Do you look forward to 'ankle boot' season, or do you find the autumnal return to more covering, enclosed footwear a little predictable and dull? If you're in the latter camp, you might well want to check out our gallery of statement boots, which showcases the best in designer ankle boots from the coming season's collections.

This autumn/winter we're going to see an explosion of glitter, bold colours, mixed media and a smattering of animal print on boots, which brings a more visually interesting and tactile element to this perennial footwear staple. Which will you go for when the leaves begin to fall?

Click on the image above to see our faves!