White boots have been particularly on trend for a couple of seasons now, and this is a look that isn’t going anywhere soon. Adding a pair of white boots can add an unexpected element to an outfit, and can be an especially good look for the warmer months when black or dark boots can look too ‘heavy’. So, how should you style your white boots? How to wear white boots? We will give you lots of white boots outfit ideas.
White boots on the catwalks
White boots are still very much favored by designers when putting together their runway looks. Jill Sander and Balenciaga both team white boots with midi dresses.
Jil Sander – Balenciaga – Coperni
Best white boots
Before thinking about how to style them, let’s take a look at the most stylish white boots you can choose.
Troy @thethriftanista above (read her style interview here) wears her white boots with a denim jumpsuit and on-trend belt bag. Note how she rolls up the hems of her pants to show off her boots.
Recreate her outfit with this similar denim jumpsuit, booties and belt bag.
Now onto some specific white boots you could choose…
If you’re looking for a classic, minimal style of white boot that is purse friendly, the Dream Pairs boots (below) could be ideal. They have a relatively high heel so you may want to save them for days you won’t be on your feet too much. The block heel makes them easier to walk in than skinny stilettos. They come in white or a good choice of neutrals and red, and reviewers say they get lots of compliments when they wear them.
DREAM PAIRS Chunky High Heel Ankle Booties
If you want to combine two trends in one – the white shade and chunky lug soles – then how about the Cushionaire Chelsea boots below? You could wear with your jeans, or you could bring a little “toughness” to your summer dresses outfits. They have a memory foam insert to make them more comfortable to wear.
CUSHIONAIRE Sasha Chelsea Boot + Memory Foam
Another option with a chunky sole, but this time with a heel. The wide heel of the ankle boots below will help you distribute your weight and balance to make them easier to walk in than many other heels. Reviewers say they are super comfortable and don’t feel like you are walking in heels.
Dirty Laundry Lisbon Ankle Boot
Another big trend recently has been the lace-up, hiking style boot that you can wear day-to-day rather than just for walking. You could tuck your skinny jeans or leggings into the Skechers boots (below) or wear with your dresses and skirts.
White lug sole boots
The pull-on lug sole boots (below) come in a choice of neutral shades. You can opt for white or cream, both of which are an off-white shade rather than bright white.
Ruanyu Lug Sole Platform Ankle Boot
The big zippers on the ankle boots (below) give them a bit of a vintage feel, while still being very modern. If you like a smaller heel, these could be a good option as the heel is just under two inches. Reviewers say they are comfortable and fashionable.
Peep toe booties
If you’re choosing your booties for warm months, then opting for a bootie-sandal hybrid could give you the look of boots while keeping your feet cool. The peep toe booties (below) give the look of boots while being summer appropriate. Reviewers say they look great with jeans, and most say they are very comfortable.
J. Adams Maddie Peep Toe Bootie
Cole haan white booties
A pricier option for you, but the Cole Haan booties (below) should be an investment that you can wear year after year. One reviewer even said these are the nicest boots she has ever owned, while another said she liked them so much, she immediately bought a second pair.
Cole Haan Tahoe Featherfeel Chelsea Boot
What to wear with white boots
Did you find a favorite pair of white boots among the recommendations above? Or do you already have a pair in your closet? Let’s take a look at some styling ideas…
White boots outfit with classic black pants
Black pants go with absolutely everything. You can wear any of the white boots above with a pair of black pants. For a classic, yet edgy look, you could opt for a menswear-inspired stripe shirt.
Zadig & Voltaire Tais Raye Tag Stripe Cotton Graphic Shirt – Theory Treeca Double Knit Ankle Pants – J. Adams Maddie Peep Toe Bootie – BOSTANTEN Leather Shoulder Bucket Bag – Tory Burch Miller Huggie Hoop Earrings
Fonda @savvysouthernchic shows off a good way to wear your white boots with straight jeans. Opting for jeans that fall just above your boots is a flattering way to style them.
Steal her white boots outfit look with this similar blouse, jeans, booties and earrings.
Or, you could choose a pair of wider jeans like the wide pants jeans (below).
