I know that Uggs are controversial. Some “fashion people” really don’t like them. They’re either too clunky, or too casual, or simply too mainstream. I do not fall into that category. I dig them because as far as I’m concerned they’re super practical when winter comes round. I’m not a fan of running around in heels when it’s cold and rainy outside. Though you’d never catch me in sneakers or ballet flats, boots are my one exception to the no flats rule. I love wearing them with leggings and a chunky sweater, but I’ll also rock my Uggs with a dress.
I am seriously obsessed with boots. Living in So Cal, where the weather is warm most of the year, I don’t get to wear them as much as I’d like…but when winter rolls around I pretty much ignore all my other shoes. Our coldest months tend to be January and February, so now is my time to make the most of it. Being short, I own a lot of ankle boots (or booties) that fit more like shoes and don’t cut my leg in an awkward place. I do struggle more with mid-calf styles. However, I absolutely LOVE over-the-knee boots. My obsession with OTK boots began several years back, when they first started trending really hard. I loved the badass vibe they evoked, but wasn’t so sure that they’d work for me given my height. Shopping online, I spotted a pair from Report that looked totally rock-and-roll (and way more expensive than they actually were), so I took the risk and ordered them. It was probably one of the best purchases I ever made, as I couldn’t love those boots more (pictured below). I even wore them when I competed on air for the title of Macy’s Next Style Star!