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HAVE YOU BEEN LOOKING AFTER YOUR TOOTSIES THIS WINTER???

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These fantastic Pirate boots by Vivienne Westwood have been lusted after by many women since they were first produced in 1981, and this year they’re back. Made from 100% leather and brandishing five contrasting buckles, these boots have been carefully crafted, and the untreated leather changes colour over time to a black/brown colour which makes them look unique because no two pairs will be the same. Available in store or online at www.viviennewestwood.co.uk

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The ‘Tall Suede Superboot’ from FitFlop features their Microwobbleboard technology, not only promising to give you a workout whilst you’re on the move, but also relieving symptoms of chronic lower back pain, arthritis and lower leg oedema. Perfect for busy women who want to look effortlessly stylish but don’t always have time for a workout, or for those who suffer from ailments and find it difficult to work out. The boots themselves are made from buttery-soft suede and the pull-on leg is visually slimming. Wear them straight-up or slouched for a more casual look. Available in black, chocolate, smoke grey or amethyst. £150 at www.fitflop.com

Hobbs London Elastic Side Longboot. This Chelsea style, pull on boot oozes sleek sophistication. 100% leather and incredibly durable, wear with luxe leggings and a blouse for a daytime look or a bodycon dress and blazer for instant evening glamour. £199. Available at House of Fraser in store or online at www.houseoffraser.co.uk

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EMU Australia has a continued commitment for innovation in the latest collection of premium 100% sheepskin footwear across the ladies, men’s and children’s ranges. While the best selling core styles remain the foundation of the collection, EMU Australia has expanded its fashion main collection to include the Illoura, Naloo, Slalom and Tundra which offer an alternative to the more traditional Stinger style. These Naloo Emu’s are priced at £220 available from www.emuaustralia.com

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This leather brogue Chelsea boot by Patrick Cox has the typical stylish brogue pattern and supple leather upper, but its elasticated panelling is something a bit different and has more of an equestrian feel to it when compared to the classic lace-up brogue style. £275 available at www.asos.com

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The Shearling Ascend Boot from AllSaints brandishes worn, distressed looking leather which achieves that vintage inspired style. Lace-up detailing at the front and lined with sheepskin, these hand finished boots offer style and warmth. Get yours before they’re gone! £195 available in store or at www.allsaints.com

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Jeffery West zip fastening boots with brogue detailing and iguana leather panelling. The boots feature a red ‘Muse’ she-devil printed lining with an etched soles. 100% leather. Priced at £179 at www.jeffery-west.co.uk or at the Jeffery West store located in the Barton Arcade, Manchester. >>

These Cannavaro zip boots by Officine Creative are a more contemporary take on the classic men’s biker boot. With zip and buckle detailing and 100% leather upper, lining and sole, these boots are a staple wardrobe piece this winter for any man who wants something a little bit different. They are currently in the Selfridges sale at just £199 (down from £425). Available instore or online at www.selfridges.com

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VIVA MANCHESTER & CHESHIRE SPRING 2011 (issue 4)  

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