The sexiest over the knee boots I’m swooning over proper now & 18 methods to fashion them this season
Thigh excessive boots aka OTK boots or over the knee boots and even pantaboots are again in fashion in an enormous means for Fall Winter 2022-2023. They had been everywhere in the FW2223 vogue exhibits from Bottega Veneta to Dolce & Gabbana. I’ve worn my black suede thigh excessive boots on repeat each Winter for the final decade and so they lastly want changing. Since I used to be looking them down for myself I figured I’d share the highest 40 thigh excessive boots in each neutrals, colours and black that made my shortlist and those that can find yourself making their strategy to my closet. Prior to now I’ve had every part from Louboutin to JustFab. I’ve additionally included some petite and plus dimension thigh excessive boots because the calf sizes and boot size can fluctuate so much on them and black leather-based over the knee boots don’t give as a lot as suede or cloth variations.
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These are the thigh excessive boots or OTK boots on my shortlist. I haven’t ordered my last selection but however will replace this publish as quickly as I do. I’m torn between getting a extra inexpensive pair from Revolve or Steve Madden or designer pair just like the Balmain or Louboutin‘s. I put on them a lot I do know they’ll get their CPW (as you may inform from all of my pics) however it’s nonetheless an enormous chunk of change.
I are likely to go for suede somewhat than leather-based thigh excessive or black over the knee boots as I feel they give the impression of being a bit extra elegant and it hardly ever rains in Vegas in order that they’re fairly protected. To be further protected, I spray them with a water and stain protector. There’s additionally some actually on pattern impartial patent leather-based thigh excessive boots if you wish to change it up.
Are over the knee and thigh excessive boots in fashion 2022-2023?
Can you continue to put on OTK and thigh excessive boots? Sure! They’re again larger than ever for Fall Winter 2022-2023 as seen at Givenchy, Bottega Veneta, Diesel and Dolce & Gabbana. The longer the higher this 12 months so positively go for true thigh excessive types versus ones that come simply over the knee. The supplies ranged from suede to leather-based to denim and varied supplies so go for whichever you’re feeling finest in.
Even pantaboots (pants which might be boots) got here down the runways for these courageous sufficient to do that pattern IRL.
What are boots over the knee referred to as?
If you happen to’re looking for thigh excessive boots on-line they usually get referred to as both thigh excessive, over the knee or OTK boots. Very often in French-English they’ll get referred to as cuissardes which is what they’re referred to as in French.
Over-the-knee boots (or cuissardes, which embody thigh boots, high boots, hip-boots, and waders)… are lengthy boots that totally or partly cowl the knee.
Are over the knee boots the identical as thigh excessive boots?
Technically, no. Thigh excessive come up increased than OTK boots which sit simply over the knee. Nonetheless, in the event you’re procuring on-line they have an inclination to intermingle the two phrases for a similar factor so that you’ll should go by the photographs and specs as a lot because the title.
Thigh-high boots, recognized additionally as thigh-length boots or just thigh boots, are boots that stretch above the knees to not less than mid-thigh. Different phrases…embody over-the-knee boots…OTK boots
Can over the knee boots look elegant?
Sure, they’re really very easy and versatile to fashion and I get a lot put on out of all of mine yearly. If you happen to want thigh excessive boots outfit inspo maintain studying for my favourite methods to fashion and the do’s and don’ts to maintain them trying elegant.
I have a tendency to search out that suede or much less shiny leather-based thigh excessive boots seems to be classier than patent leather-based. Though patent can work so long as the styling’s proper.
The right way to fashion thigh excessive and over the knee boots?
If you happen to’re searching for some thigh excessive boots outfit inspiration I’ve listed tons under from informal and cute outfits for on a regular basis to extra dressy date evening seems to be as they’re my go as well. I’m petite so are likely to put on longer boots somewhat than ankle boots to attempt to create the phantasm of longer legs.
If you happen to’re desirous to make your legs look longer go for a real thigh excessive boot with a heel somewhat than a flat OTK boot that sits simply over the knee. I personally keep away from over the knee boots that sit mid knee or are slouchy and fall all the way down to mid knee as they are usually much less flattering and reduce the legs off at an ungainly place.
- Create a monochromatic look for a complicated black thigh excessive boots outfit that’s elongating.
- Put on your over the knee boots with tights in an identical shade. Brilliant colours like scorching pink had been large at Versace or go for black for a extra traditional look.
- Fashion them with summer time clothes firstly of Fall to maintain your summer time clothes on rotation longer.
- As above however put on a roll neck sweater beneath for further heat because it will get cooler.
- My favourite strategy to fashion thigh excessive boots is with sweater clothes and only a glimpse of naked legs. It’s a traditional winter fashion that’s sensible and cute.
