Whether it’s an ankle-hiding, kid-leather boot with a Louis XV heel from the late-Victorian Era, or a thigh-high, skin-tight, Stephen Sprouse stiletto from the 1980s, women’s boots have always been about more than mere utility. They can symbolize control of the elements (a Wellington rain boot), seduction (the salacious, above-the-knee numbers designed by Giulio Coltellacci for Jane Fonda in “Barbarella”), or getting down to business (a...Continue Reading