Even the most ardent fans of summer can agree that the arrival of boot season is a welcome sartorial event. An easy way to add an element of fall to transitional look, a chic boot can carry you from late summer into spring, making it an investment-worthy workhorse you’ll wear again and again. To help those who might be looking for a new pair this autumn, we asked our editors across the country to share the options they’ve been eyeing. From an edgy biker style to a classic bootie to a cozy slip-on, these boots belong in any fall closet.

The sophisticated suede boot

MARION PARKE DELILA BOOT // Available for purchase online from Vermillion in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The contemporary stand-out

HARLOW BONE // Available for purchase online from Fortress in Austin, Texas.

The boho-chic bootie

BINDI LACE UP ANKLE BOOT // Available for purchase online from Eloise in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The unexpected must-have

PEDRO GARCIA SILVA LUG SOLE CHELSEA // Available for purchase from Barbara/Jean in Little Rock Arkansas. To purchase: 501.227.0054

The all-terrain all-star

ULLA JOHNSON ETNA BOOT // Available for purchase online from Thread in Columbus, Ohio.

The high-style stunner

KARA KID SUEDE BOOTIE // Available for purchase online from Chic in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The slouchy stiletto

ANGORA PARIS TEXAS SLOUCHY ANKLE BOOT // Available for purchase online from Aria in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

An edgy lace-up

ZADIG & VOLTAIRE LAUREEN ROMA BOOTS // Available for purchase online from blu29 in Asheville, North Carolina.

 

The comfortable classic

COCLICO FRANNA BOOT // Available for purchase online from Lark in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

 

The far-out platform

GROOVY CHIC BOOT // Available for purchase online from Hazel Twenty Boutique in Asheville, North Carolina.

The casual favorite

BELLIS II SLIP-ON ZIP BOOTIE // Available for purchase online from Bliss in Knoxville, Tennessee

The essential moto

GOLDEN GOOSE BIKER BOOT // Available for purchase online from Truluck in New Albany, Ohio.

The go-to neutral

NYMPHIC TAN BOOT // Available for purchase online from Sole in the City in Knoxville, Tennessee.

The knit slip-on

EVERLY BOOTIES // Available for purchase online from Altar’d State in Knoxville, Tennessee.

 

The embellished ankle boot

TORAL BLOCK-HEEL ANKLE BOOTS // Available for purchase online from Amy Atelier in Scottsdale, Arizona.