10 Outfits to Remember If You Only Wear Black Ankle Boots


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When it comes to footwear staples you live in, black ankle boots probably rank pretty high up there. In fact, they just might be the one shoe silhouette you rely on more than anything else. Trust—you’re not alone. While you may have a go-to ensemble you love wearing with your favorite pair of booties, variety is the spice of life, right? So don’t be afraid to mix it up a bit. With that, we’re showcasing 10 outfit ideas below to remember the next time you slip into your favorite pair of black ankle boots (which will probably be 20 seconds after reading this). We also shopped out a few of our favorite pairs of booties in case your offering could use a refresh as well.


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Go for light-wash, straight jeans and a loose moto jacket with your ankle boots for a downtown feel.


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The utility trend will continue to rise throughout 2019, so test out the look with your boots and a tucked-in white cotton shirt with cargo pants.


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Wear your favorite black ankle boots to work with a classic skirt suit and smart accessories.


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Short on time? Toss on an interesting jumpsuit, slip into your boots, and go. 


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Similar to the above time-saving ensemble, tossing on a statement dress and booties works just as well.


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If it's especially chilly where you are, bundle up in a furry coat and a monochromatic sweater-and-trouser pairing with your square-toe booties.


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Live in all black? Streamline your overall vibe with a turtleneck, jeans, boots, and a printed oversize coat.


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Upgrade your 9-to-5 life with a camel blazer, on-trend plaid pants, a checked overcoat, and pointed booties. 


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The double-jacket layered look feels especially forward with black pants and chunkier booties.


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Now this is one ankle-boot look you may want to live in all season long, featuring a crochet top, a leather jacket, and straight-leg jeans.

Next, check out the ankle-boot style that's not selling anymore.

Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.