I peruse other sites from time to time. One site is doing a shoe collaboration with Carmina. After hundreds of requests (mostly for boots), Carmina is making one pair of derby's and 4 pairs of boots for the group. My question is, when did boots (Jodphurs, Jumpers, etc.) become so wanted, and why? I own a pair of work boots and a pair of suede Chukkas. I guess I'm confuddled by all of it.
Boots seem to have been way more popular in the early 1900's than they are today. If you live in a colder climate, and like to spend a lot of your spare time outdoors, wearing boots makes all kind of sense. For people who wear them in warmer places, I guess it's for aesthetic reasons. I certainly like the look of a pair of boots with no/little break trousers.