The highest-rated work boots your winter wardrobe needs now

They're super cute to boot too!
woman getting on bus in awesome brown boots

Work boots mean different things to different people. But here, we’re talking about the boots that will take you from your commute to the office and back home again without wrecking your feet. They’re also too cute to boot (couldn’t resist!)

From stunning suede to edgy cut-out designs and unpretentious unisex styles, whatever your preference, we have the best picks below.



Jo Mercer Braxton flat ankle boots

from $169.95 (was $299.95!) at The Iconic

The Braxton flat ankle boots are set to quickly become a forever favourite in your carefully-curated wardrobe.

Elevated with a sleek design and convenient zipper at the back, the Braxton is an effortless choice for commuting in style.

Sizes: AU 5-10

Colours: Black, khaki

Materials: Leather with rubber sole

Key features:

  • Twin gusset
  • Zipper back
  • Chunky cleated rubber sole
  • Rounded toe
  • Pull tab detail

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Easy Steps Alastair

from $299.95 (currently 30% off!) at The Iconic

Knee high boots are back and better than ever this season! And in this pair of Easy Steps, comfort and style collide for a boot you’ll be delighted to wear day in and day out.

Sizes: AU 5-11

Colours: Mid-brown glove, brown glove, black black, black glove

Materials: Leather and synthetic

Key features:

  • Comfort fit with round-toe design
  • Comfortable block heel
  • Added under-foot sole padding
  • Suede gusset detailing

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Belle & Bloom midnight special suede ankle boot

from $199.95 at The Iconic

With an edgy cut-out silhouette and classic suede and wooden heel pairing, these comfy boots from Belle & Bloom are sure to become your new favourites.

Just be prepared for everyone to stop you and ask: “Hey, where are your boots from?” They’re that cute!

Sizes: AU 6-10

Colours: Black, sand

Materials: Genuine suede

Key features:

  • Wooden stacked heel
  • Cushioned footbed
  • Side cut-outs
  • Back zipper

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Dr Martens unisex Jadon 8-eye boots

from $227.99 (was $379.99!) at The Iconic

Dr Martens are timeless. They came from London in the 1960s and have been a fixture in contemporary street fashion ever since. Lace these bad boys up, and head to work for some serious compliments.

Sizes: UK 3-13

Colours: Black polished smooth

Materials: Sustainable and smooth leather upper

Key features:

  • Rounded toe
  • Eight-eye lace up fastening
  • Goodyear welted sole construction for durability
  • Woven pull tab to heel
  • Leather Working Group certified

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AERE Knee-high leather boots

from $280 (currently 30% off!) at The Iconic

These knee-high boots from AERE are SO versatile. Pair them with jeans, dresses, skirts or leggings – whatever your mood, these boots will match it.

Sizes: AU 5-11

Colours: Black, dark brown, nougat cream

Materials: Smooth leather upper; certified by the Leather Working Group, the global body for sustainable and environmental leather protection.

Key features:

  • Pointed toe
  • 7cm stiletto heel
  • Sustainable

Now you might have some questions about how to pick the best work boots for you. Ultimately, it comes down to style preference and comfort.

These questions might have also popped in your head:


For ultimate comfort, it’s best to choose a well-fitting work boot that has a bit of room. If you’re on your feet all day long or putting in the steps to get to your workplace, your feet might expand slightly. So make sure they have a bit of space. Nobody likes a squished foot!


Yes! Knee high boots are back in a BIG way. And they’re perfect for dressing up jeans, popping under a loose, flowy skirt or going casual and cute with leggings and an over-sized chunky knit sweater.

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