What to Wear with Your Over-the-Knee Boots

Though ankle boots have been the most preferred boot style due to its versatility and comfort, over-the-knee-boots are still a sexy and edgy style that can revamp your most basic outfits. Over the knee boots are perfect for toughening up flirty and feminine dresses as well as cool and casual denim jeans creating a perfect style for a downtime weekend look. Looking for inspiration on what outfits to wear with over the knee boots? Keep on scrolling to scoop our stylish tricks.

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To make your over the knee boots make a bold statement, skip those midi and maxi lengths on your ensembles. Instead, opt for shorter lengths like a high waist shorts or a cutoff denim shorts that will elongate your legs making you look taller than you actually are. Like fashion blogger Olivia Palermo, you may play with your outfit structure like wearing a pair of over the knee boots with a chic shirt, high-waist shorts, and blanket scarf creating a balanced proportion. Just polish your looks with a structured bag and cute sunglasses like Olivia did.

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You can still wear your favorite denim jeans with these boots, but boyfriend styles and flared styles are definitely out of the equation. For a great fit, opt for skinny jeans in lighter denim fabrics that will fit perfectly with your over the knee boots. Take a look whether your jeans are creating unsightly bulk on your legs, or make it hard for you to move freely. Just go for ones that are roomy and fit enough to be perfect for your street looks. Though darker washes of skinny jeans are fashionable, you may still opt for lighter ones with acid-washed or fade-effect for a greater contrast with your boots.

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Wearing over the knee boots with sexy miniskirts is a great way of looking sexy without being too revealing on your outfit. The high shaft of your boots covers your thighs making you look more conservative than wearing ankle boots showing off your bare legs. Whether you wear your over the knee boots with a monochrome outfit or with a printed top, the result is always sexy and stunning with miniskirts.

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Short dresses whether fit-and flare, body con, or shift style look best when worn with over the knee boots as it balances the feminine vibe of your dress by introducing its edgy feel. Go for knitted dresses with comfy fabric, lace dresses with feminine vibe, neutral-colored dress with a classic vibe, or even a leather dress with an edgier vibe. Whatever style of short dress you choose, it will absolutely look great with your over the knee boots.

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To balance the skinny structure of your over the knee boots, you may opt for a bulky or structured outerwear like a fur coat, wool jacket, classic trench coat, cashmere vest and such creating a more stylish and elegant look. Though black boots are versatile and elegant enough to match any color of your outfit, you may still resort to a pair of gray boots when wearing pastel and lighter shades to create a more blended contrast rather than high contrast that may be unflattering to the eyes. Indeed, over the knee boots are must have footwear for looking feminine and edgy.

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