There are only a handful of shoe styles that have withstood the test of time. Some of these include stilettos, ballerina flats, penny loafers, sneakers, and of course, combat boots. Ever since its early beginnings way back in the 1940s to its prominent rise in the fashion industry later on, this shoe has proven to become a wardrobe staple. In fact, we're seeing a resurgence around the 'gram—everyone seems to be breaking out their combat boots no matter what season we’re in. It's simply got that fresh air of cool with a tough exterior that gives any outfit an edgier and effortless look.
Though let’s be real, in a tropical country like ours, many of us think that a pair of boots should be the last thing we should reach for. But fashion’s got no rules, and we believe that there are a ton of stylish ways we can rock this military-inspired shoe. Want proof? We’ve rounded up some cool outfit combos from local and international stars just to inspire you!
Check out all the cool ways to wear a pair of combat boots.
Slip dress + Combat boots
You can always count on a cool ‘90s slip dress and some combat boots to create a chic and stylish look for stepping out or running some daily errands.
Oversized sweater + Combat boots
Though airport 'fits seem to be out this 2020, your oversized sweater, comfy socks, and a pair of combat boots may just be the perfect cozy at-home attire.
Button down top + Pleated skirt + Combat boots
We’re all looking for ways to dress up with the trendy Y2K vibe, and this combination is another great option! Combat boots were a pretty big hit back in the early aughts, and pairing it with some cute basics like a button down and a pleated skirt truly defines the 2000s style.
Graphic T-shirt + Bike shorts + Combat boots
Graphic tees and combat boots have always been a classic combo. But adding printed bike shorts into the equation makes a great way to incorporate athleisure into your grunge fit.
Summer dress + Combat boots
Who says you can’t wear boots in the summer? With fashion, you can do anything you want. So don’t be afraid to toughen up your favourite summer frocks with a pair of combat boots, you may just love the fresh juxtaposition it gives.
Bodysuit + Denim jeans + Combat boots
You can always opt to add some extra edge to your classic bodysuit and jeans with a pair of chunky combat boots.
Blazer + Pants + Combat boots
Power dressing isn’t only limited to heels, you can also look to your favourite combat boots to polish up your smart blazer and pants.
T-shirt + High waisted shorts + Combat boots
Looking for a simple and casual 'fit when going out? Throw on a T-shirt, high waisted shorts, and a pair of Doc Martens. It’s chic and easy to wear!