Steph Barnes
Updated Sep 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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One of the best things about welcoming in new seasons is the new selection of footwear — the perfect excuse to buy new shoes. But for most of us, when it comes to fall, brown boots seem to be the go-to (yeah, you know the ones). There’s just something about the leaves changing color and the quickly cooling temperatures that makes us forget that there’s actually an entire world of cool-weather footwear out there beyond the beautiful brown boot.

Fortunately, we’re here to remind you of all the stylish and affordable autumnal shoes you could be rocking in the coming months. Whether you want mules, loafers, or booties, we’ve got you covered.

Say “goodbye” to those brown boots and “hello” to the brand new, fall shoe.

1At Ease Loafer Mule by Free People, $98

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These snakeskin-textured leather mules are giving us a serious “there’s no place like home” vibe. Wonder what will happen if we click our heels three times?

2Erma Multi Velvet Ankle Bootie, $48

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We’re pretty sure this is exactly what fall would look like as a shoe. This vegan friendly ankle bootie perfectly blends all the colors of the season, and we’re totally into it.

3Charity Slingback Loafer Mule, $74.47

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Here’s a loafer with a ’90s attitude complete with a chunky flared heel and a peg-and-hole slingback strap.

4Backless Maddy Mule, $69.95

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Nothing says “fall” like a velvet mule topped with an adorable knotted bow.

5Emma Platform Oxfords, $119.95

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Inspired by the classic oxford shoe but with a bold twist, these platform wedges are perfect for all-day wear.

6Hobbs Banana Heel Bootie, $150

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Your fall nights will forever be changed by these faux suede iridescent shoes. And if you haven’t noticed, chunky block heels are totally making a comeback.

7Barre Crystal Embellished Slip-On Sneaker, $104.98

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This classic slip-on sneaker is made from lustrous satin and features a fancy oversized crystal brooch at the top.

8Leopard Print Embroidered Ankle Strap Heels, $16.50

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Put your most stylish foot forward with these leopard-print, floral, and vegan-friendly suede heels.

9‘Adwin’ Almond Toe Oxford, $139.95

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Inspired by tuxedo shoes, this flashy oxford with grosgrain laces comes in shimmering fish-scale sequins for drama with each step you take.

10Striped Flat Mule Loafers, $79.90

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These striped flat mule loafers feature a fold-over heels, raised vamps, and pointed toes. They also may or may not be inspired by “Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice!”

11G.H. Bass & Co. Whitney Loafer, $109.95

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Penny loafers, anyone?


Floral Patch Combat Boots, $27

You can never go wrong with a pair of black combat boots, and these floral patch beauties are our current faves. The rose on each boot add the perfect balance of softness to your edgy style.

13Steve Madden Studded Mules, $89

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If we could add plush cozy linings to all our shoes, we totally would. These studded Jordan mules look like the picture of comfort with a rockstar flair.

14Nine West Blue Suede Boots, $54.99

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These blue ankle boots provide the perfect pop of color to almost any ensemble (yes — even with black leggings or black skinny jeans!). Who says you can’t wear black with blue?