Let's take a moment to acknowledge that there's no greater footwear than ankle boots. Not only does this magical footwear make wearing a heel unexpectedly comfortable, boots manage to be one of the few closet staples that are truly seasonless—they're a go-to come winter, spring, summer, or fall. But when it comes to which ankle boots make the must-have list, fashion girls aren't against playing favorites.
From models like Gigi Hadid to street style stars like Pernille Taesbaek, fashion's biggest trendsetters are wearing their hearts on their well-heeled feet. Their picks run the gamut from up-and-coming lines like Dear Frances to long-time favorites like Stuart Weitzman. But one thing these seven It girls have in common is that they share our profound obsession with ankle boots. Which means you may just have some shopping to do, all inspired by these chic women.
Read on to see (and shop) seven über-cool boot brands stylish women love!
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Kendall dressed up Acne's pink Odessa boots with a coordinated pale-pink ensemble.
On Bella Hadid: Nastygal bodysuit and jeans; Joie jacket; Dear Frances Spirit Boots ($550).
For an everyday cool look, keep things simple and style a bodysuit and jeans with a pair of sleek booties.
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On Olivia Palermo: Freda Salvador Star Boots ($595)
A shirtdress-and-sweater combo gets a dressed-down spin thanks to cool ankle boots.
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On Jessica Alba: Frye shoes; House of Harlow necklace; YSL bag.
Jessica kept things simple, styling low booties with a bohemian dress.
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On Alexa Chung: Proenza Schouler dress and ankle boots.
White boots are a cool trend to try, while lace-up details set this style apart.
For a day-to-night style that's effortlessly cool, pair a sleek slip dress with ankle booties à la Gigi.
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On Pernille Teisbaek: Lovechild 1979 skirt; Vetements boots.
While you're piling on the layers for fall, style a skirt and sweater combo with a standout pair of boots, like the eye-catching designs from Vetements.