10 modern-classic ankle boots for spring

For spring 2013, the comfortable and always fashionable ankle boots got infused with even more versatility and edge. By being an essential item of your spring wardrobe, the ankle boots have the ability to round out just about any outfit, making them the perfect choice for a morning spent running errands, a day at the office, or a glamorous night out. Pair them with jeans, shorts or maxi dresses for a full on statement.

The new designs cover everything in between comfy flats, mid and high heels, patent, studded and buckled versions. Here are the 10 best ankle boots that your favourite designers envisioned for spring, because no matter your style, be sure that a pair of perfect boots will only enhance your aesthetic.

spring ankle boots

Christopher Kane – Fluoro Polished Leather Chelsea Boots

For a contrived and fun, comfortable and edgy look, the fluoro polished leather Chelsea boots from Christopher Kane represent the ideal touch. Able to add a splash of fluorescent fuchsia to your everyday outfits, the black patent leather booties remain polished and modern.

Christopher Kane – Fluoro polished leather Chelsea boots

Modern Vince – Kiltie Bootie

Flat heels don’t need to be anything but extraordinary if they feature a bold and chic color like oxblood and a few modern accents. Think in terms of side buckles, a pointed toe and a subtle, studded center back. Perfect for the busy days of spring and summer.


Modern Vince – Kiltie bootie

Rag & Bone – Harrow Nubuck Ankle Boot in Camel

In order to add some extra height to your posture, while retaining the desired level of comfort trust the mid heel booties for being the perfect alternative. Not too high, but not too low either, they effortlessly perfect your outfit, especially when they come in a classic hue like camel.


Rag & Bone – Harrow Nubuck Ankle Boot in Camel

Giuseppe Zanotti – Leather Ankle Boots

Feminine-looking, comfortable and above all elegant, the blush leather ankle boots from Giuseppe Zanotti would make for the perfect spring shoe staple. Mix them with light blue skinny jeans, cozy sweaters or delicate summer dresses when the weather gets warm.


Giuseppe Zanotti – Leather ankle boots

Alexander Wang – Mackenzie Suede and Leather Cutout Bootie

You can trust anything coming from Alexander Wang to infuse your outfits with extra edge and sleekness. For a bold spring statement nothing works better than a few sexy cut-outs and a timeless color in a pair of boots envisioned to be flexible and appear tough. If you want to go even bolder, opt for the knee-high cutaway version.


Alexander Wang – Mackenzie Suede and Leather Cutout Bootie

Rachel Zoe – Maddy Raffia Ankle Bootie

Balancing the chunky wooden heel, the semi sheer woven raffia used by Rachel Zoe for complementing the Maddy booties, feels like the perfect embodiment of both spring and summer. The raffia and nylon mesh only accent the natural, light aspect of the boots.


Rachel Zoe – Maddy Raffia Ankle Bootie

Diane von Furstenberg – Lis Runway Calf Hair Bootie

Coming across as one of the biggest elements of novelty for spring and summer 2013, the dyed calf hair boots look luxurious, feminine and unconventional. Diane von Furstenberg’s version gets even better as paired to a golden hardware, curved heel.

Diane von Furstenberg – Lis Runway Calf Hair Bootie

Valentino – Rockstud Suede and Leather Ankle Boots

If a special occasion begs for a special pair of booties than you can’t go wrong with Valentino’s superb vintage rose rendition. The covetable rockstuds add an element of toughness to the otherwise soft leather and suede pointed silhouette.


Valentino – Rockstud Suede and Leather Ankle Boots

3.1 Philip Lim – Francis Ankle Boots with Mesh Insert

Straight from the runway and armed with attitude, 3.1 Philip Lim’s Francis ankle boots infuse the classic rounded toe sillouethe with an extra dose of coolness. Mixing black leather with nude inserts, the boots are topped with tough and unexpected mesh accents.



3.1 Philip Lim – Francis Ankle Boots with Mesh Insert

Stella McCartney – Alligator Texture Ankle Boot

Stella McCartney’s minimalist yet cutting-edge vision is perfectly noticeable in the white platform, stiletto heel ankle boots. Featuring an alligator textured effect and a pointed toe, the faux leather brown booties are a statement all on their own.


Stella McCartney – Alligator Texture Ankle Boot

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Shaped by all things beautiful and feminine, Nicoleta Parascan’s first steps towards entering the captivating world of fashion were taken somewhere around the young age of six, when she received her very own first fashion magazine. Discovering an entirely new universe, filled with pretty ladies and beautiful clothes, there was not much able to ever beat or compete with the fantasy land that was suddenly opening up. Surrounded by books, constantly thinking about the next best outfit, in search of a signature style and defined by a nostalgic calling towards the past, Nicoleta believes in taking chances, in destiny and in building her own path in life. When she’s not writing, you can easily find her playing with her cat, reading an old book, watching movies, exploring the city or blogging her own daily adventures.