Tuesday Ten: Fall Booties

Each season seems to have its own category of specialized footwear. Summer has its strappy sandals and flip-flops, spring has its pastel ballet flats and peep toe pumps, and winter has its riding boots and apres ski shoes. But what about autumn? When it comes to fall footwear for 2012, my shoe of choice is the low-rise bootie. They are versatile beyond belief and they are comfortable too. Short booties look great paired with skinny jeans and a pullover or with a sweater dress and tights. Wear them from daylight to dawn and you’ll be looking good no matter what. Since finding the perfect pair of low-rise booties is no easy feat, I’ve put together my top 10 bootie picks for fall that won’t break the bank (except one pair)…

Tuesday Ten: Fall Booties

1. LC Lauren Conrad Ankle Boots
2. Rosegold Bevin Wedge Booties
3. Sam Edelman Lisle Booties
4. Steve Madden Panelope Boots
5. Vera Wang Footwear Royce’ Bootie
6. KORS Michael Kors Lena Lace Up Booties
7. Madison Harding Miller Western Booties
8. KORS Michael Kors Kaelin Suede Booties
9. Daniblack Morton High Heel Booties
10. Jeffery Campbell Suede Rumble Boot

I love all of these booties and think they would be the perfect addition to any fall wardrobe. The Vera Wang booties are a “splurge” pair, but they were just too cute to pass up. Thankfully, for those of you who don’t want to pay a not-so-pretty-penny for the Vera heels, you can DIY a similar pair in a snap. Just check out my Crafty Creations video on how to create your own detachable bow for your shoes.

If you’re on the shorter side and are afraid that the low-rise look will cut off your leg (making you look “stubby”), be sure to shop for a pair that dips lower in the front, exposing more of your ankle rather than hitting at your lower calf. This creates a lengthening effect for your legs, which happens to be a personal favorite silhouette-slimming trick of mine. Also, a higher heel will help elongate your stems as well.

Which bootie is your favorite? Are you going to give this trend a try?

XO Lauren

P.S. Be sure to upload photos of your fall outfits to the Gallery for a chance to be our next Chic of the Week!

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  • Deanne Castro

    I already have some of these shoes! I love #4 & 6!

    Shoe obsessed!

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  • Sarah Heckle

    I have the #3 Sam Edelman pair! I won them in a blog giveaway. They look cute with a couple of my dresses, but I’m not sure how to best wear them with jeans. Under the jeans? Over? I’m tall, so I fear they’ll look awkward!



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  • Melissa Panici

    Number 1 is my favorite because I have that pair except in the brown color! LOVE them but……I got the wrong size so I can’t wear them until I exchange them. Love your pics Lauren!

  • Amy Breckenridge

    numbers 4 and 5 are my favorites! i have one pair of black ankle booties but i don’t really love them..maybe it’s time for a new pair!

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  • Rebecca Nash

    Gorgeous! I love all of these options but your splurge pair Vera Wang Footwear ‘Royce’ Bootie is definately my favourite with its feminine curves and bow!

  • Dina Karivalis

    I just bought a pair of booties (to join my 6 pairs at home) and have been eyeing those suede michael kors ones for a while! Thanks for sharing!

    xo Dina


  • Emily k.

    OMG, I love booties so much for fall! I tell all my clients that they need a pair in their wardrobe! I actually did a post on them back in July or August because I just couldn’t wait!




  • Valeria Alvarez

    They all look amazing, I wouldn`t know wich one to choose!!!!


    <3 Val


  • Rafael Centenera

    lol ^_^

  • Stephanie Shoff

    These are ALL “”slurge”” booties :( Wowsa

  • Lily P.

    I’ve been searching for booties and I’ve tried so many!I love number 2,5 and 8!

  • Ivonne Badillo

    I’m so excited to wear booties this fall!!!! I love number 2,5,8,3 and 6….I love all of them!!!! =)

  • Kelby Peachey

    I have a pair of ankle booties, but whenever I pair them with my skinny jeans, you can see a little bit of my ankle. IS THAT OKAY?!?!?!?!?!?!



  • Susie Leckie

    I love booties and I am currently on the hunt for another pair so this is GREAT! However, I need a little fashion help.. if anyone could send me a message I would really appreciate it! Most of the jeans/pants I have are like a skinny/straight leg and when i put the booties on they can’t go over it and just bunch up at the bottom, leggings don’t quite work because you can see a part of my leg/ankle and I think it looks weird. I also even put tights in them and I still couldn’t get the look down. Someone please help! Or Lauren, could you maybe do a post about how to wear these with what outfits so I can get an idea? Thank you everyone!!

    X x susie

  • Amanda Kretchmer

    Love these, I just bought Lauren’s pair from kohls in the cognac color.

  • fiorela vorpsi

    i loveeeee booties..from the above i like the most number 6 5 1 2 anbd 9

  • Ambi s

    Love all these booties! :-)

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  • Deanne Castro

    I already have some of these shoes! I love #4 & 6!

    Shoe obsessed!

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  • Jenna West

    I love all of these, I will definitely be rocking a pair of booties once it cools down. Come on California get “”cold””!!


  • Alexandra Dadisman

    Can you do a post on wearing ankle booties with dresses? I love rocking them with skinny jeans, but I’m too intimidated to wear them with bare legs! Help!



  • Rebecca Bakofsky

    I really love number six, the Kors Michael Kors bootie!!

  • Martin M

    I love no. 5, the Vera Wang Royce bootie. I love it because it reminds me of your bow DIY from last week. Love the playful detail :) XOXO



  • Ocean C.

    I love number 5 & 6!

  • Lala

    This post is right on time. I’m looking around for the perfect pair. This gave me some good ideas! 1, 2, 5, 6, and 8 are all very nice! My favourites are 1 and 2.

  • Luana Monopoli

    I love all the booties for fall! What is your opinion on rubber boots? I hate when it rains and you get wet feet and then you have to stay in these shoes the whole day… so I was thinking about some nice, chic rubber boots… or are those a fashion no-go..?

  • C Hayes

    I love #’s 1,2,5, and 6!!!

  • Laura Marshall

    I love them all. I bought some booties last year about this time to wear to a wedding. I wore a grey silk dress with black tights and black booties. And I just broke them out over the weekend. I love fall!!

  • Emilie

    I love all of them. I have an awesome pair of black booties but I need a tan pair now!

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  • HistoryBeauty

    My favorites are 3-7. Lol.

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  • Brittany Vazquez

    Lauren, I absolutely love boots and am going to be getting a black leather jacket soon. I’m looking to try out a bit of an edgier look. Do you have any tips? Thanks!

  • TheEnchantingLife.com

    Those booties are bootiful!

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  • Linh Ly

    my favorite are the jeffery campbell suede ones!



  • Rosie Waldherr

    I am loving fall trends this year!! =D



  • Nathalie Maxey

    I Love booties! Great picks! My faves are 2, 4, 5 10.


  • amber bree

    i love all boots. i love riding boots for fall and winter. i love it. so cute and so fashionable. my favourites are steve madden and lc. i love ankles boots with back ribbons. so amazing.

  • Ashley

    What a great collection of booties! I love 1, 5 and 8 best! How would you recommend styling them?


  • ve outve

    These pictures are amazing! I found some more on this website: http://www.nauticexpo.com/boat-manufacturer/booties-18643.html

  • Rebecca

    Definitely one of my favorite options for fall! Linked here: http://bit.ly/1oDDIU7


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