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Willow Smith brought a punk rock twist to the schoolgirl style during the iHeartRadio ALTer EGO 2022 concert at the Forum in Los Angeles.
The message “Wait a minute!” singer posed on the red carpet, flashing peace signs in a bold take on prep school uniforms. Smith wore a black pleated miniskirt paired with a white collared shirt and black tie. The star continued her edgy streak with a pair of white leggings, covered in tattoo-like designs. Her punky look was complete with black leggings.
On the footwear side, the “Lately I Feel Everything” musician completed the rebellious nature of her look with a pair of black combat boots. The style featured a lace-up silhouette, as well as chunky rubber soles with stitching accents and what appeared to be leather uppers. As the ultimate rock ‘n’ roll shoe, the style instantly gave Smith’s outfit a downright nonchalant nature.
Combat boots have become one of the most popular styles this season for a grungy, utilitarian look. Many are often embellished with buckles, chains and eyelets for added edge. In recent weeks, stars like Olivia Rodrigo, Bella Thorne and Kourtney Kardashian have also been spotted in similar lace-up pairs by Dr. Martens, Miu Miu and Prada.
For footwear, Smith opts for sleek, edgy styles to match her eclectic aesthetic. The “PrettyGirlz” singer can be seen on the red carpet in pointed toe pumps, ankle boots and buckled sandals, from brands including Christian Louboutin, Balmain and Louis Vuitton. Off duty, her ensembles tend to feature Chanel combat boots, as well as Nike and Converse sneakers.
In addition to wearing stylish shoes, Smith has established herself as a staple in the fashion world. The musician can be seen in the front rows of fashion month shows for top brands such as Vuitton, Dior and Michael Kors. She has also been a campaign star and ambassador for many brands, including Chanel, Onitsuka Tiger, Stuart Weitzman and Marc Jacobs.
Prepare for combat this winter with fashionable boots.
To buy: Sam Edelman Lydell boots, $126 (was $180).
To buy: Michael Michael Kors Bryce Boots, $225.
To buy: New Day Brie Boots, $28 (was $40).
Click through the gallery to see Smith featured in Onitsuka Tiger’s Fall/Winter 2020 campaign.