knee high boots

Master the knee high boot trend and have a look through out top 10 essentials every woman needs to own...

Knee high boots are back and it looks like they're here to stay. After making a splash in the swinging sixties, it seems knee high boots are the comeback queens of footwear. And with the weather getting colder and colder, it's worth investing in a good pair of knee highs that will last through the season.

Which ones to choose? From a flat heel to high, leather to suede, black to brown, finding the perfect pair can sometimes be a challenge. Shake off your fears of the Pretty Woman knee high faux pas and put your best foot forward in this season's effortlessly chic choices.

We've done the hard work for you with our selection of the best boots on the high-street, plus handy styling tips to master the trend. Click through to see our top ten favourites...

Top 10 Knee High Boots: Zara leather cowboy heel boots, £59.99

Top 10 Knee High Boots: Zara leather cowboy heel boots, £59.99

The knee high boot is having a resurgence for autumn/winter 2015, so invest in a leg-lenthening long boot to try the trend for the season ahead. These Zara leather cowboy heel boots will instantly update your wardrobe - simply tuck into your skinny jeans or team with pretty dresses to add an edge to your feminine look.

Zara, £139

Zara, £139

The sky's the limit with these black beauties from Zara, Inject a bit of sexiness into your wardrobe with a bang on-trend pair of over the knee boots. Scared to go that bit higher? Not to worry, you don't have to wear a mini skirt to make these boots look amazing. The best styling tip for these is to wear them with a slightly longer skirt, like this season's must-have knitted midi. You'lll look cool and chic without showing off too much skin.

Next, £58

Next, £58

Over the knee doesn't always mean over the top, and that's definitely the case with these rider boots from Next. Available in a wide fit, these square toe boots will make people notice your savvy style. Overindulge on creamy tones with these boots and layer up your outfit as much as possible.

Ugg, £250

Ugg, £250

For around the clock comfort look no further than these ones from Ugg. With their cushioning foam insole, these boots are perfect for a long day on the move. The best thing about these boots? They're lined with the finest leather and sheepskin, so will keep your feet nice and warm for the chillier days to come. And they come in a killer palette combo of brown and tan, perfect to wear with this season's camel coat.

Hobbs, £279

Hobbs, £279

Sometimes you just can't beat a classic. For a pair of boots to re-wear and reuse for seasons to come, we love this black leather pair from Hobbs. Suitable for almost any occasion, from a day at the office to a casual weekend meal with family and friends, the possibilities are endless. Keep it simple with a skinny pair of dark denim jeans and a double-breasted coat for an easy-going look.

Carvela at Kurt Geiger, £210

Carvela at Kurt Geiger, £210

Charm your way through winter with these snake print boots from Carvela at Kurt Geiger. The understated dark brown and black print means that you'll be able to wear them with confidence without overwhelming your ensemble.

Topshop, £150

Topshop, £150

These Topshop boots nail another of AW15's must-have trends - fringing. After already making a splash at the Burberry show, this trend has taken over the high street. From bags to coats to dresses, and now knee high boots, nothing hasn't been improved with a touch of fringing. Wear this pair with an understated tunic and let them be the star of the show.

Miss Selfridge, £120

Miss Selfridge, £120

Want knee high but no heel? Make friends with these flat boots from Miss Selfridge. The elastic back provides that extra bit of room, while the smooth black leather still gives it a sense of chic. Wear with some dress-down leggings and an oversized jumper for an off-duty winter look.

Stuart Weitzman, £465

Stuart Weitzman, £465

Be bold with your boots and opt for two tones with these knee-highs from Stuart Weitzman. The elastic back on the boots allows for that little extra bit of calf wiggle room, just in case. Team these boots up with creamy cashmere knit for an expensive look.

Massimo Dutti, £165

Massimo Dutti, £165

Say hello to the hybrid boot you can't live without - the brogue toe capped knee high wonder from Massimo Dutti. Although not its official name, you can see why we are getting excited about this boot. The additional brogue detail on the front revamps a standard flat and gives it a cool masculine edge,

LK Bennett, £325

LK Bennett, £325

Take a trip down memory lane and head of back to the swinging sixties with these red suede boots from LK Bennett. Cut just under the knee with a sturdy block heel, wear these with a free flowing swing dress and barely there sheer tights, or make them the star attraction and team with an all-black ensemble.