When flat shoes like slip-ons are too light and trainers are too casual, men's lace-up boots are the perfect footwear choice. These style favourites are perfect for cool and transitional weather, keeping your feet snug and protected, and can bre dressed down for an alternative style, or dressed up for a classic, elegant look. Smart styles of men's lace-up boots such as patent leather or clean neutral options can be worn with suits and formal wear, while combining them with dark slim fit denims and a blazer is a cool and contemporary way to take on the weekend. For a rougher edge, men's lace-up boots dictated by chunky soles, distressed finishes and faded colours are a more casual interpretation of the look.

Work a casual or smart look in effortless style with men's lace-up boots

From casual to smart, traditional to modern, this season's selection of men's lace-up boots covers all angles. Channel trends like colour blocking through men's lace-up boots in shades of red, green and blue, and contrast with neutral or pastel coloured separates. Patent boots in black and brown are a perennial classic when it comes to business and formal attire, but intricate detailing and vintage accents are other ways to embody a sophisticated tone. Wear you pick of men's lace-up boots over your jeans or chinos for a statement look, but stick to straight leg styles and dark denim washes to really make this trend work.