Speed read: Cowboy boots go high fashion
The cowboy boot is back in fashion with everyone from Miu Miu to Marc Jacobs sending the Country and Western-inspired boots down the catwalk.
Long loved by the likes of Kate Moss and Cameron Diaz, the cowboy boot has always been a festival favourite.
Now it appears the look has gone high fashion with Marc Jacobs putting metallic cowboy boots with fringed skirts and Miu Miu creating a black velvet pair.
Yee-ha: Cowboy boots in Isabel Marant 's collection, left, while actress Yvonne De Carlo shows how the look was done in the 1950s
In inches, this is how high a cowboy boot should rise up an man's calf. This is known as the 'John Wayne rule'
HOW TO WEARWear with skinny jeans and
a casual top for relaxed look. Balmain paired a black-and-white pair
with a pair of white jeans and tuxedo-style jacket.
If you're feeling
brave, try multi-coloured boots – but it's not an easy look to carry
off. Neither is wearing them with skirts, unless you are blessed with
tanned, toned legs.
Look for plain ankle boots with a Cuban heel or
Vshaped top for a low-key nod to the trend.
Block Heel Ankle Boot, 65, Oasis
Parnay cowboy boot, 129, Bertie
Cowboy boots, 350, R Soles
Agnes Leather Cowboy Boots, 75, asos.com