Whether you are channeling your inner Johnny Depp from “Pirates of the Caribbean” or playing a villainous Captain Hook in a Peter Pan production, captain boots are a must. Their pirate-inspired silhouettes create an antiquated feel with added paneling, buckles, cuffs and more. From Ellie Shoes, Costume Agent and more, shop styles that will have you feeling ready to tell anyone to walk the plank. These styles come in a variety of colors and designs, all with faux leather uppers. Slip on these boots to complete your ship-ready ensemble for your next costume party.
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1. Funtasma by Pleaser Walker Boots
Funtasma by Pleaser’s faux leather boots have a layered silhouette with an added side zipper.
Pros: The paneled fabric and cross straps make these look and feel authentic.
Cons: These may fit narrow on wide calves.
2. Ellie Shoes Knee-High Pirate Boots
These pirate-style boots have a fold-over top with slouchy faux leather uppers.
Pros: This pair has a slight one-inch heel and rustic gold buckles for an adjustable fit. A hidden inside zipper allows for easier on and off access.
Cons: These are meant for short-term costume wear and will require an added insole for anyone who wants to wear them more frequently.
3. Costume Agent Pirate Boots
Costume Agent’s boots use a crinkled faux leather upper with a full-length side zipper.
Pros: The three antique-style buckles on these boots feature a sculpted design for a fancier feel; the cuffed top creates a piratelike look as well.
Cons: The brand warns that these run about a half-size small.