Helen tells me that although she got her boots in the LK Bennett sale, they were still an investment piece.
But it's worth paying as much as you can afford for good boots as you'll wear them year after year:
Here's how to re-create this look...
|Dash Stripe Top - £32|
|Black Slouch Jumper - Topshop £45|
|Topshop Ankle Leggings - £12|
|Hobbs Jamie Elastic Boot - £169|
If you have a look that you love, why not take a mirror picture and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and I might just have to award a prize to my best contributor!