Raise your hand if you wore flowing midi dresses with Dr. Martens or rugged flat, stompy boots back in the ‘90s. Even I wore the look, but with brown boots instead of the usual black. My dresses were as floral as can be. Perhaps you wore a midi skirt with stompy black boots instead of a dress. However you wore the vibe, the outfits in the collection showcase a look that might bring back memories. The juxtaposition of pretty dress and tough boots is fun and interesting.

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Petersyn Lorna Dress
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VELVET Calley Skirt
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Muse Scarf Skirt
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The outfit formula is easy: 

Midi dress + stompy boots + topper + accessories

Midi Dress

The dress has to be midi length because that’s the point of this formula. Think smart casual, casual, or even cocktail styles. Sweater dresses can work too. Personally, I like the vibe best when the dresses are flowing as opposed to tight sheaths.

Stompy Boots

These should be flat with chunky or less chunky heels/soles, and with a higher shaft than an ankle boot. Black is the classic norm, but white looks fresh, fab and crisp. Metallic is sweet too.

Topper

If you live in a mild climate, motos, denim jackets, aviators and blazers look great over a midi dress. If it’s cold, you’ll need a puffer, maxi coat, or knee-length coat.

Accessories

Finishing off the look with hosiery for warmth is ideal. Wearing decorative scrunched socks is another way to go. A scarf and hat can work, and might be necessary for warmth. Add a bag that works with the look, and add jewellery and watch as desired.

Mango Tie-dye Shirt Dress

MONCLER GENIUS + 4 Simone Rocha Appliquéd Quilted Cotton-velvet Down Hooded Coat