Alexandre Vauthier' minimalist models feature a stiletto heel and a wide shaft, both knee and ankle-length version, crafted from laminated leather. The suede cuissardes boots by Stuart Weitzman are ideal to face cold weather in a cool way. For those who feel a little like 'catwoman', the perfect boots are Saint Laurent's patent leather models above the knee; the brand also offers a gritty line of suede Western boots. Dolce & Gabbana's models crafted from snakeskin or embellished with spurs are inspired in the ‘80s. Balmain embellishes his ankle boots with golden buttons and heels.