Most fashion rules are meant to be broken—including the one that says you can't wear white boots (or white at all!) after Labor Day.
Most fashion rules are meant to be broken—like the assumption that horizontal stripes are unflattering, or the frustrating misconception that you can't mix navy and black. (You can, and it looks phenomenal, despite what feedback you're going to get from your great aunt and her girlfriends.) And don't even get us started about wearing white after Labor Day. Not only is that our least-favorite law, but it's the one outdated dress code you're bound to break after one look at these chic white boots for women from brands like Sam Edelman, DVF, and more.
From studded leather shoes to buckled moto booties, these trendy white boots are a definite staple for your fall wardrobe. Whether you decide to dress them up or down, allow this definitive list of our favorite soles serve as your guide to the "it" shoe of the season.
Best White Boots for Day to Night: Dolce Vita Coltyn Booties
Crafted from 100% leather, these versatile booties can easily take you from day to night.
To buy: $150; dolcevita.com
Best All-Purpose White Boots: Sam Edelman Kinzey Leather Kitten Heel Booties
A pointed toe and 2-inch heel add just the right amount of sass to this staple shoe.
To buy: $140; bloomingdales.com
Best White Boots to Splurge On: Diane von Furstenberg Morgan Leather Booties
The stitched detail on these white boots makes them so chic. You'll be reaching for them all season long.
To buy: $448; dvf.com
Best White Boots for Brunch: Everlane The Day Boot
Made from Italian leather, these soft, side-zip booties are worth the investment, since they'll mold to the shape of your foot over time.
To buy: $225; everlane.com.
Best White Boots for Date Night: JAGGAR Angular Ankle Boots
An angled block heel gives these ankle booties major retro vibes.
To shop: $195; shopbop.com.
Best White Boots for a Concert: Sam Edelman Roya Studded Boot
All-over studs give these tapered booties a hint of edge.
To buy: $175; nordstrom.com.
Best White Boots for a Sunday Stroll: Sol Sana Maxwell Boots
For a laid-back look, pair these buckled moto boots with distressed jeans and a basic tee.
To shop: $200; shopbop.com.
Best White Combat Boots: Stuart Weitzman The Lexy Bootie
Combat boots are making a comeback, and these metal-ringed booties are an elevated variation of the trend.
To buy: $598; stuartweitzman.com