If you're looking for a power color, there's nothing that can compare with red. The hue exudes strength and confidence; there's a reason women keep red lipstick in their purses for the right occasion. Now, we know boots are a whole different ball game, but as it turns out, this is a footwear trend worth trying. We know they can seem like an intimidating choice, but figuring out how to wear red boots is all about the outfit. Below, we're highlighting 25 unique ensembles that all count these bold boots as the finishing touch. From head-to-toe crimson to looks that are a bit more minimalistic, you'll find all the red boot outfit ideas you could need to finally decide to make these a cardinal part of your winter wardrobe.
If you're ready to tackle color head-on, trying mixing and matching a wide array of nontraditional hues.
Style taller boots with a printed pencil skirt.
Don't be afraid to wear with an equally bold red dress.
Red boots add just the right amount of drama to an otherwise simple ensemble.
Try a print with hints of red to create a look that's coordinated without being matchy-matchy.
Step up a simple outfit with a bright pair of ankle boots.
Head-to-toe red may be intimidating at first, but sometimes fully tackling a hue head-on is actually the easiest way to pull it off.
Swap your go-to black ankle boots for a pop of color.
If you believe in power dressing, red is the hue to try.
Black leather plays on the extra edge provided by red boots.
For a high-fashion take, try mixing with other bold hues like yellow or green.
White pants will let your shoes pop.
Style with basic black for an easier ensemble.
These Céline boots are a cool classic.
Over-the-knee boots add extra drama to a pretty floral dress.
Try sporty flat boots for daytime wear.
Dark-wash denim and red ankle boots are a combination that will work at the office or for a night out.
Don't want to overdo it? Try boots in a muted suede.
Patent leather makes for an especially bold take on the trend.
You can't go wrong with easy classics.
A preppy print like plaid is an unexpected choice.
Paired with an eye-catching leopard print, red boots make for a maximalist's dream.
Velvet gives red boots a soft romantic touch.
If you want it to be all about your boots, keep the rest of your look neutral (but feel free to add an additional color pop).
Paired with a sleek white dress, red boots don't feel overpowering.