If you're like some of us, you're already verging on sartorial boredom from exclusively wearing sandals all summer. For those of you with a distinct hankering for winter boots, worry no more: We are saying it's cool and normal to wear boots in the summer! They just have to be done right: Shy away from chunky styles and go for a short ankle boot or bootie in lighter hues (black is just too heavy). Any styles that feature cut-outs will allow your feet to breathe more, so you can say sayonara to socks!
Aldo, Viradien, $130, view at Aldo.
Forever 21, perforated faux leather booties, $37.90, view at Forever 21.
Kelsi Dagger, Brooklyn Veronika Western Shoe, $130, view at Urban Outfitters.
Free People, Avery Heel Boot, $198, view at Free People.
Nine West, Bolt Booties, $119, view at Nine West.
Jeffery Campbell, Cromwell Bootie Matte Leather, $195, view at Nasty Gal.
H by Hudson, Azi Off-White Leather Ankle Boot, $265, view at ASOS.
Rachel Comey, Dorsey, $403, view at Rachel Comey.
rag & bone, Finlay Boot, $495, view at rag & bone.