Fall is the perfect time of year to wear fashion ankle boots. You know the kind, the ones we can’t wear during winter because snow would ruin them yet late spring and summer are too hot to make wearing them feasible. For fall 2010, the hot boot trend of the season is the ankle bootie. Discover four of the hottest ankle booties of the season sold at Bloomingdale’s, Ulla Popken, Avon and Payless.
Cole Haan “Air Talia” Ankle Bootie
Cole Haan’s “Air Talia” sold at Bloomingdale’s sounds a little like a Nike shoe and with good reason. The “Air Talia” is made with Nike Air technology, making this a high-end fashion shoe that is comfortable to wear. This black suede ankle boot is $248.00 with a 3.54-inch heel, side sipper, with a leather lining.
Best Style Matches: A calf length-sheath, straight skirt or skinny jeans
The Scrunch Ankle Bootie from Ulla Popken
Plus-size retailer, Ulla Popken has the very stylish Scrunch Ankle Bootie for $59.99. This ankle boot has a side zipper, 2 1/4-inch stacked-look heel and rounded toe. The Scrunch Ankle Bootie comes in black or brown, fits up to size 12 in medium, wide and extra wide widths.
Best Style Matches: Bootcut trousers/jeans or a full maxi skirt
Cushion Walk’s Suede Shoe Bootie
This hot ankle boot sold exclusively at Avon was first highlighted last month in the Fall 2010 Fashion Syllabus. This ankle bootie is made from genuine suede, side ruched detailing, back zipper, side buckle and comes with a 3 1/4-inch heel. The Cushion Walk Suede Shoe Bootie costs $44.99 and is a cheaper alternative to the “Air Talia” for comfort and style.
Best Style Matches: A long boyfriend shirt/shirtdress with leggings or slim fitting trousers
Fioni’s Robbin Cuff Bootine
Sold at Payless Shoes, the Fioni Robbin Cuff Bootine is an affordable way to take advantage of fall 2010’s ankle bootie trend while not breaking your pocketbook. At $29.99, this faux suede ankle boot has cuff detail, a slightly rounded toe, side zipper, padded insole, jersey lining and 3-inch cone heel. The Robbin Cuff Bootine comes in black or blue in sizes 5 to 13.
Best Style Matches: A man’s white dress shirt and pair of leggings or a sweater dress.
These four samplings of fall 2010’s hottest ankle boots will up the ante for your fall wardrobe. There are plenty of fashionable ankle booties available for fall 2010 in virtually every store that sells boots from Neiman Marcus to Roaman’s. You will find an ankle boot in the style and price range that suits your needs this season. So lovely ladies, get out there and do some boot shopping!
Candy Pratts Price’s Fall 2010 Accessory Report – Style.com