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Fashion Ideas With Black High-Heeled Boots

by Sara Cantu
Olivia Culpo, Miss USA 2012 and Miss Universe 2012, pairs black high-heeled boots with a glitzy dress and leather jacket during Fashion Week in New York in September 2013.

Olivia Culpo, Miss USA 2012 and Miss Universe 2012, pairs black high-heeled boots with a glitzy dress and leather jacket during Fashion Week in New York in September 2013.

Fall and winter fashion calls for pieces that are fashionable while weather-appropriate, and a pair of sleek black high-heeled boots perfectly fits the bill. There are a number of incredibly stylish ways to sport this fierce footwear, a cold weather staple in the most stylish of wardrobes. From pairings like sweet, feminine dresses to tough-girl leather leggings, opt for black high-heeled boots to seal the deal on a variety of chic ensembles.

The Skinny on Skinny Jeans

Tuck skinny jeans into high-heeled ankle or mid-calf boots to create a ton of casual but sophisticated outfits. For a smart play on proportions, pair this combination with a flouncy, voluminous top in sheer chiffon. Soft and romantic, this ensemble is appropriate for many occasions -- even more so when jazzed up with glitzy accessories like a pile of layered necklaces. Whether rocking colored denim in bright hues like fuchsia or trendy denim in faded black, pair with a sleek tank top or camisole and add a blazer or cropped jacket for a polished outfit topped off by versatile high-heeled ankle boots.

Righty Tighty

Tights and leggings in different textures hit the right edgy note with high-heeled boots, so experiment with varying combinations to find a few looks that are just your style. Black lace tights, opaques and other patterned styles pair fabulously with dresses and skirts in the fall and winter. Ultra-glamorous sequined or leather leggings are chic options as well. On leisurely days and casual evenings, sleek high-heeled ankle or thigh-high boots turn up the volume with knit leggings and an oversize, chunky knit sweater.

Stylin' Skirts

Many skirt styles let your high-heeled boots take center stage. Pleated silhouettes and fitted styles that perfectly enhance your curves are all acceptable pairings for black ankle boots or mid-thigh length. Opt for a printed pencil skirt or a solid-color style and add a cool leather jacket for a classic but trendy look. For more casual ensembles, a flirty skater skirt in a bright shade is a hip choice.

Dreamy Dresses

Whether in a solid color or a bold, vibrant print -- dresses are the perfect garment to showcase a fierce pair of high-heeled boots. This style of footwear adds edge to sweet, feminine floral frocks. Everything from flouncy chiffon numbers to form-fitting bodycon styles and sheaths are fair game for combining with a pair of black high-heeled boots. Styles like platform ankle and knee-high boots give you a fashion-forward vibe. When rocking a Western-inspired shape of boot, pair with a vintage dress for a modern bohemian vibe. For dressier events, a glitzy sequined dress is a stunning contrast to a tough pair of boots.

About the Author

Sara Cantu has been writing fashion and lifestyle articles since 2009. As a fashion stylist, writer and blogger, she has been published in “Lady Couture” magazine and “RGV” magazine. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from The University of Texas - Pan American.

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