When it comes to her style choices, Julia Fox is no wallflower. The actor and model has become the fashion world’s new darling because of it. She always appears in the front rows—or, in the case of the LaQuan Smith show in New York, on the catwalk—wearing a bold statement look, from metallic thigh-high Balenciaga boots to Schiaparelli’s sculptural denim jacket, complete with 3-D conical breast details. In other words, not your understated basics. Silk long sleeve dress Now that we’re in the midst of Milan Fashion Week, she brought the tricky pantaboot to Diesel’s fall 2022 show today.
Fox opted for a tangerine leather two-piece outfit, complete with a black bra top and gloves. Up top, she wore a sleek zip-up jacket. Below, she slipped into a stiletto-heel leather pantaboot (that’s half boot, half pants). The hybrid piece has been gaining legs—pun intended—recently. Balenciaga has shown them on the runways for the past few seasons now, and this year, stars like Kim Kardashian and Fox have both worn them out. Beige formal dress Kardashian loves a good spandex version underneath a dress, while Fox sported a denim pair in January.
Now, sure, you may be thinking to yourself: Who would wear such a thing? How do you get into it? Is it comfortable? All valid questions. But given it’s fashion week, any concerns of practicality should be temporarily suspended. It’s one of the few times of year where you can truly wear something outrageous and get away with it. Puff long sleeve dress Plus, given that Fox has already worn pantaboots casually out on the streets, something tells us she’s not going to let the Frankenstein-shoe die anytime soon. Certainly not during fashion month!