Particularly at this time of year ankle boots are a staple of just about every girl’s wardrobe. They work with everything, from flirty and sexy pencil skirts to everyday jeans and slim (or flared) black pants. What goes with which depends on so many things, the toe shape, heel height and type, whether they’re leather or suede, stiletto or Western style. One thing’s for sure, there’s a perfect pair for every thing in your wardrobe and for every occasion, so it’s time to look at what you already have and modernise your ankle boot wardrobe.
Three things stand out this season, Western style ankle boots – every collection has several styles and colours from Marks and Spencer to Ash. Be aware that those in tan, beige and grey aren’t going to be around for very long, they’re selling fast.
Then there are the sexy, stiletto heel ankle boots, some vertiginously high, others with lace-up fronts and smaller heels, some studded and others high, pointed and strappy – perfect for evening.
Then you’ll find fringing, and tassels, whatever you have a taste for and however simple or sexy, high or flat you want your next pair of ankle boots to be – you’ll also find the best choice and size range online.
There is a very wide range of prices and as always you get what you pay for, with the extra detailing and higher quality leathers usually indicating higher prices right up to top designer levels such as those at net-a-porter and Matches Fashion. Here think Balenciaga, Aquazurra and Gianvinto Rossi although there are more reasonably priced designer ankle boots as well at both.
What ever you do have a look round now, it may be early in the season, but the best ankle boots will be gone in a flash – they’re already on their way.