Having a good pair of boots is essential, especially as we’re in the cold of winter. Shopping for shoes in-person can be a pain, because it’s so time-consuming. Who has time to go to the store after work and try on shoe after shoe and boot after boot to find the perfect complement to their wardrobe?
That’s where the power of online shopping comes in handy. While it’s true you can’t try them on before you buy them, you can get a decent idea of what to expect from the boots thanks to customers who’ve bought them before you, and you can always exchange them for another size, if necessary. Online reviews can provide a great deal of information about a product, and that’s why 88% of people trust them just as much as they trust recommendations from friends and family.
We’ve done the work for you – scouring the top online retailers for the boots and shoes that not only look great, but have glowing reviews, too. And we’re not talking one five-star review. We’re talking enough reviews to get a real idea of what to expect when your order arrives on your doorstep.
‘Lowland’ Stretch Suede Over-the-Knee Boots by Stuart Weitzman
48 reviews for 4.9 out of 5 star rating
Stuart Weitzman Boots are getting such great reviews this season, we had to share this one, too. Also an over-the-knee boot, these are made with suede rather than leather. They feature a round toe and a low stacked heel, with a top lace tie, so they work with virtually any outfit. Reviewers are amazed by the fit, as the boots hug your calf and ankle to provide a flattering look, making your legs look longer and thinner. The elasticized calf ensures women with larger calves still get a comfortable fit. Many report the textile lining is amazingly comfortable, making this boot a great option for all-day wear.
Shop Now: $798.00 Bloomingdale’s
‘Felicia’ Flat by Sam Edelman1329 reviews for a 4.6 out of 5 rating
Every woman needs a reliable pair of comfortable flats. After a long day at the office, you may want to go out for drinks, but don’t want the hassle of going all the way home to change. When your feet are killing you, it’s hard to stay in the shoes any longer than you need to – so keeping a pair of ballet flats like these with you is a great way to make sure you’re ready for anything. They are available in a wide variety of neutral colors so they’ll go with any outfit, dressy or casual. Reviewers say these are a comfortable ballet flat thanks to the extra padding inside. Reviewers who generally have issues with ballet flats because their feet are too wide say it works well for them. Many even say they’ve been so happy with them, they’ve purchased additional pairs in other colors.
Shop Now: $99.95 Nordstrom
Women’s Brixton Loafers by Gucci18 reviews for a 4.6 out of 5 rating
All women need a stylish pair of loafers next to their fall and winter boots. Reviewers say these loafers provide truly luxurious comfort when you wear them. Many reviewers were impressed by the collapsible back feature that allows you to wear the shoe like a traditional loafer or as a slide. This kind of flexibility means you can wear them with whatever outfit you want, and you may have to stop yourself from wearing them every day. Available in four colors – black, pink, light pink, and aquamarine – these loafers come in vibrant colors you’re sure to love.
Shop Now: $730 Bloomingdale’s
TOMS Desert Wedge818 reviews, 86% voted 5 stars
Believe it or not, these TOMS wedges you may typically overlook, have great reviews. Multiple reviews reference being on their feet for hours on end and say the shoes were comfortable all-day long. Reviews also say they feel close to leather, even allowing the feet to breathe the way leather does. Women are impressed with how well these wedges work for both business and casual outfits, and how the neutral color complements everything well. They love the fact that you can get both a cute and a comfortable shoe…something many women know is next to impossible.
Shop Now: 54.99 Zappos
Sorel Lea Wedge140 reviews, 82% voted 5 stars
If you’re looking for an ankle boot that’s high-quality and stylish, but easy to slip on and provides a good grip, these wedges are a great choice. Made with waterproof leather and a microfiber textile lining, reviewers say they are comfortable boots you can stand in all day. One reviewer said she has to wear orthotic insoles because her feet are so flat, but the insoles in this boot offer adequate arch support, so she can get away with not having to use her orthotics, which are difficult to fit into a lot of shoes. Others agree these provide great support, especially for a boot with a heel. Many reviews indicate these boots complement jeans, jeggings, and casual dresses, so it’s a versatile option.
Shop Now: $200 Zappos
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