Whether tall and slouchy or short and structured, this season D.C. has you—and your feet—covered with the hottest boot trends in the city. From funky ankle wedges and vintage lace-ups to modern leather heels and hip riding boots, there’s a journey to be had through the best boot shops in D.C.
Hours: Mon – Sat 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun 12–6 p.m.
Zelaya Shoes of Bethesda brings you the best in women’s footwear, showcasing the hottest designers and the latest styles fresh off the pages of your favorite fashion magazines. From designer Tsubo’s offering of brown leather boots to Coclico’s European-tailored selection, Zelaya Shoes is a must-visit for every boot-loving woman in D.C.
Hours: Mon – Sat 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Simply Soles has carefully selected their women’s designer boots from in order represent the best in classic style. Whether you are in the market for rain boots, galoshes, riding boots or business boots, Simply Soles has a pair of designer footwear to suit your needs. While you’re there, be sure to try on a pair of Frye’s Celia boots with shearling trim and lining; they are rugged and winter-ready, but so cute you’ll be wearing them even when the winter weather is on the milder side.
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Hours: Mon – Sat 10 a.m.– 9 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.– 7 p.m.
The nation’s capital has a total of 18 Nordstrom department stores and in its counterpart, Nordstrom Rack, carries all the best boots at a lesser price. Showcasing boots from designer Jeffrey Campbell to Trouve Station booties, Nordstrom Rack is the place to get styles in a variety of sizes.
Hours: Mon – Thurs 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri – Sat 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Poppy and Stella is an independent, locally owned women’s shoe and accessory store with locations in metropolitan Washington, DC and in Baltimore’s Fells Point neighborhood. They provide fabulous shoes, handbags and jewelry for women of all ages. From timeless classics to this season’s latest styles, their collection truly offers something for everyone.
TJ Maxx rounds out the list for the best boot shops in D.C. mainly due to their wide selection at bargain prices. From Jessica Simpson to Marc Jacobs, TJ Maxx carries designer labels without the hefty price tag. Beyond the location in northeast D.C., there are several others to choose from in the metro area, including Tysons Corner, Va. and Annapolis, Md.
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Monica Byrd is a fashion blogger and style maven living in Washington, D.C. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.