Knee-high boots still edge into polarizing trend territory. Sure, they’ve become a staple in many important fashion people’s wardrobes (Anna Winter has worn her animal-print boots for years), but the shoes can seem daunting to pull off, given their statement in-your-face nature. But as the street elite has proven with their outfits lately, knee-high boots aren’t only for the sartorial elite. The perfect pair is actually simple to pull off no matter your personal style. Ahead, we’re highlighting seven ensembles featuring the must-have shoes to test out this season. Plus we shopped out our favorite boots of the moment, if you’re looking to refresh your wardrobe or jump on the trend once and for all.