The One Shoe Trend That Will Win You All The Compliments This Fall
It's definitely not too early to start shopping for the key players in your winter wardrobe — especially when it comes to boots. And what's one trend that's guaranteed to impress all of your friends? The sock boot.
Several celebrities have worn sock boots in the past few seasons, even going so far as to style them with some of their summer outfits. Beyoncé paired her Vetements sock boots with cut-off shorts while attending a NBA game, and Kendall Jenner styled her white Stuart Weitzman clinger boots with a mini dress during the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic. All of the celebrity-approved looks are proof that they're worth every penny — especially since you can keep them in rotation season after season.
The fitted fabrics are designed to hug your ankles for a streamlined look. Several sock boot styles are designed with chunky and low heels, making them a lot easier to walk in compared to traditional stilettos. Ahead, we've gathered a couple of the best sock boots of 2018, so that you can strut through fall and winter in style.
Best Investment: Stuart Weitzman Rapture 55mm Boots
You'll be wearing these exceptionally crafted sock boots for years and years to come. The black suede makes them a no-brainer that will match every outfit, while the curved heel adds a bit of excitement to the timeless silhouette.
Best Statement-Maker: Topshop Magician Sculpt Heel Ankle Bootie
One of our favorite style tricks is to finish off a casual outfit — say faded jeans and a white T-shirt — with a bright red boot. This sock boot style wins extra points for it's comfortable, attention-grabbing round heel.
Best Cool-Girl Option: Alexander Wang Hailey Boots
Here's a grunge-cool sock boot that will add the right amount of toughness to any outfit. Our style tip: Pair it with a mini dress to to create the ultimate rocker-chic look.
Best Party-Ready Pick: Loeffler Randall Kassidy Stretch Sock Booties
Light up the dance floor with these glittery sock boots that are perfect for all of your wintery evening looks. Not to mention, you'll also be the last one standing on the dance floor, thanks to the comfortable kitten heel.
Best Everyday Style: Free People Merrit Stretch Western Boot
You'll want to slip these comfortable sock boots on every-single day. Plus the western details and the mixed fabrics are pretty hard to say no to.
Best Ankle Bootie: Ash Camille Sock Boots
Show off your legs with this ankle-grazing sock boot, which is currently marked down at Sak's Fifth Avenue's Friends & Family sale. It'll be a great addition to add to your collection of black boots with its subtle camouflage print.
Best Designer Buy: Alice + Olivia Darbin Ribbed Sock Boots
It's not everyday that you come across a great designer sock boots that's marked down. But this black pair that's embellished with a glittering cap toe is marked down at the Sak's Fifth Avenue Friends & Family sale.
Best Flat Option: Vince Perlow Sock Bootie
Take your everyday style to the next level with these flat sock boots, which are made in a trendy white color with black trimming.