If the mere thought of winter is bumming you out, cheer yourself up with some new footwear! Winter is great for experimenting with new shoes, and you can mix and match them with simpler outfits to jazz up your wardrobe. Think embellished touches and embroidered patterns, along with practical, comfortable designs. These 5 must-have pairs of boots will keep you warm and trendy at the same time without breaking the budget.

The Hiker Boot

hiking boot

Hiker Boot – R239.99, MRP.

Not just for the trails, hiking boots are set to be a real win this winter. Wear your pair of gorgeous, and comfortable, hiking boots with a more feminine outfit for an edgy touch, or keep a masculine silhouette with a simple pair of black jeans, a plaid shirt and a long coat.

The Sock Boot

sock boot

Glitter Sock Boot – R249.99 | Black Sock Boot – R239.99, both MRP.

With its sleek silhouette and edgy look and feel, the sock boot is hotter than hot this chilly season. We love these boots with dark skinny jeans, a simple long-sleeved shirt and leather jacket. The perfect transition between office wear and after-work drinks!

The Embellished Boot

embellished boot

Embellished Velvet Boot – R259.99 | Embroidered Ankle Boot – R249.99, both MRP.

It’s always best to combine edgy footwear, like an embellished boot, with a simpler, flirtier, more feminine outfit. If you’ve got a favourite summery, boho dress, try it over a pair of stockings to keep warm and pair with your favourite detailed boots.

The Block Heel Boot 

block heel boot

Black Block Heel Boot – R299.99 | Glitter Block Heel Boot – R249.99, both MRP.

Not only are block heels uber comfortable, they’re super chic too! Doll up your favourite jeans-and-sweater combo with a pair of classic or statement block heel boots this winter and you’ll be bang on trend. This winter, your favourite pair of blue jeans plus your cosiest sweater equals the perfect winter outfit!

The Stiletto Boot

stilletto boot

Glitter Stiletto Boot – R239.99 | Red Stiletto Boot – R229.99, both MRP.

If it’s va va voom you want this winter then the stiletto heel is just the thing you need to take your outfit from drab to beyond fab! For a smart-casual event in the midst of chilly weather, wear a pair of killer stiletto heeled boots with a cocktail dress and a pair of sheer stockings, and you’re good to go.

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