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Versatile (equally perfect with skinny jeans and leggings, minis and maxis), super-cool and comfortable for everyday kicking around, ankle booties are pretty close to a perfect trend. Here are a few of our favorites.

The distressed lived-in ruggedness of Freebird by Steven’s AZTEK low boot ($349.95) are jolted with a bolt of color, courtesy of panels of hand-woven Oaxaca wool blankets. Area Nordstrom stores (nordstrom.com).

Sueded dove grey only slightly softens the double-zipped edge of DV by Dolce Vita’s ZIP-ZIP BOOTIES ($149). Anthropologie.com.

UGG Australia’s FABRIZIA full-grain leather motorcycle boot ($249.95) brings a slightly feminine silhouette to a rugged outlaw boot. Plus, of course, it’s lined with a cozy shearling footbed. Sundance Shoes, West Bloomfield (248-737-9059).

Street style meets serious comfort (and an adjustable strap) in FLY London’s YOUR ankle boot ($220) with a platform wedge. Area Pink Pump stores (248-543-5992; pinkpump.com).