For many women, putting on a good pair of boots is the No. 1 reason to look forward to the transition from summer to fall. We count ourselves among them, and in honor of the increasing nip in the air, decided to profess our love by calling out the different types of boots that make up the most integral part of any woman’s fall wardrobe.
As it turns out, with the myriad options of boots on the market, there are really only seven types you need to have at any given time. We’re talking investment pieces here—not throwaway, trendy boots that you will wear for a season then toss. These are the seven types of boots you need to have in your closet forever.
From the classic riding boot to an über-feminine stiletto, we’ve got them all covered. Click through the gallery to see the boots you need to stock your closet with!