If there is one accessory that is the undisputed queen of fall, it's simple boots. Summer is the time for mules and classic loafers, but as Honeycrisp apples arrive at the farmers markets and crisp leaves start to crunch underfoot, we put away our open-toed shoes and instead pull out our boots in all shapes, sizes, materials, and colors.
Halloween hits at peak fall, which is prime boot season. That's what makes the footwear the perfect accessory for any Halloween costume. Boots will keep you dancing all night while providing the perfect accent to the costume of your choice. Whether they're over-the-knee, ankle, or come in a bold shade of red, there's a costume for that. From Lydia Deetz to Vivian Ward and Daenerys Targaryen, some of our favorite characters wear this simple fall staple, and so can you in these costumes with boots.
Combat Boots: Lydia Deetz
Bella Hadid won Halloween with her Lydia Deetz costume. Since I will be wearing the same costume this year, I'm glad to already have a pair of combat boots waiting in my closet.
The solution for not completely freezing in a minidress on Halloween? Over-the-knee boots, which happen to be a key component in the iconic Vivian Ward dress from the opening scenes of Pretty Woman. We also like Dascha Polanco's addition of a practical coat here.
We all have a pair of black booties in our closets, so why not use them to transform into Uma Thurman's iconic role as The Bride in Kill Bill. Variations of this look can also work as a race car driver.
You can still look on trend this Halloween with one of the season's most popular shoe styles: cowboy boots. An easy way to put a costume together? Thelma and Louise. Just grab a friend and a pair of jeans.