7 Outfits That Make Basic Ankle Boots Look Chic

If there’s one shoe style that will essentially never go out of style (like, ever), it’s black ankle boots. They’re totally considered classics at this point and crop up season after season in a variety of iterations—from matte leather to patent or velvet. Because you probably incorporate black booties into your outfits weekly (maybe even daily!), chances are you have a go-to way of styling them. That may be with your favorite skirt and tee or a pair of trousers and a sweater. While your way is undoubtedly chic and works for you, a little more inspiration never hurt anyone, right?

Below, we rounded up recent, forward-feeling street style and celeb looks to showcase the new and cool ways to wear black ankle boots right now. We promise you'll love at least one of the ensembles coming your way.

Keep reading for styling inspo. Plus, shop our favorite ankle boots of the moment. There’s something for every budget.

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