5 Shoe Trends You Won't Regret in 10 Years—Promise

Some trends age like a fine wine and some, well, don’t. As fun as it is to play around with of-the-moment looks, sometimes practicality calls for investing in timeless pieces that will stand the test of time. As you might have guessed, this story is dedicated to the shoe styles that fit in this category.

I know what you’re thinking: It’s still scorching hot out, how can I think about fall boots? But it never hurts to plan ahead and take advantage of brand new arrivals while stock is still full of sizes. Inspired by the coolest women in New York, Paris, and more, scroll down to shop the 5 classic shoes you’ll love for fall.

1. Chelsea Boots

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@himichelleli

These comfortable boots have a thick sole that's perfect for inclement weather. 

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@chrissyford

You simply can't go wrong with pointed black ankle boots.

These waterproof boots are perfect for rainy weather.

2. Knee-High Boots

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@leiasfez

Paired with a mini skirt, these boots are very Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Take note: Riding boots are back in style. 

They're chic and they're water-resistant. Win-win. 

3. Ballet Flats

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@anoukyve

Square-toe ballet flats are very in right now. 

Part ballet flats, part mules, 100% chic. 

You can always count on Mansur Gavriel for high quality pieces that will last. 

I'd wear these with everything from jeans to floaty dresses. 

4. Loafers

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@champagnemani

Yep, I'd also wear these with high socks just like the outfit above. 

Yes, I want to channel my inner Rory Gilmore and wear these with a pleated skirt. 

These Tod's loafers are the definition of classic.

Dr. Martens makes more than boots, y'all. 

5. White Sneakers

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@soleneoj

These sneakers have hundreds of phenomenal Nordstrom reviews. Customers love how comfortable and stylish they are.  

A favorite of Kate Middleton's is a favorite of mine. 

Speaking of royals, Meghan Markle is a fan of this vegan brand. 

Nike Air Force 1s will always be in style. 

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