The Lace-Up Platform Bootie is definitely versatile without breaking the bank. Wear them from the Fall thru the Winter - before it gets snowy and slushy out. The fashion forward style by Jessica Simpson is $139 and worth every red cent.
Tory Burch's Halima Suede Bootie is a beaut. The soft suede leather is a great match with skinny jeans, leggings, or a trendy dress. The military inspired boot does not sacrifice "sexy" or "style". At $450, visit Tory Burch to purchase now or to look out for any sales on the way.
If you are not interested in torturing your "dogs" in 4 1/2 inch heels, flat lace up boots are also all the rave. Troopa ($99.95) by Steve Madden are a great option for you. With being a stylish combat boot, you can't go wrong with the Troopa while wearing jeggings or a frock.