By Laura Lajiness
Few shoe styles compare to the best suede boots in your wardrobe come fall. Cut from luxuriously soft fabric, they’re the boot style you wait all year to wear in crisp temperatures, though, yes; they’re entirely acceptable year-round if you’re a die-hard. But autumn’s brisk and refreshing weather makes supple ankle boots, knee-high silhouettes, and heeled varieties all the more appealing, if not downright quintessential.
With casual wear like jeans and sweaters, you can’t go wrong with a suede ankle boot, be it heeled or flat. For the ultimate in laid-back, a sturdy lug-sole or low stacked-heel reads easy-chic in black, brown, or tan, while minimal mid-calf or to-the-knee designs work well for extra warmth over pants. When you’ve tossed on a midi dress for work or dinner with friends, minimal block heel, slouchy, and knee-high suede styles are flawless in coordinating shades from neutral tones to colors. Select an unexpected hue like burgundy or olive to play off of a pretty print. When dressing up for more formal occasions like a cocktail party or elegant night out, aim for more dramatic silhouettes like a stiletto, angled, or demure kitten heel—your choice to opt for an ankle-skimming, knee-high, or thigh-grazing length. Then, of course, there are buzzy trends to give any fall outfit au courant appeal. This season, it’s all about the clog boot for a ’70s touch, plus nostalgic lug soles and western-inspired silhouettes for ’90s and ’00s-era looks.
Keep scrolling for a comprehensive edit of the best suede boots for women. You’ll discover everything from versatile styles all guaranteed to last for decades in your wardrobe all the way to the freshest trends worthy of investment this season. Plus, tips for caring for suede, from protective tips to cleaning and storage.
Barb Boot In Black Suede
Black- Like a little black dress, black suede boots are a wardrobe essential, be it an ankle-length, knee-high, or slouchy stiletto style.
Kate Boot In Brown Suede
Slim Heel- Slim heeled boots are perfect for a slightly more feminine look. So whether a kitten height or sky-high stiletto suits your tastes, reach for these on more formal occasions.
Louise Boot In Tobacco Suede
Western- While western boots are a signature of designers like Isabel Marant, they also boast a decided trendiness this season, with options abounding from many labels. Some skew more literal than others, with features like angled and stacked heels and pointed toes as signature details.