knee boot. It’s chic and edgy all on it’s own. As seen in the Ralph Lauren 2013 show this look can be worn with tights and an oversize coat for an effortless look. Get the look for less here:

Chinese Laundry Women's South Bay Leather Knee-High Boot $74.85  www.amazon.com

Chinese Laundry Women’s South Bay Leather Knee-High Boot $74.85 www.amazon.com

VERINA OVER-THE-KNEE BOOTS $159.00 www.guess.com

VERINA OVER-THE-KNEE BOOTS $159.00 www.guess.com

The Cutout Over The Knee Boot:

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Super edgy and classy all in one. The cutout boot is not for office wear, but happy hour would not be complete without this look. Try this trend with a mini and keep the top covered up to balance out the sex appeal as seen in Salvatore Ferragamo 2013 show:

Avril thigh-high boots $172 www.nastygal.com

Avril thigh-high boots $172 www.nastygal.com

3.1 Phillip Lim Ora Over The Knee Boot $380 www.farfetch.com

3.1 Phillip Lim Ora Over The Knee Boot $380 www.farfetch.com

Printed Over The Knee Boot:

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The best way to stop traffic is a printed or textured over the knee boot as seen on Tom Ford’s show. Great tip to keep this a clean statement is to bring focus to the boot. That means keep outfit neutral to draw attention where it’s needed, the boot:

Rihanna For River Island Army Over The Boot www.riverisland.com

Rihanna For River Island Army Over The Boot www.riverisland.com

Nine West Belixta over-the-knee boots, $299 www.nordstrom.com

Nine West Belixta over-the-knee boots, $299 www.nordstrom.com

Brown Suede Over The Knee Boot:

 

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Although it’s winter you could still get away with an earth tone colored boot by simply dressing for the weather:

Born Crown Lotta Over The Knee Boot $79.94 www.dsw.com

Born Crown Lotta Over The Knee Boot $79.94 www.dsw.com

Charles by Charles David Adelina boots, $145, 6pm.com

Charles by Charles David Adelina boots, $145, 6pm.com

Patent Leather Over The Knee Boot:

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Don’t think we forgot about patent leather. Most people may think this is a hard material to pull off, but by keeping the length right above the knee and pairing it with cashmere or wool will give it that touch of class you are seeking:

Timeless Patent Over Knee Boot $74.08 www.asos.com

Timeless Patent Over Knee Boot $74.08 www.asos.com

Jeffrey Campbell Shane over-the-knee boots $245 www.urbanoutfitters.com

Jeffrey Campbell Shane over-the-knee boots $245 www.urbanoutfitters.com

 

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