After making its way into our clothing lookbooks this season, the chunky boot trend is having a moment – and there are plenty of styles that argue for thicker, better.
While Birkenstock ballet flats and clogs certainly have their place in transitional wardrobes, a classic chunky boot is one of the most wearable styles for this season and beyond – for maxis and maxis alike. utility style winter skinny pants with summer summer dresses.
One brand with no shortage of on-trend chunky boots is Danish brand Ganni, which has earned itself a star-studded fanbase and trendsetting #GANNIGirls following on Instagram, due to its fun and wacky street-style aesthetic.
Ganni fans may already have their eye on the brand’s delightfully showy knee-high Chelsea boots, but the knee-high look comes (unsurprisingly) at an equally steep price tag of £445.
If you feel like shopping the look for a lot least, we spotted a lookalike pair of none other than George at Asda. Sharing the same knee-high silhouette and pull-on style, they’re just £25, more than £400 less than the OG pair. Read on to learn more about the two chunky styles.
George at Asda black knee-high pull-on boots: £25, Asda.com
Currently available in sizes three, four, seven and eight, George at Asda nails the chunky boot trend while swapping in a faux leather alternative. Sharing the same slip-on cut reminiscent of the Chelsea boot, they also sport a zipper inside the shoe (which could be a blessing when taking them off). The piece de resistance appears to be the super chunky sole with layered layers for added impact, which would pair perfectly with an autumnal bomber jacket and denim midi skirt.
Ganni Knee High Chelsea Boots in Black: £445, Ganni.com
Nodding to the classic style of Chelsea boots with their elasticated side panels, it looks like Ganni’s chunky OG pair has a slightly shinier finish and is made from genuine leather, with pull tabs and toe caps for added impact. . The stunning heel – which echoes the Prada monolith loafers that have been everywhere this season – comes in at 5cm with a geometric pattern that feels more fashionable than your usual Chelsea boot.
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