In recent years, what once was a “camp” exaggeration of Western style has now become a wardrobe staple that even celebrities can’t ignore: Cowboy boots slowly but surely took over the fashion world slowly, and then all at once. It first came off as a kitschy trend but is now one of the most fun ways to dress up a miniskirt or make an outdated pair of pants feel very current. And stars like Rihanna and Alexa Chung would agree, as I have seen them wear these boots countless times.
Now that fall has arrived, I’m taking the initiative to fill up my closet with the greatest pieces possible. That includes my favorite boot trends and, of course, this Western style is one of them. Below, you’ll find the candidates for my shopping spree. Keep scrolling for the 33 pairs of boots I’m eyeing.