Break out the
tights — boot season is officially in session! Our arsenal of fall footwear can come out of hiding and regain its place of honor on our shoe racks
. It'll come as little surprise to readers that our staff is already itching for cooler temps — so that we can slip into our favorite booties, of course.
And while we’ll always love the ankle boot's knee-high relative, we’re making this shorter variety our go-to footwear — for its versatility and wearability among women of all
calf sizes. But, yeesh
, all of the options can feel a bit overwhelming. From cutouts and zippers to patterns and neoprene — what’s a girl to choose? Well, we've taken out the guesswork and painstakingly plowed through the best of the best
. Click ahead for 18 beauts that'll add a little
strut to your step.
Market Research by Rachel Besser