A few weeks ago, I asked you guys what you thought was the most ridiculous fashion trend for Fall 2006. The resounding winner? Ankle boots, the suddenly ubiquitous style that falls somewhere between a boot and a pump. To be honest, I can't really blame you. Most ankle boots—like these teal Report Rosetta Boots, available here for $183.95—have an awkward and ridiculous shape, as if they're designed to make you fall forward on your face.
The good news is that if you're brave enough to try the ankle boots trend, there are plenty of cute options out there. Here are my picks for non-atrocious ankle boots.
DKNY Annabella Ruched Bootie, $325, available here.
Sigerson Morrison 6633 Boot, $598.95, available here.
Four more options, plus budget buys, so
John Fluevog Giulia Boot, $262.95, available here.
Kenzie Fosgate Ankle Boot, $99.95, available here.
Nine West Leslie Boot, $49.97, available here.
BCBGirls Katleen Boot, $118.95, available here.