Suddenly it seems that duck boots are no longer the ugly duckling among their fellows. More and more fashionistas discover the functional boot as the perfect match for their stylish outdoor looks.

Skinny jeans, leggings, a light down vest, check shirt and a big loop scarf–not to forget the thick woolen socks–are essential wardrobe partners for this look.

And it was about time that another boot replaced the winter evergreens Timberland and Ugg boots, which conquered the streets for what felt like a decade!