*Feature image: ASOS ACTING UP Leather Ankle Boots
A reader writes:
You’re an amazing source of inspiration and ideas. I am looking for boots like these:
But my size is 6.5 in women. Where can I get boots that make me feel awesome but don’t break the bank. Please help!
These boots are fantastic (and expensive), indeed. A few comments. First, there are always things I advise skimping on and splurging on when building your wardrobe. Things I never advise skimping on are suits and good, warm winter shoes that will last you. Having said that, you can find quality winter boots on sale or search thrift shops in the hopes you’ll win the boot lottery and find the perfect pair on a dime. But, you have a tall order, my friend: (1) dashing, fashion-forward boots that are (2) masculine and that (3) come in a “women’s” size 6.5 and that are (4) AFFORDABLE. I found these perfect Timberlands for you at ASOS, but, unfortunately, they are a $300!
Timberland 6″ Premium Burgundy Lace Up Flat Boot via ASOS
If these gems don’t inspire you to break the bank, I have scoured the Internet to find similar-ish boots for $130 or less. But, keep in mind, the quality and aesthetic are not an exact match, but they are close (and keep an eye out for sales):