There are certain staples of certifiably cool style. Whether its a leather moto jacket thrown over any look, distressed boyfriend jeans that add an effortless touch or lace-up combat boots, wearing these items seems to increase how objectively cool your look is (and certainly how confident you feel on a given day). Because we’ll never turn down an opportunity to look infinitely cooler (who would?), we put together some seriously spot-on ways to wear these must-have shoes.
From wearing faded jeans and a statement-making jacket or pairing combat boots with a cute skirt and pretty handbag, these street style moments are proving just how powerful the addition of these boots can be in all your looks. After viewing the combat boot outfits we’re loving right now, you’ll see just how versatile the shoes can really be. Ready to up your style game? Scroll down to see the looks, and while you’re at it shop our favorite lace-up boots.
Style Recipe: Jean Jacket + White Tee + Coated Jeans
Style Recipe: Bomber Jacket + Turtleneck + Cuffed Jeans
Style Recipe: Chambray Shirt + Cropped Jeans
Style Recipe: Long Cardigan + Printed Button-Down + Cardigan
Style Recipe: Beanie + Infinity Scarf + Motorcycle Jacket
Style Recipe: Oversize Jean Jacket + Sweater + Crossbody Bag
Style Recipe: Chunky Choker + Vintage Jean Jacket + Fringe Bag
Style Recipe: Simple Sweater + Chain-Strap Bag + Skinny Jeans
Style Recipe: Chunky Knit + Pendant Necklace + Black Jeans
Style Recipe: White Tee + Flannel + Black Skinny Jeans
Style Recipe: Patent Leather Jacket + Knitted Skirt + Mini-Bag
Keep scrolling to shop the best lace-up boots for fall.
Contrast laces and stitching put a covetable forward spin on this pair.
Available in sizes US5 to US12.
The front flap and silver buckle make these boots extra special.
Available in sizes IT37 to IT41.
We'd wear this cool platform pair with a floral frock.
Available in sizes US5 to US10.
Who else is really into contrast laces right now?
Available in sizes 35 to 41.
Try a pair in rich burgundy to break up all-black looks.
Available in sizes US6.5 to US10.5.
Your search for the coolest boots out there is over.
Available in sizes UK3 to UK8.
We love the streamlined look of this updated lace-up boot.
Available in sizes 35 to 41.
It's all about the pretty glossed effect on this pair.
Available in sizes IT35 to IT42.
It doesn't get more classic than Dr. Marten's iconic combat boot.
Available in sizes UK3 to UK9.
For a streetwear feel, wear these boots with cargo pants, like this I Am Gia pair.
Available in sizes 8 to 9.
This pair is actually waterproof, so feel free to wear it in all types of weather.
Available in sizes 36 to 39.
The coziest option we've seen yet.
Available in sizes IT35 to IT41.
These pearl details add a pretty touch.
Available in sizes US5 to US11.
This post was published at an earlier date and has been updated by Anna LaPlaca.