The Best Places to Buy Ankle Boots and Why


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You guys, ankle boot season is almost here. Well, if you ask me, anytime the L.A.'s perpetual summer dips below 72, I'm quick to break out my best fall essentials—first and foremost my ankle boots. To me, there's nothing more exciting about fall style than these shoes, and this year I plan on adding a few more styles to my ever-growing collection and wearing them with cropped jeans, miniskirts, and maxi dresses alike.

There are so many options to choose from with ankle boots that it'll make your head spin. Every retailer under the sun will stock several styles. That's why we're out to make the entire boot shopping experience way easier. From our go-to site for the most of-the-moment shoe trends to the place we search for classic style staples, we're breaking down exactly where to buy ankle boots this fall. Ahead, read about the seven best places to start your fall shoe shopping and then peruse our picks from each spot.

For sleek styles you'll own for years: Stuart Weitzman

The best block-heel ankle boots and a minimalist favorite: By Far

For sleek city-girl styles: Acne Studios

The best for edgier styles: Urban Outfitters

Self-explanatory: Zara

Speaking of fall style, this is the jewelry trend we're predicting to be major.


Anna is an editor on the fashion team at Who What Wear and has been at the company for over five years, having begun her career in the Los Angeles office before relocating to New York, where she's currently based. Having always been passionate about pursuing a career in fashion, she built up her experience interning at the likes of Michael Kors, A.L.C., and College Fashionista before joining the team as a post-graduate assistant editor. Anna has penned a number of interviews with Who What Wear's cover stars over the years, including A-listers Megan Fox, Issa Rae, and Emma Chamberlain. She's earned a reputation for scouting new and emerging brands from across the globe and championing them to our audience of millions. While fashion is her main wheelhouse, Anna led the launch of WWW Travels last year, a new lifestyle vertical that highlights all things travel through a fashion-person lens. She is passionate about shopping vintage, whether it be at a favorite local outpost or an on-the-road discovery, and has amassed a wardrobe full of unique finds. When she's not writing, you can find her shooting street imagery on her film camera, attempting to learn a fourth or fifth language, or planning her next trip across the globe.