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Fall 2019 Accessories Trend: Boots on the Ground

“Boots marched down the runway of every city this season,” said Roopal Patel, senior vice president and fashion director of Saks Fifth Avenue.
Combat, knee-high, metallic, animal prints and all-weather varieties finished off many of the best collections for fall 2019.
“There were very few heels on the runway, the idea of the sneaker was gone,” Patel added. “By the time we got to London and Milan, it just felt like such a boot season.”
“The chunky black Chelsea boots at The Row were a true favorite and an early indication of the footwear trends we’d see on the fall runways after New York,” added Elizabeth von der Goltz, global buying director of Net-a-porter.
Boots are a perennial buy for retailers, but it’s not always an obvious sell.
“It was hard for me in seasons past. Yes, we always bought boots, but you didn’t know what they were going with because people were buying leggings and lots of skinny pants,” explained Jeffrey Kalinsky, vice president and designer fashion director at Nordstrom. “But the clothes this season are going to call for a boot more than in seasons past.”
Indeed, longer skirt lengths — and the cool culottes Hedi Slimane paraded at Celine — call for to-the-knee

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