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From tough biker and rugged western styles to comfy knits and rich shades of plum, the Fall’ ’12 boots preview offers an array of classic options.
Shades of wine ripen the autumn color palette. Clockwise from top left: Rockport wedge; Melissa rain boot; boat shoe-inspired boot by Ahnu; Gidigio leather pull-on boot.
Equestrian boots with clean lines and chic hardware take first place. Clockwise from top: micro-wedge boot by Elaine Turner; Aetrex leather and sweater boot; rubber boot by Aigle; Ugg boot with heel hardware; boot with crest by Blondo; Le Chameau two-tone leather boot with buckles.
A trove of studs and textures buck up western fashion. Clockwise from top left: Gwyneth patent ankle boot; Dingo boot with appliqué; tall slouchy boot with studs by Cordani; Old Gringo studded ankle boot; cowboy boot by Durango; Spirit by Lucchese cut-out bootie. Center: short boot by Yellow Box.
Cozy up to traditional winter sweater prints. Clockwise from top left: ankle boot by Izod; Khombu duck boot; Keds rubber boot; Cliffs by White Mountain wedge; buckle boot by Pazzo.
Fringe brings the wild to western-inspired boots. Clockwise from top: Mia tall boot; studded boot by Lovely People; Moon Boot by Tecnica; Ariat cowboy boot; men’s chukka by Minnetonka; Bernardo ankle bootie