5 Knee-High Boots for Under $85

(Source: FlynetPictures.com, PacificCoastNews.com, Bauer Griffin)Crispy leaves and cool, brisk weather means one thing for us: It’s time to restock our boots. If  holiday gifts have you a wee bit cash-strapped, fret not: we’ve got five pairs of boots that are all under $85 (a little gift from us to you).

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For the brave ones: Colored fabric insets on these shaft of these Sbicca El Dorado Taupe Boots kick any hum-drum look, up a notch.
(Source: a.n.a./JCPenney)An oversized ankle buckle and tapered heel make these a.n.a. boots perfect for those who want to channel Stevie Nicks this season. Don't forget a shearling jacket to round out the look.
(Source: Venus/ 6pm)The tall, slim shaft of these taupe Venus boots means that these can be your legging’s new favorite companion. We’d wear this pair with stockings and under our favorite printed dresses.
(Source: Victoria's Secret)Shiny, pebbled “leather” makes this Victoria's Secret staple riding boot look extra luxe (and like you paid way more for them than you actually did).
(Source: Chinese Laundry/ Zappos)Rich navy velvet makes these Chinese Laundry boots royally awesome. The silver cap-toe detail makes this look punk-rock cool, too.