When shopping for winter boots, it’s important to look for quality shoes made with water resistant materials, insulated padding, and soles that offer good grip and traction to walk on ice and snow. Below you’ll find a list of our favorite winter boots – both in terms of style and function.
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Pajar’s Megalight lace-up trekking boot is expertly crafted in water-repellent waxy nubuck and full grain leather with a faux fur collar. Features waterproof membrane bootie to keep your feet snug all winter long. The premium removable comfort molded insole features leather lamination that is both breathable and anti-microbial.
These hard-hitting Dr. Marten boots are built from water-resistant leather with a soft faux fur lining — ready for whatever winter throws their way. The tough heeled boots sit on a stacked air-cushioned sole and come detailed with hiker-inspired eyelets.
The Moon Boot is designed for those who dream of life on Mars. The waterproof membrane and fleece lining provide full protection from the rain and snow so they’re equally suited to the city and the mountains (as well as outer space).
The Mackage Storm is an ankle-high winter boot with a Chelsea silhouette. The handcrafted sustainable nappa leather upper is anchored by a lightweight block heel lug sole. Expertly designed for warmth with a soft shearling lining, elastic panels and sleek lines ensure form-fitting comfort. An updated icon to wear with everything.
Sorel’s iconic Caribou Boot features seam-sealed waterproof leather and never-slip traction soles. Supreme insulated warmth adds the finishing touch to one of the greatest boot of all time.
Cougar has been making boots for over 70 years, and their special tanning and waterproofing techniques with advanced cushioning technology make sure your shoes will always be comfortable, warm, and dry. The Nylon Boot features primaloft insulation and polar fleece lining for extra warmth to brave extreme cold weather.
Inspired by the urban design and lifestyle of streetwear, the Pajar Alissa boot offers a mix of ruggedness and protection without compromising on fashion ideals. Featuring a shearling cuff around the shaft, removable sheepskin insoles, and lace-up closure. Handcrafted in Montreal and 100% waterproof.
For over 30 years, the Danner Mountain Light Boot set the standard for every new product that hit the market. Every single pair is built by hand in Portland, Oregon with full-grain leather, Vibram Kletterlift outsoles, and waterproof GORE-TEX liners. The result is a classic design that provides unmatched comfort and support.
Styled with a faux-fur collar and decorative back lace detail, the Cougar Devon waterproof suede bootie features winter pile lining and a padded footbed for unmatched comfort.
The Aquatalia Maddie boot is a classic bootie with a larger sole for a classic but unique look. Crafted in the finest Italian leather with a weatherproof finish to guarantee you always look good, whatever the weather.
Thinsulate Insulation gives the Bean Boots an extra dose of warmth for chilly weather. Handmade in Maine since 1912, one pair at a time, from premium full-grain leather. While many “duck” boots on the market might look similar to Bean Boots, they lack the attention to detail and the premium-quality materials that have allowed these to stand the test of time.
UGG’s Classic Clear Mini is lightweight and weather-rated to temperatures as low as -20°C (that’s -4°F), making it ideal for rainy days in the city, offering coziness you can see with a translucent waterproof upper enclosing curly faux shearling and upcycled wool blend.
Designed to take cold weather in its stride. These boots are lined with a soft faux-fur and constructed from smooth waxed leather with a subtle pull-up and satin sheen finish. Featuring a tough commando Ben sole.
Introducing the Journey Boot – its functionality is defined by the rugged demands of the Alps; expertly crafted in Italy by some of the best. Inspired by traditional hiker footwear and designed for wherever your journey takes you.
Inspired by the original Timberland boot, these women’s waterproof boots feature PrimaLoft insulation and seam-sealed construction to help keep feet warm and dry during winter. These boots are constructed with eco-conscious materials, including linings made with at least 50% recycled plastic.
The La Canadienne Honey bootie will keep you cozy even during the coldest days of winter. This pull on boot can be worn with the collar turned up or down. La Canadienne’s City Dry technology features waterproof Italian suede foot with shearling lining. Handmade in Canada.