Is there anything better than a new pair of boots in the fall? Just about the time I think I couldn't possibly need want another pair, I'll discover boots that I just have to have. For such a simple accessory, the devil is really in the details — gorgeous leathers, the rich color of dye, or tiny details like tassels, buckles, and studs. Here, a look at 8 pair of booties you'll want to get your hands on this season — you can justify it since you'll wear them year after year.

Klick, Steven by Steve Madden | Charley boots, Madewell | Rory, J.Crew | Olivia, Arricci | Teague, Dolce Vita | Tallie, Sole Society | Devon, Cynthia Vincent | Zane, Pour La Victoire

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