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Paris Runway: Boot Leggers

Slouchy, lace-up, utility and even sheer boots stole the shows in Paris.

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Vivienne Westwood RTW Spring 2010

Vivienne Westwood RTW Spring 2010

Photo By Dominique Maitre

Slouchy, lace-up, utility and even sheer boots stole the shows in Paris. Designers pirated the traditional winter look and added sex appeal and seasonal interest by opening them up with peep-toes, clever cutouts and backless treatments. Balenciaga’s multicolored mid-calf versions and Nina Ricci’s feminine lace booties prove this wide-ranging trend has staying power.