Winter boots are a staple for everyone’s wardrobes, so we’ve hunted down the best styles out there right now to give you a helping hand in finding your perfect pair.
The hunt for the best winter boots is on! From the best knee-high boots, to statement printed ankle boots, there’s something to suit every style and budget this season.
AW18 boot trends
The new styles on this year’s catwalks were all about playful textures and colours. There were cowboy boots virtually everywhere from Off-White to Ganni and Louis Vuitton to Isabel Marant.
Speaking of cowboy boots, faux skin boots are the surprise hit of the season, so make sure you nab a pair, though if that’s not your vibe, literally every other animal print will do, though you’ll never be out of style with a good leopard print.
If you invested in a pair of Balenciaga knee-highs last year, you’ll be pleased to know there is still a space for sock boots, especially in 80s style neon colours.
For a more classic approach, try black lace-up boots: the Victorian trend is going to be huge this season.
High street winter boots
If you’re on a tight budget, the high street has plenty of fashion-forward boots. Try Mango and Zara for on-trend pieces, but for something a little more timeless, head straight to L.K.Bennett or Jones.
Shop now: HIGH-HEEL LEATHER BOOTS for £99.99 from ZARA
The lace-up biker boot
We are so behind this trend, mainly because biker boots pair well with any sartorial offering (they toughen up a dress, as well as ramp up the perennial jean and jumper winter combo), but also because yes, this is a legit Practical Fashion Buy that will save your feet from a soggy ending. We are currently coveting these weather-proof, waterproof leather lace-ups from Sorel, that even feature a memory foam bed for your feet. Sold.
Shop now: Lace up ‘Phoenix’ ankle boot for £230 from Sorel
Designer winter boots
Balenciaga is still king when it comes to sock boots, but we’re loving the playful styles from Casadei, Ganni and Isabel Marant.
Shop now: ISABEL MARANT Denzy embroidered suede knee boots for £570 from Net-A-Porter
There’s literally a style for everyone and every outfit, all you have to do is work out which boot is best for you this winter (though who says you can’t treat yourself to a few pairs?). To help you narrow down your options we’ve rounded up the best winter boots to see you through the wind and rain and right into spring in style.