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How to survive this bleak winter? Stomp about in chunky boots

By Hadley Freeman

There’s nothing like a big pair of boots to make you raise your fist to the sky and say: screw you, world. And what do you know, they’re back in fashion

Ugh January. How am I supposed to get through this hellish month? Tanya, by email

Two words, Tanya: chunky boots. If the 1990s was the decade that the phrase “fuck-me shoes” was coined, we are now very much in the era of “fuck-you boots”, the bigger and stompier the better. Because, let’s be honest, that is pretty much the mood we are all in these days, and all this energy has to go somewhere, and surely it is better siphoning it down to your feet than spewing it all over social media. After all, what would make you feel better in the morning – waking up exhausted because you stayed up until 2am fighting about Trump with a stranger on Facebook, or waking up happily refreshed, slipping on a pair of chunky ankle boots and stomping out the door?

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/jan/23/how-to-survive-this-bleakest-of-winters-stomp-about-in-chunky-boots