We all love a good boot this time of year. Whether they’re neutral or a little more colorful, they bring extra oomph to practically any outfit. And there’s no better take on the fall staple than Chelsea boots.
Immediately identifiable thanks to their elastic side panels, the silhouette was first popularized in Victorian England. (Queen Victoria was even a fan.) Chelsea boots experienced a resurgence back in the mod days of the 60s and have remained in fashion ever since.
But that doesn’t mean the boots haven’t gone through some changes. Nowadays everything from lug soles to animal prints to contrast stitching are the norm. Towering platforms are all the rage right now. Not that we’re complaining.
Check out the slideshow above for the best Chelsea boots guaranteed to kick your fall ensembles up several notches.