Must-Have: ALDO x Christian Cota

With weather in New York City reaching sudden lows this weekend, I went ahead and bought some much-needed flat black boots. My dressing for the Fall and Winter seasons just isn’t complete without them and what I look for in a pair are interesting details, durability and functionality.

If you are looking for those same qualities in a great pair of boots, look no further. ALDO and Christian Cota have now collaborated on a collection of must-have styles for the season that totally fit the bill. The capsule collection includes two great styles, boasting biker chic details including buckles, metal hardware, lace-up fronts and tough leather. The Barbarito and Laremont boots are also perfect for cold-weather dressing, lined with shearling and the latter also featuring deep red pony hair.

Mexico-city born Cota is definitely a designer to know, if you aren’t familiar with his work already. He honed his skills at Parsons School of Design and launched his eponymous collection with Spring 2008. In July of last year, he was named a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalist and this year, he was inducted as a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, as well as being selected to participate in the Fashion Incubator Program. Fans of his designs include Dianna Agron, Emily Blunt, Jessica Biel, Selita Ebanks and many more.

I cannot wait to see who wears his capsule collection for ALDO and how they interpret it, as well as getting my hands on a pair of these boots for myself.

ALDO x Christian Cota retails for $200 – $250. Visit to purchase and for more information. See the Barbarito and Laremont boots below.

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