10 Ways to Wear Ankle Boots (and 13 Tips To Wearing Them Well)

I tried it with my mini cowboy boots and short shorts this summer, but honestly felt a little uncomfortable and was afraid to leave the house. With some tweaking I think I could still pull it off. Several years ago I wore longer city shorts with tall boots and sometimes tights.

If you are going to wear a very short hemline, wearing trousers gives you more coverage.

But a pair of black tights and a black pencil skirt creates a sleek long black line that makes it so the height of the boot is irrelevant. Tip #8. Try a fun patterned top to offset the.
But a pair of black tights and a black pencil skirt creates a sleek long black line that makes it so the height of the boot is irrelevant. Tip #8. Try a fun patterned top to offset the.
Actress Amanda Peet, in tights and open-toed shoes, attends the 'Please Give' Premiere during day six of the 60th Berlin International Film Festival at the Berlinale Palast.
But a pair of black tights and a black pencil skirt creates a sleek long black line that makes it so the height of the boot is irrelevant. Tip #8. Try a fun patterned top to offset the.
I tried it with my mini cowboy boots and short shorts this summer, but honestly felt a little uncomfortable and was afraid to leave the house. With some tweaking I think I could still pull it off. Several years ago I wore longer city shorts with tall boots and sometimes tights.

But a pair of black tights and a black pencil skirt creates a sleek long black line that makes it so the height of the boot is irrelevant. Tip #8. Try a fun patterned top to offset the.

So chic and easy! Boyfriend jeans are typically cuffed anyway, which makes them perfect for ankle boots.

Make denim shorts work for fall and winter by pairing them with ankle boots and tights. Leggings and ankle boots are such a comfy match. Add a flannel shirt to be even more comfortable. Or wear black ankle boots with black tights or pants to elongate your legs. Which of these outfits is your favorite? How do you wear your ankle boots? What kind of style tips do you want to see?

Tell me in the comments! Follow Gurl, pretty please! Gurl 6 outdated relationship phrases you don't need. Key Facts 8 important things to know about your first period. Half-Up, Half-Down 18 cute half updos to try. Again, keep the hem of your dress above your knee to create the longest leg line possible. Typically, I prefer to wear A-line skirts with ankle boots, since the fullness of the skirt makes my feet and ankles look smaller when wearing boots, but pencil skirts can definitely be worn as well and look great.

Wear a neutral pair of ankle boots with a slimmer and more fitted skirt. Darker boots draw the eye down toward your feet and can make the outfit feel bottom heavy. Whereas a lighter, neutral boot elongates the leg and keeps the outfit feeling balanced. Merrick White Tucking your pants into your ankle boots creates a long, lean leg line. Rolled Hem Image source: Merrick White Rolled or double cuffed jeans are a cute look with booties and allow for a little bit of your ankle to show through, and highlighting that skinny area down there and keeping your ankles from looking wide.

Merrick White When wearing jeans with booties, an exposed ankle is key to keeping your ankles looking as slim as possible. Half Cuff Image source: Merrick White One of my favorite looks when pairing jeans with booties is the half cuff.

Facebook Twitter Tumblr Pinterest. What do you think? Your Facebook name, profile photo and other personal information you make public on Facebook e. Videos You May Like. I like this look, actually. Love the look of the fitted jacket, baggy shorts and boots.

They just make me anxious, especially on a windy day. If I could transplant my brain now into my youth then, it would have been fierce. I love this look. I hope everyone in their 20s who wants to try it is wearing it! I have one year left in my 20s! I really want to try this look. I think I live in a climate where this is doable also, and yes, I definitely prefer shorter shorts to have more volume. Some young female students commit the fashion crime of their fannies actually hanging out of WAY too-short shorts.

If I were much younger and lived on one of the coasts, I would. Back in the day I did not ever wear this but only recently discovered through YLF that boots can be worn for fashion and not just utilitarian.

I still have to explain my boots sometimes. I say that I need to keep my feet warm. A woman in shorts AND boots…incomprehensible to many, sad but true. Nope, not a fan. I wear shorter shorts and I wear boots, but never together. Sadly, it is simply to hot for boots so boot season is delayed and I have two new pair sitting forlorn in the closet.

Might have added some kind of hose, though, since my pale freckly legs sometimes made me self-conscious…. I love this look! Something about all that fabric bunching around in the crotch combined with pleats looks so balloon-y to me.

I adore this look. I have neither the physique nor the sass to pull this off, but I hope others enjoy doing so! I think I even posted photos of me sporting it. Aah, I am absolutely all over this look — in my mind; and so I will sitting this one out and cheering from the sidelines with the others.

I disagree on the age-appropriate factor. I think the right shorts, with the right jacket, are a casual substitute for a skirt. Not TOO short, of course, and with tights. I am not good with posting pictures, but if I wear a shorts-based fall outfit, I will try to post one for opinions! I actually just sported this look or a close version of it last week. Chelsea, your outfit sounds fabulous! Something very fun and carefree about the vibe. Barbara, I hear you.

Wearing short shorts too tight, too short, and with a tight top is a completely different look. Mae and Queen Mum, my point exactly and mentioned so in my post.

If you are going to wear a very short hemline, wearing trousers gives you more coverage. I could never really picture this look so well until you posted these pictures. I really like the two on the right. Especially the third one. I would be so over this look and do it in a heartbeat if I were 15 years younger. I love the look.

I see people make up for the weather by pairing them with leggings or opaque tights. Love, love, love the look when done right. As Angie and so many others have said, I really like the coverage these shorts provide over miniskirts. Makes the look much, much better IMO. I like the short shorts and boots look. In Texas you see the occasional person wearing this look with cowboy boots too, which I like. I actually like the picture in my mind of the longer twead shorts Angie.

I would probably not be comfortable with warm thighs and lower legs and cold bare skin in between, and anyway, that would be the only way to make this look work appropriate.

I prefer mine baggy as well, but not necessarily long. I like pleats and paperbag waists that add some volume.

Jan 16,  · Shorts are traditionally a clothing item for warmer weather, for obvious reasons. Shorts become a necessary staple in the summer and sometimes the spring, but most of us stash them away for the cold fall and winter days, opting for jeans, pants, and tights instead. Actress Amanda Peet, in tights and open-toed shoes, attends the 'Please Give' Premiere during day six of the 60th Berlin International Film Festival at the Berlinale Palast. I tried it with my mini cowboy boots and short shorts this summer, but honestly felt a little uncomfortable and was afraid to leave the house. With some tweaking I think I could still pull it off. Several years ago I wore longer city shorts with tall boots and sometimes tights.