Boots are the shoes of winter for practical reasons, but this season’s offerings are certainly not short on style. Just a few of this season’s top boot trends include sock boots, bright red pairs and velvet and embellished styles. But every fashion girl knows that even the most beautiful boots can be ruined by awkward styling. That’s why we’re here to discuss how to wear ankle boots to avoid any less-than-flattering silhouettes.
Over-the-knee boots pose some obvious challenges with all that leg coverage, but it can be just as tricky figuring out how to wear ankle boots. Too-short pants with booties can chop the legs in half, while too much fabric can make feet look comically small. Ankle boots plus skinny pants and ankle booties plus floor-skimming trousers are two classic combinations, but the runways and street style set offer plenty of inspiration for how to wear ankle boots in fashion-forward ways.
Click through the gallery for a fashionable primer on how to wear ankle boots with differing pant lengths.
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