Akin to blue jeans and tailored blazers, ankle boots rank considerably high on the list of wardrobe staples we’ll never, ever stop wearing. They come in well-crafted materials, a slew of beautiful colorways, and add height while keeping you comfortable. They’re the best friend of the footwear world. And while finding ways to style these mainstays is usually an easy task (they’re supremely versatile), there happen to be a few trends ankle boots aren’t actually all that suited for.
Ahead, we’ve rounded up five trends everyone will be wearing this spring that, unfortunately, don’t really go with ankle boots. Rest assured, though, we’ve gleaned which shoes you ought to be wearing thanks to an onslaught of chic looks from your favorite influencers and editors. Scroll down to get the download and shop any gaps in your closet for a fresh start this spring.