The best ankle boots for every wardrobe

Find your seasonal staple.

As we transition into the cooler months, the need for weather-appropriate footwear increases. And there’s nothing that screams autumn/winter quite like the ankle boot.

As the seasonal companion that doesn’t let you down, there’s something undeniably special about finding that perfect pair of ankle boots – the kind that not only look great with everything in your closet but also feel like they were made just for you.

Whether you’re running errands or heading to a cosy dinner, ankle boots are your seasonal style staple .

So, whether you’re a fan of the classic, sleek Chelsea boot or in the mood to shake things up with something a bit edgier, we’ve got you covered. Here, we run through the best ankle boots of the season.

The best ankle boots in Australia to shop in 2024


Dazie Edith Ankle Boot

$89.99 at The Iconic

These chunky ankle boots are a versatile staple for those with more edgy styles.

The simplistic black faux leather outer, paired with the chunky 5cm platform heel make these shoes the perfect accompaniment to your casual wear.

Key features:

  • Faux leather upper
  • Elasticised side gussets
  • Front and back tabs


TARRAMARRA Women Gold Buckle Decor Zipper Block Heel Ankle Boots Jane

$69 (usually $180) at UGG Express

Unmatched comfort without sacrificing style. These leather heeled boots feature a plush interior lining, a side zipper for easy on and off, and decorative gold buckle for a touch of interest.

Better yet, they’re on sale!

Key features:

  • Leather upper
  • Side zip
  • Rubber sole
  • 7cm heel


Aere Square Toe Leather Ankle Boots

$220 at The Iconic

These statement boots, with their squared pointed toe and mini block heel, are designed to turn heads.

The smooth leather upper and side zip closure make them as practical as they are fashionable, perfect for adding an edge to any ensemble.

Key features:

  • Leather upper
  • Side zip
  • 6cm heel


Novo Shoes Darya Boots

$84.95 at Novo Shoes

The Darya boots bring both comfort and contemporary style to the forefront. Featuring a conservative heel, rounded toe, and accent buckle, these boots are crafted for all-day wear without compromising on style.

Their simple, elegant design makes them a versatile addition to your shoe collection, easily paired with jeans or dresses.

Key features:

  • Vegan leather
  • Side zip closure
  • 4.5cm heel


Dr Martens 2976 Bex Chelsea Boots Unisex

$279.99 (usually $349.99) at The Iconic

You can’t go wrong with classic Docs. The 2976 Bex Chelsea Boots are a unisex offering that combines timeless style with rugged durability.

These boots are built to last with high-quality leather and a durable sole that can tackle any terrain. The elastic side panels and pull tab ensure a comfortable fit and easy wear, making them ideal for the style-conscious adventurer.

Key features:

  • Elastic gussets
  • Durable synthetic sole
  • Leather upper


Blundstone 1673 Women’s

$259.95 at The Iconic

The Blundstone 1673 Women’s boots combine the legendary durability and comfort of Blundstone with a feminine touch.

Featuring a sleek, tailored look, these boots have a slight heel and a refined silhouette, making them perfect for those who want practicality without sacrificing style.

Key features:

  • Leather upper
  • Pull-on tabs
  • Elastic side gussets
  • 5cm heel


& Other Stories Classic Leather Chelsea Boots

$329 at The Iconic

This unique ankle boot design is the quintessential staple for any wardrobe. Made with supple leather and featuring elastic side gussets, they offer a timeless design that pairs well with everything.

The durable construction and dainty buckle strap feature make these boots a versatile choice for everyday elegance.

Key features:

  • Leather outer
  • Rubber sole
  • Elasticated gussets


Wittner Gina Cedar Leather Ankle Boot

$289 at Wittner

Crafted from rich, cedar-toned leather, these boots feature a comfortable flat sole and a sleek profile.

Ideal for adding a pop of colour and sophistication to any outfit, they’re a true closet staple.

Key features:

  • Pull-on tabs
  • Elastic side gusset
  • Leather upper

How to style ankle boots

Ankle boots are the chameleons of the footwear world, effortlessly transitioning from day to night, casual to chic with just a few styling tweaks.

Pair them with your comfy jeans for a coffee run, and you’ve got that effortless ‘just threw this on’ vibe. Or, dress them up with a cute skirt for dinner dates, and you’ve nailed the understated chic look.

Play with contrast by changing up your heel height and boot style. Essentially, you really can’t go wrong.

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