Don’t be afraid of heights. Over-the-knee styles are more versatile than ever, and you can’t go wrong with the sumptuous brown leather in this pair of Frye boots. Wear them out of the store, and you won’t want to take them off all fall. Shoe La La



Pairing a refined design with an unexpected neutral exudes effortlessness. These khaki ankle boots from Dolce Vita come in a pliable suede that pairs well with the cozier textures of fall. Perfectly styled with jeans or tights. Hemline



rendy colors are as ephemeral as their seasons, but black is abiding. These Vince. thigh-highs come in perfect black leather that forms in an unyieldingly confident and sexy shape. The high heel will add a sleek finish to your fall wardrobe. Kiki



Olive is everywhere. Extend the shade from army-inspired jackets to these ankle boots from Vince. Luxurious suede envelops a classic lace-up style that’s punctuated by a very ‘70s midi heel. Kiki



A warm, cinereous gray is hard to find. Look no further than these H.S. Trask boots from Hemline, which pairs a classic shape with utilitarian details. The thick heel features a rubber traction outsole, and prominent buckles top off the sturdy style. Shoe La La



An adorable update on the light-colored ankle boots of the ‘60s, these Dee Keller booties come in the softest light gray suede. A delicate string goes through a single golden eye and wraps at the ankle, finishing a darling design with a bow. Amor



Shoe La La, 1921 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, 337-984-8618. 

Hemline, 1910 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, 337-406-1119. 

Kiki, 1910 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, 337-406-0904. 

Amor, 500 Settlers Trace Blvd., Lafayette, 337-456-1932.