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    37 Shoes You Can Justify Buying Now That It's Finally Fall

    I don't know about you, but I'm * falling * in love with these shoes.

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    1. Combat boots with a side zipper and a built-in pocket that'll support you while you work your way through a vine-filled pumpkin patch this season., Amazon

    Promising review: "Love these boots! They are super cute and nice quality for what I paid for them. My mom was here when they arrived and loved them so I ordered her a pair too! I’ll be ordering other colors as well. Great boot for the fall to wear with leggings and jeans and even cute dresses!" —missbeepea

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 5–12 and six styles).

    2. Perforated slip-on sneakers, so affordable you won't lose your mind if a little bit of mud gets on them while you're trying to find your way out of a corn maze.,

    Promising review: "I'm so happy that I bought these shoes. They are so comfortable and cushiony and they fit great. I've been trying to find slip-ons for a while, and they all seem to run extremely narrow (and this is coming from someone who doesn't even have wide feet.) These fit PERFECTLY — perfect width and perfect length, and for almost a third of the price of the others that I tried. I've been wearing these all day, and don't want to take them off. I appreciate that the part that often rubs on the back of the foot is cushioned - no blisters here! These shoes can't be beat!" —Kylee

    Get them from Amazon for $12.37+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and 51 styles).

    3. Snakeskin ankle booties that'll have your money ~slithering~ out of your wallet before you can even consider NOT buying 'em.


    Get them from Walmart for $34.95 (available in sizes 6.5–11).

    4. Faux suede over-the-knee boots you can pair with a sweater dress for a cozy Ariana Grande–inspired look.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "They might seem a little loose in the picture, but they’re actually a little tight considering I have thin calfs. They have an adjustable string on the top of the boot as you can see in the picture. They’re true to size. I love how they look on me! So elegant yet sexy!" —Lourdes G.

    Get them from Forever 21 for $44.99 (available in sizes 5.5–10 and in black or brown).

    5. Durable booties with a low block heel so you can look fashionable this fall without breaking an ankle., Amazon

    I have these boots in both black and toffee — I'm actually obsessed. They are my favorite shoes right now because I can wear them through the fall, winter, and early spring. They look fantastic with jeans and adorable with tights. They have just enough heel to create the look of heeled booties without the discomfort of walking around in heels. Basically, they're amazing and everyone should buy them. Kthanks.

    Get them from Amazon for $20.87+ (available in sizes 5–13, regular and wide widths, and 40 styles).

    6. Classic Chuck Taylor Converse that'll never go out of style — they'll look perfect whether you wear 'em with jeans, leggings, sweaters, or flannels.,

    Promising review: "I love these shoes! Over the past year I have purchased Asics, Nikes, and other 'supposedly' good support shoes and when I bought these Converse I was buying them for the look and style, only to fall in love with how comfortable and cute they are. I use these to walk everywhere! I am so glad I bought these." —Tracey Lewis

    Get them from Amazon for $29.42+ (available in sizes 3–18 and 23 styles).

    7. Suede Birkenstock clogs so you'll transition into your autumn apparel without giving up your favorite footwear.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $145 (available in sizes 5–9 and in navy or honey).

    8. Or Sam Edelman rain booties for those cold mornings after it had rained and the leaves on the ground are all wet and slippery.,

    Promising review: "I seriously love these boots. I wore them all fall when it was rainy, and now I wear them all the time in the winter. They look fantastic, nobody ever realizes they're rain boots! I walk around a lot, and have yet to get any blisters, no matter what thickness my socks are. Super high quality, I've had no issues with them. Highly recommend!!" —lkveggie

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes 5–10, in regular and wide widths, and 12 styles).

    9. Studded Chelsea boots you can break out when you want to add a lil' edge to your basic fall outfits.

    Frye & Co.

    Promising review: "I received theses yesterday and I love them. They fit beautifully and look amazing. I went into the Frye store to see them in person but they didn’t have them so they ordered them for me and shipped them to my house. I couldn’t wait until they arrived. It was like Christmas Day when I opened the box, the boots were amazing! So happy I made the purchase. I knew I wouldn’t be disappointed." —Sucooper

    Get the from Frye & Co. for $328 (available in sizes 5.5–11).

