Are you looking for the perfect pair of boots but need a boot buying guide to walk you through all of the different types of boots for women? We’ve got you covered! At Vionic, we believe that every woman deserves to have the perfect pair of stylish, comfortable boots to elevate your wardrobe and make you feel fabulous. The volume of different smart, stylish boot styles that are available can make it daunting to choose just one, but we will help give you all of the information you need to make an informed decision. We know it can be tough when you aren’t quite sure all of the different styles that are available to choose from or what you need to be looking for, which is why we’ve done the research for you and compiled an introductory guide that will walk you through all of the information you need to find comfortable boots that will complement your wardrobe and keep your feet supported with every step.
We not only want to help you understand the different types of boots available for women and what makes each style unique, we have earned a place in the industry as a trusted resource that has dedicated foot doctors, research teams, and shoe stylists to make sure you can get the support you need in the boot styles you love. In our women’s shoe guide, we’ll educate you on the different types of boots for women and the different features to look for in each style.
Boots for Women: The Top Styles (Made Simple!)
When you put on a pair of boots, we want you to feel powerful, beautiful, and ready to take on your day. When you’re choosing boots, we believe that you shouldn’t have to choose between function and style, you can have both! Whether you’re looking for booties, ankle boots, or anything in between, we’ve got all the information you need to find the perfect style to add to your wardrobe. Keep reading for an overview of each of the top styles of boots for women to help narrow down your search.
Are you looking for a boot that pairs well with any outfit? A bootie is a great boot option that offers more style than a traditional shoe, but with less height and bulk than a traditional boot. Booties are a great addition to any wardrobe as a staple boot style to throw on with a dress, jeans and a tee, or when heading into the office. Booties can range in the available styles with everything from more classic, pared down silhouettes to more edgy styles like hardware booties. We know that you have a unique style to preserve, which is why we’ve broken down a few of the major categories of booties for you so you can see which one best fits your style. Whether you’re looking for traditional for envelope-pushing, Vionic has you covered with stylish orthopedic shoes!
The Classic Bootie
If you’re in pursuit of a classic bootie that will offer the elegance and formality for the office while still being cute and stylish for drinks with your friends, the classic bootie is the right choice for you. Just because it’s a classic, doesn’t mean it’s boring! In fact, the classic bootie is anything but boring. The simple, clean lines of the classic bootie make it ideal for any outfit and lend itself to transitions from the day to night. We recommend looking for the classic beauty in an equally classic material and color, such as leather or suede in neutral tones to make sure it is a functional staple in your fashion rotation.
Looking for a classic bootie? Check out our Jolene Bootie! The Jolene Bootie has clean lines and is sturdy enough to handle any adventure that awaits you. With a water-resistant leather upper and delicate side zipper detail, the Jolene Bootie is a wardrobe-must that is ready for anything. As with all of our boots, the Jolene Bootie has our Orthaheel Technology built-in so your feet have all the support and cushioning they need to function at their best.
The Stacked Heel Bootie
If you’re looking for a little extra height with your bootie, you may want to try a stacked heel bootie. A stacked heel bootie is the perfect footwear addition to make sure you can make any outfit elegant. When you’re looking for a stacked heel bootie, we recommend looking for a heel that is chunky and solid to give you better balance and stability so that you aren’t left with sore, aching feet after a day of standing.
On the hunt for a staple stacked heel bootie to add to your closet? Check out our Jessie Bootie! The Jessie Bootie is the perfect almond-toed stacked heel bootie to elevate any outfit while still providing you padded backing behind the ankle to keep you comfortable and supported with every step. Whoever said beauty is pain hasn’t walked a mile in Vionic! With our Orthaheel technology, our booties have superior orthotic support, relief, and stability to prevent next day soreness and aches.
The Hardware Bootie
If you have an edgier style and want the perfect pair of booties to fit seamlessly with your aesthetic, we recommend looking at hardware booties. Booties with hardware detailing have a bit more flare than their classic counterparts, which lend themselves perfectly to a night out on the town or dinner out with friends.
For hardware booties that will keep any outfit fashion-forward, take a look at our Logan Bootie. The Logan Booties features leather with a double-buckle to make it rustic with a hint of city slickness and looks great with any outfit no matter where your boots are taking you. With classic neutrals to choose from, you can’t go wrong with this bootie with hardware detailing.
The Slouchy Bootie
A relative newcomer to the frontrunners of the bootie scene, the slouchy bootie will keep you looking elegant and stylish with every step. The slouchy bootie perfects effortless casualness in a way that will add a dose of style to any outfit.
