As someone who owns at least six pairs of Dr. Martens, I guess chunky boots are kinda my thing. Every year when fall comes around, I eagerly ditch my sandals for boots, always opting for something with a clunky heel or thick, lugged sole. They’re not only flattering and practical (hello, impending winter weather), but they also go with everything from puff-sleeve empire-waist dresses to tailored fall suiting, giving any look just the right amount of attitude.
Luckily for me, the chunky-boot trend of 2020 is still riding strong for fall 2021. Whether platform ankle boots are your thing or you prefer knee-high and over-the-knee silhouettes, trust that there’s a style for you. Not to mention this season’s pickings come in a variety of colorways, including classic neutrals and plenty of pastels and brights.
Ahead, I rounded up 26 of the best chunky boots of the season, starting at just $40. Keep scrolling to check them out, and snag a pair or two for yourself while you’re at it.
This sleek over-the-knee style looks killer paired with minidresses and skirts.
This block heel is a great height for everyday wear.
Of course, I can’t fail to mention my dream New Bottega boots.
I’d be lying if I said I didn’t think about these boots at least five times a day.
Okay, I need these.
Can’t decide between sneakers or boots? Try this sneaker-boot hybrid.
I never thought I needed boots with multicolored soles—until now.
Nodaleto has perfected the chunky angled heel, and these platform lace-up boots are one of my favorite styles.
And finally, a sleek everyday option with just the right amount of height.
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