Work outfits: best work boots

The best office ankle boots

The new season means one thing in our book: new boots! From leopard print boots to buckle boots, white ankle boots to western boots, these are the six pairs to put on your shopping list. We’re leaving the sky-scraper high heels alone! Instead, we’ve tracked down mid heels, low heels and flat ankle boots to take your work wardrobe to the next level. So, make sure you keep an eye out when you’re shopping for your back-to-work wardrobe at Dundrum Town Centre (don’t forget a new work bag!), because these new-in styles will be hitting the shop floor any day now. LEOPARD PRINT ANKLE BOOTS

Leopard print has become a staple in many women’s wardrobes thanks to many brands heroing leopard print coats and blouses, mid dresses and bags, in their collections. Want to embrace your inner animal this autumn? Start with a pair of leopard print shoes. Choose ankle boots with an elegant pointed toe, if you can. Wear it with: An office outfit with extra rock ‘n’ roll! Keep the rest of your workwear black (black trouser suit and a black polo-neck) and let your leopard print heels do the talking.

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Our pick: Leopard high cut boots, suede €99, Office WESTERN BOOTS

Not many offices are ready for cowboy boots, but western style boots are a different story. Subtly tap into the Wild West trend by choosing chic suede ankle boots with a sturdy low heel. Look for an almond toe and decorative stitching. Wear it with: Team with slim black trousers – ankle-skimming are best – and a statement blouse in a bold print. Or, if the weather’s kind, your work shirt dress and bare legs.

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Our pick: Cowboy suede leather ankle boots, €155, Massimo Dutti WHITE ANKLE BOOTS

Instead of a one-season wonder, white ankle boots are still ticking all our footwear boxes! Ditch your trusty black leather boots and choose white ones instead. A pointy toe and walkable leather kitten heels add an elegant touch – perfect for nine ‘til five style. Wear it with: Make it monochrome. For an effortlessly chic look, pair your white ankle boots with white wool trousers in a slouchy, relaxed cut.

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Our pick: Leather mid heel ankle boots, €100, Zara BUCKLE ANKLE BOOTS

Flat black boots: sound boring? No way, not with some embellishment detailing. We’re loving flat ankle boots, toughened up with