12 Ways to Style White Ankle Boots Year-Round

They're a wardrobe essential.

model with white ankle boots


There are many reasons to be excited about spring. There’s the warmer weather and longer daylight hours. But, we mainly look forward to the season because it means we can refresh our wardrobe. When spring rolls around, we’re able to trade in heavy winter attire for more lightweight ensembles. While there are many clothing pieces and accessories that are synonymous with spring, a pair of white boots is the most essential. If you’re wondering how to blend them in with your existing wardrobe this season, have no fear. Ahead, we’ve curated 12 outfits that pair effortlessly with white boots.

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With Cropped Jeans

Ankle boots and cropped jeans are the perfect combination for warmer days. With this look, you get to flaunt the '70s denim trend plus your spring-ready boots.

Block Heel Faux Leather Ankle Boots
Nasty Gal Block Heel Faux Leather Ankle Boots $24
Black Elizabeth Bag
Mateo Black Elizabeth Bag $350
Straight Cropped Jeans
Cos Straight Cropped Jeans $99
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With Pleats

Pleats are effortlessly breezy yet still carry a bit of structure. The structure adds sophistication, which means you can easily get away with wearing your white boots to the office. Pair it with an oversized blazer, and we’ll know you mean business.

High Shaft Heeled Leather Boots
Zara High Shaft Heeled Leather Boots $169
Pleated Midi Skirt
Fendi Pleated Midi Skirt $1490
Slit Houndstooth Blazer
Maison Margiela Slit Houndstooth Blazer $2490
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As The Main Attraction

Black doesn’t have to be somber. When paired with white ankle boots, the look can feel bright and cheery.

Este Leather Ankle Boots
By Far Este Leather Ankle Boots $525
3 Season Bomber Jacket
L.L. Bean 3 Season Bomber Jacket $79
Tierny 2-in-1 Coni Dress
AllSaints Tierny 2-in-1 Coni Dress $215
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With a Day Dress

If there were ever a recipe for dressing up while still dressing down, the list of ingredients would include white boots with a casual day dress. This pairing gives just the right amount of oomph for midday. 

Benisa Bootie
Mix No. 6 Benisa Bootie $50
Striped Sleeveless Slip Dress
Christopher John Rogers Striped Sleeveless Slip Dress $40
Humans Before Handles tila hoops
Humans Before Handles Tila Hoops $45
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With Your Sweats

Our sweats have already made their way from our sofas to the streets. So why not celebrate the ultra-comfortable fashion occasion by adding some white boots to the party?

Eros Bootie
Naked Feet Eros Bootie $149
Embroidered-Logo Cotton Sweatshirt
Lala Berlin Embroidered-Logo Cotton Sweatshirt $212
Straight-Leg Drawstring Track Pants
Ninety Percent Straight-Leg Drawstring Track Pants $136
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With Your Maxi Dress

Billowy full-length dresses conjure a whimsical image. Add a soft yet slightly industrial touch to your maxi by pairing it with some comfortable sock boots. 

Amber Boots
Pêche Amber Boots $115
Coral Maxi Dress
Eywasouls Malibu Cora Tiered Floral-Print Cotton-Voile Maxi Dress $420
Cinnamon Zuri Gold
Anima Iris Cinnamon Zuri Gold $995
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Think Monochrome

Monochromatic looks are everywhere this season. Pair your knee-skimming white boots with a white mini dress for a very posh ensemble. 

Crocodile Effect Boots
Fendi Crocodile Effect Boots $1650
The Abma Hoops
Oma The Label The Abma Hoops $59
Novella Mini Dress
Princess Polly Novella Mini Dress $52
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Paired With Leggings

You can’t go wrong pairing white boots with leggings. You’ll look put-together but feel comfortable all day.

Black PU High Waist Leggings
Sorella Boutique Black PU High Waist Leggings $31
Jadon Boot
Dr. Martens Jadon Boot $180
Oversized Lightweight Jacket
adidas by Stella McCartney Oversized Lightweight Jacket $737
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With a Bomber Jacket and Leather Pants

A bomber jacket, white boots, and leather pants make the perfect outfit trifecta. It’s a laid-back look but still exudes ample amounts of edginess. 

Lana Leather High-Rise Pants
All Saints Lana Leather High-Rise Pants $619
Kensington Chelsea Boot
42 Gold Kensington Chelsea Boot $160
Multi-Panel Design Jacket
Miu Miu Multi-Panel Design Jacket $2200
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With Head-to-Toe Denim

If your love for denim is stronger than the average Levi’s owner, then you’ve got to commit and show your devotion off every now and then. Go all the way by pairing chunky white boots with a head-to-toe denim look.

Farmers Market Overalls
Nichole Lynel Farmers Market Overalls $80
Strike 20MM Boots
Balenciaga Strike 20MM Boots $975
Recycled Wool RIbbed-Knit Hat
Ganni Recycled Wool RIbbed-Knit Hat $95
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With Statement Stockings

White boots can add a touch of elegance to any outfit. Pair them with this green dress, navy blue trench coat, and fishnet stockings for a look that is bold and classy. 

Lauryn Boot
Brother Vellies Lauryn Boot $795
Chritabel Twill Mini Dress
De La Vali Chritabel Twill Mini Dress $410
Paneled and Pleated Wool Jacket
Sacai Paneled and Pleated Wool Jacket $1695
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With a Statement Coat

Yes, the white boots are a highlight of your outfit. But sometimes, they work best in a supporting role. Here, the white boots enhance the beauty of the houndstooth coat.

Textured-Leather Ankle Boots
Proenza Schouler Textured-Leather Ankle Boots $895
Maria Long Houndstooth Jacket
Vero Moda Maria Long Houndstooth Jacket $30
Captain Leather North South Tote Bag
All Saints Captain Leather North South Tote Bag $379

Lead image wardrobe provided by Zara.

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