Paris Shoe of the Day: Christian Dior

Amid the hubbub of John Galliano’s very public departure from Christian Dior, a beautiful collection was presented on the runway Friday in his absence. And the entire Dior atelier was in attendance to take a bow. For footwear, boots were the focus, with over-the-knee and ankle styles in army green, navy blue and burgundy to accompany nipped-in blazers and full skirts with touches of fur. This particular corset style in a rich marine leather was chosen for its crocodile trim and harness details, along with the corset lacing that adds serious sex appeal to an already luxurious boot.

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