There’s no doubt boots are a winter staple, and one style we see year after is the combat boot. They’re an easy way to instantly toughen up and outfit and add a cool-girl edge. Paired with jeans and a leather jacket, they’re the perfect weekend look. But they can also fit into the wardrobe of someone with more traditionally elegant style: Just look to Olivia Palermo, who styles her combat boots with a knit dress and ruffled coat for an outfit that feels both polished and cool. Want to see other fashion girl–approved looks involving combat boots? Go on to see 11 outfits you can wear all season long.
Go out of your comfort zone and pair a summery dress with edgy black combat boots.