A pair of boots is an essential autumn accessory and this practical choice for the colder weather will also allow you to take advantage of the best of the season’s shoe trends. Boots always feature in autumn/winter collections and for AW17 designers offered a host of covetable styles. Gucci showcased some of the most desirable examples, with studded, embroidered and crystal-encrusted versions, and Tommy Hilfiger and Chanel continued this glamorous theme throughout their own collections. Suede was a popular fabric for AW17, with Gant, Giuseppe Zanotti and Hugo Boss all presenting softer footwear, both literally and aesthetically. Whether you are looking for a new pair of biker boots, searching for patterned styles or want to invest in elegant evening options, we offer our edit of the best boots for autumn/winter 2017.