Style Guide to Wearing Boots for Women Over 50

Some people feel that getting older means they no longer have as many choices when it comes to their style. This could not be further from the truth.

You don’t have to give up any style in your 50s or beyond. You can still stay on trend and in fashion at any age. With every new age comes a new opportunity to explore your style even further, and fashion for 50-year-olds is no exception.

Over 50, you should be prioritizing comfort and functionality over other things, but that doesn’t mean items can’t be stylish and fashionable. When it comes to footwear, you will want to balance comfort and style, while still being age-appropriate. There are plenty of options that prove older women's shoes can be stylish, chic, and timeless while providing your foot with the support it needs.

Boots are among the most versatile and comfortable options for shoes for older women. Here are some ideas for how to wear boots that will have you looking stylish and age-appropriate.

How to Wear Knee-High Boots and More with Jeans

Jeans never go out of style and can go with just about everything. They are a great piece of fashion for 50-year-olds as something you can wear for a wide range of occasions. They will also go with almost every kind of boot.

Skinny jeans are great when paired with knee-high boots. Boot Camp is a great choice in terms of shoes for older women. It is a beautifully crafted leather ankle boot with great arch support for added comfort from the Taos Curves & Pods® molded EVA dual-density removable footbed. Paired with dark wash skinny jeans, this outfit is a great look for women of any age. 

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A note regarding how to wear knee-high boots: Be sure that both your boots and jeans are the right size. Look for a flattering cut around the waist to accentuate your figure and create a flattering silhouette.

When wondering how to wear ankle boots with jeans, it may come as no surprise that a bootcut pair of denim is the way to go. Dillie is an excellent pair of shoes for older women and is made in luxurious suede with a faux fur lining for extra comfort and warmth. They have a modest heel, so you can feel comfortable wearing them for longer periods of time, and feature extra support from the Curves & Pods® premium removable footbed. When considering how to wear booties with a pair of bootcut jeans, just throw on a sophisticated jacket that brings the whole look together. 

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Pair Dresses with Comfortable Shoes for Older Women

You may think that boots with dresses are a bit too young for your age, but the pairing can be very refreshing for someone older when done right. Dresses will go best with a lower ankle boot like Dillie. The trendy suede bootie is a great walking shoe as well thanks to the Curves & Pods® premium removable footbed.

When experimenting with how to wear booties with this type of outfit, look for a dress that hits the knee or below. Avoid anything that’s too tight. Instead, depending on the season, consider something that flows.

Leggings Are in Fashion for Older Women (Especially With the Right Shoes)

If worn correctly, leggings can look great and be one of the most comfortable pieces of fashion for 50-year-olds. Pair them with shoes for older women – like ankle boots – and chunky tops, like big knitted sweaters. As long as you avoid wearing your leggings with tight tops, you’ll be golden.

Fashion for 50-year-olds and older doesn’t have to be bland. Learning how to wear boots and other shoes for older women can allow people of all ages to embrace new trends and fashion styles.

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