Now that it's October, it's time to let go of the cold-weather denial. You've already swapped the tank tops for long sleeves — and it's about time to give those sandals a rest. It won't be long before you'll need a good pair of boots, and luckily there are a bunch of cool styles that clock in at $350 or less. Looking for a knee-high version to wear with a mini? H&M has a black suede pair that retails for $59.95. Or maybe you want something that you can wear to commute to and from work? Forever 21, COS, and Cheap Monday all have stacked-heel styles that can easily handle a dash for the train.
Click ahead to see the 25 best affordable pairs that'll keep you toasty and chic all winter long.BEGIN SLIDESHOW