This Boot Color Is Often Ignored, But Here Are 11 Outfits That Prove It's Chic

Dale Arden Chong
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Not that there's anything wrong with timeless black or brown boots (they’re wardrobe essentials, after all), or even the rise of their bright-white counterpart, but if there’s one boot color that has been seriously underrated over the years, it’s gray. We know what you’re thinking: Why go with gray when you have the other neutral hues in your closet? Well, due to the fact that outfits with gray boots have flown deeply under the radar, they’ll naturally serve as a refreshing take on any of your winter outfits. And, not to mention, there has been a steady growing interest in minimal outfits that just so happen to incorporate the use of gray boots. They're versatile and leave any winter ensemble feeling soft and ethereal--all the more reason to add them to your closet if you ask us.

If you’re still not convinced, we took it upon ourselves to gather the chicest It-girl–approved looks featuring the boot style, and we’re telling you now, they’re good. Check them out below and get ready to start shopping!

Style Tip: Complement a statement-making outfit with gray over-the-knee boots.

ASOS Design Two-Piece Cardigan in Houndstooth With Vintage Look Buttons ($48)

Cher Horowitz would approve.

Stuart Weitzman Highstreet Over the Knee Boot ($795)

Oh, these are good.

Style Tip: Light grey boots look clean and refreshing. Add a bit of color to make them exciting.

Scotch & Soda/Maison Scotch Checked Trench Coat ($248)

This checked trench coat is fluid enough to be both formal and casual.

Aquatalia Stephanie Weatherproof Bootie ($575)

And they're weatherproof. Don't we love a boot that is chic and practical?

Style Tip: Swap out your standard black boots with a pair of gray knee-high boots for any casual outfit.

Amo Puff Sleeve Cardigan ($140)

White cardigan a la romance.

Prada Suede Knee Boots ($1200)

So chic.

Style Tip: Gray boots will go nicely with your brighter winter pieces.

Ganni Hand Knit Wool & Mohair Sweater ($490)

Ganni can do no wrong.

Steve Madden Therese Block Heel Bootie ($130)

An obvious go-to.

Style Tip: Gray Snakeskin boots will never go out of style. Unleash your ultimate cool girl by adding a sleek leather coat.

Anine Bing Finley Trench ($699)

Minus-well grab a coat that'll elevate any ensemble.

Paris Texas 60mm Moc Croco Tall Boot Stiletto Heels ($815)

A closet staple for the fall season.

Style Tip: Gray knee-high boots will go nicely with a chic sweaterdress.

ASOS Curve Swing Dress in Rib With Turtleneck & Long Sleeve ($32)

This is classic.

Gianvito Rossi Slouchy 85 Knee High Suede Boots ($1395)

You'll never get tired of wearing these.

Style Tip: Neutral is never a fashion faux-pas in the eyes of taste.

Nation Ltd Vicki Bold Shoulder Alpaca Sweater ($246)

A chic grey sweater to go with your chic grey boots. A monochromatic love affair.

Tibi Logan Boots ($995)

Tibi knows good shoes.

Style Tip: When wearing a colorful patterned coat, a pair of gray metallic boots will brighten up the look.

Marina Rinaldi Tarbes Jacquard Coat ($1555)

You'll get so many compliments on this.

Sam Edelman Winona Metallic Textured-Leather Ankle Boots ($160)

We love this take on the Western trend.

Style Tip: Who said gray has to be dull? Easily take these dark gray boots and pair them with a timeless white shirt for any outdoor activity.

Foxcroft Mary Button-Up Blouse ($49)

Effortlessly chic, no matter what the occasion.

Hunter Refined Creeper Tall Rain Boot ($195)

Great for a walk in the city, or a walk in nature.

Need more outfit inspiration? Here's exactly what to wear with brown boots this season.

Style Tip: If you live in a milder part of the world, easily pair grey boots with your favorite dress. The boot and belted dress combo is perfect for the warm weather.

Karen Kane Long Sleeve Shirtdress ($198)

A simple, breezy dress.

H&M Knee-High Boots ($70)

Minimal and chic.

Style Tip: For the transition, try layering a chic slip over your favorite sweater. Your long, thigh-high boots will add to your statuesque look.

All in Favor Satin Slipdress ($26)

Shine bright!

Stuart Weitzman Harper Over the Knee Boot ($725)

Both stylish and comfortable.

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This post was originally published at a previous date and has since been updated by Isiah Magsino.

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