I’m generally a four pairs of shoes kinda girl. While I can most often be found in either Birkenstocks, sneakers or loafers, the classic leather ankle boot is still a firm favourite. After breaking my ankle pretty damn badly last year, I haven’t yet braved any kind of heel. But nine months on I feel confident enough to attempt a little height. Enter the new range of winter boots from Green Cross that offer comfort zipped into an array of contemporary styles.
Erring on the side of simplicity, I opted for a pair of black ankle boots with a stacked block heel and oval toe. Although classic when worn with denim and a chunky knit, I wanted to embrace the stark minimalism of my birth decade (that’s the early Nineties for you) with a nod to the androgynous sack dress and black boots combination from that time. Add in my pure wool Max Mara coat with almost cartoonishly large shoulder pads and one has the ability to appear effortlessly cool. Even if the model featured here is a bona fide hermit that prefers to wear old hairy tracksuit pants and stolen hotel slippers when moping around the house.
While I’m still rather unsteady on unpracticed feet, the boots themselves offer a surprising amount of comfort and support – particularly where I require it. Elegant lines and an easy zipper mechanism ensure that you’ll always be looking your best whilst the full grain leather outer makes any pair of Green Cross boots an investment piece for the ultimate capsule wardrobe.
Shift Dress // ZARA
Coat // Max Mara
Boots // Green Cross
Bag // Country Road
Earrings // Vintage