17 Ways to Wear Your Dresses With Tights and Boots

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Snarda Semburg

Winter isn't exactly the easiest season for dressing. Once temperatures drop, every possible outfit prompts the Will I freeze in this? inquiry, and if the answer is yes, well, it looks great around your apartment, at least. But one look we've learned to fall back on is dresses with tights and boots. The simple combination makes for an easy way to take your warm-weather pieces into a new season altogether. With the addition of sleek black tights and cool ankle boots, even the floatiest slip can work under the right circumstances.

So what are a few of our favorite ways to pull off this combination? Below we're highlighting 17 different ways to wear your favorite dresses with tights and boots. Some work for practically subarctic temps while others are better reserved for slightly warmer wintery weather. Still, no matter what the day may look like outside, you're guaranteed you'll find some easy outfit inspiration below.

Read on for a few of our favorite way to pull off this classic combination, then shop dresses to help you get the look.

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Style du Monde

Pair a denim dress with classic black boots.

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Sandra Semburg

Opt for sheer tights with pointed boots.

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Sandra Semburg

Contrast a sweet slip dress with biker-style boots.

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Collage Vintage

Opaque tights will keep you warm when you're in a minidress.

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Adam Katz Sinding

Try thermal tights with a clunkier boot style for a more dressed-down combination.

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Adam Katz Sinding

Don't be afraid to contrast black tights with white boots or bold-hued dresses.

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Sandra Semburg

Over-the-knee boots are the perfect choice when paired with a minidress.

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Adam Katz Sinding

Cowboy boots and a full-skirt dress make for a playful combination.

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Adam Katz Sinding

Dare to wear tights with unexpected details like polka dots or small crystals.

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Adam Katz Sinding

If your dress makes a statement, consider sticking to sleek tights and ankle boots.

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Adam Katz Sinding

Chunky boots and a pretty floral dress make for an unexpectedly cool combination.

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Sandra Semburg

Contrast your standard black tights with eye-catching ankle boots.

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Sandra Semburg

Cozy knits get just the right amount of contrast worn with edgy biker boots.

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Sandra Semburg

A thin slip feels winter-ready when styled with simple tights and sturdy boots.

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Collage Vintage

Try mid-calf boots with a coatdress that lets just a sliver of your tights show.

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Collage Vintage

Chelsea boots are a comfortable yet cool pick.

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Style du Monde

Don't be afraid to layer a turtleneck under a more summery dress.

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This post was originally published on an earlier date and has since been updated by Lauren Eggertsen. Need more inspiration? See the boots every woman should own.

Need more inspiration? See the boots every woman should own.