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5 Unexpected Combat Boot Outfits You’ll Want to Copy Immediately

Erin Parker

When you think about combat boot outfits, you might picture a uniformed military troop or a crew of angsty punk bandmates. And 10 years ago, you probably wouldn't have stepped foot in an office wearing the clunky shoe style. (Fun fact: It was Marc Jacobs's unconventional Perry Ellis spring 1993 collection that both brought the boots mainstream and got the designer fired after its debut.)

Times have changed, though, because combat boots are everywhere now. From Bella Hadid to Katie Holmes, everyone seems to be in agreement: Not only do combat boots instantly transform an outfit, they're also surprisingly easy to style.

Whether you're looking for reliable, weather-resistant shoes, or want to add a touch of edge to floral dresses and flouncy blouses, combat boots have got you covered. If you're wondering how to style them, look no further than these five totally different outfits from five women—then shop their looks for yourself. Snow puddles won't stand a chance against you.

Irina Shayk out and about, Milan Fashion Week, Italy - 19 Sep 2019

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Irina Shayk gave the boots a collegiate twist with a buttoned miniskirt and a cozy sweater. Oversized knitwear is a great way to offset the boots' chunky silhouette, and a pop of hardware via a statement handbag polishes everything off perfectly.

UO Tia Ribbed Turtleneck Sweater

$59.00, Urban Outfitters

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Dr. Marten 1460 Boot

$140.00, Nordstrom

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Trench Mini Skirt

$90.00, Banana Republic

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Ted Baker Astori Croc Embossed Circle Crossbody Bag

$249.00, Nordstrom

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Katie Holmes seen on her phone while walking around in NYC on Oct 15, 2019

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Katie Holmes has been having an impressive style streak lately, and this buttoned-up look showcases how polished combat boots really can be. Adding a cashmere sweater and a classic peacoat is one way to avoid giving off full-on punk rock vibes.

Everlane The Cashmere Shrunken Sweatshirt

$100.00, Everlane

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VIONIC Jayce Bootie

$190.00, Nordstrom

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BDG High-Waisted Slim Straight Jean in Light Wash

$64.00, Urban Outfitters

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Kenneth Cole Fencer Melton Wool Maxi Coat

$178.00, Nordstrom

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Gigi Hadid leaned into the tie-dye trend with this cozy graphic sweatshirt and a retro sunglasses chain. If you're going with a light-wash look for a day full of errands, anchor your outfit in a pair of classic Dr. Martens.

Recycled Karma Tie Dye Crop Hoodie

$70.00, Nordstrom

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Dr. Martens 1460 8-Tie Boot

$140.00, Zappos

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BLANKNYC The Howard Loose Fit Straight Leg Jeans

$128.00, Nordstrom

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Samos Sunglasses Leash

$180.00, ÉLIOU

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Celebrity Sightings in New York City - October 9, 2019

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Leave it to Bella to put a signature twist on any trend. The youngest Hadid sister celebrated her 23rd birthday with a tactical rainy day look, featuring knee-high socks and low-top, chunky creepers from Dr. Martens. Pair yours with tights and a short trench for a femme fatale vibe.

Blank Denim Scorpio Coat

$148.00, Shopbop

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Dr. Martens Church Quad 5 Eye Boots

$180.00, Shopbop

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UO Ribbed Faux Thigh High Tight

$16.00, Urban Outfitters

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Croc Effect 90s Shoulder Bag

$29.00, ASOS

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Celebrity Sightings In New York City - October 13, 2019

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 13: Elsa Hosk is seen in SoHo on October 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
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Elsa Hosk upped the ante in her utilitarian outfit, opting for the seriously chunky knee-high Prada Monolith Boots with an LBD. Reel your chunky boots back in with an oversized camel coat and sleek sunglasses.

Rita Ribbed Sweater Dress With Pockets

$1850.00, Universal Standard

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Sheridan Mia Noon Boot

$188.00, Nordstrom

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Caramel Brushed Premium Ponte Coat

$83.00, Torrid

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BP. 47mm Rectangle Sunglasses

$19.00, Nordstrom

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Erin Parker is the commerce writer at Glamour. You can follow her on Instagram here.

Originally Appeared on Glamour