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The Combat Boot – The One Shoe to Update Your Whole Wardrobe This Season

The combat boot is the article of footwear you can buy this season to update your entire wardrobe. Combat boots can be worn with both skirts, pants, and dresses—short or long. It is rare to find a shoe that can do all of these things.

Already have a lot of black boots or want something more unexpected? One of our favorite styles, the Vionic Lani Lace-Up Boot (seriously, the Lani!), comes in a beautiful burgundy suede. The dreamy, cream color of the Dolce Vita Lottie Platform Bootie looks just like the pair Kyle has been sporting this season.

Keep reading below for more details! And for more great shoe options, don’t forget to check out one of our most popular blogs of the year, The Fall Comfort Shoe Guide.

Happy Shopping!

Our Favorite Combat Boots

Which combat boot am I lusting after the most on this list for myself? I do love the burgundy Vionic Lani, which we sold to a client in black, but I don’t think I would wear it enough. The Sam Edelman Nina Boot is so sophisticated. I am loving the dressiness of the Jessica Simpson Karia Buckle Strap Lace-Up Combat Booties. The 7 year old girl in me really wants the Dr. Scholl’s Guild Star Combat Boot. I feel like one could wear the Naturalizer Sycamore Booties for the rest of one’s life. They would never go out of style and just get better with age! Doc Martens are a classic. Vaneli and Pikolinos are super comfortable, well-made brands. How to decide????

Sam Edelman Nina Boot, $160 $112

Dolce Vita Lottie Platform Bootie, $150

Jessica Simpson Karia Buckle Strap Lace-Up Combat Booties, $129

Dr. Scholl’s Guild Star Combat Boot, $150

Dr. Martens 1460 Pascal Rose Gold Hardware Lace Up Boots, $160

Vionic Lani Lace-Up Combat Boot, $169.95

Vaneli Zahra Combat Boot, $250

Naturalizer Sycamore Booties, $175

Pikolinos Vicar Boot, $219.95

What do you think? Will you be trying the combat boot trend? Which style do you like the best? Let us know in the comments below!

Real Life Style is a style consulting firm that teaches busy women to wear their power so they can live their lives fully and confidently. Lani Inlander and Kyle Dunphy are based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and serve clients across the country. We offer personal styling services, an on-demand e-course, corporate services, and training to become a personal stylist.

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(2) Comments

  1. Kim R says:

    Love the Pikolinos vicar boot!!
    What a great blog 😃

    1. Thank you! Yes, new and exciting brand!

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