These Boot Styles Are Out, According to Experts

It's actually impossible to think about getting through the fall and winter months without the perfect pair of boots. Seriously: It would been like getting through summer 2016 without the ideal off-the-shoulder top or pair of cropped flares—just not possible. While you probably have a go-to style already in your arsenal (maybe a classic black pair!), chances are your collection could use an update to feel current and fresh this season. Furthermore, refreshing your wardrobe with key styles is crucial before the super-cold weather really hits hard.

To give you a sense of the boot silhouettes worth investing in, we tapped some of the leaders in the industry—including designers from It girl–favorite lines Dear Frances and Rebecca Minkoff—to spill on the picks that are in and out this fall. Keep scrolling to check out the boots that'll step up your autumn and winter outfit game. Plus, shop your favorites, too.

Boot week is going strong at Who What Wear. Check out our coverage of the latest boot trends and styles for fall.

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