Style Guides

Fall 2012 Style Guide to Boots

The transition from summer to fall can be tough. It’s the time of year when we have to start packing away our warm weather clothes, our summer sandals, and start making room for cold weather gear.

If the thought of changing out your wardrobe has you a little up in arms, don’t worry. We’re here to show you how to reboot your look with some of the hottest footwear of the season – Boots!

There are SO many great boot styles for men and women this fall/winter that we decided to feature a complete series dedicated to the latest trends, the greatest buys and the best ways to wear boots this year. Here’s just a taste of the fabulous fashion finds we’ll be covering…

Women’s Military Boots

Military boots are back in a big way this season. The perfect combination of fashion and function, the lace-up military boot will keep your feet warm and endlessly stylish.

Roxy Oregon Boot

Military boots are more versatile than meets the eye. You could easily wear the Oregon, or many other lace-up combat boots with leggings, jeans, skirts or maxi dresses. Stay tuned for more fabulous military boots and great ways to wear them as part of our blog series.

Women’s Western/Cowboy Boots

There’s something about a great pair of Western boots that gives your look a sort of fun, carefree feel. This fall, expect to see a variety of Western-inspired boots from tall to short, with fringe and studs, even featuring mixed materials like leather and woven fabric. Piecing together the perfect outfit will be a breeze!

Big Buddha Wendy Boot

This chic ankle boot with Aztec-printed fabric is just of the fabulous ways to rock the Western boot trend. Just wait until you see some of the other hot styles available for you this fall!

Women’s Riding Boots

This is another boot trend you should definitely incorporate into your fall wardrobe. Everyone from Princess Kate to actress Zoe Saldana has already been seen rocking the style. So comfy and very versatile, you can wear riding boots with virtually any outfit.

Frye Melissa Button Boot

Luxurious, chic and endlessly stylish, riding boots like the Melissa Button look just as fierce with a skirt as with a pair of jeans. We have a large variety of riding boots available at ShoeMall – We can’t wait to show you some of our favorite picks!

Women’s Tall Boots

If you’re going through your shoe closet and finding that you need the perfect boot to take you from day to night, look no further than the tall/knee-high boot trend. A great pair of sleek, tall boots is perfect for chillier weather – you can wear them with your favorite dresses and still keep warm. Tall boots offer you a sleek and streamlined look, perfect for adding a bit of upscale style to your outfit.

Steven By Steve Madden Intyce Boot

The Intyce is one of my top picks for the tall boot trend. This near knee-high boot is a must-have for so many reasons. It features rich leather and the comfort of a flat boot – with a hidden wedge to give you just the right amount of lift! Stay tuned for more of our top choices of tall boots for fall/winter 2012.

Women’s Booties

Every fashionista’s must-have boot style. While they’re on our “trend” radar, booties really transition from season-to-season and are never out of style.

BCBGeneration Cherries Boot

There are countless variations of the bootie this season. This hot boot from BCBGeneration features a eye-catching harness accent. Expect to find booties featuring studs, adjustable buckles, fringe and more. We have a wide variety of booties to show you coming up later in our blog series!

Men’s Footwear

Boots are huge in Men’s fashion this season as well. Along with the many variations of the oxford, men are stepping up their fashion game with boots worthy of top-earning style points.

Steve Madden Troopah Boot

Take command of your fall style with a cool military boot like the Troopah. Lace-up boots are everywhere in casual men’s fashion this season…Also stay tuned for a variety of other casual-to-dressy boots worthy of an appearance on the fashion runway.

Make sure to check back for a more in-depth look into this season’s hottest boot trends!

Also, take a peek at the awesome selection of boot styles available NOW at ShoeMall.

 Happy shopping, Shoe Lovers! 🙂

Image Credit: Caroline Noel