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Boot lovers, welcome back. It may still technically be summertime, but that doesn’t mean your beloved ankle boots have to be discarded to the rear of your closet. Get those back out, and scroll through our curated roundup for updates worthy of adding to your collection. Currently, there is a plethora of killer styles for every aesthetic: Printed, combat, embossed, trendy, classic … the list goes on and on. With varying designs and price points, the following elevated takes on the ankle boot are just as practical as they are stylish, and will take you from this season into the next.

1. Duck Lace-Up Leather Boots

Manu Atelier

Leave it to Manu Atelier to create the perfect heeled lace-up boot that will complement every maxi dress in your closet. 

2. Suede Ankle Boot


The boot of a lifetime. Khaite sources its handcrafted shoes from a generational Italian factory, and you can tell by the details and the velvety luxe suede featured in this gem. 

3. Mackenzie Boot


Send your leopard-print skirt obsession further south with this affordable, trendy ankle bootie. 

4. Diane Leather Ankle Boot


Chloé’s iteration of the combat boot is the ultimate fall bootie. Upgrade your standard black boot for this splurge-worthy option. 

5. Cube Boot

Dear Frances

This particular Espresso Croc boot has gained a cult following thanks to its versatility and comfort. Because of its soft fabric and ’70s appeal, you’ll receive compliments everywhere you go. 

6. Ulani Heeled Bootie

Marc Fisher LTD

Opt for a comfortable, affordable white bootie; it’ll carry you through the entire season.  

7. Robie Boot

Jack Erwin

For a cool, modern twist on a classic leather bootie, this Jack Erwin style has a beautifully structured silhouette. 

8. Naughtily-D Ankle Boot


For the warmer months, Dior’s black mesh and suede calfskin bootie is a must; just add standout hosiery for the cooler months.  

9. Jaki Black Patent Boot

La Bucq

La Bucq is making waves, and for good reason. This boot can carry you through the seasons—from a leopard-print minidress in the summer to a pair of leather Bermuda shorts in the fall. 

10. Combat Lace-Up Boot


The combat lace-up boot is a wardrobe essential. Dive right in to the trend with Legres’s showstopping, sleek, military-inspired bootie. 

11. Snake-Effect 100mm Ankle Boot

Paris Texas

Every well-curated wardrobe requires a simple, classic snakeskin boot. 

12. Isa Square-Toe Boot


Finished with a chic square toe, this Wandler option is a fresh take on the ankle boot for fall. 

13. Armada Ankle Boot


If sustainability is what you’re after, look no further than Nomasei’s crimson-hued, semi-patent-leather bootie. 

This article originally appeared on Harper’s Bazaar US.