November 4th, 2014
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‘Incredible Boots’

Winter boots

I’ve had my eye on these ‘Incredible Boots’ by Penelope Chilvers for a while, but they were only available shipped from England. No longer, J. Crew has them and I bought both colors.  Paired with my Fair Isle sweaters, I’ll be working an Après Ski look as I do the school run this winter.

Available here too.


What's New


Belted leather biker jacket

Jil Sander

Gathered Knit Midi Dress


Cropped leather jacket


Triple Francois 18kt gold vermeil earrings


Jimmy Leather Puffer Jacket


Le 57 quilted leather shoulder bag


Belted wool blazer


Blade velvet slingback pumps


Silvia silk-twill scarf


Logo-embellished leather loafers


Crocheted Cotton-Blend Midi Skirt


Braided leather bangle


Delcie tie-detailed ramie midi dress


Gate knotted leather slippers


Postcard fringed crocheted straw bucket hat


Santos de Cartier metal shield sunglasses

  • Such a good choice, Preston. I got a pair in grey felted wool last year and they are fantastic (and comfortable). As are all Penelope Chilvers boots. Very cheery for Winter.

    SueNovember 4th, 2014  5:59 AM

  • Very classic, too. They will serve you well for many winters.

    AprilNovember 4th, 2014  10:01 AM

  • Just ordered!

    MP AllegaertNovember 4th, 2014  10:22 AM

  • Perfect for snowy Chicago winters! How is the sizing? Ordering a pair asap, leaning towards the lighter ones.

    JulieNovember 4th, 2014  10:24 AM

  • LOVE – wondering the same about sizing – any helpful hints?

    MaryBNovember 4th, 2014  11:42 AM

  • Julie, I am a 7.5 so I bought both a 7 and 8 in both colors. Will let you know.

    PrestonNovember 4th, 2014  11:44 AM

  • I bought a pair of the lighter coloured ones a few weeks back and they fit true to size- really cosy with the shearling lining inside. Also versatile I have seen people wearing these right through to late spring. I am very tempted to go for the black also!!!!

    MelanieNovember 4th, 2014  1:05 PM

  • These boots are fabulous, warm, and comfy. Erica Wilson on Nantucket has these and will ship!

    Heidi WeddendorfNovember 4th, 2014  10:55 PM

  • Hmnnn, these are a bit too vernacular and preppy for me. Reminds me too much of being in middle school. I prefer the Diemme Roccia boot, the version in grey felt sold by James Perse. Sadly, they are not lined in shearling.

    Allison WNovember 5th, 2014  10:12 AM

  • i have both colors, totally undecided which to pick. super comfy, love just dont think i need both, what did you decide Preston?

    kirstenNovember 8th, 2014  9:19 AM

  • I love and kept both and will wear them forever. I’m a half size and went up. Will wear with heavy socks.

    PrestonNovember 8th, 2014  10:07 AM

  • thanks, im leaning that way, my son threw a face though on the light color and doesn’t like,,,,,oh well!!
    they fit pretty true

    kirstenNovember 8th, 2014  12:04 PM

  • I ordered them and I loved the idea of them, but with skinnies they make your feet look like Bigfoot. They look better with a bootcut jean but that hides most of the shoe so what’s the point? They looked cute with a leather skirt but I don’t need them for that. Back they go!

    LilaNovember 14th, 2014  10:44 AM

  • Just purchased the last pair of black ones on Love, Love Love them! Cozy, comfortable and good quality. Very good with black jeans. Thanks Preston!

    KristinaDecember 5th, 2014  7:27 PM


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