7 Knee-High BootsThat Will Elevate Any Winter Wardrobe

A seasonal staple.

The knee-high boot is a non-negotiable when it comes to staple pieces we need in our autumnal and winter wardrobes.

After seasons of stopping short and opting for ankle grazing cuts, tall boots are on the rise—and it’s not hard to see why.

Looking to past runways of Paris Fashion Week, knee and thigh-high boots proved a prominent yet versatile feature.

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Bottega Veneta opted for textured and metallic styles that proved the tallest of boots could be pared with any hemline.

Meanwhile, Hermès showed us how to style the knee-high cut with a mini to elongate the leg but also keep warm, layering not one, but two pairs of woollen hosiery.

Perfect for pairing with a mini dress, under a denim maxi skirt or midi style, the knee high boot proves a versatile piece to add to your wardrobe from autumn through to spring. 

Whether you’re looking to style the shoe over jeans, layered with a mini or under a free-flowing midi, we’ve rounded up the best boots to shop now.

The Best Knee-High Boots 


Elias Knee Boots

$399.95 at Jo Mercer

Sitting between your classic patent and matte leather finishes, this high gloss leather boot is sleek and sexy. Only further elevating the style is the squared toe and flared block heel.

Sizes: 36 – 41 | Materials: Leather | Colours: Black


High Boot

$799 at St Agni

Everyone may be obsessed with leopard print right now, but we can’t get enough of the perfect neutral print that is python. These show-stopping boots may make a statement, but they’ll still pair with almost everything in your wardrobe.  

Sizes: 35 – 42 | Materials: Leather | Colours: Python or Black


Jimmy Choo Blake 85 Wedge Knee Boots

$2,225 at Net-A-Porter

The ‘00s wedge is back, but not as you know it. Instead, it’s sculptural, sophisticated and edgy, much like this sleek pointed-toe knee high boot.

Sizes: 36 – 42 IT | Materials: Leather | Colours: Black


Alias Mae Crawford Boot

$429.95 at The Iconic

There’s something so effortlessly cool about these boots. Is it the almost-black deep chocolate colourway? The on-trend kitten heel? The straight silhouette? We can’t quite put our finger on it, but we know we need them, STAT.

Sizes: 36 – 41  | Materials: Leather | Colours: Black, Black Croc, Cream Croc or Chocolate


Knee High Cowgirl Leather Boots

$280 at The Iconic

From the release of Beyonce’s Cowboy Carter to Bella Hadid’s new beau, western inspired fashion is creeping into our wardrobe this season, starting at the bottom, of course. If you’ve found yourself influenced by the trend, these point toe, knee high cowboy boys in a rich chocolate are the perfect springboard.

Sizes: 5 – 11 | Materials: LWGLeather | Colours: Brown or Black


Deliware Zip Up Boots

$149.95 at Novo

Function, style and price tag collide in what we think may be the dream knee-high boot on a budget. We love the comfortable 5.5cm heel, the angular toe, and the reasonable price point.

Sizes: 5 – 11  | Materials: VeganLeather | Colours: Black


Biker Calf Boots

$399.95 at Tony Bianco

Grungy, slouchy and casual biker styles are everywhere this season, which is great news for boot lovers who despise a heel. While many biker styles fall mid-calf, Tony Bianco’s longer cut makes for a flattering and comfortable fit.

Sizes: 5 – 11 | Materials: Leather | Colours: Cognac, Saddle Wax, Black Wax, Black Suede, Beige Wax

How Do You Wear Knee-High Boots In Your 50s?

Wondering how to wear knee-high boots in your 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond? Well, you’re in luck because the knee-high boot is one of the most versatile shoe style when it comes to pairing with your wardrobe and various silhouettes.

If you’re not comfortable wearing mini skirts and dresses, the knee-high boot still looks great under midi and maxi styles a-la the ‘90s. Narrower styles can be worn under wide leg pants, while wider calf cuts can be worn over straight and skinny-leg jeans.  

Looking to save money on boots? Check out our coupon codes for Net-A-Porter, The Iconic and more.

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