Fall is officially here, and it's time to start shopping for the season's most covetable boots. We already gave you an overview of the top trending shoes for Fall 2016, but we're taking things a step further. Boot season runs all the way through winter, and a good pair (or several) are an essential part of every fashion girl's wardrobe. Boots are generally far more expensive than they're simpler summer shoe counterparts, though, so making the right shopping choices is key. That's where we come in.
We scoured some of your favorite shopping destinations, and below, we've selected five types of boots that'll be all over the place this season, plus the best representations of each one. Get ready to solve of your boot troubles below.
Get ready to see the takeover of over-the-knee boots this season! This elongated boot style is sophisticated and sultry, and on the plus side, when styled correctly, pants may be totally optional.
Stuart Weitzman Tieland Suede Over-the-Knee Boot
$800 via Net-a-Porter
Sam Edelman Elina Velvet Over-the-Knee Boots
$275 via Net-a-Porter
Gianvito Rossi Suede Over-the-Knee Boots
$1,675 via Net-a-Porter
Decorated Boots and Booties
We've already showed some of the most decorated shoes of the season, but as boots started to make their way to retailers shelves, it was hard not to notice the amount of decorated boots and booties. Whether adorned with fur or intricate embroidery, these embellished boots are all you need to kick your boot style up a notch!
Gucci Embroidered Knee Boots
$2,480 via Gucci
Manolo Blahnik Insopo Floral Embroidered Ankle Boot
$1,025 via Bergdorf Goodman
Schutz Henriette Suede Rabbit Fur Booties
$350 via Saks
Nothing says fall quite like your ubiquitous black and neutral ankle boots. These classic boots are a fall staple because they are the perfect transition shoe from summer sandals and they add the perfect finishing touch to your cropped ankle jeans and boot cut jeans. No matter how you style them, you'll always be comfortable and chic!
Christian Louboutin Karistrap Leather Ankle Boots
$1,095 via Bergdorf Goodman
Aquazzura Rasputine Embellished Suede Ankle Boot
$1,250 via Net-a-Porter
Rag & Bone Dalia Suede Ankle Bootie
$575 via Bergdorf Goodman
Lace-up booties add a little extra something to your typical ankle boot. These boots are versatile enough to wear casually to work or on a fun Friday night. Either way, you can't go wrong with a lace-up boot, and if it's a velvet lace-up boot, even better!
Gianvito Rossi Suede Lace-Up Boots
$1,295 via Bergdorf Goodman
Jimmy Choo Mavy Velvet Boots
$895 via Net-a-Porter
Saint Laurent Fringed Suede Lace-Up Boots
$995 via Neiman Marcus
Cold Weather Boots
While we all would love a snow-free winter (I would at least!), we need to realistic and expect that Mother Nature isn't always going to embrace us with ideal weather. It's wise to invest in at least one pair of cold-weather boots and these lug sole boots will making trekking through snow and rain a bit more bearable and that's worth every penny.