On the hunt for your perfect pair of new season boots? Yup, me too, and it’s an annual pilgrimage around the shops and byways of the the internet, looking for the perfect pair of Goldilocks ankle boots. Y’know: not too high, not too expensive and not too uncomfortable. I want ’em just right.
If you’re looking for something to the ankle and in black leather, then this gallery might help. 30 boot styles across brand, price, heel height and more are showcased, and if you don’t like at least one, then I’m afraid the bears can have you.
Acne star ankle boots, €440, Brown Thomas.
Aldo Fahlstrom, about €140, available in October.
Ash Iron wedge boot, €265, from Seagreen.
My queendom for a pair of Charlotte Olympia, well, anything. These'd do: Snag the AW14 Imperial sandals at half price for €542 on Charlotteolympia.com.
Not exactly bank-breaking to begin with, these River Island heels started out at €80, and are now €35. Run!
M&Co Double strap cut out ankle boots, €57.22.
Jeffrey Campbell Boone bootie, €161.48, Nasty Gal.
Aberdeen Heeled Cleated Sole Platform Ankle Boots, €44.37, Spylovebuy.com.
Toga Pulla buckled ankle boot, €395, Farfetch.
Very Shoe Box Metal Cap Heel Boots, £30.
Whistles Riley Loafer Point Ankle Boot, €230.
Amy Huberman for Bourbon, Singing in the Rain Noir Ankle Boot, €129.99, at PurpleTag.ie.
Understated, yet festive, this holly-embroidered jumper from Asos is a keeper at €43.