A FEMININE TOUCH // THE JOSEPH BOOT

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With a JOSEPH collection there’s always tension between the masculine and the feminine. Magnified proportions, or typical details of a workman’s uniform, contrast against transparent silks, uplifting floral prints, a ruffled blouse, and such.

The bright red, knee-high Nappa Leather Moulin Boot, shot backstage at our Autumn-Winter 2017 Show by photographer Bibi Cornejo-Borthwick
The Nappa Leather Pigalle Boot, under the Birkland Trousers, shot backstage at our Autumn-Winter 2017 Show by photographer Bibi Cornejo-Borthwick
The Nappa Leather Moulin Boot, in statement yellow, shot by photographer Bibi Cornejo-Borthwick
From the back, a view of the minimalist stacked heel of the Nappa Leather Pigalle Boots worn under the Light Felt Birkland Trousers, backstage at our AW17 Show by photographer Bibi Cornejo-Borthwick

The heeled boot offers that girlish counterpoint for Autumn Winter 2017. Creative Director Louise Trotter wants to demonstrate the signifiers of these gender roles more than ever this season. In doing so, Louise turned to this ‘70s favourite, opting for classic knee-high and ankle versions.

The knee-high Moulin Boot, here in snakeskin, features in our Autumn-Winter 2017 Show's finale

Crafted in Spain from soft glove leather, the Moulin and Pigalle boots are sculpted around the foot, revealing the body's delicate lines. While the ruching at the toe offers a touch of the imperfect.