7 Pairs of White Boots That Won’t Make You Look Like Austin Powers

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When you think of white boots, the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders might be the first thing that comes to mind. But as Fendi, Off-White, and Tibi have all proven on the runway — and Gigi Hadid in her Stuart Weitzman’s has demonstrated on the street — a white fall boot can be surprisingly chic.

To pull off white boots, use them as a contrasting color against jeans, a printed dress, or a monochromatic look. They obviously draw attention to your feet, so keep everything else simple in color or muted in print. Trust us: They’ll make any outfit look 100 times cooler. Scroll ahead to see our top seven options under $300.

The Best Bargain Option

Material Girl Boots

At four inches, the heel is a bit high, but they’re straightforward and cost less than $50.

The Pair You’ve Seen All Over Instagram

Steve Madden Boots
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Steve Madden Boots

“Influencers” love these, and the chunky heel makes them more walkable than others.

The Ones to Wear to Work

Halogen Boots
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Halogen Boots

Pair with all of your LBDs.

If You’re Not Ready for All White

Vince Camuto Boots

The sliver of black makes them feel more down-to-earth.

The Shiny Ones

Sam Edelman Boots

The only thing more eye-grabbing than a pair of white boots is a pair of patent-leather white boots.

The Slouchy Version

Carrie Boots

Reminiscent of the popular Saint Laurent boots but under $200.

Inspired by Vintage

Schutz Boots
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Schutz Boots

The subtle rubber cap, pointed toe, and mid-calf height give these Western vibe, and you know what? We don’t mind it.

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Why Not Try White Boots for Fall?