The Affordable Boot Styles You'll See Everywhere This Fall

Calling all boot lovers! I have some great news to share with you. All the biggest boots trends for the fall season ahead have officially arrived. Yes, that means the buzziest boots from the runways have landed in-store and are ready for you to add to your shopping carts—but that’s not all. I did some digging around the internet to find the most trendy-worthy styles for affordable prices.

Ahead, I’m breaking down the season’s biggest boot trends and where you can find the cool styles for under $250. This means you don’t have to wait for any end-of-season sales to start wearing the boot styles that will be everywhere this fall; you can order them this very minute. Go on to shop the best affordable fall boots of the season from Zara, Topshop, Sam Edelman, and more, starting at just $35.

Cowboy Boots


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Western-inspired boots are the runaway trend of the season. Expect to see everything from traditional styles to modern takes on the classic shoes.

Slouchy Boots


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Slouchy boots are back, my friends. Zara has one of the coolest affordable versions of the season, available in a number of colors. Wear yours with everything from long dresses to miniskirts.

Toe-Cap Boots


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If you're looking for boots that are polished, this is where you should spend your money. Perfect to wear everywhere from the office to dinner with friends.

Hiking Boots


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The most rugged and streetwear-friendly style, hiking boots are about to explode. Pair them with something unexpected like a cool leopard-print dress.

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Associate Director, Special Projects

Kristen Nichols is the Associate Director, Special Projects at Who What Wear with over a decade of experience in fashion, editorial, and publishing. She oversees luxury content and wedding features, and covers fashion within the luxury market, runway reporting, shopping features, trends, and interviews with leading industry experts. She also contributes to podcast recordings, social media, and branded content initiatives. Kristen has worked with brands including Prada, Chanel, MyTheresa, and Luisa Via Roma, and rising designers such as Refine and Tove, and her style has been featured in publications including, Vogue France, WWD, and the CFDA. Before Who What Wear, Kristen began her career at Rodarte, where she worked on assistant styling, photo shoots, and runway shows, and at Allure, where she moved into print and digital editorial. She graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied art history and business, and currently lives in New York.