Breathe New Life Into Your Old Boots with these Game-Changing Outfits

So you’ve (finally) put away your Havaianas and neon wedge sandals, yet the thought of stepping into last year’s boots (again) doesn’t exactly make waves on the enthusiasm board. And needless to say, purchasing a new pair of Chloe studded leather booties (or even the knock-offs at Zara) isn’t an option. We feel your situation! Which is why we’ve rounded up some wow-worthy outfits to rework those old boots into the current season rotation.

Bring Your Old Boots Back Into the Fashion Rotation

VS Midi Skirt

Midi Skirt, $49.99 from Victoria’s Secret

Okay, we’ll just say it. We are obsessed with high-heeled booties! They’ve become our go-to shoe for everyday office attire. Swap out your pumps for a dressy ankle boot to bump up the bold factor of a pencil skirt and cowl neck.

Tinley Road Sweater Dress

Tinley Road Sweater Dress, $89 from Piperlime

And while you still can, pair those booties with bare legs and a sweater dress. Once the fall chill kicks in, opaque tights are the optimal layering option.

Valentina Boot

Valentina Boot, $89.95 from Sole Society

We realize this one’s not so much a game-changer as a no-brainer, but tall boots worn with skinny jeans is the uniform de rigueur. It’s an effortless answer to those early-morning moments when the coffee hasn’t infiltrated the brain. Perfect for the school run.


Elysha shops for a living. As a NYC-based fashion stylist she spends her days combing the racks for major must-have items. A veritable who’s who of publications, brands and private clients have entrusted her eye for style, knowledge and resources to elevate their vision and bring it to life. Elysha lives on the Lower East Side of Manhattan with her husband and two kids.

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