Let's face it: Boots aren't the best pair to wear given the tropical climate in the Philippines. But we can also admit another truth: Whatever the weather, we can wear what we want! The same rule applies to the chunky boots you've been seeing everywhere on Instagram. We can't blame stylistas for reaching chunky boots to complete their outfits, though. They sure add edge to any look or balance out an outfit; there's a myriad of ways you can wear them!
Convinced? Here are some OOTD pegs from your fave celebs to inspire your next look with it! Scroll on a bit more to see some designer chunky boots you won't regret buying, too.
LOOK: How Local Celebrities Are Wearing Chunky Boots in 2022
1. Kylie Versoza
A burgeoning style star to watch is Kylie Versoza who has been making waves with her slew of Y2K-inspired ‘fits! At a guesting for a noontime variety show, the 30-year-old beauty queen donned a butterfly-themed crochet set complete with the crowd-favorite Prada monoliths!
2. Kathryn Bernardo
If there’s someone who does model-off-duty dressing right, it’s Kathryn Bernardo. The actress’ laidback aesthetic has been her signature look for quite some time now and it honestly never fails. As such, some key staples to achieve Kath’s casual style are a classic tee, baggy jeans, and a trusty pair of chunky Doc Marten boots!
3. Rhian Ramos
As demonstrated by Rhian Ramos, a chunky pair of boots make the ideal travel companion! She was seen teaming her black footwear with a bevy of neutral-toned ensembles, proving just how versatile they can be.
4. Bela Padilla
Another style star who we’ve seen hop on the chunky boots trend is Bela Padilla! The actress also loves to take them with her during her travels. She was last spotted wearing this cool boot while sightseeing at Brighton Beach in New York. Wearing a knit sweater over a slit dress, she finished her look off with a classic chunky chelsea boot.
SHOP: Designer Chunky Boots to Cop
1. Prada Monolith Combat Boots
A pair of boots that have rightfully earned their cult status are the Prada Monolith Combat Boots! These babies are a favorite of international celebs like Bella Hadid and Rihanna and we can totally see why. Combining both style and function, they’re made out of 100% leather that gives them a luxurious sheen while their thick rubber platform sole keeps the pair sturdy enough to brave any weather condition. A quirky aspect about these boots, too, is the adorable side zip-fastening pocket attached! It'll surely come in handy should you need an extra compartment to hold your essentials.
Monolith Combat Boots, $1,660 (approx. P92,199.72), PRADA, farfetch.com
2. Balmain Ranger Romy Leather Boots
Similar to the Prada monoliths, the Ranger Romy Leather Boots by Balmain is another option to go for if you're searching for a classic black boot in a chunky silhouette. You won’t go wrong in copping this pair, what with its buttery soft form composed of calf leather material and gold-toned accents that lend an elegant touch.
Ranger Romy Leather Combat Boots, $1,430 (approx. P79,400.04), BALMAIN, farfetch.com
3. Off-White Logo Patch Chelsea Boots
If laces aren’t your cup of tea, then we suggest a pair that’s easier to slip on and off just like a chunky chelsea boot. The Off-White Logo Patch Chelsea Boots are a timeless ankle-length pair and is a must in any budding designer shoe collector's closet. Since they come in an all-black colorway, these boots can also seamlessly fit with any ensemble, truly making them a worthy investment!
Logo Patch Chelsea Boots, $1,100 (approx. P61,076.95), OFF-WHITE, farfetch.com
4. Fendi Chunky Mid-Calf Boots
The Fendi Chunky Mid-Calf Boots might be up your alley if you’re on the hunt for a pair that will stylishly offer optimal protection against the elements. Style-wise, we love its matte finish and chunky sole that features the Italian fashion house’s logo on the front and back.
Chunky Mid-Calf Boots, $1,547 (approx. P85,899.50 ), FENDI, farfetch.com
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