    10. Heeled booties with decorative buckles that'll take your autumn style to ~new heights~.,

    Promising review: "I LOVE these boots! The quality for what I paid is unbeatable! I got compliments on them all day the first time I wore them out. I would recommend putting some gel inserts in them though, other than that their perfect. They have about a 3-inch heel." —Alana

    Get them from Amazon for $14.04+ (available in sizes 5–10 and 19 styles).

    11. Chic white combat boots you can count on to both match everything you own and make a statement.


    Get them from Walmart for $34.95 (available in sizes 6–12 and in black or white).

    12. Daring booties to break out when you want to impress the pants off of the person you've been chatting with on Bumble for a month and finally decided to meet IRL.


    Promising review: "Wow! Just wow! I am thrilled with this purchase! The heels aren't too high, but not too low, either. Very comfortable and super flattering — elongates my legs! Just bought another pair! They do run just slightly large — I am usually a 9 and I took a gamble by ordering a 8.5, and I'm glad I did! LOVE THESE!" —sheloveshershoes

    Get them from Nordstrom for $118.95 (available in sizes 5–12 and five styles).

    13. Platform Oxfords in case you're not quite ready to jump right into boots but don't want your toes to get cold.


    Promising review: "I love these shoes!!! I don't typically write long reviews but I really love that I bought these. I bought these a week before a trip to Iceland and France, no time to break them in. They were great! It was rainy in Iceland and I wore these everywhere — they still look great and the platform kept me elevated enough that I never worried about puddles or anything getting my feet wet. I even wore these on an excursion to Landmannalaugar and while I switched to hiking boots for hiking, I wore those on all the little sightseeing stops waking thru dirt and lava fields." —Justina Pfister

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 5–9 and four styles).

    14. Booties with about a 2-inch stacked heel, so comfortable you won't even mind wearing them for hours on end during a Halloween bar crawl., Amazon

    Promising review: "Very happy with my purchase! Not going to lie though, I was very hesitant to buy these cute booties for my Colorado vacay, but I'm so glad I did! I ended up wearing them every single day and even hiked in SNOW...and even wore them at the airport coming back. I love these booties so much that I would definitely recommend them." —AmazonShopaholic

    Get them from Amazon for $18.44+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and 34 styles).

    15. Slouchy boots that'll help you create that ~casual but cool~ look you've seen your most adored celeb rocking for years but never dreamed of pulling off on your own.

    Quiz Clothing

    Get them from Quiz Clothing for $72 (available in sizes 5–10 and three colors).

    16. Ankle booties you can rely on to keep you warm even when wearing cropped jeans on a cold fall morning., Amazon

    Promising review: "If you're considering buying these, stop considering. BUY THEM. They are true to size, they are warm, the color looks the same as in the photo, and they are great quality; I am infatuated with these boots. You will not regret this purchase!" —Jazzmyne Johnson

    Get it from Amazon for $22.89+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and three styles).

    17. Lucky Brand ballet flats that'll add a delicate touch to all of your fall fashions. Beware: you may find yourself wanting to dance back to your desk after meetings., Amazon

    I've owned multiple pairs of these flats over the years — they're my favorites. This shoe is an essential staple in any wardrobe! They have a soft padded bottom and the backs haven't ever uncomfortably rubbed against the back of my ankles. Snag yourself a pair!

    Promising review: "I have owned Lucky Brand Emmie ballet flats for several years and just had to replace my old ones because I wore holes in them. I’m glad to see nothing has changed — these are still the most comfortable ballet flats I’ve ever owned or tried on. They do run a half size small so order up. I have narrow feet and they work well for me. Traction is good and there is no danger of slipping. The best part is that there is no slipping of my heel when I walk in these so no fear of them falling off!" —AmazonCat843

    Get them from Amazon for $21.53+ (available in sizes 5–11 and 12 styles).

    18. Sophisticated leather loafer mules to make you feel like a "real adult" even on days you'd rather crawl back under your covers and watch Hocus Pocus.


    I bought myself these gorgeous shoes for my birthday this year and feel so classy when I wear them. I love pairing them with a simple top and pair of jeans for an effortless but still put-together look.

