While you probably don’t need, say, a dozen fringe jackets, you can really never have too many ankle boots—though your mom or roommate might disagree. If you can’t seem to shut your closet door because the floor is filled with different iterations (speaking from personal experience), chances are that you have three or four styles that you constantly rotate between. Here’s a fifth option to add into the mix: the moto boot.
As the name suggests, moto boots are inspired by the styles motorcyclists wear. Though it first peaked in 2014 amongst the cool mom set, today’s designers have released modern takes on the footwear icon. To take out the guesswork, we’re rounding out the 16 best moto boots on the market. Whether you like to stick to classic black leather boots or are eager to incorporate some fresh, unexpected new textures into your lineup, the list below has all shoppers in mind.