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In Atomic Blonde, out this Friday, Charlize Theron plays a top MI6 agent who travels to Berlin to take down an espionage ring. If the Cold War thriller’s buzzed-about fight scenes and ’80s soundtrack aren’t enough to motivate you to buy a ticket, perhaps Theron’s character Lorraine Broughton’s designer combat wardrobe will.
Throughout the movie, Broughton kicks butt in an array of outfits by John Galliano and Dior, but it’s her Stuart Weitzman Lowland Boots in black stretch leather that’ll likely catch your eye first. Broughton wears them in several scenes in the movie, but they happen to star in one of Atomic Blonde’s most brutal fight sequences — likely because, unlike much of the rest of the heroine’s shoe collection (and, oddly, most footwear in female-driven action flicks), they’re low-heeled.
At $885, these thigh-high boots definitely don’t come cheap. But hey, if they’re good enough for Charlize to wear while knocking out bad guys and jumping off of buildings (while doing 98 percent of her own stunts, no less), chances are they’ll work for your own ass-kicking activities, too.