We get it. It can be hard to loosen your grip on an all-sneaker rotation, especially if that’s been your only set-up thus far. But good style demands experimentation and variation.
Streetwear and luxury continue to become increasingly entwined, with some form of smart tailoring seen on the runways of pretty much every label at the moment. And let’s be honest, a formal pant requires something a little more refined when it comes to footwear.
Of course, we’ll always reserve an area in our collection, as well as our hearts, for sneakers but there’s a time and a place for everything. With colder weather on the way, boots are the best place to start the seasonal wardrobe switch, and we’ve rounded up 10 of the best boots for the season from Browns.
Bottega Veneta’s Fall boot is a playful reinterpretation of the iconic Chelsea boot. The shoe’s bright and stacked rubber sole is the characteristic feature, protecting you from the weather while giving you a few style points this season.
If there is anyone who can rival Bottega Veneta’s approach to quality, it’s going to be visvim. It wouldn’t be too hyperbolic to say that Hiroki Nakamura creates some of the best clothing in the world. Every garment is made using carefully sourced, high-quality materials and is designed with an exceptional level of expertise. The FBT Shaman Boot is handcrafted using some of the best suede in the world and treads the line between a sneaker and a boot for those still unsure about taking the plunge.
Our Legacy boots are quickly becoming one of the label’s specialties. From the Camion to these Cowboy Boots, there’s a pair for all styles ranging from understated to striking. These cowboy boots feature a chunkier sole unit than the style’s used to, making them a much more viable option in the fall and winter than your standard, leather-soled cowboy boot.
GmbH’s industrial approach to design shines through in the Double Zip Ankle Boots. While the leather uppers are fairly classic, the slanted silver-tone zips interrupt the clean design, bringing a typical sense of irreverence and marking your fit out as one of the best booted looks in the room.
If you’re looking to make an impact, then you’ve just stumbled upon the perfect pair of fall boots to do so. Rick Owens looks to a shearling upper complemented by a zig-zagging rope lace fastening in contrasting white. Combine that with a chunky tractor sole unit and you’ve got a recipe for turning heads.
From the outrageous to the calm and collected. Lemaire never goes for the shocking but rather sticks to doing the classics well. Actually, that’s an understatement. Few do the classics better than Lemaire. Vegetable-tanned leather has a beautiful brownish-green tint which works perfectly with the crepe sole unit here.
Olive is one of the year’s winning colors. We’ve seen it just about everywhere. No surprises here, Moncler’s Lir boot is another shoe that effortlessly mixes functionality with style. The boot’s massive olive midsole contrasts beautifully with the dark-brown leather upper — a feature that will keep your feet dry even on the rainiest of days.
Another pair of cowboy boots for the roundup, but this time with a very different aesthetic. Eytys looks to distort the classic silhouette with sharp, modern angles and an uncluttered leather upper. The outcome is a cowboy boot which wouldn’t be out of place on a spaceship.
If we’re really doubling down on the space-age tip, though, the Rombaut Embryo Airflow Future Boots are a definitive winner. An interplay of neoprene and leather on the upper is matched by a mind-boggling sole unit. Even the simple color palette isn’t enough to dull down this pair.
Raf Simons did something here. We don’t know what exactly, but we love it. Another fall must-have from the designer, the shoe mixes athletic footwear and luxury boot design effortlessly in a futuristic silhouette. You are going to be seeing a lot of this boot this season.
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