It's been boot season in NYC for months now, but there's one affordable pair that stands apart from the rest, and by the look of it, the model crowd couldn't agree more. The boots we're talking about are Dr. Martens Jadon 8 Eye Boots, a celebrity-adored spin on the brand's classic combat boots that features a platform sole and higher rise on the ankle. The $170 boots have been dangerously close to selling out all season long, but luckily retailers like Shopbop and Nordstrom also stock them in white, burgundy, and black velvet on top of the classic black pair.
Candice Swanepoel wore them to attend the Versace runway show in NYC, and although you might be thinking that combat boots are out of place at a fashion show, her undeniably chic look says otherwise. Styled with an edgy black minidress and a crossbody bag, her outfit completely reinvents the affordable boots as a rather elevated footwear choice. Keep scrolling to shop the trending boots NYC girls, Who What Wear editors, and now Candice Swanepoel agree on and, further down, the dresses to re-create the model-approved look.
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Anna is an editor on the fashion team at Who What Wear and has been at the company for over five years, having begun her career in the Los Angeles office before relocating to New York, where she's currently based. Having always been passionate about pursuing a career in fashion, she built up her experience interning at the likes of Michael Kors, A.L.C., and College Fashionista before joining the team as a post-graduate assistant editor. Anna has penned a number of interviews with Who What Wear's cover stars over the years, including A-listers Megan Fox, Issa Rae, and Emma Chamberlain. She's earned a reputation for scouting new and emerging brands from across the globe and championing them to our audience of millions. While fashion is her main wheelhouse, Anna led the launch of WWW Travels last year, a new lifestyle vertical that highlights all things travel through a fashion-person lens. She is passionate about shopping vintage, whether it be at a favorite local outpost or an on-the-road discovery, and has amassed a wardrobe full of unique finds. When she's not writing, you can find her shooting street imagery on her film camera, attempting to learn a fourth or fifth language, or planning her next trip across the globe.
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