As the days get chillier and the nights get longer, what better way to celebrate the new fall season than with a pair of beautiful new boots? It’s crucial to find a sturdy pair that will get you through and beyond the fall season. Whether you’re concerned about fashion, comfort, or both, Her Campus has 20 of the finest and cutest boots for fall:
Boots That Will Last a Lifetime- Nothing expresses stylish and cool like a great pair of motorcycle boots. Frye boots go with everything including jeans, leggings, dresses, and skirts. They come in different colors that nicely cover bangs and scratches. Although these boots may be a bit more expensive, if you take care of them they will last years.
Wonderful Wellies- The weather isn’t chilly enough for snow just yet, but it can get rainy at times during the fall. What you need is a great pair of boots that will protect your feet from the rain. These Hunter rain boots are durable in all kinds of inclement weather and come in an array of fun colors like this one.
Fabulous Fringe- Back in the ‘70s my mother owned a pair of Minnetonka fringe boots and she thought she was the bee’s knees. Well congratulations Mom, you have an excuse to pull out your favorite Minnetonka fringe boots from the back of the closet. Not only are these boots comfortable, but they’re also very in right now.
Over-The-Knee Trend- The over-the-knee boot happens to be a considerably big trend this fall season. These Sam Edelman boots look super cute with a mini skirt to attend a party or a pair of jeggings and a large cardigan to wear to class. There are many ways to wear these shoes, definitely making them worth the splurge.
Sam Edelman, $300
Zip it Up- These Steve Madden boots make zippers fun. These comfortable shoes come in many different colors. You can choose the off white color for a day-to-day look, or black and cognac for a night look.
Steve Madden, $145.95
Lace Up Love- I’m absolutely obsessed with these Jeffrey Campbell boots that happen to incorporate two very important fall trends: lace-up and over the knee boots. These boots come in a dusty brown and black, and look adorable with a floral skirt, a white tee, and a leather jacket.
Free People, $298
Hey There, Stud- There is nothing better then a black short boot covered in studs. These boots are total biker chic, and add a little sparkle to a blah outfit. Wear them with blue jeans and a white tee or even a fancy frock, and you’re ready to walk out of your dorm room in style.
Nine West, $129
Fold Over Fad- If you are gifted with the skill of walking in high heels, you will adore these Michael Antonio fold-over stiletto boots. Wear these shoes with black tights and they will elongate your legs. They look great with a black mini skirt and an oversized cardigan.
Michael Antonio, $88
Bean Boots- Although these shoes can be worn as winter boots, they can most definitely be worn as fall boots too. Take a walk on my campus and you will find girls wearing these boots with a skirt and oversized tee shirt on the sunniest days in fall.
L.L. Bean, $84
Sporty Shoe- If you dislike wearing heels to class, go with a comfortable pair of flat boots. These Indigo boots by Clarks are comfortable and casual, created for the sporty girl on the go.
Indigo by Clarks, $170
Classic College- Since we’re talking about college fashion here, Uggs couldn’t go unmentioned. Although the Ugg boot is clichéd, it’s a college staple that most college girls (even if you’re hiding them in the back of your closet) own.
Da Bootie- For the college girl who loves to take fashion risks, these leopard Urban Outfitters booties are divine. Different patterns worn together are very in this season. We see stars like Jessica Szohr embrace it well in our favorite fashion magazines. Worn with a different patterned dress, these shoes can look very mod. If you want a simpler shoe, these boots also come in black and cognac.
Urban Outfitters, $68
Simple and Slouchy- These boots with a little stacked heel go with the slouchy trend this season. They also happen to go with practically very outfit. Not to mention they are an incredibly cheap find, which means you won’t be too upset when you get a little dirt on them.
Forever 21, $34.80
Buttons Galore-Over-the-knee boot? Check. A plethora of buttons? Check. Leather? Check. These boots embody three of the fall season’s central trends. Wear them to class or to a party—there are many occasions to show these boots off.
Timber Chic- There’s nothing like a pair of heeled timber booties that make hiking look tres chic. These booties will go with absolutely everything. However, refrain from actually hiking in these boots. Unless you’re a super hero, heels never work in the woods.
Rebel Boots- Are you a punk rock chick who likes being rebel and dates guys your parents dislike? Well these defiant boots are perfect for any occasion. Depending on the colors in your wardrobe, go with black, slate, or tan.
Buckled Up- A classic pair of brown boots is always a necessity in a girl’s closet. They’re great to have because they are more casual than black boots, and you can wear them with just about anything.
Riding Boot Lookalikes- Riding pants and boots aren’t just for equestrians now. Try these boots for a classic preppy laidback look.
Peep-Toe Surprise- These peep-toe booties are the perfect going out shoe. Wear them with tights when the nights get chillier, or tuck them into jeans.
B, Makowsky, $169
Effortless Model- If you need a pair of simple and cheap boots, your go-to store is Payless. These black boots look expensive, so no one could guess the price by simply looking at them!