Inspired by boots from actual wars, combat boots have had a long and interesting history in fashion. They were popular in the early ’80s among British punks, in the ’90s among grunge fans, and now they’re trendy once again. But this time, designers have revamped these comfy classics with wild and vibrant patterns and textures. Check these out:
These might be camo, but they’ll totally stand out (in a good way).
Unlike a lot of fashionable shoes, combat boots are totally functional, too. Patent styles are naturally water-resistant, and the thick rubber soles are designed to resist wear and tear. So while she may not be marching into battle, she can still get a little extra pride in her step.