These sturdy and stylish ankle boots are perfect for fall travel—or any other time you'll be on your feet all day.
Booties are a cold-weather wardrobe staple. They can be worn with just about anything in your closet, from chic dresses to casual jeans, or even leggings (post-workout, of course). Since they really do go with everything, lots of women consider them the ultimate all-day shoe—but if you don’t shop smart, you could wind up with a pair that pinches your toes, brings on blisters, or takes a toll on your arches. That’s why we rounded up 9 pairs of booties that are designed to support your feet throughout the day, no matter where it takes you. They feature sturdy and supportive soles, stacked heels for stability, and high-quality uppers that cradle your feet in comfort. Keep reading—your feet will thank you.
Born Bessie Bootie
The laces on these Western-inspired booties add an unexpected touch. Also good: a supportive one-inch heel and cushioned insole with plenty of arch support.
A side zipper allows for easy on-and-off, while a soft knit lining wicks sweat and prevents stink. Plus, a leather heel cup prevents slippage.
A favorite brand of podiatrists, this Mephisto bootie boasts a natural rubber sole that absorbs shock, keeping your joints happy.
Rockport City Casuals Catriona Buckle Bootie
The heel may be on the higher side, but don’t let that fool you—this shoe still offers plenty of support with a stacked, rubberized heel, as well as a shock system that absorbs rebound at the back and front of the shoe.
Clarks Spye Astro
This slick leather bootie has an OrthoLite footbed, which offers cushiony comfort and plenty of support.
TOMS Forged Iron Grey Metallic Jacquard Women's Esme Boots
The forged iron grey jacquard pattern on these TOMS shoes makes them feel a little more special than basic black boots, but they're still versatile enough to wear with pretty much everything in your closet. The Chelsea design makes them a breeze to slip on, while ortholite high-rebound cushioned insoles support your feet with every step.
Dr. Scholl’s Jonet
This bootie is lined in soft leather, which prevents blisters on even the most sensitive feet. Memory Fit Foam footbeds mold to your own unique foot shape.
Italeau Foliana Waterproof Bootie
These luxurious booties may be pricey, but they're worth every penny. Your feet will thank you for details like substantial arch support and a memory-foam cushioned footbed. But the best feature is probably the waterproof leather outer, which makes this a stylish but durable option for those days when you need to trudge to work in the rain but still want to show up at the office looking put-together.
Vince Camuto Suede Exposed Ankle Booties Panthea
If you want to jazz up the options in your closet with something other than black and brown, consider this olive grey hue.