Thirty Stylish Women’s Boots Perfect for Fall 2015

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Let’s face it, ladies: Our fall wardrobe prep is not complete until we find the perfect pair (or two … or three) of boots. So we’ve rounded up six trendy—yet functional—styles you’re bound to live in from now through April. From ankle-gazing to shearling-lined, buckled to studded, our fall boot shopping guide includes everything you need to start the season off on the right foot. 

 

Every option but your standard little black bootie. 

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(1) Western-style booties, Esquivel, $695, barneys.com; (2) Cat ankle boots, Saint Laurent, $1,095, barneys.com;(3) Leather ankle boots, Stella McCartney, $1,015, farfetch.com; (4) Lizard high-heel booties, Loeffler Randall, $495, bloomingdales.com; (5) Leopard-print calf-hair booties, Madewell, $228, madewell.com; (6) Cutout leather boots, Sigerson Morrison, $495, sigersonmorrison.com.

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Your weekend—and commuting—warriors. Ready to jump puddles (in style). 

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(1) Quilted Ginnie bootie, Kate Spade New York, $368, nordstrom.com; (2) Asymmetric color-block rain boots, Hunter, $195, hunterboots.com; (3) Herringbone Slimboot, Sorel, $150, sorel.com; (4) Rubber wedge boots, Tretorn, $100, tretorn.com; (5) Shearwater fleece-lined booties, Sperry, $140, shopbop.com; (6) Emalie wedge booties, UGG Australia, $150, uggaustralia.com.

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The Goldilocks of autumnal footwear—not too short, not too high, but just right. This happens also to be the height of the season. 

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(1) Stretch-suede boots, Alexander Wang, $695, net-a-porter.com; (2) Durum grainy leather boots, Jimmy Choo, $1,095, jimmychoo.com; (3) Tassel-detail suede boots, Lanvin, $1,490, barneys.com; (4) Mid-shaft boots, Tory Burch, $550, toryburch.com; (5) Ruched suede boots, Manolo Blahnik, $1,195, barneys.com; (6) Jade midcalf boots, SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker, $655, cusp.com.

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Studded, buckled, and strapped. Just add the right attitude. 

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(1) Suede moto boots, Barneys New York, $385, barneys.com; (2) Quilted tall moto boots, Vince Camuto, $239, vincecamuto.com; (3) Double-buckle moto boots, Pierre Hardy, $1,295, barneys.com; (4) Shearling-lined moto booties, Rag & Bone, $695, shopbop.com; (5) Studded leather biker boots, Valentino, $1,495, net-a-porter.com; (6) Bedfordshire handwaxed leather boots, Belstaff, $795, belstaff.com.

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Because sometimes we just want to look as if we live in a Ralph Lauren campaign, or channel Kate Middleton (which is kind of the same thing). 
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(1) Eva leather boots, Coach, $395, coach.com; (2) Pierced leather boots, Balenciaga, $1,375, barneys.com; (3) Molly Button tall leather boots, Frye, $398, thefryecompany.com; (4) Calfskin riding boots, Salvatore Ferragamo, $1,290, neimanmarcus.com; (5) Vitello leather riding boots, Marni, $1,220, farfetch.com; (6) Buckled leather riding boots, Burberry, $895, bloomingdales.com.

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