The Top-Rated Black Ankle Boots From Shopbop and Net-a-Porter


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When the cold weather comes around, it can be easy to go out and shop for the first black boot you see. But when it comes to narrowing it down to the best option on the market, it can be difficult. You're left with hundreds of options, and you may even leave a site more confused than when you first started shopping. In an effort to find the boots of the season, I reached out to the experts, Net-a-Porter's senior fashion market editor Libby Page and Shopbop's fashion director Caroline Maguire. Since it's their jobs to pinpoint the fashion direction of the most popular retailers (that we love here at WWW) I knew they'd deliver a slew of good picks.

 Ahead, you'll find the black ankle boots they think are the best of the season. They know exactly what their customers want and need, so If you're shopping for a staple black ankle boot, the options below will be sure to stay with you for a long time. Keep scrolling to uncover your perfect pair—and complete your winter wardrobe once and for all.



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Associate Fashion Editor
Yusra Siddiqui is an editor who resides in New Jersey but bounces between the suburbs and NYC. (She's a Jersey girl at heart.) After interning at Who What Wear in 2019, she found her way to the team after graduating from LIM College in 2022 with a fashion media degree. She's also spent time writing and working for publications such as Fashionista, Coveteur, and Nylon, but she always knew that Who What Wear was where she was meant to be. When she's on the job, she's perusing runway shows, analyzing the latest thing fellow Gen Zers are up to on the internet, and sharing what she can about the modest-fashion market. You can also catch her dabbling in entertainment, talking about the costume choices of the latest Netflix series or diving deeper into how the plotline affects the viewers in a myriad of ways. Lastly, she likes to create content for Who What Wear's TikTok. Her personal time is spent doing similar but also different things—deep diving into almost every new TV show (Bridgerton, Gilmore Girls, and Stranger Things are favorites), planning her next local getaway (whenever that may be), and reading the latest Emily Henry or Sally Rooney novel in one sitting.