Well, These 42 Chunky Knee-High Boots Have Stolen My Heart

Best chunky knee high boots



Fall ushers in a few of my favorite things: crisp breezes, colorful leaves, and of course, the best thing of all: boots season. Sure, you can wear boots year-round, but as a fashion lover, I find immense joy thumbing-through runway imagery to see which fall boot trends will reign supreme for the season. It is one of my favorite past-times. And while there are several great styles to shop for right now, I’m most excited about chunky knee-high boots. 

Seriously, who doesn’t love a good pair of knee-high boots? Fortunately, this season’s fresh iterations take my obsession for the staple to new heights. With versions of chunky knee-high boots featuring everything from lug soles, platforms, and western details, this is by far one of fall’s most versatile boot styles. Keep scrolling through as I’ve rounded up the 42 best chunky knee boots to shop for right now.

Lug-Sole Boots
Best chunky knee high boots



It’s impossible to scroll through Instagram without noticing how chunky, lug-sole knee-high boots have become the it-style among influencers. Luckily there are various ways to style this winter-friendly boot that can be found everywhere from Ganni to Aldo.

Zara never fails to come through with trendy boot options.

The contrasting blue lug sole on these chunky knee-high boots is everything.

As per usual, Staud slays me by creating the perfect fall boots.

Not only are these boots on-trend, but they’re also made with recycled materials, so they’re more eco-friendly. 

Chunky Chelsea boots are here to stay, and I’m not mad about it.

The chain on these boots has me in shambles.

Bottega Veneta’s iconic green hue in the form of a lug sole? Here for it.

The buckle on these is truly something else.

Investing in these Stella McCartney boots isn’t a bad idea at all.

Have you ever seen lug-sole cowboy boots? Out of this world. 

It’s not a chunky knee-high boot roundup without including Ganni’s beloved Chelsea style.

The leather floral imprints on these Valentino boots are too beautiful.

These simple Sam Edelman boots are bound to become your go-to for the rest of the season.

A chunky black boot is a fall wardrobe essential.

Heeled Boots
Best chunky knee high boots



If you’re not into lug-soles, the alternative way to buy into this trend is opting for a timeless chunky heeled knee-high boot. Not only do thicker heeled styles mean the shoe will be more comfortable, but they’re also more versatile.

Black crocodile boots will always be a wise wardrobe investment.

Hello, leather patchwork boots of my dreams.

Mango knows how to create the perfect fall staples.

The buckles on these boots have me in my feelings.

Found: the best square-toe boots for fall.

NGL, I think about buying these forest-green crocodile boots once a week. 

I live for a sculptural heel moment.

You’ll be livin’ your life like it’s golden in these boots.

Some of the best chunky knee-high boots are simple, like these from Reformation.

Prediction: These boots will become your wardrobe’s unsung hero.

What—in addition to the low, chunky heels—makes these boots even better? Their stretchy fabric is made for thicker legs.

The truffle color on these boots is delectable.

Croc-embossed cowboy boots? Don’t mind if I do.

Platform Boots
Best chunky knee high boots



If Carrie Bradshaw is your forever style icon, thena platform, chunky, knee-high boot this fall seems right up your alley. The higher, the better.

Okay, we have to talk about these boots. The contrasting beige lug sole, the chunky heel, the height… too hot to handle.

Now these boots are begging to go out on the town.

These boots are giving ’70s vibes in the best possible way.

I can envision Megan Fox wearing these boots.

Jessica Simpson did not need to go that hard with these shoes.

The patchwork alone on these chunky boots makes them one of a kind.

Channel your inner Olivia Rodrigo with these patent-leather boots.

Who said all platform boots had to be obscenely high?

Leave it to J.Lo to make me want to spend all of my dinero on a pair of shoes.

Miu Miu sure knows how to make a girl swoon.