The Best Places to Buy Ankle Boots and Why

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

For the must-have trends of the season: Tibi

The best for edgier styles: Urban Outfitters

Good for affordable ways to nail top trends: Jeffrey Campbell

Self-explanatory: Zara