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Top 10 Fashion-Forward Ankle Boots under $50

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Ankle boots have been huge for the last several years and show no sign of being set free from their prominence. In fact, the latest ankle boot trends show the opposite sentiment: a tendency towards bondage. If you’d like to dabble in this “fetish” without breaking the bank, here are my top 10 picks that feature a plethora of buckles, harnesses, straps, grommets, laces, studs, cuffs, and even cages.

1. Strappy Buckle Bootie

Strappy Buckle Bootie
GoJane.com
Overdose on buckles! Why not? These easy-entry suede boots with a back zipper are only $26.40.

2. Engineer Ankle Boots

Engineer Ankle Boots
Forever21.com
Harness boots with a rustic flavor and unique gold studs.

3. Leatherette Cage Heels

Leatherette Cage Heels
GoJane.com
This style walks the line between Yves St Laurent’s famed cage heel and Alexander McQueen’s motorcycle zipper bootie. Either way, you’ve got this trend under lock and key for only $25.20!

4. Black Patent Lace-Up Ankle Boots

Black Patent Lace-Up Ankle Boots
NewportNews.com
Simultaneously practical and daring, these stunnahs are wearable, warm and only $44.

5. Bunny Ankle Boots

Bunny Ankle Boots
Forever21.com
Paired with black skinny jeans and a shrunken leather jacket, anyone could pull off these exaggerated cuffs with aplomb.

6. Crinkle Leatherette Lace-up Bootie

Crinkle Leatherette Lace-up Bootie
GoJane.com
Rugged styling with ultra feminine details, like tassels, macramé and a sky-high stiletto heel for a mere $29.40!

7. Multi Strap Platform Bootie

Multi Strap Platform Bootie
GoJane.com
Edward Scissorhands himself might covet these boots. Just imagine how nicely they would toughen up that floral body-con dress you thrifted last week.

8. Greta Wedge Boot

Greta Wedge Boot
Forever21.com
These boots are probably my tamest choice, but only because the last pair whipped them into submission. I reckon these beauties will still be chic next year, so you’ll get your $32.80 worth and then some.

9. Finella Bootie

Finella Ankle Buckle Boot
Alloy.com
Wear this corseted peep toe with layers of tights to keep your toes warm in cooler climes.

10. Zipper Cuff Peep Toe Bootie

Zipper Cuff Peeptoe Ankle Boot
GoJane.com
Like a motorcycle jacket for your feet! What's not to love?

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