With fall in full swing, we’re reacquainting ourselves with a seasonal staple—boots.

This year, motorcycle boots (or biker boots) are the ‘it’ shoe of the season, which we have Miu Miu to thank. The Italian fashion house is no stranger to creating a cult following with their re-imagined pieces from styles of yesterday. Over the past couple of seasons, pieces like the micro mini skirt and delicate satin ballet flats were items that dominated the streets because of their runway appearances—and this season is no different. Sturdy, leather-clad, buckles intact and packed full of attitude, Miu Miu’s biker boot was the star of its Fall-Winter 2022 collection and, of course, others followed suit. Fast forward to fall 2023, and countless brands have jumped on the biker bandwagon, from Dior to Max Mara.

While moto boot shopping options are available in abundance, our must-have pair are the Francesca Moto Boots from sustainable retailer Reformation. Available in classic black or  distressed brown leather, the block heel boot is perfect for taking the city by storm or feeling chic on a day of running errands. These square-toed beauties are made with a high-quality leather and silver hardware that will last a lifeline and mold to your foot after a handful of wears—making the $718 price tag worth it. What’s not-so-simple is the styling.

Off the runway, celebrities like Dua Lipa, and Olivia Rodrigo have sported the grunge shoe on their social media, taking the look in opposite directions—leaning into the tough aesthetic, or balancing it out with a feminine silhouette, respectively. The best part? Fall’s biker boot trend is perfect for transitioning your summer pieces into the cooler months. For example, a flowy dress is fall-ready with a pair of leather boots and a cozy knit. Or, take this year’s jorts trend, which can be carried into a new season with a leather jacket and black bikers. To help you further, we’re going to draw inspiration from the runways, street style and social media.


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Below, four ways to style moto boots for fall.

#1: Model Off-Duty


It’s very easy to imagine one of the Hadids wearing this outfit. One of the easiest ways to transition your shorts and t-shirts into a cooler season is to layer them with a jacket and boots. The Reformation moto boots come up mid-calf, giving your legs extra warmth in tandem with the ultra-chic leather jacket.

Black Leather Jacket, Old Navy (similar item)
Zodiac Tee in Virgo, Réalisation Par ($93)
Dark Denim Jorts, Lee (similar item)
Francesca Moto Boots, Reformation ($718)

#2: Transitions


Another effortless way to continue wearing your summer pieces in the fall is by throwing a casual sweater on. Bonus points if it’s a fun colour. While the boots aren’t the focal point of this look, they still peak through the naturally-coloured midi dress.

Cashmere Boyfriend Sweater in Oliva, Reformation ($248)
Midi Babydoll Dress, Kotn ($60)
Black Leather Crescent Bag, Baggu (similar item)
Francesca Moto Boots, Reformation ($718)

#3: Working Girl


If you’re a gal-on-the-go, the luxury of time isn’t always an option. Pairing a well-fitted sweater and classic denim together is always the way to go, allowing yourself to avoid getting overexerted while getting dressed. This is the best part about moto boots – slip ’em on, and go!

Winnie Sweater, Reformation ($248)
Cynthia High Rise Straight Jeans, Reformation ($218)
Nylon Shoulder Bag, Baggu ($69)
Francesca Moto Boots, Reformation ($718)

#4: Out on the Town


After a long day of work, having an outfit to wear to an event or on a date is the last thing on our minds. That’s why pairing a no-fuss dress with tights is the easiest way to look like you spent hours thinking about your look. Pop on your trusted leather jacket and boots, and head out the door in five seconds flat.

Black Leather Jacket, Old Navy (similar item)
Bell Cashmere Mini Dress, Reformation ($428)
Classic Sheer Rip-Resist Tights, Sheertex ($48)
Francesca Moto Boots, Reformation ($718)