Are you a boot wearer? Are you a fan? Do you wear them all the time, some of the time or occasionally ?

I am a recent convert!

I was never really into boots. I know there were times when my poor wet feet wished for a nice pair of sturdy, waterproof boots only to be forced into a pair of slightly damp but oh so good looking ballet flats. Not good, right?

Then last winter I was fitted for orthotics for my just-slightly-off-center walk. I had to find something to wear that would fit with the orthotics inside. Off to Nordstrom!

I found Munro. I can tell you, the Munro ankle boots I bought, the Lexi, are, without a doubt, the most comfortable foot wear I have ever had. No kidding. I can actually walk for hours and not feel a thing. So I am a devoted fan of the brand.

I put together a few options for you…and have included #2, the Lexi.


That was last winter.
This year, still needing the orthotics, I thought I would begin my search for high boots. I like a very classic boot: low heel, smooth leather, a buckle or two but not a lot of hardware, and just a very simple line. Suede was out since I do want them to be fairly waterproof. I have a slim calf and, actually, it was tricky to find a boot that didn’t swim on me. And then, of course, I had to be able to comfortably insert the orthotics.

Here are some selections for you! I actually went with the
Bussola, #3, and couldn’t be happier. I’ve worn it around the house for days, and then outside during our 14-day rain event.

All this is in advance preparation for my trip to Paris in November.
You might recall that I talked about a trip to Rome in late August. That never took place…but now daughter and I are going to Paris for a week. I’ve actually never been to Paris in the cool weather so this requires a new direction in wardrobe choices and packing. I’ll do a post and show you my latest ideas and finds; yes, the anticipation has been fun!