I’m switching up this Wednesday’s series. Well…not entirely, because how tragic would it be if I didn’t share my wants and needs with you (for clothing that is…)? Nope, what I mean is that I am going to change up the format for today. I usually debut three of my top choices for whatever it is that I’m wishing about that week, but instead, I am going to focus on colours and showing you the ropes of how booties can register as an absolute necessity for your closet this Fall.
When it comes to booties, it is all about three things: colour, height, and cut. But more on that later (post idea alert!). This Fall, booties are all the rage and I am totally on board with that. For those of you who don’t know what “booties” are, I will tell you. Instead of the traditional knee-high or calf cut, a great trend that is coming about is the boot that cuts off at your ankles. Ankle booties. I hopped on this band wagon last winter when The Bay was having a massive sale and I scored Ralph Lauren cognac booties…they were a steal, to say the least.
I’m getting off track…there are some really great colours in trend for this Fall, and that certainly applies to booties. So here we go…
The Tan Boot. I have said this before, camel is in. Well, tan falls into the same part of the colour wheel that camel does and for some reason, I am obsessed with this colour this season. These three pairs of tan ankle booties I picked are from (left to right) Ivanka Trump, Lauren Ralph Lauren, and Steve Madden and they are all linked for your shopping enjoyment!
Why do I love this colour so much? It is always great to have neutrals in your wardrobe – even your shoes. Although shoes can be the statement of your look, in the chillier seasons, you want to put more of the focus on your warm knits and beautiful scarves. Rather than stealing the show, a neutral pair of booties will keep your look sophisticated, classic and chic!
The Black Boot. Just like the LBD (Little Black Dress), the little black boot is a necessity as well. It serves the purpose of a casual or dressy shoe and really goes with anything (as black does). These three pairs of tan ankle booties I picked are from (left to right) Calvin Klein, Ivanka Trump, and Jessica Simpson and they are all linked as well!
I love black boots. Plain and simple. Whether you pair them with a mini dress, a cute pair of skinnies or even some high waisted shorts, the look is flawless. I have a go to pair of black ankle boots that I wear with pretty much everything. They feature a peep toe, similar to the Calvin Klein pair (above, left). The peep toe is useful because you can wear them throughout the summer in addition to the other seasons! Whether the toes are peeping or not, black booties are a staple in any girl’s closet.
The Cognac Boot. I haven’t expressed my love for cognac yet, have I? To clarify…the colour, not the drink. Cognac bags, boots, shoes, are all a staple in my closet. I found the perfect cognac bag from Aldo last year, and of course, my Ralph Lauren booties were cognac as well. The colour is amazing and I never get tired of it. Which is why I picked some perfect cognac booties from (left to right) Anne Klein, Lauren Ralph Lauren, and Madden Girl (of course all linked up).
Whether they are suede or leather, the colour comes through and really take the cake. There are varying shades of cognac ranging from dark to light, but whichever colour you choose, it’s a warm colour that compliments a lot. You can wear any one of these pairs of boots with a range of different colours – from black to red. It plays off the different hues in your clothing and gives off a polished look.
Well there you have it…my take on coloured ankle booties. When it comes to shoes, I know what I like and what I don’t like and these nine pairs I have shown you here are definitely in my sights for Fall. Well…my wishlist at least.
Which is your favourite pair and do you have a colour preference for your boots? Let me know in the comments below!