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These cute ankle boots from H&M are marked down to $25 (from $50). They’re still available in sizes 5.5, 6, 7, 8, 8.5 and 9.5. 

These cute ankle boots from H&M are marked down to $25 (from $50). They’re still available in sizes 5.5, 6, 7, 8, 8.5 and 9.5. 

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Nine West’s Blacklight wedges are on sale now for just $45 (from $129). Their Sloane ankle boots are just $30! (From $109.) 

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Do you know of any affordable black (ankle-ish height) booties that would be good for everyday wear in the fall? The zipper on my beloved Target ones has finally broken.

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I have a few pairs of Dolce Vita boots (and booties) now and they are among my FAVORITES. The quality is great and they’re really comfortable. I love this pair, marked down to $66 (from $99). I have a pair similar to this ($73-$129) and love them. This is a really great black bootie for about $120 (from $189). If you preferred something without a heel, these flat ankle boots are $77 (from $120). I love the ankle strap on these ($139). The pointier toe on these ($65 from $219) is nice. I think these are really chic too ($86). 

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Are you a shoe size 5 or 5.5? Snap up these Sorel boots, on sale now for $90 (from $130). 
Some other Sorel boots on sale:
SIZE 6: $164 (from $220)
SIZES 9, 10: $104 (from $140)
SIZE 5: $79 (from $160)
SIZE 5: $98 (from $140)
SIZE 5: $62 (from $125)
SIZES 6, 7.5, 8.5, 9, 9.5 and 10: $184 (from $230)

Are you a shoe size 5 or 5.5? Snap up these Sorel boots, on sale now for $90 (from $130). 

Some other Sorel boots on sale:

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Two new arrivals from H&M that I’m eyeing: I love this tunic sweater (only $17.95!) and these ankle boots ($50) are perfect. If they had them in my size, I’d have already bought them.

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Old Navy got some new spring arrivals including these ankle boots ($35) and these D’Orsay flats ($25). Take 20% off with code TAKE20

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Loving these cognac Steve Madden booties. They’re marked down to $100 (from $160) and are also available in black. 

Loving these cognac Steve Madden booties. They’re marked down to $100 (from $160) and are also available in black. 

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On the hunt for some boots:

Here is a question I received via email:

Hi! I love your blog, and am hoping to tap into your wealth of knowledge of all things internet shopping. I’m looking for a pair of black ankle boots. I like the H by Hudson Horrigan but do not love the price, and the Miz Mooz Bailey but I can’t find it in my size (9 or 10) anywhere. I don’t want anything that’s too plain, or too motorcycle looking. I’d like something on the flatter side, that I can wear with leggings, skinny jeans, and tights. If possible, I’d like something under $150, preferably leather/something that will last a few seasons. Thanks so much!

Got lots of boots for you to choose from, so let’s just GET RIGHT TO IT. (By the way, thanks for including your shoe size. Makes this a lot easier!)

The boots you linked to were leather, but consider suede as an option too. These Vince Camuto suede boots are available in 3 different colors and are marked down to $80-$100 (from $149). I actually love the way suede ankle boots look—the texture is really nice, especially with leggings and jeans. 

ALSO! It’s your lucky day. These adorable Dolce Vita boots are marked down to $132 (from $189) and your size is available! Love the black. DV by Dolce Vita has a similar suede boot marked down to $86 (from $129). Check out these too ($91 from $130). 

If you prefer a cognac color, these suede Sam Edelman boots are $80 (from $170). Love the leather straps on these. 

These leather ankle boots from Wallis are marked down to $96 (from $150) and they have a flatter heel. 

I’m a BIG fan of these OTBT leather/suede ankle boots. They’re a really similar style to the links you sent me. They’re about $86-$159, depending on the color you like. 

YOOX.com has some fantastic deals on boot styles that are also pretty close to the ones you sent. This ankle boot is $69 (from $149) and available in 3 colors. I’m also loving this similar version for $89 (from $147). If you want a more structured leather style, this pair is $69 (from $159). 

Ralph Lauren’s Denim & Supply line is having a huge blowout sale on their boots right now. This pair is only $42 (from $119) and your sizes are still available! I’m also liking this shorter moto style for $45 (from $129). 

Steve Madden has some cute suede ankle boots with a leather strap for just $50 (from $150) on sale. 

Joe’s Saki boot is on sale from Nordstrom for $95 (from $189). Your sizes are still available in taupe and black. 

I hope you like one of these! :) Have fun shopping.

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Tall boots that are tall enough

Got this question:

Hi Jaclyn - while I am not nearly as tall as you, I do have long limbs and a long torso. I have found it difficult to find tall boots that are truly “tall” on my calves - most hit 3/4 up my leg. Am I buying the wrong tall boots? Where have you had luck? Thanks!

— lifeandeliza

I hear you! I don’t worry about this as much as I used to, but I understand your frustration.

To help narrow down boot styles that will actually be long on you, I suggest searching for knee-high or (most crucially) “over the knee” boots. If most boots that are supposed to be tall on you only come 3/4th of the way up your leg, an over the knee boot might hit exactly where you want it to. 

In my experience, Chinese Laundry and Steve Madden cut their boots pretty high. I’d look for a boot with a shaft height of at least 18”. Check out these super-pretty Steve Madden boots ($79-$150). They’re 20.5” high. I LOVE these ASOS black leather boots ($98 from $163). These Chinese Laundry boots are available in cognac and black and also really high. They’re $74-$105. 

This Steven by Steve Madden pair is quite tall (22”) and I love how streamlined they look. If you’re a size 7, check out this Chinese Laundry pair on sale from Nordstrom for $67. I love a mini wedge boot and this Chinese Laundry pair is just $79. For a GREAT deal, there is a suede Chinese Laundry boot on DSW marked down to $50 (from $109). 

Dolce Vita makes higher boot styles too. (I have a pair of Dolce Vita boots I love.) They’re a little pricier, so watch for sales. This black leather pair is $115-$279. I LOVE this buckle detail riding boot style for $66 (from $189) on 6PM. 

Good luck and I hope this helps! 

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These perfect cognac ankle boots do not look like they cost only $36. (From Forever 21) 

These perfect cognac ankle boots do not look like they cost only $36. (From Forever 21) 

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