By Karli Poliziani

Fall/Winter 2023: How to Style a Dress & Boots 5 Ways

Your cold-weather wardrobe just got a whole lot cuter (and cozier).
COLOGNE, GERMANY – DECEMBER 07: Henni wearing Isabel Marant Cowboy boots and Vival black knit dress on December 07, 2021 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images)

Embrace the trend of styling dresses with boots this fall and winter season with GRAZIA‘s go-to seasonal style guide.

Elevate your cold-weather wardrobe with these five must-have dress and boot pairings — a classic combo that seamlessly marries style and comfort for any occasion.

1. Mini Elegance with Knee-High Sophistication

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For a night out or a special occasion, exude charm by pairing a mini dress with knee-high boots. Opt for bold colors or prints like bright red and snakeskin boots for an on-trend twist.

Fall/Winter 2023 Fashion Insight: Make a statement with a daring mini dress in a vivid hue or eye-catching print.

2. Midi Magic with Ankle Boot Versatility

PARIS, FRANCE – APRIL 08: Therese Hellström wears sunglasses, a red midi long dress with sleeves, a Chanel bag, beige square toe high heels shiny boots, on April 08, 2021 in Paris, France. (Photo by Edward Berthelot/Getty Images)

Transition effortlessly from day to night with a midi dress and ankle boot combo. This versatile ensemble strikes the perfect balance of proportion play, adaptable for various occasions.

Fall/Winter 2023 Fashion Insight: Choose a midi dress with unique details like asymmetrical hems or ruffles for an on-trend edge.

3. Maxidress Dreaming with Chic Cowboy Boots

COLOGNE, GERMANY – DECEMBER 07: Henni wearing Isabel Marant Cowboy boots, Vival black knit dress and black Prada Nylon bag on December 07, 2021 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images)

Embrace fall trends with a country touch by pairing a maxidress with cowboy boots. Achieve a chic and laid-back vibe, elevating your style game effortlessly.

Fall/Winter 2023 Fashion Insight: Opt for a polished look with a neutral-colored maxidress, such as black or navy.

4. Sophisticated Slip Dress with Combat Boots

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For a night out with an edge, rock a slip dress with combat boots. This mix of masculine and feminine silhouettes adds a cool and sexy touch to your wardrobe.

Fall/Winter 2023 Fashion Insight: Stand out with a slip dress in jewel tone colorways.

5. Cozy Sweater Dress and Knee-High Elegance

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 11: Elsa Hosk attends the Michael Kors Collection Spring/Summer 2024 Runway Show at Domino Park on September 11, 2023 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)

Combat the cold weather in style by pairing a sweater dress with knee-high or over-the-knee boots, staying both warm and fashionable all season long.

Fall/Winter 2023 Fashion Insight: Embrace modernity with a slouchy or oversized fit for your sweater dress.

Additional Styling Tips:

  • Boot Selection: Match the style of your boots to your dress. Opt for knee-high or ankle boots for dressier occasions, while cowboy or combat boots can add a casual edge to your look.
  • Consider Boot Height: Choose boots that complement the length of your dress. Taller boots elongate the legs, ideal for shorter dresses, while ankle boots work well with longer styles.
  • Winter Warmth: Combat the chill by layering tights or pantyhose underneath your dress.
  • Accessorize for Flair: Complete your look with a scarf, hat, or jewelry to add that final touch of GRAZIA glam.

No matter your signature style, there’s a perfect dress and boots combination waiting for you. So, unleash your creativity and experiment with these looks to define your unique fashion statement this fall and winter.

This story originally appeared on GRAZIA USA.