The Lineup: Essential Black Boots

Black boots are a wardrobe staple. But the right black boot can launch even the simplest outfit into the cool girl stratosphere. We've collected six of our favorites to feature in The Lineup, and from zips to laces to buckles, these pairs are far from basic.

From top left: Dieppa Restrepo mer leather boot • Rag & Bone cozen boot • Woman by Common Projects combat boot • 3.1 Phillip Lim alexa shearling boot • Dieppa Restrepo rod boot • Marsèll stiromma lace-up ankle boot

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