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Q&A: What to Wear with Frye Boots

Q: I bought a pair of wonderful brown leather lace up Frye boots that hit 3-4 inches above the ankle. What skirt length should I wear?

 Citizens of Humanity \'Novak\' Corduroy Pencil SkirtBy Colleen Geary, fashion stylist and image consultant

A:  Frye boots have an earthy, tough look to them, so you’re going to need a skirt with a similarly tough feel.  We like the look of corduroy with tough-looking boots, since the heaviness of the corduroy balances the visual weight of the boots.

Citizens of Humanity has a corduroy pencil skirt that hits an inch above the knee that would work well with your lace-up boots.  The corduroy skirt and Frye boots complement each other–very casually sexy. 

To complete the look and to create more visual interest, I would add a pair of textured tights. By keeping the color palette of the skirt and tights neutral, the textures would serve as the focal point of your look.  Enjoy your boots!

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Pictured: 
Citizens of Humanity ‘Novak’ Corduroy Pencil Skirt | $52 at Nordstrom.


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Manhole Cover Bath MatNot your ordinary bath mat.

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