Shop: Boots

Boots are, beyond a shadow of a doubt, one of the most thrilling parts of fall fashion. This year there are three standout styles to consider: sleek, ‘60s-inspired mod shapes; luxe, unexpected velvet; and outfit-making thigh-highs. Shop the best of each trend below, from brands low and high.


With sturdy block heels and a smooth almond-shaped toe, the mod boot is your all day, every day solution.

1-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_Aquatalia.0.jpgAquatalia, $495
2-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_IsabelMarant.0.jpgIsabel Marant, $1,335
3-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_Sandro.0.jpgSandro, $700
4-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_Topshop-1.0.jpgTopshop, $150
5-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_IsaTapia.0.jpgIsa Tapia, $525
6-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_Beryl.0.jpgAquatalia, $650


Thigh-high boots do all of the styling for you; pair with a short skirt and a long coat for maximum impact.

1-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_ViaSpiga.0.jpgVia Spiga, $595
2-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_AliceOlivia.0.jpgAlice + Olivia, $995
3-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_Kirkwood.0.jpgNicholas Kirkwood, $1,967
4-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_Chloe.0.jpgChloé, $1,895
5-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_HM-1.0.jpgH&M, $199
6-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_SophiaWebster.0.jpgSophia Webster, $1,395


Hit pause on suede and give velvet a chance. The plush fabric adds new dimension to whatever look you mix it into.

1-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_ASOS.0.jpgASOS, $80
2-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_MiuMiu.0.jpgMiu Miu, $890
3-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_AWang.0.jpgAlexander Wang, $1,095
4-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_TabithaSimmons.0.jpgTabitha Simmons, $1,045
5-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_Topshop.0.jpgTopshop, $150
6-FallFashionGuide_Accessories_StellaMcCartney.0.jpgStella McCartney, $1,025

Image credits: Samuji shirt, $310; Topshop Unique polo, $135; Drome culottes; Kenzo boots, $795.

Photographer: Shanita Sims. Stylist: Michael Kozak. Assistant Stylist: Alex Robinson. Hair & Makeup: Jezz Hill. Model: Erica Candice at Request.