It feels like we have seen it all, especially when you have designers like Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo and Nicholas Kirkwood. Over the past few seasons, however, we’ve begun to see designers play around with various “tribal” or “ethnic” textures and patterns and see how they can be incorporated into flats, stilettos, pumps or boots. But the question remains: should we add tribal patterns, like the one on these FREEBIRD By Steven Caballero Over The Knee Boots with Woven Panels, to our everyday fashion vocabularies?

I would consider myself to have a daring sense of style, but this boho look is just not cutting it for me. While there are a few bohemian skirts and sweaters in my wardrobe, it is not enough of an incentive to go out and buy a pair. I will admit that the red, yellow and green color scheme and western-inspired pattern work well with the distressed camel leather to an create a unique and unconventional look. Enough from me, though – I want to hear what you think of this tribal pattern shoe trend. If you dig this iteration, you can buy your own pair through ShopBop for $495.

  • sara

    Seams need to match at a minimum.

  • shueaddict

    I can be very adventurous with my footwear but tribal prints boots are a no no … it is just too hard to incorporate them in an outfit without looking like a clown (make that rodeo clown in the case of these boots).
    Tribal print bags on the other side could add just the right amount of quirky.

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