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Lace-Up Booties You’ll Want to Wear All Season Long

Lace-up booties continue to be a staple in women’s closets because they’re chic and incredibly versatile — whether worn with midi dresses or jeans, you really can’t go wrong. Searching through the vast selection of lace-up booties can be a bit overwhelming, though, so we took it upon ourselves to curate our favorite styles here for your convenience. We love edgy, industrial-inspired styles from Timberland and Dr. Martens, which made our list. We also included a laid-back ankle boot silhouette that can work in just about any closet, no matter your personal aesthetic.

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1. Timberland Courmayeur Valley Boot

These boots have a premium nubuck leather upper, padded collars and a 1.5-inch heel for a subtle boost of height.

Pros: Two-part flex insoles, EVA midsoles and ultra-breathable, antimicrobial Othrolite footbeds with ample cushioning enhance comfort. Meanwhile, a wool/cotton herringbone lining promotes warmth. They’re offered in 7 colors including navy, rust, taupe, black and brown. They come in medium and wide-width sizes.

timerbland courmayeur valley boots
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2. Dr. Martens Kendra Boot

This eyelet boot is finished with a deep patent red leather and features a chunky 3.5-inch heel and one-inch platform.

Pros: They’re built on the brand’s signature air-cushioned sole. Tread outsoles provide slip-resistance.

Cons: They run big.

Dr. Martens Kendra Boot
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3. Carlos by Carlos Santana Macey Boots

These chukka booties feature a suede upper and wooden heel measuring just under two inches tall.

Pros: These are available in four colors: a gray-blue, black, chocolate brown and sand. A medial side zipper allows you to slip them on and off with ease.

Cons: The soles may be somewhat slippery.

Carlos by Carlos Santana Women's Macey Chukka Boot
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