For some ladies, diamonds definitely are a girl's best friend, but, in winter when the temps really start to plummet, nothing turns us on more than unique outfits with boots. Because come winter, we live in boots day-in and day-out, we're always on the lookout for the latest and greatest ways we can whip up uncommon outfits with boots. Hence, we've rounded up five current street-style faves and added a handy shopping guide for some serious boot inspiration. Practical and stylish, these looks will ensure your feet stay toasty and your personal style-score stays high all season long.
Flat Ankle Boot—Make practical flat boots tough-girl chic with lots of layers and a pop of unexpected color.
Above, from left: Topshop Faux Fur Hat, available at Topshop; AE Skinny Jean, $49.50, available at American Eagle; Armani Jeans Faux Shearling Jacket, $521.36, available at Jules; J.Crew Jackie Cardigan, $39.50, available at J.Crew; J.Crew Cashmere Scarf, $69.50, available at J.Crew; Forentini and Baker Boot, $585, available at GravityPope.
Hardware Boots—Pair a hardware-heavy boot with feminine pieces to keep the look fresh and youthful.
Over-The-Knee Boots—Keep over-the-knee boots classy and fun with a full-skirt in an interesting print.
Above, from left: MaxStudio Miro Boot, $229.95, available at Nordstrom; BCBG Cat-Eye Sunglasses, $80, available at BCBG; Marc by Marc Jacobs Quilted Purse, $360, available at Net-A-Porter; Levi's Roots Leather Biker Jacket, $413.76, avaiilable at ASOS; Dangoon Cable Knit Scarf, $25, available at YesStyle; Nastygal Navajo Blanket Skirt, $45, available at Nasty Gal.
Heeled Ankle Boots—Who says shorts are just for summer? With flattering ankle boots and woolly tights, shorts can go all year long.
Riding Boots—Play up your feminine side by pairing flat equestrian-inspired boots with a flirty dress and an empire-waist coat.
Hiking Boots—A cape and rolled cords are the perfect complement to this season's luxe "into the Woods" hiking boots.
Above, from left: Vince Ankle Corduory Pants, $220, available at Saks Fifth Avenue; VKoo Fingerless Gloves, $125, available at Diana Boutique; Topshop Wool Buckle Cape with Fleece Collar, $160, available at Topshop; Alexander Wang Rocco Mini Duffle Bag, $1,156.27, available at MyTheresa; Tory Burch Halma Suede Bootie, $315, available at Tory Burch.
Knee-High Boots—Wear classic knee-high boots with high-waisted pants and your legs will look like they're a mile long.