Our Big Guide To Buying Ankle Boots This Autumn

Few things in life are certain but the need for a good pair of ankle boots come autumn is pretty much absolute. Trainers can offer some comfort as we transition into the colder months but a pair of bright white kicks will do little to keep the wet weather at bay, making them a less than sensible choice for the soggy British autumn. The solution? Nabbing a solid pair of ankle boots which are as practical as they are stylish.
While seasonally appropriate footwear might not sound that sexy, the ankle boots on offer this autumn are anything but boring. On the catwalks, the hottest AW20 collections confirmed that big boots are back on the agenda this year. Some of the best in show came courtesy of Alexander McQueen, who made the case for patent boots with colourful leather trenches and matching tote bags. Chloé offered its take on the trend too, leading the charge for revamped combat boots in a range of mixed materials. 
High street brands have also produced their fair share of big hitters, with Zara, Arket and Vagabond putting out their own iterations of autumn’s biggest boot trends. Whether you fancy a cream Chelsea boot or a chunky leather platform, there are options aplenty to keep your feet fashion-forward this season. So if you are on the hunt for a sturdy pair of shoes to take you into autumn, we’ve broken down the top trends to show you the best that the internet has to offer.
To check out the best ankle boots for autumn and beyond, click through the slides ahead...