Fashion: Up with Legs

Women's fashions have never been leggier. And so, with skirts still riding well above their knees and winter's icy blasts already on their minds, women are searching for new ways to beat the now familiar problem of polar kneecap. The surest bet seems to be boots, and all across the country women are besieging stores for this year's rage: high-rise stretch vinyl or synthetic-leather boots that pull on and off like gloves, and reach all the way up the thigh, to the hip.

Smartest are those by Coty Award Winning Shoe Designers Herbert and Beth Levine, who charge up to...

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