Now that our sandals are all stashed away, it’s time to switch to something a bit more season-appropriate. Thankfully, there’s no need to rush into your wintertime wardrobe when you can look fall ready in a fashion-forward ankle boot. From embellished soles to word-splashed styles that say it all, these ankle boots are perfect for making a statement before the inevitable slush and snow set in.
A big trend for fall, velvet is an easy way to add texture and dimension to your look. Put this purple pair on double duty to elevate distressed boyfriend jeans and ground your glam party looks. Call It Spring Biradia ankle boot, $80
An architectural ruffle elevates a basic black boot. Show off this striking style with cropped pants and leg-baring skirts. Zara Ruffled High Heel Leather Ankle Boots, $139
Autumn florals are all the rage this year. Try a painterly-print boot for an unexpected way to add a dose of lovely blooms to your look. Nine West Savitra boot, $180
The rock ’n’ roll classic gets a 2017 spin with a fierce pointed toe and of-the-moment metallic finish. Dolce Vita Macie Pull-On Chelsea Booties, $190
Pearls have shed their stuffy pedigree to become the coolest embellishment of the season. Embrace the elegant trend in a bootie that makes a grand entrance — and an even bigger impact when you turn to leave. Stuart Weitzman The Pearlbacari Bootie, $750
This season, let your boots do the talking with a wordy style that speaks volumes. Style tip: When it comes to wearing attention-grabbing soles, keep the rest of your outfit simple (think jeans with a basic tee or an all-black-everything look). Mimosa boot, $498
The classic motorcycle boot meets boho chic. Pair this part tough, part feminine style with your favourite denim or with floral prints topped with chunky knits. Coach Moto Bootie, $495