    Promising review: "I searched high and low for the perfect mule and none compare to these! They are very comfortable and the leather color is perfection. I usually wear a 71/2 or 8 in most shoes and purchased the 8 and they fit perfectly. If you are in between sizes I would recommend sizing up. These mules are classy and timeless and go with practically everything! Can't go wrong!" —jadieLady

    Get them from Madewell for $128 (available in sizes 5–11 and in amber brown or pink).

    19. Booties with unique cut outs along the sides that'll surely garner you tons of compliments whether you're traipsing through a grassy farm or unwinding at brunch.,

    Promising review: "Amazing shoes!!!! Bought them for my Halloween costume right before leaving for New Orleans. They fit perfect and we’re so comfortable. We walked about 10 miles every day and I had absolutely no complaints in these shoes. I received so many compliments and the shoes matched everything. These socks even look great with socks!!!" —Natalie Williamson

    Get them from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and 22 styles).

    20. Or platform sneakers with hidden wedges you can wear during those awkward fall days where it's not quite cold but not quite warm.


    Promising review: "The shoes are stylish and super cute. Feel comfortable, soft when wearing them. I love this style, it so fashionable. They are just what I wanted and are so easy to put on. Actually I was a little surprised that they zipped on both sides which was a plus. They are perfect with jeans, shorts, etc. I love them." —Duy Le

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes 5–12 and 22 styles).

    21. Snakeskin Chelsea boots that'll save you some time in the morning because they already have socks attached to them — no more rifling through your drawer in an attempt to find a matching pair!


    Get them from Boohoo for $25.60 (available in sizes 5–10).

    22. Pointed flats featuring a dainty ankle strap to complement your oversized chunky sweaters AKA the unofficial uniform of fall., Amazon

    Promising review: "These are so cute!! They feel pretty sturdy as well. I was super skeptical about the cut of the shoes because i'm very picky if they show too much toe or if they're covering most of my feet, but these are perfect. For the price, you really can't go wrong buying these shoes! Also, they're quite comfy after a few times of wearing them" —Thinh H.

    Get them from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes 5–12 and 18 styles).

    23. Trendy Adidas running shoes because there is no better time to exercise outdoors than when the air feels crisp and clean, amiright?, Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE these running shoes. They are extremely lightweight, feel like you are running on air yet with support. Super cute, look exactly as pictured and are true to size. I would order these 100 times over, actually contemplating getting another pair in a different color just because these are so perfect. I’ve had them for over two months and they have not worn out at all. They wipe clean and doesn’t stain which is amazing!! I regularly run outside so I destroy my running shoes, but with these I’ve just taken a wet paper towel to and they are good as new! Sooo so happy with this purchase!" —Kate

    Get them from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and 33 styles).

    24. Upper ankle booties that'll give new meaning to the phrase "business in the front, party in the back."

    TJ Maxx

    Get them from TJ Maxx for $59.99 (available in sizes 5–10).

    25. Suede mules you'll want to wear out on the town for all to see — they're that fabulous.


    I recently tried out a pair of these shoes and I can't wait to work them into my daily fall wardrobe. They're so soft and I feel really elegant when I step into them. I love that the gold buckles on the front and that they have an open back. They're great for transitioning from summer into fall as well.

    Get them from Quero for $165 (available in sizes 5.5–10.5 and four styles).

    26. Ballerina flats with elastic straps that won't dig into your ankles — a must-have for anyone who wants to look stylish but doesn't want to sacrifice comfort., Amazon

    Promising review: "Y’all these shoes ARE THE BEST! You have to buy them. They are amazing, and comfy. I was in need of some cute black flats, and they’re PERFECT! I bought some tan ones as well. Perfect fit. The elastic around the ankle is perfect as well. I’ll be buying more. BEAUTIFUL, CLASSY SHOES! BUY BUY BUY!" —NAB2018

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and 38 styles).

    27. Or leather mules to help you ~slide~ out of Hot Girl Summer and fall into, well, fall.

    hushpuppieshoes / Via

    Get them from Hush Puppies for $99.95 (available in sizes 5.5–12, in medium or wide widths, and six styles).