- For further heat in Winter fashion them with sweater clothes and tights or leggings. I personally want leggings for an informal on a regular basis look as I discover them extra comfy and fewer static. I stay in Vegas the place it’s actually dry and static is an issue no matter you do in Winter.
- Don’t put on a skirt that simply touches them or the place the boot impacts how the skirt sits. It tends to look frumpy or sloppy.
- Put on them with mini clothes for an attractive look. Simply watch out the gown isn’t too attractive until it’s for an attractive evening out as it will possibly verge on trashy.
- Put on them below maxi clothes and maxi skirts for further heat. You possibly can see the boots extra once you sit down so don’t fear about them being hidden fully. It’s additionally useful for once you’re touring and don’t need to pack a number of boots for various outfits as they take up a lot area.
- Fashion them with a belted, cute shirt gown for a simple lunch or workplace applicable look.
- Houndstooth and plaid skirt fits are in for 2022-2023 so fashion yours with these stylish units for a piece outfit or only a fashionable search for everyday.
- Put on thigh excessive boots with a mini skirt and high. Micro mini skirts are an enormous Winter 2022-2023 pattern and are excellent for date evening. Preserve it informal with a white tank high (one other FW2223 pattern) or dressier with a trending corset high. It may well get too attractive although, so mess around with the styling and the hem size.
- Blazer gown + over the knee boots = attractive & female with out trying trashy.
- For traditional fashion, put on them with a sublime tweed gown. It offers them a extra trendy look than pumps and is hotter for Fall and Winter.
- For an informal on a regular basis thigh excessive boots outfit, fashion them with denims in any shade. Simply be sure the denims are fitted like skinny or straight leg types. A don’t for styling knee excessive boots is having denims bagging excessive of them. It doesn’t matter whether or not it’s a crop high or longer size sweater when worn with denims.
- Thigh excessive boots + leggings or fake leather-based leggings is greater than okay. Simply go for an extended size button down shirt, tee, sweater or sweater gown that hits wherever from under your butt to a few inches above the highest of your boots.
- LBD + thigh excessive boots for a traditional and flattering Fall Winter thigh excessive boots outfit. This works with something from a extra informal black jersey bodycon gown to free Fall clothes to black sweater clothes and date evening types.
- Fake leather-based skirts are in for 2022-2023 and look tremendous cute and classy with over the knee boots. A chunkier heel will look edgier, a stiletto heel will look sexier.
Can I put on over the knee boots with leggings?
Sure, completely. It’s one of the comfy and sensible methods to fashion them as as an off-the-cuff thigh excessive boots outfit. It really works with each heeled and flat types. Black over the knee boots are the best to fashion with leggings however neutrals look nice too.
How do you put on knee excessive boots with denims?
Any shade together with black thigh excessive boots look the most effective with skinny or straight leg denims. So whereas skinny denims won’t be ‘in’ proper now, they’re the most effective fashion to put on with OTK boots. As baggier types are likely to create an excessive amount of bulk, bag excessive and never sit proper.
How do you retain knee excessive boots trying elegant?
If you happen to’re going for extra on a regular basis stylish and fewer Fairly Lady the fabric of the boot and the way you fashion them could make an enormous distinction. I just about stay in mine with clothes, sweater clothes, leggings and denims as quickly as Fall hits.
- Shiny and latex over the knee boots are one of many hardest thigh highs to maintain trying elegant VS suede, materials or leather-based thigh excessive boots however may look fabulous. If you happen to go for this fashion, maintain the remainder of your look extra conservative and easy e.g. leggings or denims and a bodysuit somewhat than a revealing mini gown. Suede or extra matte leather-based seems to be classier and are simpler to fashion.
- Watch your hem size. Micro mini skirts are in proper now however an extended mini gown or skirt is simpler to tug off. Plenty of stylists advocate the mini skirt to sit down 3″-5″ max above the highest of the boots however since all of us have completely different leg lengths, play with what works for you and what you’re feeling most comfy in.
- Add a blazer, trench coat, longer coat or lengthy line cardigan over mini clothes to maintain it elegant.
- Keep away from over accessorizing and let the boots do the speaking.
- Create monochromatic seems to be together with your impartial or black over the knee boots. They’ll all the time look classier and be extra flattering.
- Platforms are in proper now however are very arduous to tug off on longer size boots. Save platforms for your whole different sneakers to maintain your thigh excessive boots outfit trying extra traditional. In addition to to get extra put on out of your boots.
What are pantaboots aka pantashoes?
Pantaboots are pants that as an alternative of getting a hemline or opening on the backside finish as boots. In different phrases, boots you may pull on and go up all the best way to your waist and act as pants. They’re an excellent cool assertion piece and take the guess work out of what boots to put on with what pants. Nonetheless, don’t anticipate this pattern to final.
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