It always looks a bit bleak at the beginning, but at least there are warm socks and heeled stomping boots. At least there are semi-structured coats:
Victoria Beckham, good at coats. I'll begin copying the socks tomorrow. It may take two pairs.
The kind that do all the hard work of a good outfit, while what's underneath is essentially thermal underwear or jeans if you're feeling ambitious.
There were also, thank god, lady detectives:
|Or is it lady criminals? Lady killers? Spicy. Ruffian, Fall 2012.|
And Alexander Wang's at-the-kneecap boots.
|Will not make ladylike leg-crossing easy.|
Though the over-the-knee version is still alive and (!) kicking. Which you were a bit nervous about, given a recent pair on your Want List, but which you need not be nervous about:
|Altuzarra, Fall 2012|
There's also been a great deal of blue + black:
|Rebecca Taylor, Fall 2012.|
And, finally, Wes Gordon:
|Wes Gordon, Fall 2012. How do you feel about mullet hemlines? I'm giving the above a pass.|