I know I am in Florida, but why is it soooo hot in October. Why? I am over it. I want fall! Not serious, full-fledged, Midwestern-style fall, with parkas and babies bundled up in snowsuits. I’m not crazy. I know that I am extraordinarily wimpy and thin skinned. But how I long for it to feel fall-ish. I’d like an entry-level fall, cool enough for long sleeves, a cute little leather jacket and boots.
Especially boots. The weather here might not be quite right for boot-wearing yet, but it’s perfect for boot-shopping, and there are so many cute, versatile, completely wearable styles in stores right now that the hardest part will be choosing a pair (or five). Here, a look at the best boots for fall featuring three key trends, for every budget.
Haute Hiking Boots
Thick, chunky lug soles are totally trendy right now, and are equally at home trudging through the mall as they are hiking through the snow. They’re comfortable, of course, and more versatile than you might think! Try them with everything from your favorite fit and flare dress to a long chunky cardigan and jeans.
Elegant Embellished Boot
From studs and fringe and fur to dressier details like shiny metallics and sparkling crystals, you’ll find a decorative style that suits your style. Here, 3 of my picks.
Over the Knee Boots
While this style may have had a questionable reputation in the past, it’s a major trend this season. To keep this look fresh and fun, and not too flashy, stick with a flat, hiking style boot that extends just over the knee.
So there you have it — three of the trendiest trends in boots right now: lug-soled hiking boots, over-the-knee boots and embellished (fur, fringe, studded, and metallic) styles. Is one of these your next favorite pair, or will you be sticking to your standbys this season?