At just shy of 6″, Brian Atwood‘s sexy rendition (at Saks Fifth Avenue for $1,256) of the classic hiking boot will turn heads and heels. Find more options below – just don’t expect to do much hiking in them!
Prada Leather Lace-Up Platform Ankle Boots: Prada’s plain black, pointed toe shoe elevates the rustic hiking boot to new heights, while a sale takes its price to new lows. At Saks Fifth Avenue for $665 (from $950).
Miu Miu Plated Lace-Up Ankle Boot: With the chunky heel, thick tread sole, and supportive collar, these make for a sensible winter shoe (as sensible as heels can be, that is!). Exclusively at Barneys New York for $990.
Pierre Hardy Colorblock Wedge Hiking Boot: The brand’s signature colorblocking comes subtly into play on these retro style wedges. At Barneys New York for $1,675.
ZiGi girl Z-Jo Boot: With the striped woven laces and contrasting collar, this Frugal Snob option is like a Timberland work boot in feminine form. At Nordstrom for $133.29 (from $198.95).
Gianmarco Lorenzi Collector Lace Up Boot: Pair your platform hiking boots with a girly dress for the ultimate contrast or run more with the theme in a pair of skinnies. On Farfetch for $1,010.83.
Alaïa Animal-Print Calf Hair and Suede Ankle Boot: I’ve yet to meet an Alaïa bootie I don’t like. This one takes on the animal printed calf hair trend in snow leopard. On NET-A-PORTER for $2,320.
DSQUARED2 Patent Mountain Boot: A touch of shearling for warmth! The words patent leather and mountain boot are rarely found in the same sentence, but in this case, it’s hard to deny the appeal. On Farfetch for $753.19 (from $1,075.99).