Fashion People Agree: This Boot Trend Is Made for Simple Leggings

There are some pieces in our wardrobes that will always go together, like jeans and T-shirts and cardigans and tank tops. But have you tried pairing simple leggings with knee-high boots yet? 

This easy outfit recipe is often overlooked in favor of a more athletic shoe style, but let's face it: We wear leggings everywhere, not just when working out. So why not give your favorite pair a leg up with a little help from a pair of sleek black boots? This match made in simple-style heaven is gaining traction among fashionable people around the world. And with winter in full swing, it's clear that boots are back in rotation

Scroll on for some easy outfit inspiration, plus a few of our favorite knee-high boots and basic black leggings to mix and match. We have a feeling this combo will soon become a go-to, no matter where the season takes you.

Three Easy Outfits to Try


1. Back to Basics
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Let your outerwear shine with this sleek outfit.


2. Dainty Details
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Sporty meets edgy.


3. Fun With Fabrics
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Who said you can't mix black and brown?

Shop Knee-High Boots and Simple Leggings

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Drew Elovitz
Director of Content Strategy

Drew Elovitz is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but has spent the last decade living and working in New York City. She earned a master's degree in media and popular culture from New York University, then began her career on the internet as the Twitter voice of Barbie. She worked previously at Who What Wear as the director of content strategy and also spent several years leading the social media teams at Teen Vogue and Entertainment Weekly. You'll find her byline on the site around topics such as celebrity fashion, must-have basics, beauty favorites (particularly nail polish), and wellness tips and tricks. Her personal style tends to favor the classics: She loves crisp white button-downs, sneakers, and skinny jeans—and no look is complete without a great pair of oversize sunglasses and a trusty leather jacket. After she finishes reading the entire internet every day, she can be found dining out at her favorite restaurants, trying new beauty treatments, or indulging her historical-fiction habit.