Footwear that rises to the ankle or higher; can be casual or dressy, practical or fashionable. Boots that are designed for protection from the elements may be made of a single, closely-stitched piece of leather, rubber, or other material to prevent the entry of water, mud or dirt. Other types of boots are sturdy in nature, intended for protection in wilderness or industrial settings. Fashionable boots for men and women may have all the variations seen in other shoe styles, including high heels, platforms, and lacings.
Fall, also known as autumn, is the transitional season between summer and winter. Fall is generally a mild season characterized by mild to cold temperatures and windy weather with moderate rain. Fall occurs during September, October and November in the northern hemisphere; and during March, April and May in the Southern hemisphere.