Fall Must-Buys: Stylish Women’s Boots for Every Occasion

Here at FN, we’re dedicated to showcasing the hottest footwear styles — whether that means scouring industry trade shows and catwalks to see what looks will be huge for the next season, meticulously keeping tabs on the latest celebrity trends or getting exclusive access to showrooms to find that ultra-comfortable pair of shoes you’ll practically want to live in.

With fall currently underway, we’ve honed in on our expertise to bring you a range of curated lists featuring must-have styles for the season. First up? Chic women’s boots designed to work with a range of occasions and budgets. All the items originally appeared in our March 19, 2018 print issue, selected by our Women’s Editor Nikara Johns, and Fashion Editor Shannon Adducci, as some of the most innovative and trend-forward looks set to hit shelves this fall. Below, shop all their top picks from brands like Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman, and make sure to check back throughout the week for more cold-weather roundups.


Kate Spade Dalton

Take the cowboy boot trend out of the stables and into the office with this elegant option from Kate Spade, featuring ladylike floral embroidery.


Kate Spade Dalton
Kate Spade Dalton.
CREDIT: Kate Spade

Donald J Pliner Betti

Going for a sleek head-to-toe look? This low-heeled sock bootie from Donald J. Pliner offers that streamlined aesthetic, while also helping you comfortably take on your day.

Donald J Pliner Betti
Donald J Pliner Betti.
CREDIT: Zappos


Aquatalia Lexia

A rich suede upper and mod-inspired button detail add retro flair to this classic block-heel style.

Aquatalia Lexia
Aquatalia Lexia.
CREDIT: Orchard Mile

Sam Edelman Brian

Another western-inspired style, these bold studded booties are the perfect pick if you’re feeling a little more daring.

Sam Edelman Brian
Sam Edelman Brian.
CREDIT: Zappos

Rupert Sanderson Duncan Leather

A hiking-combat boot hybrid (peep those speed laces and lug sole), these Rupert Sanderson knee-highs combine two of the season’s hottest trends all in one go.


Rupert Sanderson Duncan
Rupert Sanderson Duncan.
CREDIT: My Theresa

Stuart Weitzman Veruka Lace-Up

We also love a neutral-colored combat boot for the season, which will help break up all the dark colors in your closet.


Stuart Weitzman Veruka Lace-Up 
Stuart Weitzman Veruka lace-up.
CREDIT: Nordstrom

Party Picks

Malone Souliers Jordan

Opposites attract in these black and white animal print booties, perfect for showcasing your wild side.

Malone Souliers Jordan 
Malone Souliers Jordan.
CREDIT: Shopbop

Pierre Hardy Knee-High Boots

These vibrant knee-high option, complete with an unexpected curved heel and hem, will easily turn any outfit from cute to red-hot in a flash.


Pierre Hardy Knee-High Boots
Pierre Hardy knee-high boots.
CREDIT: Farfetch

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