We’re always on the hunt for the next It ankle boot style. While there are several iterations that are always on trend, there’s one silhouette we think is set to go big over the next few months: the utility boot. Taking inspiration from the grunge era, this style is chunkier and likely to feature more hardware than your average—and will add the perfect amount of toughness to whatever you’re wearing. In fact, Bella Hadid has already been spotted wearing this style.
Below, we rounded up key autumn/winter 2016 runway moments featuring utility boots, along with street style inspiration of fashion girls already testing out the trend.
Keep scrolling to check out the ankle boot style you need to invest in now—and shop a few of our favourites too.
These are a huge hit among the street style stars.
Pair these taller combat boots with black skinnies.
For those heel-lovers out there, high options do exist.
The delicate finish of these studs make a stompy pair of boots quite sophisticated.
These are the kind of boots that look best worn in—so forgo the shoe polish.
Dacade is well-documented for making these slimline versions of biker boots.
The trend can be feminine—just see the luxe detailing on these.
This is the fashion-forward choice for seriously directional girls.
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