Winter boots style guide 2020

Winter boots style guide 2020

Let’s face it: Winter isn’t coming, it’s here. And what is better on a freezing winter’s day than wearing a brand new pair of on-trend winter boots? As temperatures plummet it’s time to slip your feet into something more solid.  From classic to combat to cowboy, we outline 15 of the best winter boot styles to wear this winter.

Chelsea Boots

Endlessly versatile and super-chic, Chelsea booties are the ideal solution to everyday styling dilemmas, and perfect for complementing any winter look.

Chelsea winter boots black
Black Chelsea winter boots from Superbalist.


Plum Chelsea winter boots
Plum Chelsea winter boots from Superbalist.

Waterproof Boots

This lightweight, grippy, waterproof boot, is ideal for wet and cold conditions. The 100% organic cotton and the biodegradable lace tips combine style with environmental ethics.

Waterproof Palladium Boot
Waterproof Palladium Boot from Shesha Lifestyle











The Chunky Sole for Deep Souls

Chunky soled boots are all the rage at the moment. These Zara boots boast a thick track sole, Lzip closure and tied laces around the leg.

Zara ankle boots 2020
Thick track sole boots from Zara.










The High-heeled Boot

This textured ankle bootie will take any outfit from drab to fab with its high block heel and rounded toe.

high heeled boots black from Superbalist
A classic high heeled boot in black from Superbalist











Timeless Veldskoens

How could you go wrong with classic khaki-coloured leather vellies? Although they take some ‘breaking in’ (good socks advised) they promise to be long-lasting, stylish and comfy from then on. The best thing about them? They’re hand-made in South Africa from locally sourced, genuine leather.

Leather veldskoens from legionfootwear
Leather “vellies” from Legion Footwear.










Be Extra.

Boasting studs and faux pearls, you can’t go wrong with these black boots. The pearls and studs transform this otherwise classic shoe into something exceptional. Seamlessly go from day to night, and from office to bar in these exquisite shoes.

Ankle boots with faux pearls
Ankle boots with faux pearls from Zara.









The all-day, everyday ankle boot

The House of Cinnamon Suna Classic Ankle Boot is an investment that you’ll wear for decades. Soft but sturdy genuine leather, a high-quality zip and a comfortable heel. Cut slightly higher in the front with a  semi pointed toe and a seam up the middle.

everyday ankle boot
Everyday ankle boot from Equilibrio










Over-the-Knee Boots. I kneed these in my life.

Whether you’re throwing on a pair of jeans, or donning a mini dress and leather jacket, you can’t go wrong with these gorgeous over the knee boots. Best thing about these boots is you get to keep more of your legs warm!

over the knee back boots from superbalist
over the knee back boots from Superbalist
over the knee suede boots from Superbalist
over the knee suede boots from Superbalist


Combat boots

Combat boots are back in a big way. From knee-high to ankle length, the 90’s-inspired boot comes in all styles, shapes and colours this season. Pair them with a feminine dress or a pair of jeans for an instant style revamp of your look.

combat boots
Combat boots from Cotton On










Grunge oxblood ankle boots
Grunge oxblood ankle boots from MRP











They’re not ugly. They’re Uggs.

Who doesn’t love a warm, cosy pair of Ugg boots? But do you know what’s even better than a pair of Ugg boots? A pair of Ugg boots you can actually wear out. These classic Uggs are ideal to pair with a pair of jeans, chunky knit and beautifully patterned scarf for an on-trend winter look.

Ugg boots
Ugg boots from Superbalist










Shine bright with this boot

Mirror mirror on my shoe, who is the fairest of them all? You are, that’s who! Turns heads and stops people in their tracks. Show off your unique personality this season with a bold pair of boots. The Rare Earth Celina Boot will always set you apart.

rare earth celina boot
Rare earth celina boot from Poetry.









The Cowboy Boot

Cowboy boots are back! (again). Every few seasons the winter style staples return with a bang. It’s a trend as ‘stable’ as the barns you’ll never wear them in. Pair them with a pair of the season’s coveted leather pants and a denim shirt for a pared-down, classic winter look.

Cowboy boots
Cowboy boots from Zara.









The everything boot 

Go from the office to drinks to dancing at a club in these boots that are ideal for any occasion. When investing in a pair of boots, consider purchasing a classic, high-heeled pair you can wear for virtually anything. These pointy ankle boots from Woolworths will bring newfound polish to your wardrobe.

The everything boot
Stiletto boot from Woolworths.










‘Muddy Puddle’ Boots

If you’ve ever watched Peppa Pig (don’t ask), you’ll know that Peppa and her friends love jumping in muddy puddles. Well, with these classic Hunter boots, you’ll be itching to join right in. Stylish, practical and comfortable, Hunters should not just be reserved for wet conditions, but can be worn throughout winter, and are an essential addition to any fashionistas wardrobe.

Hunter Boots
Hunter Boots from Superbalist










The Classic Boot

Every woman’s wardrobe needs to feature a pair of classic and timeless boots that can withstand changing seasons and styles. Make sure you have at least one pair of classic boots in your wardrobe. These Isla ankle boots from Witchery feature a timeless silhouette that will see you through the seasons in style.

Classic boots
Classic boots from Witchery.










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