Ankle Boots You Can Wear With Everything
We all have those items in our wardrobe that seem to work harder than the rest of their counterparts. Trusty ankle boots are one such example, and we expect a lot out of them. In addition to being comfortable, durable and chic, we require a certain level of versatility from the style—after all, we wear them from the office to cocktails to weekend jaunts all year round. The key is seeking out pairs in neutral hues with subtle details that can be dressed up or down, and above all, have a decidedly expensive-looking air about them. Whether you prefer flats or heels, leather or suede, here are 10 pairs you’ll never want to take off.
Acne's signature low-heeled style is a favorite among the fashion set thanks to its starkly simple yet elegant design. You'll keep this pair forever.
- Jensen Leather Ankle Boots, Acne Studios $560
An angled block heel adds subtle interest to this pair's otherwise straightforward shape. The khaki suede hue is a perfect neutral to team with all manner of wardrobe staples.
- Troy Boots, ASKA $425
This slim style's unique front-zipper design is practical and chic.
- Neva Boots, by FAR $360
Velvet has never been so versatile. These boots' rich navy hue and sturdy construction make them as trusty as they are fashion-forward.
- Velvet Spirit Boots, Dear Frances $550
This style's detachable metal-tipped cuffs allow for two completely different looks in one. Wear with the ornament when your outfit needs a little zhush; remove for a more subtle, straightforward effect.
- Star Jodhpur Ankle Boot, Freda Salvador $595
A sock-like design and slender, modest heel make these perfect for daytime and evening outings alike.
- Cadence Pointy Toe Booties, Nine West $99
The wrap-around buckle detail adds just enough oomph to make this pair feel special yet wearable for everyday occasions.
- Babies Buckled Suede Ankle Boots, Saint Laurent $1035
A lace-up front and supple leather make these suitable for work and play.
- Ibex Boots, Rachel Comey $426
Cord piping and a tie-front bow add bohemian flair to this suede style.
- Tilia Heeled Ankle Boots, Rachel Zoe $348
Yes, a colorful boot can be quite versatile with the right attributes. A rich, jewel-toned hue like this deep burgundy looks great with a variety of colors and prints, and a leather upper and weighty heel give it timeless appeal.
- Rival Booties, Steve Madden $130