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.

White boots outfit ideas from the designer runways | 40plusstyle.com

Jil Sander Balenciaga – Coperni

Best white boots

Troy wears a denim jumpsuit with her white boots | 40plusstyle.com

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…

Dream pairs

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 | 40plusstyle.com

DREAM PAIRS Chunky High Heel Ankle Booties

Cushionaire

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 | 40plusstyle.com

CUSHIONAIRE Sasha Chelsea Boot + Memory Foam

Chinese laundry

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 | 40plusstyle.com

Dirty Laundry Lisbon Ankle Boot

Skechers

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.

Skechers Combat Boot | 40plusstyle.com

Skechers Combat Boot

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 | 40plusstyle.com

Ruanyu Lug Sole Platform Ankle Boot

Zip boots

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.

IDIFU Ring Zipper Ankle Boot | 40plusstyle.com

IDIFU Ring Zipper Ankle Boot

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 | 40plusstyle.com

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 | 40plusstyle.com

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.

White boots outfit ideas - shirt and black pants | 40plusstyle.com

Zadig & Voltaire Tais Raye Tag Stripe Cotton Graphic ShirtTheory Treeca Double Knit Ankle PantsJ. Adams Maddie Peep Toe BootieBOSTANTEN Leather Shoulder Bucket BagTory Burch Miller Huggie Hoop Earrings

Wide jeans

Fonda wears her white boots with jeans | 40plusstyle.com

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).

White boots outfits - wide jeans | 40plusstyle.com

COS Short Sleeve Striped Cardigan7 For All Mankind Dojo Wide Leg JeansDREAM PAIRS Chunky High Heel Ankle BootiesBOSTANTEN Leather Shoulder Bucket BagZENZII 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.

White boots outfits - lace up boots and utility pants | 40plusstyle.com

Theory Hooded Drape BlazerCOS A-line T-shirtWit & Wisdom Ab-Solution Utility PantsSkechers Combat BootBOSTANTEN Leather Shoulder Bucket BagTory Burch Miller Huggie Hoop Earrings

how to wear white boots As part of a monochrome outfit

Greetje wears white boots with a neutral outfit | 40plusstyle.com

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.

White boots with a black dres | 40plusstyle.com

Urban CoCo Open Front BlazerCOS Gathered Midi DressDREAM PAIRS Chunky High Heel Ankle BootiesCLUCI Hobo BagTory 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.

White boots with a summer dress | 40plusstyle.com

H&M V-neck Tie-belt DressDREAM PAIRS Chunky High Heel Ankle BootiesCLUCI Hobo BagTory Burch Miller Huggie Hoop Earrings

how to wear white ankle booties with White jeans 

Jess wears white jeans with cream boots | 40plusstyle.com

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.

White boots with white jeans outfit | 40plusstyle.com

Made By Johnny Tunic TopWit & Wisdom Ab-Solution High Waist Ankle Skinny JeansRuanyu Lug Sole Platform Ankle BootBOSTANTEN Leather Shoulder Bucket BagUfraky 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.

White boots with a striped dress | 40plusstyle.com

Wantdo Lightweight Sleeveless Trench Coat – H&M Ribbed Modal-blend T-shirt DressIDIFU Ring Zipper Ankle BootBOSTANTEN Leather Shoulder Bucket BagUfraky Acrylic Necklace and Hoop Earring Jewelry Set

For an evening out

Wendy wears white boots with a red dress | 40plusstyle.com

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.

white boots with a midi dress | 40plusstyle.com

Karen Millen Geo Jersey Print Wrap Midi Dress DREAM PAIRS Chunky High Heel Ankle BootiesChrysansmile Top Handle Clutch Handbag Tory Burch Miller Huggie Hoop Earrings

With leggings

White boots are also a great choice to dress up your leggings. Wear with a tunic or a mini dress worn as a top.

white boots with leggings | 40plusstyle.com

River Island Long Sleeve Wrap MinidressZella Live In High Waist Pocket 7/8 LeggingsIDIFU Ring Zipper Ankle BootChrysansmile 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.

White boots capsule wardrobe | 40plusstyle.com

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