Fenwick UK red boots

15 Red Hot Pairs of Scarlet Boots

Fashionistas agree that the red boot is the must have foot accessory for this season. They are so much hipper than white boots!

Red boots stand out in a sea of black and brown shoes, like a red blossom in a vase of white roses. Rather than white belts and boots, red leather accessories are trending in 2018. But you don’t need a stylist. Here are 15 amazing pairs of red ankle and knee boots listed in order of expense from high to low. The ankle boots pictured at the top are from Fenwick UK.

This year the most coveted style of boot is the heeled sock boot, with a pointy toe pump and a clingy ankle that stops at the calves. But block heels, kitten heels, patent leather and military boots are also popping. Click on the links to shop online and read more about each product.

15 Pairs of Red Boots

1. Balenciaga

BALENCIAGA red boots

The Balenciaga Knife Booties ($1,190) are a sharp spandex style sock boot made from a shiny jersey material that is inspired by 80’s sportswear. They have a very thin “ice pick” heel.

2. Fendi

FENDI red boots

A baby cow and sheep had to die in order to make these Fendi Sock Heeled Ankle Boots ($1,100), because the lining is 100% lambskin, and the outer is 100% calfskin. But they look like socks!


YEEZY red boots

The YEEZY Burgundy Knit Sock Boots ($995) are a more neutral oxblood color. They are actually made of leather and textiles in Italy though. The boots are part of the Season 5 collection. Notice how the model layered hers over sweatpants and a crewneck — like Kim K. does.

4. Isabel Marant


The Isabel Marant Luliana Ankle Boot ($920), one of the labels most favorited designs, is now available in red leather. They recommend wearing them with a ruffled skirt and sweater.

5. MM6 Maison Margiela


Check out the MM6 Maison Margiela Block Heel Boots ($590) from their latest season. The red patent leather ankle boots are made from leather and buffalo leather in Italy.

6. Rag & Bone

rag & bone red boots

The Rag & Bone Reha Boot ($525) is a slim patent leather and denim ankle boot with a kitten heel. The crinkled lamb patent and cotton denim footwear was made in Italy.

7. Strategia

STRATEGIA red boots

At Luisaviaroma the Strategia 90MM Lurex Sock Books ($485) are pointed toe boots with a Lurex rib knit upper and a leather sole. They were handmade in Italy.

8. Acne Studios

ACNE STUDIOS red boots

The Acne Studios Beth Patent Leather Ankle Boots (On sale for $483) have a sturdy block heel made of rubber with a leather upper. They were inspired by the 90’s, or the best decade ever.

9. Stuart Weitzman


The Stuart Weitzman Smashing Slouch Boot is on sale for $388 in limited sizes. The Red version sold really fast online, but they also have stupid Black and Burnished Gold.

10. Steve Madden

Steve Madden red boots

Disco divas can appreciate a good pair of Steve Madden US Foxy Boots ($229.95). Reps say these are worn by Cardi B. They have a towering 4.75 inch heel and 1.5 inch platform.

11. Free People

Free People red boots

The Free People Coyote Crossing Ankle Boot ($168) has a more relaxed country vibe. The cut-out western inspired ankle boots are made of leather and have an adjustable buckle closure.

12. Dr. Martens

DR. MARTENS red boots

If you like Dr. Martens boots then consider the platform Dr. Martens Leona Boot ($160). The oxblood Doc Martens have a leather upper and a 2.5 inch rubber platform sole.

13. Chinese Laundry


The Chinese Laundry Raine Boot ($89.95) are a surprisingly good knock off of the pricier designer versions. The synthetic leather boot has a sock-like fit and a block heel.

14. Missguided

missguidedus red boots

Missguided would not lead you astray with their Red Faux Suede Kitten Heel Boots ($60). Look how cute they are paired with distressed ankle jeans. You could wear that all the time.

15. Nasty Gal

Nasty Gal red boots

Finally the Nasty Gal Suited and Booted Vegan Leather Boot ($42) are more feminine and PC than similar platform military boots. Wear them with an oversized t-shirt and shorts.

Rodarte also makes an awesome pair of red ankle boots. Did someone say booties?


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