If you love the look of a slouchy bootie, check out our Kanela Bootie. Made in neutral weather-resistant suede, the Kanela Bootie is oh-so-slouchy with dainty ruching on the shaft, delicately stitched detailing, a stacked heel, and an inside zipper for easy access.
If you’re looking for a boot that is a bit taller and more substantial than a bootie without the added height of a tall boot, the ankle boot may be the perfect fit for you. Ankle boots can be paired with almost anything, which is why they are a useful staple to add to your closet. Because they are versatile and sought after, ankle boots come in a variety of different styles to make sure you can find the perfect pair for you. We’ll cover two of our favorite variations of the ankle boot below.
The Classic Ankle Boot
With ankle boots, you can never go wrong with the classic style. The classic ankle boot is elegant and features clean lines and high-quality materials to make an addition to your closet that you can rely on time and time again to pair perfectly with any outfit you choose. We recommend looking for a classic ankle boot in a classy, timeless material, such as leather or suede.
For the perfect classic suede ankle boot, take a look at our Whitney Ankle Boot. The Whitney Ankle Boot is the perfect combination of neoprene and cow suede to give you the stretch you need for all-day comfort without sacrificing the style you love. If you’re looking for a classic leather ankle boot, the Kennedy Ankle Boot may be a better fit. Made with supple leather, the Kennedy Ankle Boot has clean lines and a folded seam detail to give you sophisticated appeal.
The Hardware Ankle Boot
Metal detailing is a trend that isn’t going away anytime soon and if you want to make sure your ankle boots are keeping with popular style trends, we recommend looking at hardware ankle boots. From zippers to buckles to metal embellishments, ankle boots with hardware accessories can come in a variety of different styles ranging from toned down to bold and daring so that you can find your perfect foot.
Our Trinity Ankle Boot gives a modern touch and just the right amount of edge to distinguish itself from the classic ankle boot. With adjustable criss-cross ankle straps and metal buckle detail with a leather upper, this ankle boot will give you the comfort, style, and edge you’re looking for.
If you want boots that will leave an impression, tall boots will make the greatest impact. Classic and elegant, tall boots will become a quick favorite in your outfit rotation because of how easily they pair with dresses, skirts, jeans, and everything in between. Tall boots come in many different styles that vary in height, embellishment, and lines, but we will walk you through a few of our favorite tall boot styles below.
The Classic Tall Boot
A classic tall boot is a must-have for any woman’s boot arsenal, which is why this style of tall boot tops our list. With clean, modern lines and effortless elegance, the classic tall boot will be your perfect companion whether you’re heading into a meeting at the office or out for brunch on the weekend.
If you’re looking for a classic tall boot to add to your wardrobe, take a look at our Tinsley Boot. You can take Tinsley everywhere from the coffee shop to the conference room with its wearable, sturdy stacked heel and weather-resistant suede upper. With our built-in supportive technology, you’ll never have to choose between support and style in this classic boot.
The Hardware Tall Boot
Buckles and zippers are adornments that make the hardware tall boot a unique option to add a dose of edge to your style. With modern, clean silhouettes and fashion-forward hardware added into the mix, you can’t go wrong! We recommend looking for high-quality materials in hardware tall boots to make sure they last and keep you comfortable with every step.
For the perfect tall boot with a zipper hardware accent, check out our Mica Boot. These weather-resistant suede boots easily zip up and down and have faux fur lining to keep you warm and snuggly during the cold months. With the Mica Boot, function and fashion are one! If you’d rather have buckle detailing on your tall boots, take a look at the Marlow Boot. Made with a weather-resistant leather upper and sturdy rubber sole, the Marlow is ready to take on the day even when it’s cold and frosty outside. With distinctive buckle straps, the Marlow will keep you warm while still elevating your style.
The Riding Boot
The Riding Boot is an essential every woman should have in her closet because of how versatile and stylish this boot style is. With equestrian-inspired roots, the lines of riding boots are unique and distinct, adding flair to any outfit whether it’s paired with leggings or your favorite skinny jeans.
For a classic riding boot, take a look at our Downing Boot. From country roads to city streets, the Downing Boot has you covered! Made with a weather-resistant and suede upper combination and a low heel, the Downing Boot will keep you comfortable and stylish all day (or night)!
We hope this style guide to different styles of comfortable boots for women gives you the confidence and information you need to find thx`e perfect pair of boots to add to your wardrobe. At Vionic, we believe everyone deserves boots that make them look and feel great! We’ve built our business around delivering just that through our supportive boots for all seasons that combine pioneering biomechanics technology, fashion-forward style, and high-quality materials to make sure you never have to choose between style and support.