While classic black ankle boots will always have a place in our closets (and our hearts), and their bright-white counterparts continue to rule the trend circuit, you can’t deny that a versatile pair of taupe boots should be a go-to staple in your closet. The color can be worn with nearly anything, and taupe boots feel like a refreshing alternative to all your black or white pairs. To illustrate our point, we’ve rounded up It girl–approved ensembles that feature all shades of taupe. Give yourself a healthy dose of sartorial inspiration and check them all out below. Then shop each outfit to wear the boot trend all the way through the season.
Style Tip: For a look that makes an impact, opt for a a neutral outfit featuring cream and white hues.
There's a reason J Brand keeps bringing back this style.
A pair of these boots will go seamlessly with your ensembles.
Style Tip: Taupe boots will look amazing with other everyday staples such as a shearling coat and jeans.
The hiking-boot trend is going strong.
Wear this faux shearling–lined coat until through the early spring.
Style Tip: A pair of tall taupe boots will look incredibly chic underneath a midi skirt.
This cashmere skirt can be dressed up or down.
Style these with your favorite skirt or with a pair of jeans.
Style Tip: A pair of lighter taupe boots will brighten up your ensemble a surprising amount.
Nothing will make you stand out quite like this coat.
The cap toe and contrast heel make these so much more interesting.
Style Tip: Let darker taupe boots be the statement piece to a light-hued outfit.
This knit cardigan looks so cozy.
A taupe boot with a patent texture is so unexpected.
Style Tip: Swap out your black booties with a pair of taupe boots for a slightly unexpected look.
You'll never want to take this warm shearling wool coat off.
These boots have a zipper on the inside for easy accessibility.
Style Tip: Let your boots be an extension of your ensemble.
You'll love wearing this neutral jumpsuit.
The white stacked heel is so unexpected.
Style Tip: Deep taupe over-the-knee boots are the perfect way to mix your warm-weather pieces into your outfits for the early springtime.
This denim dress is perfect for a boho-inspired outfit.
Leave it to Balmain to create seriously chic boots.
Style Tip: If you have a pair of lighter taupe boots, pair it with warmer colors like buttery yellow or maroon.
We can't get over the texture of this top.
Wear these pointed-toe booties for your next night out.
Style Tip: You can never go wrong with this combination.
Now this is a check print.
The contrast between the leather accents and the suede is so cool.
Style Tip: Throw a light brown coat over a beige look with your taupe boots.
This is simply classic.
From the brand who does the sock boot best.
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