The Latest It Boot Trend Will Probably Lose You a Few Friends

A visit from Storm Emma during the Milan and Paris legs of show season proved to be a minor fashion emergency for the assembled editors. Instagram posts along the lines of, “Guess who didn’t bring flats or socks, but managed to pack the peep-toes?” started falling like snowflakes, and the street style photos had a distinctly dreary feel with all the grey slush in the background.

Not everyone came unprepared, however. Hey Woman founder Veronika Heilbrunner packed a pair of Italian leather lace-up boots by Diemme, styling them with elevated walking gear in the form of a cloud-like pink duvet coat and an orange Acne Studios beanie. But she wasn’t the only one who looked set for a summit climb up Ben Nevis.