These boots aren’t in my wardrobe budget, but I thought I’d collect them here so we can all admire their vitality. Your links to dreamy shoes are encouraged in the comments.
Sigerson Morrison 9550 Boots, $899 Betty Draper meets Deeta von Teese.
Pour La Victoire Kerry, $406 (On sale. Regularly $564) These make me want to dress like the Vogue version of a Grimm’s Fairy Tale heroine. Now all I need is a drindle made of crushed egg shells and hair that won’t fit through a standard doorway.
Kate Spade Sierra, $383 (On sale. Regularly $475.) Remember your first pair of patent leather Mary Janes? Like that, except you won’t have to sit through the sermon to take them out on the town.
Via Spiga Crispin, $425
Schoolmarm basics — they come packaged with a punitive yardstick.
Elizabeth and James Vegas Boots, $564 Your mom will hate these. Sometimes that’s still reason enough.