Because you need to trudge through this slushy mess.
Photo: Nabile Quenum
Oh, did you hear? Most of us on the East Coast are currently freaking out about unprecedented
freezing cold hitting us just in time for Thanksgiving. On top of last week’s record snow, it’s unfortunately time to break out the winter boots. If last January’s bomb cyclone didn’t convince you to buy a new pair and now your toes are freezing, it’s time to give in. Since it’s still early in the season, you have your pick of styles that are practical and (relatively) stylish. Scroll ahead to shop our favorites.
Kingshow Women’s Globalwin Waterproof Winter Boots
With over 1,800 reviews, this is a sleeper hit on Amazon that’s also vegan-friendly (everything is
Here’s another under-$100 option that’ll match your all-black wardrobe.
Sperry Quilted Luxe Saltwater Waterproof Bootie
Looking for a waterproof duck boot? This black-on-black version is a sleeker spin than the ubiquitous brown-and-black style.
Timberland ‘6 Inch Premium’ Waterproof Boot
You can never go wrong with Timbs and thick socks.
Sorel Winter Carnival Boots
Take it from
a snowboarder who actively seeks sub-zero temps and feet of snow, these boots are my favorite for on and off the slopes.
The North Face Chilkat Nylon
Thick insulation will keep your toes nice and warm. Plus, if you’re worried about slipping on uneven terrain, a stiff shaft will prevent rolled ankles.
Native Johnny Treklite Water Repellent Boot
Lined in fleece and in
that shade of pink, you don’t have to succumb to drab black. They’ll get dirty but so do all snow boots.
Ugg Adirondack III Waterproof Insulated Patent Winter Boot
Tested to keep you warm at temps as low as -25.6F, you’ll be able to withstand any polar vortex.
Kodiak Surrey II Waterproof Boot
Kodiak has been in business up north for a century so they know their way around awful winter weather.
L.L. Bean 8” Boots
at L.L. Bean
loves a Bean boot and they’re in stock — for now. Get ‘em while your size is still available.
Dr. Martens 1460 W
Combat boots aren’t as warm as the rest of the boots here so add a pair of thick socks for comfort.
Woolrich Rockies II
Sleeker than your standard hiking boot but with the same rugged appeal.
Ilse Jacobsen ‘RUB 47’ Short Waterproof Rain Boot
The Danish know their way around cool clothes that can handle wet weather and these red fleece-lined boots are proof of that.
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