We've been a wary bunch, unconvinced about the merits of this style of boots.
They take some guts to wear at 9am on a Monday morning and popping out on a milk run in these isn't easy.
But gradually we're being won over by the thigh high.
Designers have spent seasons trying to convince us to try out their thigh-skimmers.
Runway watchers will have noticed endless variations have appeared from waders to pin-sharp patent leather boots.
Gigi, Bella and Kim and Ko. and the usual brave street stylers, took up the mantle and started making them a part of their regular wardrobe.
Now it's only a matter of time before we're all giving them a go.