Take a stroll around Barneys’ HQ, and it’s very clear that one winter footwear trend reigns supreme. This season, the savvy buyers have swapped their Manolos for something a little sturdier: combat boots. They’re wearing heavy-duty high-tops with everything from slip dresses to wool trousers, proving that, despite their grunge reputation, combat boots (even heavy ones) are surprisingly versatile and can work equally well at the office and on the weekend.

BLAZÉ MILANO Everyday Polka Dot Silk Blazer / RE/DONE The Classic Graphic Cotton T-Shirt / BARNEYS NEW YORK Wool-Silk Flared Pants / THE ROW Double-Circle Leather Small Bag / R13 Women’s Single Stacked Leather Combat Boots

Get The Look: Cropped and flared trousers work best with these platform R13 boots (our favorite version of the season), as the hem hits a sweet spot—right above the shoe’s topline. Suit up with a blazer, and you’ll still look polished in meetings; then contrast the boots’ rebellious aesthetic with a ladylike bag.

R13 Women’s Single Stacked Leather Combat Boots

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