    28. Sexy pumps you'll want to wear on your next date night since they have a reasonable (but still stunning) block heel that won't leave your feet feeling sore the next day., Amazon

    Promising review: "Great deal for a comfortable, well made heel! I wore them as a bridesmaid and they were perfect. My feet didn’t even hurt at the end of the day." —Glenda M. Green

    Get them from Amazon for $24.05+ (available in sizes 5.5–10 and five colors).

    29. Chunky sneakers from Nike that are all the rage right now and will help you seamlessly shift away from your beloved sandals.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "These shoes are all I wanted! They look just like the picture! They are super comfortable and such great quality! They're so cute and I get so many compliments on them! 10/10 recommend!" —Keezie

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $64 (available in sizes 5–10).

    30. Lace-up ankle booties that'll have your cousins begging you to tell them wear you picked 'em up from when you wear them to Thanksgiving.,

    Promising review: "These shoes are good quality for a very cheap price. I get lots of compliments on them. They're great for someone like me who never wears heels because these are easy to walk and balance in, and it will be a long time before your feet start to hurt. I would definitely buy again if I needed to." —Joy

    Get them from Amazon for $9.51+ (available in sizes 5–10 and 11 styles).

    31. Minnetonka moccasins you'll be so happy you have when you're running late for work again and need to slip into something in a hurry.


    Promising review: "This pair was ordered as a replacement for my last pair, because after five years of near-daily use, my last pair finally wore out. I ordered a little bit bigger size this time so that I could wear thick socks in them, but they are very warm, and are great without socks too! They are VERY comfortable, and like most moccasins, they form to my feet the more they are worn, so they get even more comfortable with time. I wear them all around the house, but they have a thick enough sole that they can also be worn outside, and I did wear my last pair to class occasionally. They are not super fancy, but are very affordable and do exactly what I want them to :) BEST. SLIPPER. EVER." —monkies_like_bananas

    Get them from Amazon for $39.95+ (available in sizes 5–11, in regular and wide widths, and 19 styles).

    32. Leopard block heels that'll make you SO excited you might just go against your introverted tendencies and make plans so the world can see these beauties.

    chineselaundry / Via, Zappos

    I have these shoes as well and honestly they're so gorgeous I'd wear them every single day if I could. They have a 3 and 3/4-inch heel but are reasonable to walk in thanks to the sturdy block heel.

    Get them from Zappos for $89.95 (available in sizes 6–11 and two styles).

    33. Or stiletto heeled boots to show everyone you don't mess around when it comes to fall footwear.

    Forever 21

    They'd also probs make a great addition to ANY Halloween costume.

    Get them from Forever 21 for $39.99 (available in sizes 5.5–10).

    34. Mustard-colored sandals you can pair with some fun tights for a whimsical twist on a standard autumn style.

    JC Penney

    Get them from JC Penney for $34.99 (available in sizes 5–12, in medium and wide widths, and eight styles).

    35. Posh booties featuring a quilted pairing that'll remind '90s kids of American Girl Samantha Parkington's original outfit — which everyone knows was the epitome of class.


    Promising review: "Cannot say enough about the classy look of this boot. I saw other brands in with styles but they could not compare. Even wore them with a professional wear suit and it completed the look perfectly. So very comfortable to wear. Just LOVE this boot!!!" —Samfan1

    Get them from Nordstrom for $159.95+ (available in sizes 5–12 and eight styles).

    36. Suede booties you'll welcome with open arms as a cherished part of your fall and winter staples.

    sorelfootwear / Via

    After having an unfortunate accident in a pair of booties last winter, I've been hesitant to get back in the boots game. However, I came across these from Sorel and my mind was changed. They are a TOTALLY reasonable heel height and make my foot feel really supportive all the while looks super stylish. I can't wear to wear them all season long.

    Get them from Zappos for $159.95 (available in sizes 5–12 and four colors).

    37. And fleece slippers because the temperature is about to drop and there's nothing worse than frozen toes!


    Promising review: "Best pair of slippers I have ever owned. EXACTLY what I was looking for. They slide on and off easily, but they don't fall off when I'm walking around. The plush inside feels nice, with a hard sole, so I can wear them to take out the trash. And they wash easily. I just put them through the washer/ dryer with a load of laundry. Good as new! " —EJM

    Get them from Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes 5–12 and four colors).

    What to say when your roommate asks, "do you actually need all of these shoes?" :


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