Forget what you know and what you’re told — boots can do the preppy look. At Heels, there are smart choices, such as oxford booties (like what we have recently featured), patterned wedge booties, and those that come paneled with fabrics like the unlikely tweed, even lug-soled loafers. Check out the following five distinguished designs that are the right mix of trendy and smart.
Annnie, $129.99, Steve Madden
These trendy patterned wedge booties add a hint of menswear influence with their lace-up front.
Tessa, $79.99, Eighty Twenty
There’s a mix of the modern and the cosy in these leather ankle boots paneled with gray tweed at the back.
Under Suspicion, $99.99, Seychelles
This taupe suede oxford has fashion smarts as well as comfort with its reliable stacked wooden heel.
Pascoe, $110.49, BCBGeneration
Wear this deep burgundy loafer-esque boots with your jeans, and we’re sure your wits won’t be too far behind.
Paula, $112.49, Luxury Rebel
Chunky heels like those from this suede oxford look nice with long socks and a houndstooth skirt and sweater.