Having changed drastically from the boots ones used by fisherman and farmers it protect against mud and water; these boots have become a favorite fashion accessory in runway shows as well as the fashion circuits.Famous shoe designers from Christian Louboutin, Michael Kors, Roberto Cavialli to Stella McCartney have designed their own range of fashionable thigh high boots using materials like satin and leather.
From high priced Italian boutiques like Le Silla and Icone to retailers like Aldo and Bebe, everyone seems to be stuck to knee high boots fetish and included then in their designs.So what exactly about these boots has had women excited?
As the name itself suggests, knee high boots are shoes that extend upto the knees or in cases sometimes just below it. The designs and styles have moved drastically from the ugly yellow rubber boots used by workers to include sexier version such as the stiletto knee high boots or the lace up knee high boots.
These boots are made using a range of materials from leather, satin, stretch lycra, denim and soft suede. Synthetic materials like vinyl, polyurethane, and latex are also quite popular. Each material further enhances the distinctive style and look of the boots.While there is an assortment of designs styles available, most of the popular designs feature stiletto heels, wedge heels, platform and pointed toes.
These are further enhanced with buckle details, fur, fringes, chains and zippers. Recently sequined knee high boots as well as those using lace and ribbons have made quite an impact in the party circuits and on runways with their sexy and modern look.
While black seems to be the favorite color for these boots, other colors like white, tan and metallic glitter colors seem to be quite popular as well. Designers have also experimented with colorful patterns and bold colors.
However it is the design whether it is a front-lacing boot with sculpted heels and hidden platform, a fur lined knee high sexy style or skin-tight boot design with hidden platforms that make these boots a favorite among fashionable women. So if you have been yearning for one of these then go out and splurge on one. Team them up with your favorite short dress or jeans and transform into a fashion goddess.