Boots are traditionally considered a fall essential. However, ankle boot styles are special in that they can also work in spring and summer, too.
For warmer temperatures, they look amazing with a dress and bare legs, while they pair effortlessly with jeans and a cozy sweater when the air starts to get chilly.
To help you find your perfect match, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite ankle boot styles. Whether you’re in the market for a statement-making bootie or a more classic, versatile option, there’s a pair here for everyone. They span a range of price points to fit any budget.
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1. Dr. Martens Women's Pascal Combat Boot
Make any look a little edgier with this ’90s-era combat boot from Dr. Martens, available in a range of colors and standout finishes like cherry red and paisley.
Pros: The style includes the brand’s iconic lug sole and heel tab. It also comes with a cushioned footbed for added comfort, plus a slip-resistant outsole to help keep you sure-footed on slick surfaces. The nubuck leather versions of this model also tend to be more flexible and require a shorter break-in period than the similar-looking Dr Marten’s 1460 boot.
Cons: Half-sizes are limited for this style.
2. J. Adams Lexy Ankle Boot
For a low-heeled bootie you can pair with everything in your closet, this Western-style pair promises to be your go-to. Plus, it’s super affordable.
Pros: The boots are finished in leather or suede and come in a range of versatile hues. A low chunky block heel helps keep you stable in these boots, while a handy side zipper makes them easy to take on and off. They’re also lightweight and exceptionally roomy in the pointed toe box so as not to cramp feet.
3. Refresh Club-01 Chunky Ankle Boot
Perfect for date night or everyday wear, this style updates the classic Chelsea boot silhouette with a chunky platform sole and 3-inch heel. No doubt about it: These boots are effortlessly cool and feminine.
Pros: They come in a versatile black and brown faux leather. They also feature a chunky block heel to keep you supported as well as a side zipper for easy on and off access. And they won’t break the bank either.
Cons: These don’t offer arch support. Some users may also find the style to be tight around the ankle.