Okay, East Coast, we see you. The coolest new boot trend has arrived just in time for fall. All over NYC, celebs like Kendall Jenner and Emily Ratajkowski along with too many fashion girls to count have been wearing knee-high boots more than any other shoe trend during New York Fashion Week. The sleek boots have been bubbling up recently, but based on all the stylish outfits that have been flooding the East Coast this past week (all the proof you need is up ahead), they’ve officially hit trend status with a capital T.
It’s not hard to see why the boots are a hit—they lend a sleek element to any outfit. Whether they’re in classic black leather like Kendall Jenner’s pair or in statement-making snakeskin finishes, they’re the perfect finish to any fall outfit. To ensure you’re well-versed on all the ways to style knee-high boots right now, we’re highlighting the cool outfits we’ve been spotting on the street style scene in addition to our favorite celebrity look. Keep reading to see the trend in action and then shop our favorite boot picks ahead.