This Boot Trend Comes Back in Style Every Year

Dale Arden Chong
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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, and the color proves itself again every year. Taupe boots can be worn with nearly anything, and they feel like a refreshing alternative to all your black or white pairs. To illustrate our point, we’ve rounded up a few 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 winter season.

Style Tip: For a look that makes an impact, opt for a a neutral outfit featuring cream and white hues.

J Brand Adele Mid Rise Straight Jeans ($198)

I've subscribed to wearing white after summer.

Toms Marina Booties ($140)

These boots will pair seamlessly with any ensemble.

Style Tip: Taupe boots will look amazing with other everyday staples such as a shearling coat and jeans.

Avec Les Filles Crop Faux Shearling Aviator Jacket ($229)

Wear this faux shearling–lined coat through the early spring.

Universal Thread Cam Hiking Ankle Boots ($40)

The combat boot trend is going strong.

Style Tip: Lucky enough for warmer weather during the fall and winter? Try tall taupe boots with a tweed mini or midi dress.

Theory Belted Tweed Dress ($475)

Long sleeves ensure this dress covers all your bases.

Silent D Comess Knee-High Boots ($158)

Style these with your favorite dress or pair of jeans.

Style Tip: Fur accents in your outfit will effortlessly elevate your taupe boots.

W Concept Lucy Big Fur Collar Coat ($389)

This oversized collar is dramatic in the best way.

Zara Laced Leather High-Heel Ankle Boots ($90)

The laced front and geometric heel add an interesting layer to this taupe boot.

Style Tip: Block heel taupe boots help elevate even the most casual outfits.

Ava & Viv Mock Turtleneck Pullover Sweater ($35)

This knit pullover looks so cozy.

Steve Madden Darryn Suede Boot ($135)

This is forever a classic style.

Style Tip: Swap out your black booties with a pair of taupe boots for a slightly unexpected look.

Vero Moda Lynne Teddy Coat ($119)

You'll never want to take this warm, faux-shearling coat off.

Zara Heeled Leather Round Toe Ankle Boots ($129)

I've been all about fun heel silhouettes lately.

Style Tip: Pair your taupe boots with the coat of the season.

Gap Upcycled Quilted Puffer Coat ($148)

Taking the puffer coat to new lengths — literally.

Rag & Bone Rover Boot ($235)

A boot you'll wear for years to come.

Style Tip: Monochrome is always a safe bet.

Everlane Oversized Stroopwafel Crew in ReCashmere ($150)

Two things I love: Cashmere and waffle knit.

Isabel Marant Dernee Suede Ankle Boots ($655)

This taupe boot has just a touch of cowgirl energy.

Style Tip: Leather taupe boots with a leather top will create a super luxe look.

Frankie Shop Yoyo Faux Leather Shirt ($257)

I can't get over how buttery this looks.

Marc Fisher LTD. Ulani Pointed Toe High Heel Booties ($190)

This taupe boot comes complete with a super functional inside zipper.

Style Tip: You can never go wrong with this combination.

Zara Straight Fit Plaid Pants ($40)

You can't go wrong with a classic plaid pair of pants.

Isabel Marant Derst Heeled Ankle Boots ($580)

This heel height is great for wearing all day long.

Style Tip: Knee-high taupe boots will look amazing with an oversized blazer for those in-between weather days.

Cuyana Linen Double-Breasted Blazer ($275)

Pair this oversized blazer with straight leg jeans, or go super-oversized, and wear it as a dress.

Sam Edelman Annabelle Waterproof Rain Boot ($72)

Chunky soles may be the biggest boot trend of the season, making these rain boots more than just functional.

Up next, check out the best over-the-knee high boots on the market right now.

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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