The Combat Boot is back, but did it ever really go out of style? With so many new variations on how to style these boots, it’s no wonder that we’ll see them on runways and streets everywhere paired with everything from ripped jeans and biker jackets, to ultra-feminine dresses. 

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The key to keeping this versatile boot chic is to look for more polished styles rather than opting for the traditional masculine, rugged look. Sticking to the classic style of boot is also essential, as the clean and simple lines will pair well with any outfit and can be worn for work and play.



Sweater dresses and dresses made of heavier fabrics like velvet and more feminine fabrics like lace are popular staples to any wardrobe this fall. Whether you choose to go bare-legged or wear a great pair of opaque tights, the combat boot is the go-to accessory to complete the look. Throw on a great coat and you’re ready to go. 

Pairing the combat boot with a skirt is a little trickier. Although fabric choice is negotiable, style and length aren’t. It’s best to stick to the just above the knee skirt length and a more straight cut to create the proper balance between the lower heel of the boot and the length of the skirt. Soft sweaters, chunky knits, sweatshirts, or even the crisp and clean white button-down shirt make a great outfit combination to take you from office chic to cocktail cool. Of course, there is nothing like the mini skirt/combat boot combination, but it’s best to keep this look for the weekend.



Put together a straight leg pant or high-waist ankle trousers with a soft turtleneck or flowy feminine blouse. Add a pair of combat boots and you have achieved sophisticated class with just that little bit of edge. The look screams professional and tough, yet soft and feminine.



Pairing combat boot with jeans has always been the classic look. You might think that any cut and style of jeans will do but that’s not necessarily true. To really maximize the look and achieve the best effect to showcase the boot, it’s important to stick to a cropped, slightly loose style whose hem ends, just where the boot begins. Add a leather biker jacket, over-sized baggy sweater, tailored blazer – anything goes when it comes to topping off this cool look.

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It’s never a good thing to overdo accessories, but when you’re playing with the combat boot, you want to keep things simple, elegant, and chic. Stick to a classic handbag, add a funky headband, big hoop earrings, cat-eye sunglasses or a bright, bold lip. Stay away from beads, bobbles and bangles. You want to look badass, not blinged out. 



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