You may have read the title of this post and thought, “but ankle boots are for Autumn/Winter seasons!” And though you may be right, ankle boots are pretty timeless regardless of the season. Especially if you live in Ireland or the UK (or a similar climate), you’ll know that come rain or shine you can always rely on a trusty pair of ankle boots. These are one of my particularly favourite style of shoes, I find them rather liberating and powerful, while still very fashionable and versatile. Team them with jeans and a shirt for a casually chic look, pair with a day dress for sophistication, or wear with denim shorts for ultimate festival vibes. So today, be inspired by the many gorgeous ankle boots available on the market right now for under €100, online and in stores.
Classic Black Ankle Boots
The classic black ankle boot is truly timeless in the shoe world, and for good reason. They’re the perfect shoe for adding subtle height while focusing on the clothing, bringing a simple outfit to life and dressing down anything that’s fancy. High quality may have a high price tag, but trust me when I say they’ll be an investment shoe that should last you at least five years.
It’s All in the Details
Black ankle boots can be spruced up with just a few details, and the high street is on point with these styles. From cut outs at the back to peeptoes, buckles and studded straps, to glitter, contrasting textures and lace-up finishes, there really is something for everyone.
Embroidery and patchwork are big features for this season’s shoe trends. Contrasting beautifully against the black body of an ankle boot, these are a great addition to your outfit for a subtle girly touch, or go for a fuller motif like leopard print to make a statement. Pastels and neutral monochrome hues are also big for the Spring/Summer 2017 season, but if you prefer the traditional brown shades then look to lighter styles to suit the season more.