Why Ankle Boots Are Actually the Perfect Going-Out Shoes

Lots of women reach for high heels when they're dressing for an evening out. But today, we're challenging this favored style by showing you how a pair of ankle boots, which can help create height, is a tad more comfortable and works just as well for a going-out ensemble. Intrigued? We're sharing seven incredibly stylish looks you can easily replicate the next time you're wearing one of your favorite dresses.

From a casual midi-length option and a playful party dress to laid-back options you can dress up with the right boots and simple LBDs, here are dress-and–ankle boot combinations to try this upcoming season. This can be a tricky trend to nail, so make sure to keep reading to see how you can wear your favorite ankle boots with dresses, and let us know how you pull off the combination using the hashtag #WhoWhatWearing.

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated. Now, read about the ugly shoe trend that you'll be wearing soon enough.