When mundane practicality and high fashion collide, superb creations take birth! This year it is wellington boots, which are sky-rocketed from rainy season street-smart staple to hi-end designer ensemble accomplice. Several high street fashion brands have successfully elevated these wet-weather essential humble wellies to a seriously stylish seasonal fashion statement. Stepping on puddles has never looked so inviting!
Valentino Garavani Atelier Shoes 03 Rose Edition 3D Rubber Knee Boots
Fresh from Valentino’s Fall 2021 runaway, these versatile pairs can be styled with different outfits. In sleek black and pretty white colors, these Italy-made boots feature a unique rubber texture resembling rose petals all over the body. Cast a closer look to see the head of the textured flower. The chunky lug soles provide plenty of lift and traction in your every stride.
JW Anderson Chain-Embellished Glittered Rubber Rain Boots
These gorgeous pairs of boots are made from glittered silver-hued rubber. The brand’s signature oversized golden chain links are embellished across the vamps. Set on a functional 1.5-inch block heel, the gripped soles of the boots offer plenty of traction. Moreover, this chic and glitzy pair is perfect to add a touch of glamour to any outfit of your winter wardrobe.
Hunter Original Tall Vulcanized Natural Rubber Wellington Boots
This classic offering from the classic Hunter is fully made from vulcanized natural rubber. With a quick-dry knitted nylon lining, these handcrafted boots feature a multi-layer cushioned sponge insole for ultimate comfort. The traditional calendared natural rubber sole provides enough traction for a smooth pace. Coming in rustic deep green color, this classic functional pair of wellies are perfect for any matching or contrasting ensemble.
See by Chloé Janet Faux Shearling-Trimmed Rubber Chelsea Boots
These ‘Janet’ Chelsea boots from See by Chloé are chic and functional. Set on practical lug soles for proper lift and adequate traction, the boots are also lined with cozy faux shearling on the upper trimming. Made from smooth black rubber, this super sleek yet comfy-looking pair is perfect to style with any outfit.
Balenciaga + Crocs EVA Rain Boots
When the classic silhouettes of the iconic American footwear brand collaborate with the directory vision of Demna Gvasalia, the result gets summed up in this particular pair. Perfectly combining the classic functionality of Crocs with the signature chic style of Balenciaga, these classy smooth black boots are a sheer temptation! Rested on chunky platforms, the boots feature a rounded silhouette, inspired by the original Crocks clogs. Made from lightweight EVA, these pairs are ideal for damp days.
Here Are Some of the Coolest Met Gala Accessories
Met Gala 2021 saw some fascinating looks – from Kim Kardashian’s faceless blackbody suit to A$AP Rocky’s giant colorful plush quilt. These few looks have managed to take everyone by surprise. Even when it comes to accessories, there were some really bold looks flaunted by many celebrities. What was once thought to be an overthrow of the dress code has now turned into omnipresent red carpet accessories. Stars are playing around with the theme and giving everything their own spin. The case in point is Timothee Chalamet’s outfit, who paired his Hairder Achermann getup with a pair of sweats from Chuck Taylors. For some reason, all these alternative black tie accessories hit right at home.
Met Gala Accessories 2021
This year’s Met Gala further pushed the envelope with many unexpected accessories. Stars showed up on the red carpet flaunting era-inspired outfits. There were stylish ensembles with hidden meaning and subtle nods to pop-culture icons past, but a handful of handbags, shoes, hats, and more stole the show entirely.
The Met Gala theme this year, ‘In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,’ witnessed many unique accessories. What came as a welcome surprise was the fact that the most fabulous accessories came from up-and-coming brands.
Some Unique Accessories That Stole the Show
Maisie Williams and Dev Hynes, and more opted for emerging accessory designers. Hynes paired his red striped brown suit with a lunch bag look-alike tote from the Italian twin sisters led brand Medea. Williams was seen donning a pair of funky slingback from Nodaleto, a footwear label that debuted at Paris Fashion Week in the fall of 2019.
Frank Ocean and Justin Bieber flaunted accessories from their own newly rolled out labels. While Frank Ocean donned a necklace from Homer and a robot-like baby doll, Bieber showcased a bag from Drew. Hunter Schafer took the carpet by surprise when she arrived with a spider on her face. She also wore foggy contact lenses to blur out her eyes.