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Perfect Winter Boots From The High Street Under 150

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Published: 5 Dec 2012      

good looking practical well maybe…

You may have trouble deciding on this seasons beautiful boots, there are so many to choose from. For as we ladies know, the loss of a perfect garment is unbearable. The bereaved is doomed to wander the streets in torment, choking back the tears and whispering hushed words to a god they no longer believe in Google, begging for their loved one's safe return, or something similar, maybe in brown. As  Lord Tennyson once famously noted: "'Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all". True when it comes to people, but what about things?  

Happily my quest for the perfect winter boot has put me in the way of some fibulas footwear. So I'm sharing my finds with you. I'm also resolving to take the advice of another great poet, Stephen Stills: "If you can't be with the one you love, love the one you're with."

To help you with your search this winter i have padded the pavements for you. I found a collection of boots from the top 4 department stores on the high street and are under £150.


Marks and Spencers

Knee Highs: 

ms_knee_high_boot.jpgAlmond Toe Knee High Stretch Boots

Price: £35.00  

Colour: Black and Brown

Elegantly stylish, these knee high boots add impact to your look. This high-heeled pair add a bold touch to your favourite look while being comfortable too. These boots are flexible around the calf to ensure maximum comfort and the perfect fit.

ms_leather_knee_high_riding.jpgAutograph Leather Knee High Harness Riding Boots

Price: £99.00 

Colour: Brown and Black

A fashion must-have, these knee high boots add impact to your look. This flat pair with a harness riding style add a subtle touch to your favourite look while being comfortable too. These boots are flexible around the calf to ensure maximum comfort and the perfect fit.

Mid Calf:

ms_ug_boot.jpgFaux Fur Lined Boots

Price: £15.00 

Colour: Black and Brown

Warm, cosy and comfortable, these ankle-high boots have a soft faux fur lining making them ideal for colder months. They look great with trousers and your favourite winter woollies.


ms_leather_boot_ancle.jpgFoot glove Original Leather Elegant Ankle Boots

Price: £39.50

Colour: Black

Put your best foot forward with these stylish Foot glove Original boots in soft leather. They're lightweight, flexible and exceptionally comfortable while ensuring a look to match.


John Lewis

Knee Highs:

jl_legacy_anckle_buckle.jpgGabor Legacy Leather Ankle Buckle Boots

Price: £150

Colour: Black

A Gabor shoe will be made of approximately 240 individual parts, fitted together in a 140 stage process. The seams are carefully cushioned, and extra care is taken to ensure the lining is wrinkle free. The uppers are reinforced, to provide a supportive fit that doesn’t feel stiff. They are perfect for injecting some smart and professional style into a work wardrobe.

jl_dune_brown_knee_high.jpgDune Joyden Two Tone Leather Flat Rubber Sole Knee High Boots

Price: £140 

Colour: Brown

Dune shoes are best known for experimenting with materials and colours, so whatever your tastes, there’s a Dune shoe to meet them.


Mid Calf:

jl_slouch_calf.jpgDune Melissa Slouch Calf Boot

Price: £85

Colour: Black

Dune's Melissa with their riding boot look and slouched calf are casual and cool, but the patent shine gives them an urban and elegant flair. With a comfortable heel height, they bring you from day to night.



jl_block_heel_anckle.jpgCollection Weekend by John Lewis Clapton Elastic Panel Block Heel Ankle Boots

Price: £47

Colour: Black

These Clapton ankle boots from Collection WEEKEND by John Lewis are a stylish investment for the new season. The suede style synthetic uppers have elasticated panels around the ankle, so they'll slip on and off and fit snugly. The stacked heels provide 5.5cm of lift, with a broad block design that keeps them comfy to walk in.



Knee Highs:

deb_low_heal_high_leg.jpgBlack leather low heel high leg boots


Colour: Black and Brown

Made from a luxury leather, these black high leg boots from Mantaray have a lightly cushioned insole and a soft fabric lining. Styled in a stressed leather, these ladies boots have a low heel and are detailed with stitched panel trims.

deb_high_leg_riding.jpgBlack leather high leg riding boots

Price: £63.75

Colour: Black

Styled in smooth leather with a stressed tan cuff, these black riding boots from Mantaray have a side zip fastening and a decorative buckle trim. These high leg boots provide a comfortable fit with an elasticated side gusset and have a cushioned insole.


 Mid Calf:

deb_suede_foux_fur.jpgsuede faux fur lined boot

Price: £35.00

Colour: Chocolate

Monday, collar up, Tuesday, collar down. You can pull on and play with these faux fur suede boots! With their cosy lining, comfortably flat heel and versatile colour, you'll find yourself reaching for these favourites every day.



deb_ancle_stud.jpgBlack Truffle Stud Trim Ankle Boots

Price: £28.00

Colour: Black

Truffle Stud Trim Ankle Boots with multi stud trim detail to uppers.


British Home Stores

Knee Highs:

bhs_block_heel_long.jpgBlack Classic Block Heel Long Boot

Price: £40.00

Colour: black

Low heel height makes this boot easy to wear. Featuring buckle detail and elasticated gusset for extra comfort and fit. Comes with inside zip for extra ease.

bhs_lotus_morocan.jpgBrown Lotus Morciano Long Boots

Price: £50.00

Colour: brown

Calf to knee length flat riding boot with self colour elastic counter gusset and buckle ankle strap detail. Taking inspiration from the riding boot trend is the understated ‘Morciano’ with a round toe in synthetic leather. This knee high boot encompasses a buckle feature at the ankle and offers exceptional comfort as an elasticated panel features at the rear of this Lotus boot. 


Mid Calf:

BHS_tlc_wide_strap_long.jpgBlack tlc Wide Fit Leather Strap Long Boot

Price: £69.00

Colour: black

Wide fit tlc - Tender Loving Comfort, with extra fitting for extra comfort The tlc collection uses soft Italian leathers to give you the comfort you deserve. With its flexible sole this style is superb for comfort. Features inside zip for extra ease and velcro straps for more fitting and style.



bhs_black_tlc_wide_fit.jpgBlack Leather tlc Wide Fit Trim Ankle Boot

Price: £55.00

Colour: black

Wide fit tlc - tender loving comfort, with extra fitting for extra comfort The tlc collection uses soft Italian leathers to give you the comfort you deserve. Low height heel to make wearing this style even more comfortable. Features attractive metal trim, and and inside zip for extra ease.