The Best Black Boots To Help You Dip Your Toes Into Fall

Whether you’re jumping for joy at fall’s arrival or grasping onto these last days of warm sun for dear life, there's just no denying that the autumn season is here. But, like spring and summer, fall is equally full of lovable clichés: crisp weather, the yearly swap from iced-to-hot coffee, and exchanging those colorful (and sometimes open-toe) shoes for some chunky, often black, boots. While there's no sin in holding onto pastels and neon hues throughout autumn and winter, lime green and soft yellow aren't quite as good at transitioning when it comes to winter footwear.
This year, we're predicting a return to comfort — Western-inspired boots, sporty hiker boots, lace-up boots, and, of course, the holy grail of autumn: the chunky heeled boot. Sure, a few outliers will always make an appearance each year (a fanciful croc-effect or an actual Croc), but for the most part, these traditional favorites are the name of the game. So start dreaming about a cool, crisp breeze because these 22 new fall boot options are already hitting the digital shelves of some of our favorites retailers. Now, all we need is for these heatwaves to take a hint...and a hike.
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