Summer or no, some of us are giving up hope and fast-forwarding to A/W 09. Call it pessimism or sheer perversity there’s a lot of big, winter boots out there. Biker-style engineer boots are looking good, particularly when worn with slim pants and an oversized, preferably sleeveless T-shirt. Military-style boots, with lots of laces, are also looking hot. The ever-prescient Valet suggests this phenomenon is not just happening this side of the Atlantic. Check out these bargain-priced engineer boots from ALDO, a winter pick, re-spun for our indecisive summer.