Knee-high boots are trending! Here are 5 pairs to try right now, from $45

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Score a sleek pair of knee-highs for under $150. (Photo: Nordstrom/Nordstrom Rack)
These knee-highs look way more expensive than they are. (Photo: Nordstrom/Nordstrom Rack)

If you buy only one pair of boots this fall, consider knee-highs. While ankle booties and over-the-knee styles have reigned supreme the past few seasons, this autumn it's all about a classic look. Knee-high boots couldn't be easier to wear — they look fabulous with jeans, leggings, skirts, dresses...basically everything. Have fun with the trend; rock some riding boots or go more rugged, with a lug sole.

Want to reboot your shoe collection? Scroll for our favorite styles at Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack — a bunch are even on sale!

Under $50

How pretty are these? (Photo: Nordstrom Rack)
Tall, dark and handsome. (Photo: Nordstrom Rack)

No need to spend hundreds on gorgeous, wear-everywhere boots — just take this $45 pair from Kensie. Plenty of moto-inspired details, like vintagey buckles and straps at the ankle and shaft, abound. And the flattering slouchy silhouette looks great with classic blue jeans. They're worn-in on purpose — that burnished faux leather is a dream. Choose from black and dark brown.

$45 $75 at Nordstrom Rack

Under $100

Step to it, otherwise you'll miss out on this deal. (Photo: Nordstrom)
Step to it, otherwise you'll miss out on this deal. (Photo: Nordstrom)

Spending a little more also means saving more — like with this pair! The show-stopping Blondo boots are 60 percent off, making them the ultimate score. No need to waterproof these babies once they arrive — they're already treated. And the sturdy block heel makes them perfect for traipsing around town, even on iffy-weather days. Available in three stunning tones: tan, chocolate brown and black.

$90 $225 at Nordstrom

Classic and chic. (Photo: Nordstrom)
Quite possibly the perfect fall boot. (Photo: Nordstrom)

A rich faux suede and chunky block heel makes these the perfect fall boot. The cowboy-inspired stitching and tassels makes them a playful alternative to more structured styles too. Available in brown and taupe.

$77 $90 at Nordstrom Rack

Under $150

A classic. (Photo: Nordstrom)
An outfit-maker. (Photo: Nordstrom)

Polished and refined, these chic boots from Tommy Hilfiger have all the telltale markings of a classic. The understated buckle lends an elegant touch at the heel; the block-y heel keeps you steady on your feet. Available in black and espresso.

$139 at Nordstrom

The perfect everyday boot. (Photo: Nordstrom)
The everyday boot you didn't know you needed. (Photo: Nordstrom)

There's an art to looking "effortlessly casual," but these boots make it easy. The rust-colored beauties are naturally distressed at the heel and toe — think of them like a pair of vintage boots, minus the questionable smell. A corset-style lace-up back lets you easily adjust them to fit your calves.

$126 $210 at Nordstrom

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