Best foot forward: pull on these boots and stride purposefully into the new season.

The time has come to wrap up those toes again for another year, cocooned in the new season edit of boots to pair with knitted dresses, denim and on-trend pleated skirts. Invest well and a timeless pair of leather boots can last for years if protected and stored correctly – whether a classic Chelsea ankle boot or an elegant knee-high riding style. This week we’ve made an edit of fifteen new-season boots from around the web to browse in a mix of heights, heels and colours to suit a range of autumnal outfits.

5 High-Heeled Boots


West Cape Boots, £210

Perfect with a cropped trouser, these warm conker brown boots with mock croc print detail are just the thing for early autumn. Buy them.

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Vully Boots, £200

A beautiful slouchy style, these are great for tucking jeans into or for pairing with maxi skirts for a relaxed, feminine autumn look. Buy them.


Suede Western Boots, £150

Western boots are an on-trend style for AW22. The easy-to-wear block heel and pull-on style of this suede number from Dune will make them an autumn staple. Buy them.

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Thin Heel Leather Boots, £175

If you’re looking for a between season style boot to wear now with bare legs, this elegant white pair will look great with print dresses and denim alike. Buy them.


Block Heel Leather Boots, £80

The modern square toe and statement snakeskin print make these M&S boots look a lot more luxe than their price tag. Pair with warm cream and caramel tones for a 70s feel. Buy them.

5 Knee-High Boots

Massimo Dutti

Split Suede High Heeled Boots, £229

The perfect companion to autumn day dresses, these chestnut suede knee highs from Massimo Dutti with braided buckle detail have a vintage feel that makes them a timeless wardrobe addition. Buy them.


Cowboy Leather Boots, £90

Over skinny jeans, under skirts or this season’s wide-leg trousers, these pull-on cowboy boots in soft leather have just enough of a block heel to be flattering, and yet are oh-so comfy. Buy them.


Haltham Tall Boots, £195

Duo has been solving the calf issue for frustrated boot lovers since the 1970s. These riding-style black boots are handmade in Portugal in a range of sizes up to 50cm calf diameter. Buy them.


Knee-High Leather Boots, £99

If you’re looking for a classic flat black knee-high boot on the high street, this premium leather pair from H&M look surprisingly luxe for the budget. Wear on repeat with knitted dresses for a stylishly cosy autumn feel. Buy them.

Free People

Cream Knee-high Boots, £228

If you’re not ready to go for darker options just yet and still want to get the most out of your summer wardrobe, switch your sandals for these cream leather knee-highs from Free People. With a discreet snakeskin print, they’re perfect with bare legs and minis whilst the sun still shines. Buy them.

5 Flat Boots

Alias Mae

Pixie Boots, £200

A chunky ‘tractor’ sole boot has been around for a season or two and shows no sign of waning in popularity. This military style from Alias Mae is great to toughen up a pretty print dress. Buy them.


Suede Chelsea Boots, £159

A change from a shiny leather Chelsea boot, this suede pair is great with lighter wash denim as a seamless transition between summer and winter. Buy them.


Orinoco Biker Boots, £130

A change from browns and blacks, this lace-up biker style from Clarks in a soft olive green will pair beautifully with autumn hues. Buy them.

Dr Martens

Platform Chelsea Boots, £189

The classic DM boot never goes out of fashion. This platform Chelsea style adds a fashion twist, with a flattering elevated sole to elongate legs and give your outfit that rock and roll edge. Buy them.

Russell & Bromley

Combat Chelsea Boots, £325

Leopard print is having a fashion moment (again) this AW22. Nod to the on-trend motif with these chunky Chelsea boots from Russell & Bromley to elevate even a simple jeans and tee outfit this autumn. Buy them.

By Lydia Mansi
September 2022

Lydia Mansi

Lifestyle Editor

Lydia is an all-round lifestyle guru, tireless champion of women in business and our resident expert on beauty.