There’s nothing better than finding a pair of shoes that not only makes you feel strong, powerful, and ready for anything but is also actually comfortable. Luckily, fall’s coolest shoe trend checks all the boxes. Welcome into your wardrobe chunky Chelsea boots. The practical stompers were seen all over the runways—from Bottega Veneta to Alexander McQueen—where models wore thick platform rubber soles that exuded a punk-rock feel. Dark and ominous was the vibe, presenting a refreshingly modern and moody addition to our fall wardrobes. The apocalyptic-style boots are supremely cool and easy to walk for miles in due to their sturdy soles.
So how do you incorporate trending chunky Chelsea boots into your fall outfits? Wear them with your floral fall dresses to toughen up the look, or add a cool-girl edge to your jeans and loose leather trousers. Scroll below for plenty more inspiration on how to wear chunky Chelsea boots, and shop the best out there for every budget.
On the Runway
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Chunky soles were paired with faux fur coats at Stella McCartney channeling '70s vibes.
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At Dior, Chelsea boots came ready for the rain in waterproof fabrics with practical soles.
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At Valentino's fall runway show, thick platform wedge soles were paired with pretty, feminine dresses.
On the Street
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Try a crisp pair of white-and-black Chelsea boots with a chic tweed miniskirt and check blazer for a polished-meets-practical outfit.
Take fall's trending leather trousers to new levels of chic by pairing it with a sleek calf-length pair of stomping boots. If you want a designer pair, Bottega Veneta's boots have been dominating our Insta feeds this season.