Fashion: Boots, Boots, Boots

Marching up and down again on the runways, they were introduced as part of the "little boy," or sportif look at last summer's Paris showings. Nobody knew then whether grown-up American women were going to be willing to look like a legion of oversized Christopher Robins. Nobody need have worried. Boots are a shoe-in.

The galosh has gone galumphing into oblivion, and in its place is the musketeer boot, the Robin Hood boot, the cossack boot, lined, unlined, fur-topped, made of fake leopard or silk faille or nylon mesh or even real leather. Office girls wear them to work at...

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