The One Ankle Boot Style That's In It for the Long Haul

You can’t deny the power of the perfect pair of black ankle boots. But we don’t really need to go on and on about how they’re a staple—you already know the drill. Over the last few seasons, though, white booties have been creeping up as a must-have shoe silhouette. While they were considered the It trend of last fall and winter, the fashion elite is proving that the style isn’t going away anytime soon.

One of the biggest reasons? Well, as with black, white’s a neutral, so these booties can technically go with just about anything in your wardrobe, plus they make any ensemble feel forward and special. Ahead, we’re highlighting how nine fashion girls are wearing white booties now to inspire new outfit ideas. We also rounded up a slew of styles we’re loving if you’re looking to refresh your current go-to pair—or jump on the trend once and for all.

Show the world you mean business in a statement patent coat, a faux-fur scarf, trouser jeans, and your white boots.

A lower pair of boots will keep you comfortable yet stylish for a day of running around between meetings.

Tie your pastel puffer look together with your white booties.

Sure, coordinating your bag to your shoes used to be a "faux pas," but it feels so right with this forward ensemble.

This is the look we want to live in this winter—a furry coat, jeans, a knit, and those classic white ankle boots.

Proof that white ankle boots can legit go with everything, even a very-right-now pair of leopard pants.

A pointed pair of booties is incredibly sleek with a knee-length skirt and turtleneck.

While brown or black boots would totally work here, the white silhouette freshens up the look.

Your booties will pop against an all-black ensemble.