16 Ways to Style Black Boots for Fall

If there’s one thing we look forward to about the arrival of fall (aside from sweater weather and pumpkin spice lattes), it’s getting to pull on our favorite pairs of boots. Sure, you can wear sneakers and mules year-round, but come September, your trusty black boots will never fail you. Whatever your pair of choice—classic black ankle booties or thigh-high boots that reach up to there—these are the boots you’ll want to invest in. Because there just aren’t many outfits these boots won’t pair well with. To prove our point, we’ve rounded up some of the best outfits to wear with black boots. Style them with patent-leather pants, a knit dress, or even a blazer; with these shoes, the possibilities are truly endless.

Throw on a pair of suede boots with a Western-inspired outfit featuring denim and suede.

Tap into the Western trend.

Available in sizes 4 to 12.

Turtlenecks are back on the rise.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

A light-colored ensemble will be perfect for fall with a pair of black sock boots.

Yes, unicorns can be chic.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Wear this skirt from the summer into the fall.

Available in sizes 36 to 42.

You can't go wrong in wearing black boots with a dark outfit.

For minimalists, a navy sweater can be that extra pop of color.

Available in sizes 2 to 8.

You'll wear there all the time.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

Add some grunge to your fall outfit with a combat boots.

Everyone needs a crisp button-down shirt.

Available in sizes 00 to 12.

Give your outfit that extra edge.

Available in sizes 5 to 11.

A pair of platform boots will look so chic styled with a skirt and moto jacket.

Swap your favorite moto for this suede option.

Available in sizes 12 to 28.

This skirt will get anyone's attention.

Available in sizes 2 to 8.

Use your combat boots to add contrast to a polished look featuring a bohemian dress and a blazer.

If you haven't already, invest in a chic checked blazer.

Available in sizes 14 to 16.

This will be a go-to for fall.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Knee-high boots and a fall-ready dress will always be a good combination.

These are definitely worth the investment.

Available in sizes 35 to 40.

The cowboy boot trend is still going strong. Play with different styles and pair a pretty velvet dress with the shoes.

Wear this to any formal events you have coming up.

Available in sizes 36 to 44.

The cowboy-boot trend keeps on giving.

Available in sizes 5 to 10.

Keep the sleek look of PVC pants going with a pair of black boots.

You'll be surprised how versatile patent pants are.

Available in sizes XS to L.

You won't get tired of these.

Available in sizes 35 to 42.

Give a sweet, soft knit dress a hint of edge with leather boots.

You'll feel so cozy in this dress.

Available in sizes 14 to 28.

A leather jacket will give your ensemble a cool edge.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

A pair of black boots will make an outfit featuring a turtleneck and checked coat look that much more expensive.

This coat is so pretty.

Available in sizes 0 to 12.

Wear these with a pair of jeans for fall.

Available in sizes 5 to 10.

A pair of knee-high boots styled with a slip skirt will give your ensemble a more fall-ready vibe.

There's a reason this skirt keeps selling out.

Available in sizes XXS to XL.

These boots are so flattering.

Available in sizes 5 to 12.

Style your knit dress with a pair of tights and thigh-high boots, and you've got yourself a foolproof fall outfit.

Now, these boots were made for walking.

Available in sizes 6.5 to 10.5.

Want to wear black boots to the office? Pair them with a neutral gray skirt and a button-down shirt.

Layer a turtleneck underneath when it gets colder.

Available in sizes 4 to 10.

Wear this skirt to work.

Available in sizes 2 to 6.

Style down a dressier wrap dress by styling it with a pair of heeled ankle boots.

A wrap dress is always so flattering.

Available in sizes XS to L.

These boots have become a classic.

Available in sizes 35 to 41.

Don't put all your summer whites in storage yet—add a black boots an a cardigan to your outfit to make your look appropriate for the new season.

Add this perfectly soft tee to your collection.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

A white denim skirt will be so unexpected for fall.

Available in sizes XS to L.

No matter what type of style your black boots are, let these outfits inspire you to wear them throughout the fall.