Every autumn, we scan the runways for the latest ready-to-wear trends, but one fall look that never goes out of style is a great pair of boots. The perfect solution for cold mornings and rainy afternoons, they run the sartorial gamut from mod booties to ultra-glam over-the-knee styles. We’ve compiled a list of 20 collegiette-approved pairs for every budget, all available online. So grab a pumpkin spice latte, throw on your coziest flannel, and shop away!
Little Red Riding shoes: These fairy-tale-esque lace-up boots are the perfect way to sport the Oxblood trend without hurting your wallet. Ariel Boot, needsupply.com, $48
Equestrian Elegance: Great with either a high-waisted skirt or a pair of skinny jeans, these rain boots are a chic, on-trend alternative to wellies. Equestrian Rain Boot, urbanoutfitters.com $48
Sweetly Tough: The buckle adds just a touch of tough, while the heel makes these the perfect class-to-club transition boot. Faux Suede Lace-up Boot, forever21.com, $36.80
Fringe Fashion: These booties offer a subtle way to sport the ethnic print trend. Minnetonka 2 Button Boot, HerCampus.styleowner.com, $42
Over-the-Moon: This over-the-knee pair would go perfectly with skinny jeans and a simple white tee. Buckled Over-the-Knee Boot, forever21.com, $39.80