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50 Quality boots to invest in this autumn/winter

50 Quality boots to invest in this autumn/winter

With summer sadly behind us, Jenessa Williams walks you through 50 iconic winter boots that will make the transition to autumn a little easier

With so many different styles on the market, we sift through the ankle boots, knee highs and chunky platform heels that’ll see you through autumn, winter and beyond.  

Put your best foot forward!

All Saints winter boots

Autumn doesn’t have to mean dark colours; All Saints creamy lace-up boots are pleasingly neutral 

Carvela comfort winter boots
Lilac knee high Monki boots

Make a statement with Monki in knee-high lilac

Hunter’s commando desert boots are fit for muddy hikes, but still stylish enough for everyday wear (£110)

Hunter’s commando desert boots are fit for muddy hikes, but still stylish enough for everyday wear

Merry People ankle rainboots

Splash through puddles with Merry People’s ankle rainboots, available in several colours

Dune Oliyah Stiletto Heels

Dune’s Oliyah Stiletto Heels are the perfect shade of transitional green; clash with oranges and purples for fashion-forward appeal  

North Face thermal boots

Thermally lined and waterproof, be ready for anything in the North Face’s snow boots 

Sandro suede boots

Sandro’s elegant almond-toe suede boots pair beautifully with a floaty folk dress 

Shoe the Bear Chelsea boots

Shoe the Bear offers a different take on chunky Chelsea boots 

Ted Baker suede shoes

Suitable for office dress codes, Ted Baker’s simple lace ups are a wardrobe staple 

John Lewis boots

With a flat platform, John Lewis’s boots offer an easy height boost 

Sam Eldelman floral cowboy boots

Say yeehaw to Sam Eldelman’s floral cowboy kicks 

mini Uggs

They’re a comfy classic for a reason, but the new mini-Ugg is perhaps easier to style than their high-cut older sibling

Velvet cut out boots

A cut-out bootie from Mint Velvet fits the bill for an autumnal date night

Call It Spring vegan boots

Call It Spring’s chunky boots are totally vegan 

Dr Martens

Black Dr Martens might be a best-seller, but we’re big fans of this subtle reddish-brown 

Embassy London psychedelic boots
Next knee high boots

The flattering pinky-mauve of these Next knee highs look great with black, brown and cream 

Maje stompers

Pink stompers from Maje are topped off with subtle metallic accents  

Timerland heels

Tuck dark-wash slim-fit jeans into these Timberland heels for an easy casual look 

Office boots

Head to Office for these space-age baby blues

Sandro gold tipped boots

Sandro’s gold tipped boots are made of environmentally conscious materials 

Irregular Choice statement boots

Ready to make a serious statement? Look no further than Irregular Choice

Marks and Spencer's beige boots

Marks And Spencer’s beige boots have a sturdy heel and flexible faux-leather, suitable for wider feet 

Naked Wolf boots

With a curvy banana heel and red patent finish, these Naked Wolf boots exude confidence 

Zadig and Voltaire boots

Embrace your inner rock’n’roll star in these star-studded Zadig & Voltaire booties

La Redout boots

Shaped with thicker thighs in mind, La Redout’s warm berry boots are a valuable addition to the market 

Simply Be leopard boots

Breton top, camel coat, skinny jeans and Simply Be’s leopard boots; a chic, influencer-worthy outfit without any of the effort 

Fat Face cosy boot slippers

 If you’re more indoors inclined, these cosy boot slippers from Fat Face are a warm companion to have

Bottega Veneta boots

Lime green was a huge hit on the catwalks this season; grab a slice for yourself thanks to Bottega Veneta

And Other Stories moon boots

Made from recycled polyurethane, AndOtherStories moon boots are perfect for skiing trips 

Radley botanical wellies

Radley’s botanical welly boots are much more interesting than your average bottle green 

Shoe the Bear boots

In dalmatian and lilac, Shoe The Bear’s unique style will also work well through spring  

Ariat Brown cowboy boots

A classic cowboy boot plays well with both mini and midi dresses 

The White Stuff's silver boots

If black and brown work boots bore you, The White Stuff’s silver style still feels smart  

Rocket Dog boots

Ruched rocket-dog boots pay homage to noughties revival trends; don’t forget your matching slouchy bag

Kurt Geiger boots

Playing with military aesthetics, we love the chunky "Kurt Geiger" logo tag

Sorrel Explore II boots

Sorrel’s Explore II boots may look high maintenance to clean, but the comfort is well worth their upkeep

LK Bennett

With LK Bennett, you can can the look of lace-up Victoriana elegance, but with all the convenience of a zip

Mango pink boots

Mango’s slimline pink sock-boots add a touch of fun on a budget

Muck rubber boots

Clad in protective rubber, Muck boots are a great all-purpose investment

Celtic and Co lace up boots

Celtic and Co’s lace-up boots look great with the season’s moody shades of rust, navy and green

Chie Mihara

The frilly front of Chie Mihara adds a touch of quirk to a traditional LBD 

Totes Isotoner slippers

A mug of tea, a good movie and a pair of Totes Isotoner slippers; what more could you need on a chilly winter’s night?

Charles and Keith teal boots

Team Charles and Keith’s unusual teal boots with black and zingy-yellow for sleek cyberpunk style

Joe Brown boots

Joe Brown’s bow-tied heels were made to be worn with princess coats and velvet tea dresses

Clarks pink wallabees

A fresh take on a Clarks classic, these pink wallabees suit all ages and genders

MCLC boots

Ride the wave of a new season with MCLC’s tonal take on footwear

Katy Perry boots

Katy Perry knows a thing or two about making an entrance; follow her lead with her tile-inspired "Luvlie" boot

Anne Fontaine buckle boots

Playing with textures and proportions, Anne Fontaine’s buckle boots work well for both Halloween and Festive Seasons

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