If you must venture out—and want to look professional when you do—pair black over-the-knee boots with a jewel-tone sweater dress and a matching belt. A slit in the skirt shows off your footwear and helps you hit your stride.
Patent Leather Over-the-Knee Boots
Shiny, patent-leather over-the-knee boots feel a little bit flashier than a standard pair. Have fun with yours: Wear them with unexpected layers—with playful pastel accessories, opaque tights, and a boxy, outsize blazer, no one needs to know if you slept in the T-shirt and hoodie.
Platform Over-the-Knee Boots
A platform upgrades over-the-knee boots to a wear-them-everywhere staple. Regardless of heel height, if your foot is more or less flat, you can clock miles comfortably—even if they’re all within a couple blocks of your home.
Moto-Inspired Over-the-Knee Boots
Pick a over-the-knee boots that will give your mini dress some edge: Biker-style details (buckles, studs, lug soles—or all three at the same time) are very on trend for 2021.
Drawstring Over-the-Knee Boots
If you’ve shied away from over-the-knee boots because you don’t like the way they pool around your quads, there’s an on-trend solution: over-the knee boots with a drawstring keep things streamlined.
Suede Over-the-Knee Boots
When in doubt, try monochromatic dressing. Start with suede over-the-knee boots, and match your layers (even your outerwear) for an one-color look.
Textured Over-the-Knee Boots
Breathe new life into a floral dress with textured over-the-knee boots. Whether the pattern is subtle or high-impact, the contrasting fabrics will make an any-old-day office dress feel extra sophisticated.