Fall is almost upon us, which means, for most ladies, a change in footwear, namely swapping our kitten heels for a pair of ankle boots.
Designers have pulled out all the stops this fall when it comes to textures, patterns and heels, with emphasis firmly on color, unusual styles and comfort.
We’ve found twenty of the best ankle boots that are comfortable and will take you from the office to an evening party thanks to their sturdy heels and fashionable design:
Topshop KROWN Studded Boots – $80.00
Lovely military look here but in a gorgeous grey color that will go with almost anything. Real leather and features straps that are studded and buckled across the front. Also available in red and black. Specialist clean only.
Unif Clothing Moxie Heart – $115.00
Super cute and unique pair of ankle boots that will definitely stand out from the crowd with a delightful little heart motif on the toes. Inspired by the Mod era, they fasten with a zipper pull and are made from vinyl.
Anthropologie Suede Lace-Up Boots – $168.00
Look at the detailing on these boots! Faux fur in green, multi-colored laces, and inspired by the Victorian era.
Dolce Vita Vara Booties – $170
Classic leather and studs here from Dolce Vita that feature an ankle buckle for an extra edgy vibe. Ankle boots are made from kid leather.
Vagabond Cora Leather Chelsea Boot – $180.00
50’s style ankle boots here in a Chelsea boot style that are made using the softest leather with stretchy black elastic gores at the sides and a flat rubber sole and wedge heel.
& Other Stories Pull On Sparkle Boots – $195
So easy to wear, just pull on and off you go. Available in sparkly pink (shown), sparkly black and plain black. Really comfortable and wipe clean so no tricky dry cleaning involved.
Finery London Elmworth Leather Closed Boot – $215
It was the color that attracted us to these ankle boots, the electric blue patent leather, crocodile-embossed with a block heel and zip fastening will certainly draw in some jealous looks.
Miss L Fire Jeanie Floral Velvet Boots – $218.00
Contemporary meets traditional here as you have a classic ankle boot style but with a playful floral design to bring them bang up to date.
Cecelia New York Faux Fur Pom Front Booties – $248.00
This up and coming designer has worked at Armani and Diane von Furstenberg, so it is no wonder that Ashley Cole now has her own line. These pom pom ankle boots are named after her daughter but anyone can wear them.
Arden Grand Bootie – $280.00
Color block heaven here and just look at the colors, perfect for the office or casual dressing. We love the patchwork leather and the cushioned block heel means it is super comfy to wear throughout the day.
Reike Nen Velvet Ring Boots – $345
These ankle boots are just perfect for fall, the sumptuous green is the color of nature and the natural material just screams autumn. Made from the softest velvet, you get a round toe for comfort and the block heels mean they are comfortable all day..
Coach Bowery Chelsea Boot – $395
Slip on and slip off, these easy to wear Chelsea boots from Coach have the prettiest flowers on them and a sturdy heel with a dangling charm at the back.
See by Chloé Shearling Booties – $420
Comfy boots by See by Chloé that are definitely channelling a ’90s revival with a grungy feel that feature soft leather and shearling trims.
Carter Boot – $450.00
These ankle boots are available in silver, black, blue or animal print which is shown, and come with a square toe with a block heel and fastens with a side zipper.
Ceri Hoover Benson Boots – $498.00
Delightfully dotty ankle boots with a huge block heel that have been inspired by the life of their designer – Ceri Hoover, who finds her aesthetic inspiration from anywhere in the American south.
Tod’s Patent-leather Chelsea Boots – $610
This is what a simple design done exceptionally well with top quality materials looks like. A modern take on the old Chelsea boots, these have a high gloss leather combined with burgundy elasticated inserts and a thick rubber sole.
Acne Studios Tinne Leather Lace-Up Boots – $620.00
Large wedge heel and smooth nubuck leather in pink give these ankle boots a thoroughly modern feel.
Sophia Webster Stella Embellished Suede Ankle Boots – $650
Look at the crystal-embellished heels on these boots?! We love the way the rest of the boot is understated, allowing the heels to shine and take the spotlight.
Barbara Bui Lug Sole White Hiker Boots – $695
Hiker boots but in a off-white leather with silver hardware and a contrasting black lug sole along with black laces and a buckle strap detail.
Stella McCartney Woven Faux Suede Ankle Boots – $995
Committed to eco-friendly fashion, Stella McCartney has created a pair of ankle boots made from sustainably-sourced wood for the heel and thin strips of burgundy faux suede for the boot.