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Once upon a time in fashion history, dresses only worked well with heels or sandals. You were seen as a fashion daredevil if you slid on a pair of boots with your dress. Nowadays, boots of all types from cowboy to thigh high are matched with dresses to create a look that's both daring and trend-worthy. When you've just scored a pair of flat ankle boots but are stumped with how to wear them with your dress and still look cute, get in front of the mirror and create your own fashion show by trying on a variety of dress styles.
Button Down & Tights
Put together a long button-down shirt dress and footless tights with your ankle boots. Wrap a belt tightly around your waist, leaving the first few buttons of your dress undone. Choose the same color belt in suede to match your boots or add a suede satchel bag to complete your look.
For a laid-back fashion, style a multi-print maxi dress with your boots and add a lightweight sweater for a relaxed hobo chic expression or ditch the sweater and wear a solid-color scarf. Add an oversized hobo bag in the same shade of your boots or at least in the same color. Accessorize this look with gold or silver bangles and hoop earrings.
Slide into a denim strapless mini dress with your suede boots. Wear your hair off to the side and secure with a hair clip. The denim dress is perfect for a trip to the movies or spending time with friends whereas the boots are comfy enough to last through walking a few blocks or standing in line at the bar. If you're not a fan of the strapless ditty, opt for a lightweight collared dress which also works well with the boots.
Show off your legs and your fabulous boots by pairing them with a thigh-high playful tank shirt dress. Choose one with a few layers that will playfully flurry as you walk around while shopping. The tank dress usually has an elastic waistline acting as a belt which is often a different color. Slide your boots on for casual style. Add a relaxed cowboy hat or braid your hair on either side and gather in the back for a bit of countryside charm.