While it can be satisfying to refresh your style by layering up for fall, the boots this season offer even more rich textures and colors to mix up your look. For a bright statement shoe that will offset the miserable weather to come, Urban Outfitters has a '70s-inspired red suede option, while Anthropologie stocks a printed chinoiserie boot with a chunky block heel. Saint Laurent fans can indulge in this season's best glittery shoes, from combat boots to Jeffrey Campbell's mod-inspired go-go style.
Or, for those simply looking for a sturdy, practical shoe to wear until duck-boots season arrives, we've rounded up black options that are anything-but-basic plus a crop of colored Chelsea boots and lace-ups. Click through to see 25 reasons to get excited for fall, all under $300, or check out our roundup of the season's chicest boots.BEGIN SLIDESHOW