Like picking up your favorite style of T-shirt, underwear, or jeans, it’s easy to fall into a certain habit when boot shopping. You look for pairs that are a classic black or tan; they’re sleek and simple, so you can — and will — blend them into any ensemble with ease. But some of the best boot styles this fall turn those ideas of practicality on their heels.
Inspired by Infiniti
, these six footwear styles will become your not-so-obvious style staples. They feature vivid colors, quirky details, and even challenge us to embrace the awkward crop — a.k.a. hitting a couple of inches above the ankle or sitting low like an oxford. Yes, the shoe style you're bound to live in all autumn long can get a good update while remaining as versatile as ever. Ahead, find your favorite new obsession.
Market Research by Alison Ives