Cheap knee high boots: How to bag the best thigh high and knee length boots at bargain prices


KNEE high boots make you feel fabulous and will add that extra edge to your outfit.

They’re boots that usually rise to the knee, originally only worn by the likes of horse-riders and fishermen – but then the 60s and 70s saw them stride into the fashion world…

Ariana Grande and Rihanna are just some of the celebs who love a good knee-high boot 
(left to right) Ariana Grande and Rihanna are just some of the celebs who love a good knee-high boot

There’s something about knee-high boots that just oozes sex appeal.

We’ve been hooked since day one – who could forget Julia Roberts’ iconic leather babies in Pretty Woman?

Every autumn and winter, fashion’s love for them comes back around. Like florals in spring, you can rely on knee-high boots to see you through every autumn/winter season. 

However, ever since Demna Gvasalia debuted his thigh high ‘Knife’ boot for Balenciaga back in 2017, they’ve shapeshifted to become less seasonal – both Ariana Grande and Rihanna wear them all year round.

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They’re the shoe that can make any ensemble look just that little bit more sassy –  whether you’re going to work, out shopping or for cocktails with the girls.

But, just because they’re a versatile investment doesn’t mean you have to pay over the odds for a pair.

In fact, we’ve rounded up the cheapest knee high boots around right here:

Bargain boots

Red flared knee high

These sleek red flared high knee boots are up for grabs for £39.99

New Look proves knee-high boots can be casual with these wonderful red numbers.

Finished in a soft suedette, these boots are a wide-fit so have extra room for comfort in both the foot and leg – ideal for taller women.

The sturdy block heel make these a trendy daytime go-to.

  • Wide Fit Dark Red Flared Heel Knee High Boots, £39.99 from New Look – buy here



With a modest 4cm heel, these flat boots from Boohoo have a synthetic leather lining and sock.

The outer’s synthetic leather too, but no less stylish for it – and we love the heel strap and studs detail.

A strong staple for the collection, and a comfortable pair at that.

  • (AD) Flat Knee High Boots, £28 from Boohoo – buy here

Chunky Heel


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Shein’s over the knee boots will never sag with age because they’re crafted from clever stretch faux suede – it clings like a second skin. 

Set on a comfortable block heel, they have a cleated sole that adds a touch of grunge.

Team them with an oversized boyfriend shirt as a dress and lots of silver jewellery for an edgy street-style look.

  • Tie Back Knee Block Heeled Boots, £31.49 from Shein – buy here

3 under £100

Cheap knee high boots - Beal Knee High Boots
The Beal Knee High Boots are perfect for colder conditions

There’s nothing like a cosy boot in winter. These classic riding style boots from Lotus are ideal for colder weather.

In a faux leather, they have an elasticated panel with buckle details and an almond toe – they look fab in an autumnal chestnut brown, but come in black too.

There’s a 1nch heel, adding elegance to your stride, whether you’re wearing them with blue denim skinnies or an oversized cable knit jumper dress.

  • Beal Knee High Boots, £59.99 from House of Fraser – buy here


Cheap knee high boots - Dune Sareto Ruched Knee-High Leather Boots
The Dune Sarento Ruched Knee-High Leather Boots have a cool slouchy design

Dune has perfected the ruched knee-high – a Rihanna fave.

Crafted from leather, these slip-on boots have a 2 inch block heel – they’re comfy, sultry and super sexy.

Thanks to their cool slouchy design, you can wear them over jeans too.

Style with boot-cuts and a trench coat for a super sleek look.

  • Dune Sarento Ruched Knee-High Leather Boots, £119 from Debenhams – buy here

Worth the Investment

Cheap knee high boots - Carvela Gasp Stiletto Heel Knee High Boots
The Carvela Gasp Stiletto Heel Knee High Boots are made from a flexible fabric

Nodding to Balenciaga’s now famous knife boots is Carvela’s thigh high stretch style.

Crafted from a soft, flexible fabric, they’re a bodycon fit, easy to slip on and the slender 9cm heel looks so elegant.

Ooze sex appeal with a leather skirt or mini dress or stay chic and smart by layering them under a midi dress.

  • Carvela Gasp Stiletto Heel Knee High Boots, £159.20 from John Lewis – buy here

What trousers do you wear with knee high boots?

For some of you fashion gurus, jeans in boots will already be an everyday look, so how to make it a little more “fashion”?

It’s about upgrading either the boot or the trouser element; try switching the jeans for a smarter, tailored style and tucking into your favourited chunky heel boots.

Are over the knee boots appropriate for work?

Wearing knee-high boots as your workwear accessory depends on where you work.

If your work culture is not that liberal, then it is best not to mess around with these trendy boots.

But, if you are working at a place where you can dress however you want – go for a good pair of leather or suede over-the-knee boots.

What do I wear with knee high boots?

Pair your knee high boots with jeans, a white tee and a leather jacket for a chic, relaxed outfit.

Alternatively, throw on a knitted khaki dress with grey suede knee highs, and you’re ready.

Take a look at Sun Selects to find the best products at the best prices.

Looking for some fashion inspiration? Sun Selects dedicated fashion section is here to help.

Or if you prefer casual footwear, check out our guide to cheap Ugg boots here.

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