As the autumn/winter 2018 collections start to land in store, now is the time to start preparing your autumn wardrobe. A pair of boots is an essential autumn accessory – both practical for the colder weather while still allowing you to play around with the top shoe trends for AW18. A mainstay of any designer’s collection, boots were a hot trend on the AW18 catwalks. Many designers turned to the 1970s for inspiration this season, with the decade’s sartorial details coming to the fore. From snakeskin to bohemian-style embroidered detailing and tan and suede touches, the 70s has made its mark on many of the cult footwear choices for AW18. From Tod’s to Bally, Etro to Max Mara, these are the best AW18 designer boots in invest in.