Best Boots Forward

As any fashionista will tell you, the winter sale season is the perfect time to buy basic boots—the kind that defy the passing of seasons and trends. You pay less, without having to worry whether they'll remain cutting edge a year down the road. Here are our top five picks for boots that will see you through the next few years. The prices are from the height of the autumn season: now, you should look for discounts of up to 50%:

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