7 Winter Boot Trends Taking Over the Fashion Scene

If you’re as big of a boot fan as I am, you probably have your sights set on picking up a new pair for the season ahead. Personally, I’ve already sprung for the square-toe boot trend and have been wearing my faux-croc pair from By Far on repeat. But now I have my eye on many of the other boot styles now emerging in 2019.

Which cool winter boot trends are worth investing in? Ahead, I’m breaking down the styles that are taking over the fashion scene. Whether you’re in the market for highly polished styles like faux snakeskin, utilitarian ankle boots that stand up to winter weather, or the latest shoe trend to hit Instagram, there are plenty of new boot styles you’ll want to add to your shopping cart this season. Go on to shop my editor-approved picks. Word to the wise: Order them now before they sell out.


Platforms have arrived as the latest "ugly" shoe trend to take over 2019—especially in boot form.


Another version of the platform that's everywhere? The combat boot.


For one of the most luxe takes on boots this season, try out a faux-snakeskin finish. These will elevate any outfit.

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Another sophisticated shoe to add to your closet is the mock-croc boot. Style yours with anything from denim to mini silhouettes.


The hiking boot is a shoe that's both practical and cool for navigating winter weather. These are sure to be everywhere during fashion month.


Last summer we saw the arrival of square toe sandals and now that cooler temps have hit, that silhouette has been translated to boot styles.


Lace-up boots are going to be wildly popular as we move into 2019 and pair well with everything from dresses with tights to jeans with chunky knits.

Next, see the 13 brands I wear on repeat.

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