Characterised by their ankle height and elasticated sides, the Chelsea boot has always been a classic choice. This season sees the Victorian boot get a stylish update with velvet and embroidery.
Chelsea Boots for Her
From classic shades to jazzy patterns and from flats to killer heels women's Chelsea boots have been given a modern rewrite. Traditional women's Chelsea boots are flat, low-top designs with thin necklines and elasticated sides. This practical style developed out of Victorian riding boots, and this season, designers have been busy creating a stylish, modern alternative. Today's Chelsea boots that are seen with heels and wedges, sporting dramatic prints, or finished with stylish cut-outs and perforations. Women's classic ankle boots with super low-cut tops, are smart alternatives to flat shoes. In black or brown, they work nicely with tights and knee-length skirts for the office, or with cropped jeggings and jumpers for comfy weekend looks, with a country feel.
Ladies' Chelsea boots with fringes and slouchy tops add a flourish to so many outfits. They give floaty summer dresses attitude, or bring a touch of the Wild West to jeans and casual checked shirts. Buckled and studded women's Chelsea boots are the perfect balance to leather leggings, or your favourite biker jackets. Heeled Chelsea boots for women, in soft suede with elasticated sides, are just right for the office, or for giving an on-trend finish to spring wedding guest outfits, while killer-heel peep-toe styles in outrageous colours and patterns, are sure to get you noticed on the dance floor.
Chelsea Boots for Him
Defined by elasticated side panels which makes them easy to slip on and off, the versatility of men's Chelsea boots are key to their popularity. From smart and polished to scuffed and edgy, any look can be achieved with these wardrobe essentials. The clean lines and minimalistic finish of men's Chelsea boots makes them an easy match for workwear like suits and tailoring, and yet they can also adapt to casual outfits and evening looks. Choose a pair of Chelsea boots for men in a bright blue shade or a printed paisley style as a nod to the bohemian scene of the 60s in which the Chelsea boot saw a huge revival. Striking styles like this are also a simple way to bring a touch of hipster to your wardrobe.
Add a rebellious rock and roll twist to your men's Chelsea boots by picking a heavily distressed style and finish the look with a dark leather jacket. We're big fans of teaming light coloured men's denim shirts with navy chinos and topping off the look with men's Chelsea boots in a warm caramel hue - match your belt to your boots and go for slim fitting trousers to help make your boots the centrepiece of the outfit.