Overknees, Overknee or Over the knee Boots


Overknees, Overknee or over the knee boots, there are several variations to describe boots that reach above the knee. Of course, all terms have one thing in common: They stand for boots whose shaft reaches above the knee.  The shaft of the classic Overknee boots ends about 5-10cm above the knee. There where after the knee is the narrowest part of the thigh.


The first time Overknees became more popular with the general public goes back to the 1960s. In the television series With Umbrella Charm and Bowler Hat it was Emma Peel who wore Overknee boots with her business costume. With this she influenced a whole generation of women who for the first time had the courage to wear Overknee boots not only within their own four walls.

It continued with Julia Roberts in the 1990s hit Pretty Women. Who can forget the scene in which Edward Lewis, played by Richard Gere, asks Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts in patent Overknees) for directions to the Regent Beverly Wilshire. This film was a milestone in the public perception of Over the knee boots. From then on began the triumphal procession of this erotic footwear. It does not take very long and all the famous designers presented their own creations on the international catwalks of this world. More and more stars, such as Madonna, Beyonce, Rihanna, to name a few, recognized the media appeal of Overknee Boots.


Today, Overknee Boots are a much seen garment in all cities of the world. And the trend is unbroken. They come in all designs and materials. Today there is a wide range and you can find the right Overknee boots for any occasion. How to combine these boots best for the respective event, we have you last week summarized.  You can read the whole article here. 

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