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Fall 2012 Boot Trend: Riding Boots

You can’t go wrong with a good pair of riding boots.

The classic equestrian boot goes great with almost everything in your closet, transitions from season-to-season with ease and it’s a comfortable footwear choice for fall.

Luckily my fellow fashionistas, every great footwear brand has their own stylish take on the riding boot this year – you can find a cute pair of kicks at any price point you choose.

Whether you’re on the hunt for a bargain or in the mood to splurge a little on your fall footwear wardrobe, we’ve selected several riding boots to fit your individual style and budget.

What A Steal! Riding Boots Under $100

Sam & Libby Women’s Azeel Boot

Shop: Sam & Libby Azeel Boot

Ladies, you don’t have to dig deep into that savings to get a great pair of riding boots this fall. Sam & Libby offers a super-cute boot at a price that can’t be beat! You get the look of luxurious leather with the Azeel’s smooth synthetic upper and the staple strap and buckle accent that gives the equestrian look a chic edge. Seriously, at $69.95, this trendy boot is a great find!

Volatile Women’s Wicker Boot

Shop: Volatile Wicker Boot

The Wicker boot features a side zipper for easy on/off, soft fabric lining and a durable rubber outsole that’ll make crunching through the snow a breeze. Pair it with leggings, skinny jeans or dress – this boot will take you everywhere in style!

Mid-Priced Riding Boots

If you’re willing to spend a little bit more money for the perfect pair of boots this season, here are some hot styles to consider.

Steven By Steve Madden Women’s Stingrey Boot

Shop: Steven By Steve Madden Stingrey Boot

This boot will complement any outfit. Rich leather with wrap-around strap and metal hardware detail give the Stingrey an extra style punch. Also, the 2″ heel will give you a little lift, while maintaining all-day comfort. Love!

Luichiny Park City Boot

Shop: Luichiny Park City Boot

2 trends in one! This boot gives you the equestrian style you crave, with a little color-blocking for a fashion-forward twist. The Park City will look great with a variety of colors and outfits – you can’t go wrong!

Style Splurge!

These boots are fashionable, fierce and… a little on the spendy side. But we all need to treat ourselves to a luxurious pair of kicks now and then – these hot boots are stylish splurges to consider.

Emu Australia Women’s Miva Boot

Shop: Emu Australia Miva Boot

Vintage style meets upscale allure. The Miva will pair perfectly with any outfit. And you’re sure to get a lot of miles out of this boot – it’s crafted with rich leather, leather lining and a durable gum rubber outsole for traction and durability on slippery surfaces. At $234.95, it is a bit more expensive, but the Miva is crafted to last and ready to stand up to a lot of wear and tear.

Frye Women’s Melissa Button Boot

Shop: Frye Melissa Button Boot

When it comes to style splurges, Frye is one of my favorite brands. Durable, comfortable and endlessly chic, the Melissa Button has a timeless style and versatility that you can match to any outfit in your closet. Go with this rich Cognac shade, dark brown or black – they’re all equally chic!

Stay tuned for more great boot styles as part of our Fall Guide to Boots.

Don’t forget to check out all of the great footwear styles available now at ShoeMall.

Happy Shopping Shoe Lovers! 🙂

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