Whether you’re jumping for joy that we're getting a taste of the cold or holed up in your apartment inches from your sunset lamp cursing the cold weather, there’s just no denying that the chilly season is here. And that can only mean one thing: it’s time for our footwear to meet the challenge of descending mercury levels. The first step when it comes to braving those brutal temps? Upgrading your salt-stained or worn-out black boots. We understand it's sad to part with your loyal pair of booties but there are so many terrific black boots on the market to choose from that you'll hardly miss them. There’s the everyday pair of Chelsea boots, trendy Western-inspired boots, fashionable over-the-knee styles, regular knee-high boots, rain boots, and, of course, the holy grail of cold-weather wear: black boots with chunky heels.
When it comes to cold-weather chic, nothing beats the tried-and-true noir. Sure, a few outliers will always appear each year (a vibrant color block option or a whimsical pair with cute motifs, for example), but you'll rarely go wrong with a pair of trusty black boots. You don’t have to worry about them getting dirty from the sludgy snow or rain, plus they effortlessly match any cold weather ‘fit, whether that's a cozy long sleeve sweater dress or your matching sweatsuit that you’ve been living in for weeks (we’re not judging!). So instead of dreading those cold, blustery days, tackle them in style with these 30 black boot options from of our favorite retailers.
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