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.
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