Consider the humble ankle boot: Once an also-ran to its knee-high counterparts, it has quickly climbed the ranks to be a wardrobe staple. Whether you're leaning towards a flat Chelsea-style or a high-heeled sock bootie, there isn't much that doesn't look great with an ankle boot. Cutoff jeans? Yep. A flirty skirt? Uh-huh. Wide-legged pants? You got it, dude. And the best part? Unlike the other boots in your closet, you won't look completely insane if you wear these in warm weather, too.
Of course, it's easy for something so basic to feel boring. That's why we rounded up some styles to add into your rotation that have a special element of their own. You're welcome.
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