COS Short Sleeve Striped Cardigan – 7 For All Mankind Dojo Wide Leg Jeans – DREAM PAIRS Chunky High Heel Ankle Booties – BOSTANTEN Leather Shoulder Bucket Bag – ZENZII Acrylic Resin Teardrop Cutout Earrings
white combat boots outfit with Utility pants
For a casual choice, utility pants are a good alternative to jeans, and are a firm favorite of Jennifer Aniston. Utility pants can go particularly well with lug sole, Chelsea or hiking boot styles.
Theory Hooded Drape Blazer – COS A-line T-shirt – Wit & Wisdom Ab-Solution Utility Pants – Skechers Combat Boot – BOSTANTEN Leather Shoulder Bucket Bag – Tory Burch Miller Huggie Hoop Earrings
how to wear white boots As part of a monochrome outfit
Black and white always goes together beautifully. You can keep your outfit monochrome or add a pop of a bright color like red. Greetje @no_fear_of_fashion above (read her style interview here) opts for an all neutral outfit and adds some subtle color with her green earrings.
Check out this similar top, blazer, pants (another option here), boots, handbag and earrings.
Urban CoCo Open Front Blazer – COS Gathered Midi Dress – DREAM PAIRS Chunky High Heel Ankle Booties – CLUCI Hobo Bag – Tory Burch Miller Huggie Hoop Earrings
how to wear white ankle boots with Your summer dress
Your white boots can go beautifully with any of your summer dresses, particularly midi or maxi dress choices. You could choose to dress up with sleek, heeled boots. Or, you could opt for a pair of casual lug sole boots.
H&M V-neck Tie-belt Dress – DREAM PAIRS Chunky High Heel Ankle Booties – CLUCI Hobo Bag – Tory Burch Miller Huggie Hoop Earrings
how to wear white ankle booties with White jeans
White jeans are a great option for the summer months, and you can team with white boots. Wearing the same color jeans and boots is a great option for making your legs look longer. Jess @elegantlydressedandstylish above (read her style interview here) chooses white jeans and cream boots.
Get her look with this similar top, moto jacket, jeans, booties and clutch.
Made By Johnny Tunic Top – Wit & Wisdom Ab-Solution High Waist Ankle Skinny Jeans – Ruanyu Lug Sole Platform Ankle Boot – BOSTANTEN Leather Shoulder Bucket Bag – Ufraky Acrylic Necklace and Hoop Earring Jewelry Set
With a sleeveless trench
If you need a little extra coverage but you don’t want to add too much warmth, a sleeveless coat could be a good choice.
Wantdo Lightweight Sleeveless Trench Coat – H&M Ribbed Modal-blend T-shirt Dress – IDIFU Ring Zipper Ankle Boot – BOSTANTEN Leather Shoulder Bucket Bag – Ufraky Acrylic Necklace and Hoop Earring Jewelry Set
For an evening out
You can dress up your white boots for an evening out with a maxi dress like Wendy @fashionoverfifty.wendy above who shows off a white boots outfit with a red dress.
Recreate her white boots outfit with this similar maxi dress, booties, belt and sunglasses.
Karen Millen Geo Jersey Print Wrap Midi Dress – DREAM PAIRS Chunky High Heel Ankle Booties – Chrysansmile Top Handle Clutch Handbag – Tory Burch Miller Huggie Hoop Earrings
White boots are also a great choice to dress up your leggings. Wear with a tunic or a mini dress worn as a top.
River Island Long Sleeve Wrap Minidress – Zella Live In High Waist Pocket 7/8 Leggings – IDIFU Ring Zipper Ankle Boot – Chrysansmile Top Handle Clutch Handbag – Tory Burch Miller Huggie Hoop Earrings
White boots outfits together in one capsule
Below, you can see all of the white boots outfits together in one capsule. You can change around the different clothes and accessories to create plenty of different looks.
You could, for example, wear the shirt tucked into the wide jeans; the asymmetric tunic with your leggings; or You could wear the white blazer over any of the dresses.
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Do you already have a pair of white boots? How do you style yours? Let me know your best white boots outfit ideas in the comments below.
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Very happy you did this article. Now could you do one for white loafers? I suppose it might be very similiar but you always provide such great ideas!
As soon as I saw the title of this post, I knew you would have included me as example haha. I am after all, the queen of white boots, long before it became fashion. Remember the bantering on this subject between us Sylvia? LOL
I remember it well. You were ahead of the trend!
LOL… as if. Never been a trendsetter.
Oh by the way…those lovely earrings are made with polymer clay and very light-weight. Created by Baublehaus, a female designer who runs a small business.