We’re always on the hunt for the next It ankle boot style. While there are several iterations that are always on trend (classic black, for example), there’s one silhouette we think will blow up over the next few months: utility boots. Taking inspiration from the grunge era, this style is chunkier with more hardware and a lower heel than normal ankle boots—and will add the perfect amount of cool toughness to whatever you’re wearing. In fact, Bella Hadid has already been spotted wearing this style.
Below, we rounded up key fall runway moments featuring utility boots, along with street style inspiration of fashion girls already testing out the trend.
Keep scrolling to check out the ankle boot style you need to invest in now—and shop a few of our favorites too.
The middle strap gives these boots even more edge.
Pair these taller combat boots with black skinnies.
We love how these are styled with cropped, frayed jeans.
A higher heel gives combat boots a more feminine twist.
These may be combat boots, but the silhouette is still very streamlined and sophisticated for work or play.
These are a huge hit among the street style stars.
You can never have too many studs.
The studded butterfly on the top of these boots feels so unexpected.
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