I Think These Fall Skirt-and-Shoe Pairings Work Every Single Time

For me, getting dressed often revolves around foolproof outfit formulas. Yep—I love to experiment, but I'm also a major outfit repeater. Once I find something that works, I know that it's an easy way to get dressed without putting too much thought into what I'm wearing. This summer, some of my favorite combos have been linen pants and tube tops, padded shoulder tees with wide-leg denim shorts, linen dresses with strappy sandals, and bodysuits with slip skirts—outfits I've worn again and again without thinking twice. Looking to fall, though, what are the easy looks I'll be trying out?

As a big skirt person, I've been thinking about how I'll transition some of my favorite pieces to the next season. Looking to some of my favorite street style looks, I already have plenty of fall outfits with skirts earmarked to put my own spin on in the coming months. Ahead, see the skirt-and-shoe pairings I'll be trying out for myself soon because I love a great outfit shortcut. Trust me—these will never go out of style.

Leather Skirt + Printed Boots

Fall outfits with skirts

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If you opt for a leather skirt, try a longer version like this one from Nanushka. To offset the longer length, style it with a pair of knee-high boots in a fun animal print to add some dimension to a neutral outfit.

Miniskirt + Rubber Boots

Fall outfits with skirts and boots

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Chunky knee-high boots are destined to be one of the biggest shoe trends this fall. While you may not immediately think to pair them with a miniskirt, this outfit makes it all too clear how cool they look together. Add a turtleneck and an oversize blazer and you have the perfect fall look.

Skirt Suit + Knee-High Boots

Fall outfits with skirts and knee-high boots

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Another trend that will be huge for fall? Skirt suits. To make them feel forward, add knee-high boots with a luxe faux-croc finish. I'll be repeating this look very soon.

Printed Skirt + Ankle Boots

Fall outfits with skirts and ankle boots

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Animal prints simply never go out of style, and the same thing goes for ankle boots. It's no wonder they work so well together.

Midi Skirt + Heels

Fall outfits with skirts and heels

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I haven't been able to stop thinking about this cool, sophisticated look on Giorgia Tordini ever since she wore it. A longer midi-length skirt paired with pointed heels and a ribbed knit? Perfection.

Utility Skirt + Pointed Mules

Fall outfits with skirts and mules

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We keep seeing new iterations of the utility trend and the trick for pulling it off is to pair it with something polished. A pair of pointed mules is exactly how to do it.

Ribbed Skirt + Pumps

Fall outfits with skirts and pumps

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Ribbed knits are one of my favorite essentials for fall, hands down. If you're looking to adopt them like I am, here, Lisa Aiken shows how to pull them off. Adding a pair of zebra pumps to a matching ribbed skirt set, she adds the perfect element of fun to an otherwise neutral look.

Neutral Skirt + Two-Tone Boots

Fall outfits with mini skirts

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As a self-confessed lover of neutrals, this might be one of my favorite looks to try out for fall. While neutral can be safe, Anna Vitiello's outfit is anything but that. Mixing a beige skirt with two-tone boots, she proves that neutrals can be just as dynamic as bolder shades.

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