30 Best Boots for Women 2021: Trendy & Fashionable Boots

While they may be synonymous with fall and winter, boots are one of our favorite shoe styles year-round. From knee-high heights to ankle skimmers styles and midcalf silhouettes, boots are a decidedly versatile wardrobe staple. They can be from dressed down, elegant, and party-ready. Whether your goal is to toughen up precious pieces, add interest to everyday basics, or offset a skin-baring silhouette, boots are always up for the job. 

We all have our favorite boots that transcend the years and seasons, but 2021 brings five key styles that compose our edit of new-decade must-haves. The best boots of 2021 include knee-high styles and retro platforms as well as utilitarian lug soles with a modern edge. After surveying the spring-summer 2021 designer runways, we’ve earmarked a number of outfit ideas for the season ahead which have boots at the crux, from casual-chic choices to after-hours styling.

Ahead, discover the best boots of 2021 and the on-trend silhouettes that topping the shopping lists of our editors. From designer classics by Gucci and Prada to fashion-forward styles from new names like Eytys, Nodaleto, and Peter Do, there’s a pair to suit everyone. These elevated boots are more than worth the investment — they’ll guarantee show-stopping style moments this season and beyond.