The boots everyone is wearing at NYFW and where you can get them

If there's one pair of boots you need to buy for the new season, this is it

If you’ve been paying attention to the street style looks at New York Fashion Week, you can’t have escaped the fact EVERYONE is wearing sock boots this season. And not just any sock boots either, but THE ankle sock boots that come courtesy of Balenciaga (we told you they were the most precious thing you owned).

You know the ones, the knife pink and orange flower stretch boots that are pure Instagram gold, though the non-patterned ones (red, blue, neon pink) are just as popular.

As far as boots go, there’s nothing subtle about them, and that’s why they’re fabulous. They can be worn with a striped dress for a bold look, or with cut-off jeans for a more dressed down take, but either way make no mistake, they will completely elevate your look.

Safe to say, they’re the only pair of boots you need this season, and the likes of Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Alexa Chung know it. Sadly, the Balenciaga  ones are sold out everywhere, but we’ve carefully sourced the best high-street and designer alternatives, from knitted to velvet. So do yourself a favour and pick up a pair below.

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Shop now: ASOS RUNWAY Sock Boots for £40 from ASOS

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Shop now: Heel sock boots for £49.99 from MANGO

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Shop now: STRIPED HIGH HEEL SOCK-STYLE ANKLE BOOTS for £39.99 from Zara

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Shop now: BALENCIAGA Velvet sock boots for £685 from Net-A-Porter

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Shop now: Office Aphrodite Dressy Stretch Boots Blue Satin Stretch for £80 from Office

I’ll be wearing mine with a midi floral dress, but if you’re after a sportier look at la Gigi Hadid or Kendall Jenner, then grab a knitted pair and team it with some joggers and a retro ribbed jumper.

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